NASDAQ:HCKT - The Hackett Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $18.27 +0.23 (+1.27 %) (As of 01/17/2019 12:02 PM ET)Previous Close$18.04Today's Range$17.94 - $18.365052-Week Range$15.03 - $22.84Volume18,953 shsAverage Volume112,231 shsMarket Capitalization$524.83 millionP/E Ratio24.04Dividend Yield1.91%Beta0.98 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email The Hackett Group, Inc. operates as a strategic advisory and technology consulting firm primarily in North America and European countries. Its executive advisory programs include best practice intelligence center, an online searchable repository of best practices, performance metrics, conference presentations, and associated research; best practice accelerators that provide Web based access to best practices, customized software configuration tools, and best practice process flows; advisor inquiry, an inquiry service used by clients for access to fact-based advice on proven approaches and methods; best practice research, a research that provides insights into the proven approaches; and peer interaction comprising member-led Webcasts, annual best practice conferences, annual member forums, membership performance surveys, and client-submitted content. The company's benchmarking services conduct studies in the areas of selling, general and administrative, finance, human resources, information technology, procurement, enterprise performance management, shared service centers, and working capital management. Its business transformation programs help clients to develop coordinated strategy for achieving performance enhancements across the enterprise; ERP, enterprise performance management, and analytic solutions help clients in enhancing the value of their investments in enterprise software and business analytics; and SAP Solutions, including planning, architecture, and vendor evaluation and selection through implementation, customization, testing, and integration, as well as off-shore application development, and application maintenance and support services. The company was formerly known as Answerthink, Inc. and changed its name to The Hackett Group, Inc. in 2008. The company was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Miami, Florida. Receive HCKT News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for HCKT and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Management consulting services Sub-IndustryIT Consulting & Other Services SectorBusiness Services Current SymbolNASDAQ:HCKT Previous Symbol CUSIP40460910 Webwww.thehackettgroup.com Phone305-375-8005Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.09 Current Ratio1.88 Quick Ratio1.88Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio24.04 Forward P/E Ratio21.24 P/E Growth1.24 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$285.86 million Price / Sales1.89 Cash Flow$1.0381 per share Price / Cash Flow17.60 Book Value$3.74 per share Price / Book4.89Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.76 Net Income$27.35 million Net Margins11.48% Return on Equity22.48% Return on Assets14.18%Miscellaneous Employees1,123 Outstanding Shares29,520,000Market Cap$524.83 million OptionableOptionable The Hackett Group (NASDAQ:HCKT) Frequently Asked Questions 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 Wednesday, November 7th. Investors of record on Friday, December 21st will be paid a dividend of $0.17 per share on Friday, January 4th. This represents a yield of 1.7%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 20th. This is an increase from The Hackett Group's previous semiannual dividend of $0.15. 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 buyback $5,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 17% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are typically an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. How were The Hackett Group's earnings last quarter? The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCKT) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, November, 6th. The business services provider reported $0.21 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.27 by $0.06. The business services provider had revenue of $73.84 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $73.70 million. The Hackett Group had a return on equity of 22.48% and a net margin of 11.48%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 3.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.26 earnings per share. View The Hackett Group's Earnings History. When is The Hackett Group's next earnings date? The Hackett Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 19th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for The Hackett Group. What guidance has The Hackett Group issued on next quarter's earnings? The Hackett Group updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 6th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.25-0.27 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.28. The company issued revenue guidance of $66.5-68.5 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $72.93 million.The Hackett Group also updated its Q4 2018 guidance to $0.25-0.27 EPS. What price target have analysts set for HCKT? 3 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for The Hackett Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $23.00. On average, they anticipate The Hackett Group's share price to reach $23.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 25.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for The Hackett Group. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for The Hackett Group? 3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for The Hackett Group in the last year. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for The Hackett Group. What are Wall Street analysts saying about The Hackett Group stock? Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about The Hackett Group stock: 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "The Hackett Group, a global strategic advisory firm and an Answerthink company, is a leader in best practice research and advisory programs, benchmarking and transformation consulting services, including shared services, offshoring and outsourcing advice. Utilizing best practices and implementation insight from more than 4,000 benchmarking studies, executives use Hackett's empirically based approach to quickly define and prioritize initiatives, and to leverage proven strategies that enable world-class performance. " (1/4/2019) 2. Barrington Research analysts commented, "We expect continued improvement in the company’s Oracle (ORCL: NOT RATED) business in the second half of 2018, which should have a meaningful impact on overall growth. Following a 5% year-over-year decline in Oracle- related revenue in Q2/18, we expect a flat comparison in Q3/18 and growth in Q4/18. We are confident in continued improvement due to a healthy pipeline and the company’s ability to use benchmarking data to improve the value of new software investments. The company has several large Oracle deals, in the $5-10 million range, in its pipeline." (8/17/2018) Has The Hackett Group been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about HCKT stock have trended positive on Thursday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. The Hackett Group earned a news impact score of 2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the business services provider a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is very likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. Who are some of The Hackett Group's key competitors? Some companies that are related to The Hackett Group include RMR Group (RMR), ICF International (ICFI), Huron Consulting Group (HURN), Navigant Consulting (NCI), NIC (EGOV), Apollo Medical (AMEH), Blackrock Capital Investment (BKCC), Avalon Globocare (AVCO), Information Services Group (III), Gopher Protocol (GOPH), Wilhelmina International (WHLM), China Internet Nationwide Fncl Srvcs (CIFS), Pharma Bio Serv (PBSV), Lightbridge (LTBR) and TSS (TSSI). Who are The Hackett Group's key executives? The Hackett Group's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Ted A. Fernandez, Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO (Age 61)Mr. David N. Dungan, Co-Founder, Vice Chairman & COO (Age 64)Mr. Robert A. Ramirez, CFO & Exec. VP of Fin. (Age 52)Mr. Frank A. Zomerfeld, Gen. Counsel & Sec.Jeffrey D. Goldstein, Member of Exec. Advisory Council Who are The Hackett Group's major shareholders? The Hackett Group's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Navellier & Associates Inc (0.06%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for The Hackett Group. Which major investors are selling The Hackett Group stock? HCKT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Navellier & Associates Inc. View Insider Buying and Selling for The Hackett Group. How do I buy shares of The Hackett Group? Shares of HCKT 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 The Hackett Group's stock price today? One share of HCKT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $18.35. How big of a company is The Hackett Group? The Hackett Group has a market capitalization of $524.83 million and generates $285.86 million in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $27.35 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.76 on an earnings per share basis. The Hackett Group employs 1,123 workers across the globe. What is The Hackett Group's official website? The official website for The Hackett Group is http://www.thehackettgroup.com. How can I contact The Hackett Group? The Hackett Group's mailing address is 1001 BRICKELL BAY DRIVE SUITE 3000, MIAMI FL, 33131. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 305-375-8005. MarketBeat Community Rating for The Hackett Group (NASDAQ HCKT)Community Ranking: 2.5 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 177 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 178 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 355MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about The Hackett Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe HCKT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe HCKT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 1/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are the benefits of a balanced fund?