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NASDAQ:HQI

HireQuest - HQI Stock Forecast, Price & News

$21.52
+0.32 (+1.51%)
(As of 01/31/2023 05:19 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$20.05
$21.52
50-Day Range
$15.09
$21.45
52-Week Range
$11.80
$21.52
Volume
24,623 shs
Average Volume
13,841 shs
Market Capitalization
$298.70 million
P/E Ratio
24.74
Dividend Yield
1.12%
Price Target
$26.50

HireQuest MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
23.1% Upside
$26.50 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
1.15% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.93mentions of HireQuest in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$3,130 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
-1.75%
From $1.14 to $1.12 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.35 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

32nd out of 327 stocks

Help Supply Services Industry

5th out of 17 stocks


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About HireQuest (NASDAQ:HQI) Stock

HireQuest, Inc. engages in the provision of staffing services. It offers temporary, permanent, and direct-hire recruiting and staffing services of entry-level and clerical or admin employees, construction and light industrial workers, semi-skilled trades, healthcare personnel, and professionals and executives. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Goose Creek, SC.

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HQI Stock News Headlines

HireQuest, Inc. (NASDAQ:HQI) Sees Large Decrease in Short Interest
Elon Musk Claims Solar Will Soon Power the World
The world's wealthiest person -- Elon Musk -- is a visionary investor. And he fully expects solar power to be our #1 energy source within a few decades. Utility-scale solar is already becoming the cheapest option for electricity generation globally. So with the push toward clean, renewable energy, it's no wonder solar is also becoming one of the fastest growing sectors in the U.S. stock market.
Elon Musk Claims Solar Will Soon Power the World
The world's wealthiest person -- Elon Musk -- is a visionary investor. And he fully expects solar power to be our #1 energy source within a few decades. Utility-scale solar is already becoming the cheapest option for electricity generation globally. So with the push toward clean, renewable energy, it's no wonder solar is also becoming one of the fastest growing sectors in the U.S. stock market.
HireQuest's Return On Capital Employed Insights
HireQuest: Some Good, But A Hold Overall
HireQuest, Inc. (HQI) Q3 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
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HQI Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/03/2022
Ex-Dividend for 12/15 Dividend
11/30/2022
Dividend Payable
12/15/2022
Today
1/31/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
3/21/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Help supply services
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:HQI
Employees
73,000
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$26.50
High Stock Price Forecast
$29.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$24.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+23.1%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
2 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$11.85 million
Pretax Margin
41.01%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$22.76 million
Cash Flow
$0.89 per share
Book Value
$3.40 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
5,288,000
Market Cap
$298.70 million
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
0.98

Key Executives

  • Richard F. Hermanns
    Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
  • David Gerstner
    Vice President-Operations
  • David S. Burnett
    Chief Financial Officer
  • Joseph Gianzanti
    Chief Information Officer
  • John D. McAnnar
    Secretary, Chief Legal Officer & Vice President













HQI Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell HireQuest stock right now?

2 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for HireQuest in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" HQI shares.
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What is HireQuest's stock price forecast for 2023?

2 Wall Street research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for HireQuest's shares. Their HQI share price forecasts range from $24.00 to $29.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $26.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 25.0% from the stock's current price.
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How have HQI shares performed in 2023?

HireQuest's stock was trading at $15.81 on January 1st, 2023. Since then, HQI stock has increased by 34.1% and is now trading at $21.20.
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Are investors shorting HireQuest?

HireQuest saw a increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 59,900 shares, an increase of 5.5% from the December 31st total of 56,800 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 12,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.9 days. Currently, 1.2% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is HireQuest's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, March 21st 2023.
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How were HireQuest's earnings last quarter?

HireQuest, Inc. (NASDAQ:HQI) issued its earnings results on Thursday, November, 3rd. The company reported $0.30 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.29 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $9.36 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $9.80 million. HireQuest had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 29.18% and a net margin of 35.56%.

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

HireQuest announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 17th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.06 per share on Thursday, December 15th. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.13%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 30th.
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Is HireQuest a good dividend stock?

HireQuest (NASDAQ:HQI) pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.12%. The dividend payout ratio is 27.59%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, HQI will have a dividend payout ratio of 21.43% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for HQI.

What is HireQuest's stock symbol?

HireQuest trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "HQI."

How do I buy shares of HireQuest?

Shares of HQI stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is HireQuest's stock price today?

One share of HQI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.20.

How much money does HireQuest make?

HireQuest (NASDAQ:HQI) has a market capitalization of $294.26 million and generates $22.76 million in revenue each year. The company earns $11.85 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.87 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does HireQuest have?

The company employs 73,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact HireQuest?

HireQuest's mailing address is 111 SPRINGHALL DRIVE, GOOSE CREEK SC, 29445. The official website for the company is www.hirequest.com. The company can be reached via phone at (843) 723-7400, via email at brett@haydenir.com, or via fax at 208-773-7467.

This page (NASDAQ:HQI) was last updated on 1/31/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff