NASDAQ:HCKT - The Hackett Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $15.35 +0.06 (+0.39 %) (As of 04/22/2019 01:55 PM ET)Previous Close$15.29Today's Range$15.23 - $15.3652-Week Range$15.20 - $22.84Volume2,656 shsAverage Volume164,018 shsMarket Capitalization$458.35 millionP/E Ratio14.48Dividend Yield2.22%Beta0.96 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, and shared services; and business transformation practices help clients to develop coordinated strategy for achieving performance enhancements across the enterprise. It also provides Oracle EEA solutions in the areas of core financial close and consolidation, integrated business planning, and reporting/advanced analytics. In addition, the company offers SAP Solutions, including planning, architecture, and vendor evaluation and selection through implementation, customization, testing, and integration; post-implementation support, change management, exception management, process transparency, system documentation, and end-user training; and 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 Hackett Group, Inc. 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 CIK1057379 Webwww.thehackettgroup.com Phone305-375-8005Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.05 Current Ratio1.65 Quick Ratio1.65Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio14.48 Forward P/E Ratio16.87 P/E Growth1.12 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$285.89 million Price / Sales1.60 Cash Flow$1.3348 per share Price / Cash Flow11.50 Book Value$4.19 per share Price / Book3.66Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.06 Net Income$23.91 million Net Margins8.28% Return on Equity23.15% Return on Assets15.20%Miscellaneous Employees1,165 Outstanding Shares29,860,000Market Cap$458.35 million Next Earnings Date5/14/2019 (Estimated) 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 declared a semiannual dividend on Wednesday, November 7th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 21st will be paid a dividend of $0.17 per share on Friday, January 4th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.7%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 20th. This is a boost 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 announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback plan on Wednesday, August 9th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $5,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to buy up to 17% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are often a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued. How were The Hackett Group's earnings last quarter? The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCKT) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February, 19th. The business services provider reported $0.26 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.04. The business services provider had revenue of $66.54 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $67.43 million. The Hackett Group had a return on equity of 23.15% and a net margin of 8.28%. 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, May 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for The Hackett Group. What guidance has The Hackett Group issued on next quarter's earnings? The Hackett Group issued an update on its first quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 19th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.21-$0.23 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.26. The company issued revenue guidance of $61.5-$63.0 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $72.60 million.The Hackett Group also updated its Q1 2019 guidance to $0.21-0.23 EPS. What price target have analysts set for HCKT? 4 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year 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 49.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for The Hackett Group. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for The Hackett Group? 4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for The Hackett Group in the last year. There are currently 4 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. Barrington Research analysts commented, "We expect Hackett to report Q4/18 non‐GAAP EPS of $0.26, which is in line with the Factset consensus of $0.26. Our EPS forecast represents year‐over‐year and sequential declines of 2%." (2/15/2019) 2. 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) Has The Hackett Group been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about HCKT stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. The Hackett Group earned a media sentiment score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the business services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. 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), NIC (EGOV), Huron Consulting Group (HURN), Navigant Consulting (NCI), Apollo Medical (AMEH), Blackrock Capital Investment (BKCC), Avalon Globocare (AVCO), Information Services Group (III), China Internet Nationwide Fncl Srvcs (CIFS), Gopher Protocol (GOPH), Wilhelmina International (WHLM), Lightbridge (LTBR), Pharma Bio Serv (PBSV) and TSS (TSSI). What other stocks do shareholders of The Hackett Group own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other The Hackett Group investors own include AGNC Investment (AGNC), Immunomedics (IMMU), Sabra Health Care REIT (SBRA), vTv Therapeutics (VTVT), General Electric (GE), New Residential Investment (NRZ), QEP Resources (QEP), Two Harbors Investment (TWO), WPX Energy (WPX) and The Western Union (WU). 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 62)Mr. David N. Dungan, Co-Founder, Vice Chairman & COO (Age 65)Mr. Robert A. Ramirez, CFO & Exec. VP of Fin. (Age 53)Mr. Frank A. Zomerfeld, Gen. Counsel & Sec. Who are The Hackett Group's major shareholders? The Hackett Group's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Eqis Capital Management Inc. (0.04%) and Strs Ohio (0.02%). 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 Eqis Capital Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for The Hackett Group. Which major investors are buying The Hackett Group stock? HCKT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Strs Ohio. 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 $15.34. How big of a company is The Hackett Group? The Hackett Group has a market capitalization of $458.05 million and generates $285.89 million in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $23.91 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.06 on an earnings per share basis. The Hackett Group employs 1,165 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: 191 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 188 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 379MarketBeat'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 4/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What do investors mean by earnings per share?