The Hackett Group Company Profile (NASDAQ:HCKT)

About The Hackett Group (NASDAQ:HCKT)

The Hackett Group logoThe Hackett Group, Inc. is an advisory and technology consulting company. The Company's services include business transformation, enterprise performance management, working capital management and global business services. The Company is engaged in providing business and technology consulting services. It focuses on business strategy, operations, finance, human capital management, strategic sourcing, procurement, and information technology, including Oracle Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) and SAP practices. It offers a range of services, including executive advisory programs, benchmarking, business transformation and technology consulting services. Its advisory programs include a mix of the deliverables, such as Best Practice Intelligence Center, Best Practice Accelerators, Advisor Inquiry, Best Practice Research and Peer Interaction. Its Business Transformation programs help clients develop a coordinated strategy for achieving performance improvements across the enterprise.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Business Services
  • Industry: Management Consulting Services
  • Sub-Industry: IT Consulting & Other Services
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:HCKT
  • CUSIP: 40460910
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $436.8 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 28,869,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $14.72
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $15.86
  • 52 Week Range: $13.24 - $20.69
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 20.15
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 16.81
  • P/E Growth: 1.07
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $262.55 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.66
  • Book Value: $3.19 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.74
  • Annual Dividend: $0.30
  • Dividend Yield: 2.0%
  • EBITDA: $40.59 million
  • Net Margins: 8.42%
  • Return on Equity: 27.74%
  • Return on Assets: 15.23%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.22%
  • Current Ratio: 1.50%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.50%
  • Average Volume: 125,172 shs.
  • Beta: 0.87
  • Short Ratio: 1.61

Frequently Asked Questions for The Hackett Group (NASDAQ:HCKT)

What is The Hackett Group's stock symbol?

The Hackett Group trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "HCKT."

How often does The Hackett Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for The Hackett Group?

The Hackett Group announced a semiannual dividend on Thursday, May 11th. Investors of record on Friday, June 30th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Tuesday, July 11th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.94%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 28th. This is a positive change from The Hackett Group's previous semiannual dividend of $0.13. View The Hackett Group's Dividend History.

How will The Hackett Group's stock buyback program work?

The Hackett Group declared that its board has approved a stock buyback plan on Wednesday, August 9th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $5,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to purchase up to 17% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were The Hackett Group's earnings last quarter?

The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCKT) released its earnings results on Tuesday, August, 8th. The company reported $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.21 by $0.02. The company earned $73.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $74.36 million. The Hackett Group had a net margin of 8.42% and a return on equity of 27.74%. The company's revenue was down 2.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.24 EPS. View The Hackett Group's Earnings History.

What guidance has The Hackett Group issued on next quarter's earnings?

The Hackett Group issued an update on its third quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 8th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.24-$0.26 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.26. The company issued revenue guidance of $69.5-$71.5 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $77.14 million.

Where is The Hackett Group's stock going? Where will The Hackett Group's stock price be in 2017?

4 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for The Hackett Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $18.00 to $20.00. On average, they anticipate The Hackett Group's share price to reach $19.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for The Hackett Group.

Who are some of The Hackett Group's key competitors?

Who are The Hackett Group's key executives?

The Hackett Group's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Ted A. Fernandez, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
  • David N. Dungan, Vice Chairman of the Board, Chief Operating Officer
  • Robert A. Ramirez, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance
  • Robert A Rivero, Director
  • Richard N. Hamlin, Independent Director
  • John R. Harris, Independent Director
  • Edwin A. Huston, Independent Director
  • Alan T.G. Wix, Independent Director

Who owns The Hackett Group stock?

The Hackett Group's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Eqis Capital Management Inc. (0.14%). Company insiders that own The Hackett Group stock include Alan T G Wix, David N Dungan, Richard N Hamlin, Roberto A Ramirez and Ted A Fernandez. View Institutional Ownership Trends for The Hackett Group.

Who bought The Hackett Group stock? Who is buying The Hackett Group stock?

The Hackett Group's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Eqis Capital Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for The Hackett Group.

