NASDAQ:FORR - Forrester Research Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$42.50 -0.50 (-1.16 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$42.50
Today's Range$42.15 - $43.54
52-Week Range$36.19 - $50.00
Volume31,007 shs
Average Volume51,805 shs
Market Capitalization$785.35 million
P/E Ratio51.20
Dividend Yield1.86%
Forrester Research, Inc. operates as an independent research, data, and advisory services company. It operates through Research, Product, and Project Consulting segments. Its primary syndicated research product is Research, which offers clients with access to its syndicated research designed to inform their strategic decision-making. The company's Research product offerings consist of cross-linked documents that interconnect the company's playbooks, reports, data, product rankings, best practices, evaluation tools, and research archives, which are provided through role-based Websites. It also offers leadership boards that are peer groups for executives and other senior leaders at large organizations. In addition, the company provides data products and services, including Customer Experience Index, a framework for assessing and measuring customer experience quality; Consumer Technographics that offers insights into how technology impacts the way consumers select, purchase, use, and communicate about products and services; Business Technographics, which provides assessments of what motivates businesses to choose certain technologies and vendors, as well as measures and reports on the current information consumption patterns of key influencers for large technology purchases; and ForecastView, an ongoing data program that provides a detailed evaluation of market size, based on expert analysis and quantitative insights from consumer and business surveys. Further, it offers consulting services to assist clients in developing and executing technology and business strategy, informing critical decisions, and reducing business risk, as well as hosts various events. The company sells its products and services through direct sales force in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia; and through independent sales representatives in selected locations internationally. Forrester Research, Inc. was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Engineering, accounting, research, management & related services
Sub-IndustryIT Consulting & Other Services
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:FORR
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio1.22
Quick Ratio1.22


Trailing P/E Ratio51.20
Forward P/E Ratio45.70
P/E Growth3.85

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$337.67 million
Price / Sales2.30
Cash Flow$1.2522 per share
Price / Cash Flow33.94
Book Value$7.85 per share
Price / Book5.41


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.83
Net Income$15.14 million
Net Margins3.46%
Return on Equity8.50%
Return on Assets3.61%


Outstanding Shares18,260,000
Market Cap$785.35 million

Forrester Research (NASDAQ:FORR) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Forrester Research's stock symbol?

Forrester Research trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FORR."

How often does Forrester Research pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Forrester Research?

Forrester Research announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 25th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share on Wednesday, December 26th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.88%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 11th. View Forrester Research's Dividend History.

How were Forrester Research's earnings last quarter?

Forrester Research, Inc. (NASDAQ:FORR) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 24th. The technology company reported $0.33 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.03. The technology company earned $84.89 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $83.52 million. Forrester Research had a return on equity of 8.50% and a net margin of 3.46%. View Forrester Research's Earnings History.

When is Forrester Research's next earnings date?

Forrester Research is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Forrester Research.

What guidance has Forrester Research issued on next quarter's earnings?

Forrester Research issued an update on its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 24th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.33-1.36 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.37. The company issued revenue guidance of $354-357 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $353.92 million.Forrester Research also updated its Q4 2018 guidance to $0.49-0.52 EPS.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Forrester Research?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Forrester Research in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Forrester Research.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Forrester Research stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Forrester Research stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Forrester Research, Inc. is a global research and advisory firm serving professionals in 13 key roles across three distinct client segments. Their clients face progressively complex business and technology decisions every day. To help them understand, strategize, and act upon opportunities brought by change, Forrester provides proprietary research, consumer and business data, custom consulting, events and online communities, and peer-to-peer executive programs. They guide leaders in business technology, marketing and strategy, and the technology industry through independent fact-based insight, ensuring their business success today and tomorrow. " (10/1/2018)
  • 2. Barrington Research analysts commented, "We are reducing our 2018 and 2019 non-GAAP EPS forecasts to $1.36 and $1.60 from $1.42 and $1.65, respectively. The changes were largely due to the dilutive impact of recent acquisitions." (7/30/2018)

Has Forrester Research been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about FORR stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Forrester Research earned a coverage optimism score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the technology company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.

Who are some of Forrester Research's key competitors?

Who are Forrester Research's key executives?

Forrester Research's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. George F. Colony, Founder, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 64)
  • Mr. Michael A. Doyle, Chief Financial Officer (Age 62)
  • Ms. Kelley Hippler, Chief Sales Officer (Age 49)
  • Mr. Mack Brothers, Chief Product Officer (Age 53)
  • Mr. Scott R. Chouinard, Chief Accounting Officer & Treasurer (Age 49)

Who are Forrester Research's major shareholders?

Forrester Research's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.22%), Vanguard Group Inc. (5.52%), Vanguard Group Inc (5.52%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.24%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (4.12%) and Ballentine Partners LLC (3.02%). Company insiders that own Forrester Research stock include Cliff Condon, David Boyce, George Hornig, Gretchen Teichgraeber, Henk Broeders, Michael A Doyle, Michael Morhardt, Michael Welles, Robert Galford, Scott Chouinard and Steven P Peltzman. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Forrester Research.

Which institutional investors are selling Forrester Research stock?

FORR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ballentine Partners LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Credit Suisse AG, GW&K Investment Management LLC, Strs Ohio, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC and American Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Forrester Research company stock in the last year include Cliff Condon, David Boyce, George Hornig, Gretchen Teichgraeber and Robert Galford. View Insider Buying and Selling for Forrester Research.

Which institutional investors are buying Forrester Research stock?

FORR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for Forrester Research.

How do I buy shares of Forrester Research?

Shares of FORR can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Forrester Research's stock price today?

One share of FORR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $42.50.

How big of a company is Forrester Research?

Forrester Research has a market capitalization of $785.35 million and generates $337.67 million in revenue each year. The technology company earns $15.14 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.83 on an earnings per share basis. Forrester Research employs 1,392 workers across the globe.

What is Forrester Research's official website?

The official website for Forrester Research is

How can I contact Forrester Research?

Forrester Research's mailing address is 60 ACORN PARK DRIVE, CAMBRIDGE MA, 02140. The technology company can be reached via phone at 617-613-6000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Forrester Research (NASDAQ FORR)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  236 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  308 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  544
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This page was last updated on 12/15/2018 by Staff

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