How do I buy The Hackett Group stock?

Shares of The Hackett Group can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is The Hackett Group's stock price today?

One share of The Hackett Group stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.13.

MarketBeat Community Rating for The Hackett Group (NASDAQ HCKT)
Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  84 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  84 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  168
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about The Hackett Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for The Hackett Group (NASDAQ:HCKT) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $19.00 (25.58% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for The Hackett Group (NASDAQ:HCKT)
Price Target History for The Hackett Group (NASDAQ:HCKT)
Analysts' Ratings History for The Hackett Group (NASDAQ:HCKT)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
6/15/2017SunTrust Banks, Inc.Initiated CoverageBuy -> Buy$19.00HighView Rating Details
5/10/2017Roth CapitalDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$20.00HighView Rating Details
5/10/2017Craig HallumDowngradeBuy -> Hold$18.00HighView Rating Details
3/10/2017Griffin SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyLowView Rating Details
10/17/2016Barrington ResearchInitiated CoverageOutperform$20.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/19/2015 forward)


Earnings History for The Hackett Group (NASDAQ:HCKT)
Earnings by Quarter for The Hackett Group (NASDAQ:HCKT)
Earnings History by Quarter for The Hackett Group (NASDAQ HCKT)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/8/2017Q2 2017$0.21$0.19$74.36 million$73.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/9/2017Q1 2017$0.23$0.23$72.98 million$71.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/21/2017Q416$0.24$0.26$67.90 million$70.05 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2016Q316$0.23$0.25$73.10 million$74.12 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/9/2016Q216$0.22$0.24$72.08 million$75.61 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/10/2016Q116$0.19$0.20$67.23 million$68.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/23/2016Q415$0.20$0.21$64.61 million$66.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/10/2015Q315$0.18$0.20$64.41 million$67.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/11/2015Q215$0.17$0.19$62.26 million$66.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/12/2015Q115$0.11$0.16$59.36 million$61.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/24/2015Q414$0.15$0.17$58.26 million$60.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2014Q3 2014$0.11$0.13$59.28 million$60.44 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2014Q114$0.13$0.16$57.49 million$61.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2014Q1$0.04$0.05$52.81 million$54.91 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/24/2014Q4$0.08$0.08$52.00 million$52.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2013Q313$0.12$0.12$57.99 million$57.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2013Q2 2013$0.11$0.13$56.65 million$59.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2013Q1 2013$0.10$0.06$55.80 million$54.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/19/2013Q4 2012$0.10$0.11$55.03 million$57.14 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for The Hackett Group (NASDAQ:HCKT)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.88
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.99
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20174$0.19$0.20$0.20
Q2 20174$0.21$0.23$0.22
Q3 20175$0.21$0.23$0.22
Q4 20175$0.21$0.26$0.24
Q1 20182$0.22$0.22$0.22
Q2 20181$0.23$0.23$0.23
Q3 20182$0.22$0.28$0.25
Q4 20181$0.29$0.29$0.29
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for The Hackett Group (NASDAQ:HCKT)
Most Recent Dividend:7/11/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.30
Dividend Yield:1.98%
Payout Ratio:40.00% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
37.04% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
33.33% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for The Hackett Group (NASDAQ:HCKT)

Dividend History by Quarter for The Hackett Group (NASDAQ HCKT)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for The Hackett Group (NASDAQ:HCKT)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 19.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 81.54%
Insider Trades by Quarter for The Hackett Group (NASDAQ:HCKT)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for The Hackett Group (NASDAQ:HCKT)
Insider Trades by Quarter for The Hackett Group (NASDAQ:HCKT)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/27/2017Richard N. HamlinDirectorSell40,000$20.01$800,400.00View SEC Filing  
3/18/2016Alan T G WixDirectorSell5,000$15.07$75,350.00View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016David N. DunganCOOSell10,208$13.97$142,605.76View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Ted A. FernandezCEOSell25,000$13.98$349,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/29/2016David N. DunganCOOSell5,104$13.95$71,200.80View SEC Filing  
2/29/2016Ted A. FernandezCEOSell12,500$14.00$175,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2016David N. DunganCOOSell10,208$14.22$145,157.76View SEC Filing  
2/26/2016Ted A. FernandezCEOSell25,000$14.23$355,750.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2016Roberto A. RamirezCFOSell4,000$14.35$57,400.00View SEC Filing  
12/18/2015Roberto A RamirezCFOSell4,000$16.76$67,040.00View SEC Filing  
11/30/2015Ted A FernandezCEOSell12,500$18.82$235,250.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2015David N. DunganCOOSell20,416$18.83$384,433.28View SEC Filing  
11/25/2015Ted A. FernandezCEOSell37,500$18.79$704,625.00View SEC Filing  
8/25/2015David N DunganCOOSell20,416$14.01$286,028.16View SEC Filing  
6/24/2015John R HarrisDirectorSell5,000$13.27$66,350.00View SEC Filing  
4/9/2015Alan T G WixDirectorSell20,000$8.90$178,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/2/2015Edwin A HustonDirectorSell10,000$9.36$93,600.00View SEC Filing  
12/10/2014Richard N HamlinDirectorSell4,698$9.07$42,610.86View SEC Filing  
12/5/2014Richard N HamlinDirectorSell32,821$9.17$300,968.57View SEC Filing  
11/7/2014Alan T G WixDirectorSell7,500$8.25$61,875.00View SEC Filing  
10/18/2013Richard N HamlinDirectorSell30,000$7.24$217,200.00View SEC Filing  
10/16/2013John R HarrisDirectorSell15,000$7.37$110,550.00View SEC Filing  
5/30/2013Edwin A HustonDirectorSell10,000$5.08$50,800.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for The Hackett Group (NASDAQ:HCKT)
Latest Headlines for The Hackett Group (NASDAQ:HCKT)
DateHeadline logoThe Hackett Group, Inc. (HCKT) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - October 19 at 4:46 AM logoThe Hackett Group, Inc. (HCKT) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - October 18 at 12:58 AM logo$70.66 Million in Sales Expected for The Hackett Group, Inc. (HCKT) This Quarter - October 17 at 1:20 AM logoIs The Hackett Group Inc’s (HCKT) 28.88% ROE Good Enough Compared To Its Industry? - October 4 at 2:37 PM logoThese are the highest-paid tech executives in South Florida - October 4 at 2:37 PM logoFinance Chiefs Centralize to Cut Costs, Make Smarter Decisions - October 3 at 9:39 AM logoHackett: World-Class HR Spends Less, Achieves Higher Effectiveness; Digital Technology Can Help HR Improve ... - Business Wire (press release) - September 28 at 3:17 PM logoHackett: World-Class HR Spends Less, Achieves Higher Effectiveness; Digital Technology Can Help HR Improve Customer Experience, Enable Better Business Decisions, Dramatically Lower Process Costs - September 26 at 11:12 AM logoThe Hackett Group, Inc. (HCKT) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - September 24 at 2:38 AM logoThe Hackett Group, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:HCKT) : September 21, 2017 - September 22 at 11:28 AM logoThe Hackett Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : HCKT-US : September 20, 2017 - September 20 at 7:59 PM logoTop U.S. Companies Now Collect From Customers Two Weeks Faster, Pay Suppliers Nearly Three Weeks Slower And Maintain Less Than Half the Inventory - September 14 at 8:07 PM logoThe Hackett Group’s Quantum Leap Redefines Enterprise Benchmarking - August 25 at 6:34 AM logoETFs with exposure to The Hackett Group, Inc. : August 24, 2017 - August 25 at 6:34 AM logo[$$] Finance Chiefs Look to Free Up Working Capital Ahead of Rate Increases - August 21 at 11:43 PM logo[$$] CFOs Want to Free up Working Capital - August 21 at 6:41 PM logo[$$] Hackett Plans Heavy Investments With His New Oklahoma Shale Play - August 18 at 3:40 AM logoThe Hackett Group Achieves Oracle Cloud Premier Status - August 15 at 8:01 PM logoThe Hackett Group, Inc. :HCKT-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 14, 2017 - August 14 at 7:42 PM logoThe Hackett Group, Inc. (HCKT) to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.21 Per Share, SunTrust Banks Forecasts - August 14 at 2:52 AM logoQ4 2017 EPS Estimates for The Hackett Group, Inc. Reduced by Analyst (HCKT) - August 11 at 1:04 PM logoThe Hackett Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : HCKT-US : August 10, 2017 - August 11 at 1:47 AM logoHackett: Typical Procurement Orgs Can Substantially Narrow the Gap to World-Class Via Digital Transformation - August 11 at 1:47 AM logoThe Hackett Group, Inc. (HCKT) Releases Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.02 EPS - August 9 at 10:05 PM logoThe Hackett Group's (HCKT) CEO Ted Fernandez on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - August 9 at 7:38 PM logoEdited Transcript of HCKT earnings conference call or presentation 8-Aug-17 9:00pm GMT - August 9 at 7:38 PM logoThe Hackett Group (HCKT) to Repurchase $5.00 million in Outstanding Shares - August 9 at 11:04 AM logoInvestor Network: HACKETT GROUP, INC. to Host Earnings Call - August 8 at 7:04 PM logoThe Hackett Group Announces Second Quarter 2017 Results - August 8 at 7:04 PM logoHackett Group meets 2Q profit forecasts - August 8 at 7:04 PM logoThe Hackett Group, Inc. (HCKT) Releases Q3 Earnings Guidance - August 8 at 5:20 PM logoThe Hackett Group, Inc. (HCKT) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts - August 5 at 7:06 AM logoThe Hackett Group, Inc. (HCKT) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $74.36 Million - August 4 at 7:24 AM logoHackett: To Support Digital Transformation, IT Must Move Beyond Service Provider Role, Apply Digital Capabilities - July 25 at 7:39 PM logoComparing The Hackett Group (HCKT) & FTI Consulting (FCN) - July 21 at 4:36 PM logoFinancial Review: FTI Consulting (FCN) vs. The Hackett Group (NASDAQ:HCKT) - July 21 at 8:02 AM logoAnalyzing The Hackett Group (HCKT) and Navigant Consulting (NCI) - July 20 at 9:20 AM logoHead-To-Head Comparison: Navigant Consulting (NCI) versus The Hackett Group (HCKT) - July 19 at 12:21 PM logoThe Hackett Group (NASDAQ:HCKT) and Navigant Consulting (NCI) Head-To-Head Comparison - July 16 at 8:44 AM logoThe Hackett Group, Inc. Invites You to Participate in the 2017 Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - July 12 at 8:13 PM logoThe Hackett Group, Inc. Invites You to Participate in the 2017 Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - July 11 at 8:59 PM logoThe Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCKT) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.21 Per Share - July 11 at 12:16 PM logoReviewing The Hackett Group (NASDAQ:HCKT) and FTI Consulting (FCN) - July 8 at 12:16 AM logoCritical Survey: Navigant Consulting (NCI) and The Hackett Group (HCKT) - July 3 at 4:42 PM logoMid-Morning Market Update: Markets Open Lower; NVIDIA Beats Q1 Estimates - May 10 at 10:47 PM logoCraig-Hallum Downgrades The Hackett Group (HCKT) to Neutral - May 10 at 10:47 PM logoThe Hackett Group completes acquisition of Oracle cloud specialist - May 10 at 10:47 PM logoHackett Group meets 1Q profit forecasts - May 9 at 7:28 PM logoThe Hackett Group, Inc. Invites You to Participate in the 2017 First Quarter Earnings Conference Call on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - April 28 at 1:37 AM logoThe Hackett Group: Finance Leaders See Unprecedented Digital Transformation Opportunity, But Struggle with Execution - March 30 at 6:01 PM



The Hackett Group (HCKT) Chart for Thursday, October, 19, 2017

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