AAPL   381.37 (+2.33%)
MSFT   212.83 (+2.20%)
FB   243.58 (+1.13%)
GOOGL   1,503.60 (+0.92%)
AMZN   3,081.11 (+2.70%)
NVDA   408.64 (+3.49%)
CGC   16.33 (-1.03%)
BABA   257.68 (+8.95%)
MU   49.71 (+1.26%)
GE   6.86 (+1.48%)
TSLA   1,365.88 (-1.73%)
AMD   53.43 (+0.94%)
T   30.46 (+0.46%)
ACB   12.16 (-2.09%)
F   6.09 (-0.49%)
GILD   75.61 (-1.06%)
DIS   116.66 (+2.67%)
BAC   23.10 (+0.39%)
NFLX   502.78 (+1.95%)
BA   180.08 (+0.67%)
AAPL   381.37 (+2.33%)
MSFT   212.83 (+2.20%)
FB   243.58 (+1.13%)
GOOGL   1,503.60 (+0.92%)
AMZN   3,081.11 (+2.70%)
NVDA   408.64 (+3.49%)
CGC   16.33 (-1.03%)
BABA   257.68 (+8.95%)
MU   49.71 (+1.26%)
GE   6.86 (+1.48%)
TSLA   1,365.88 (-1.73%)
AMD   53.43 (+0.94%)
T   30.46 (+0.46%)
ACB   12.16 (-2.09%)
F   6.09 (-0.49%)
GILD   75.61 (-1.06%)
DIS   116.66 (+2.67%)
BAC   23.10 (+0.39%)
NFLX   502.78 (+1.95%)
BA   180.08 (+0.67%)
AAPL   381.37 (+2.33%)
MSFT   212.83 (+2.20%)
FB   243.58 (+1.13%)
GOOGL   1,503.60 (+0.92%)
AMZN   3,081.11 (+2.70%)
NVDA   408.64 (+3.49%)
CGC   16.33 (-1.03%)
BABA   257.68 (+8.95%)
MU   49.71 (+1.26%)
GE   6.86 (+1.48%)
TSLA   1,365.88 (-1.73%)
AMD   53.43 (+0.94%)
T   30.46 (+0.46%)
ACB   12.16 (-2.09%)
F   6.09 (-0.49%)
GILD   75.61 (-1.06%)
DIS   116.66 (+2.67%)
BAC   23.10 (+0.39%)
NFLX   502.78 (+1.95%)
BA   180.08 (+0.67%)
AAPL   381.37 (+2.33%)
MSFT   212.83 (+2.20%)
FB   243.58 (+1.13%)
GOOGL   1,503.60 (+0.92%)
AMZN   3,081.11 (+2.70%)
NVDA   408.64 (+3.49%)
CGC   16.33 (-1.03%)
BABA   257.68 (+8.95%)
MU   49.71 (+1.26%)
GE   6.86 (+1.48%)
TSLA   1,365.88 (-1.73%)
AMD   53.43 (+0.94%)
T   30.46 (+0.46%)
ACB   12.16 (-2.09%)
F   6.09 (-0.49%)
GILD   75.61 (-1.06%)
DIS   116.66 (+2.67%)
BAC   23.10 (+0.39%)
NFLX   502.78 (+1.95%)
BA   180.08 (+0.67%)
Log in

NASDAQ:HURNHuron Consulting Group Competitors & Alternatives

$42.74
-0.97 (-2.22 %)
(As of 07/8/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Add
Compare
Today's Range
$42.62
Now: $42.74
$43.77
50-Day Range
$38.79
MA: $43.42
$49.13
52-Week Range
$35.15
Now: $42.74
$70.91
Volume117,800 shs
Average Volume149,456 shs
Market Capitalization$976.57 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.63

Competitors

Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN) Vs. VRSK, EFX, NLSN, FCN, EXPO, and CBZ

Should you be buying HURN stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "research & consulting services" are considered alternatives and competitors to Huron Consulting Group, including Verisk Analytics (VRSK), Equifax (EFX), Nielsen (NLSN), FTI Consulting (FCN), Exponent (EXPO), and CBIZ (CBZ).

Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK) and Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN) are both business services companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Verisk Analytics and Huron Consulting Group, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Verisk Analytics16702.43
Huron Consulting Group01302.75

Verisk Analytics currently has a consensus target price of $165.8462, suggesting a potential downside of 4.04%. Huron Consulting Group has a consensus target price of $68.00, suggesting a potential upside of 59.10%. Given Huron Consulting Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Huron Consulting Group is more favorable than Verisk Analytics.

Profitability

This table compares Verisk Analytics and Huron Consulting Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Verisk Analytics18.23%34.93%11.35%
Huron Consulting Group-0.39%11.03%5.47%

Volatility and Risk

Verisk Analytics has a beta of 0.71, meaning that its share price is 29% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Huron Consulting Group has a beta of 0.63, meaning that its share price is 37% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Verisk Analytics and Huron Consulting Group's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Verisk Analytics$2.61 billion10.76$449.90 million$4.3839.46
Huron Consulting Group$965.47 million1.01$41.74 million$2.7415.60

Verisk Analytics has higher revenue and earnings than Huron Consulting Group. Huron Consulting Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Verisk Analytics, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

88.9% of Verisk Analytics shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.1% of Huron Consulting Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.6% of Verisk Analytics shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.2% of Huron Consulting Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Verisk Analytics beats Huron Consulting Group on 12 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN) and Equifax (NYSE:EFX) are both business services companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership and earnings.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

86.1% of Huron Consulting Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.0% of Equifax shares are held by institutional investors. 2.2% of Huron Consulting Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.9% of Equifax shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Huron Consulting Group and Equifax's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Huron Consulting Group-0.39%11.03%5.47%
Equifax7.45%27.87%9.34%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Huron Consulting Group and Equifax's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Huron Consulting Group$965.47 million1.01$41.74 million$2.7415.60
Equifax$3.51 billion5.85$-398,800,000.00$5.6230.09

Huron Consulting Group has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Equifax. Huron Consulting Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Equifax, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

Huron Consulting Group has a beta of 0.63, indicating that its share price is 37% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Equifax has a beta of 1.21, indicating that its share price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Huron Consulting Group and Equifax, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Huron Consulting Group01302.75
Equifax110702.33

Huron Consulting Group presently has a consensus price target of $68.00, suggesting a potential upside of 59.10%. Equifax has a consensus price target of $156.6667, suggesting a potential downside of 7.35%. Given Huron Consulting Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Huron Consulting Group is more favorable than Equifax.

Summary

Equifax beats Huron Consulting Group on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN) and Nielsen (NYSE:NLSN) are both business services companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership and earnings.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Huron Consulting Group and Nielsen, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Huron Consulting Group01302.75
Nielsen11502.57

Huron Consulting Group presently has a consensus price target of $68.00, suggesting a potential upside of 59.10%. Nielsen has a consensus price target of $18.5714, suggesting a potential upside of 27.11%. Given Huron Consulting Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Huron Consulting Group is more favorable than Nielsen.

Profitability

This table compares Huron Consulting Group and Nielsen's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Huron Consulting Group-0.39%11.03%5.47%
Nielsen-7.33%23.01%3.92%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

86.1% of Huron Consulting Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 94.0% of Nielsen shares are held by institutional investors. 2.2% of Huron Consulting Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.4% of Nielsen shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Huron Consulting Group and Nielsen's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Huron Consulting Group$965.47 million1.01$41.74 million$2.7415.60
Nielsen$6.50 billion0.80$-415,000,000.00$1.698.64

Huron Consulting Group has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Nielsen. Nielsen is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Huron Consulting Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

Huron Consulting Group has a beta of 0.63, indicating that its share price is 37% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Nielsen has a beta of 1.24, indicating that its share price is 24% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Huron Consulting Group beats Nielsen on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

FTI Consulting (NYSE:FCN) and Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN) are both business services companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk and dividends.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for FTI Consulting and Huron Consulting Group, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
FTI Consulting00303.00
Huron Consulting Group01302.75

FTI Consulting presently has a consensus price target of $163.00, indicating a potential upside of 44.85%. Huron Consulting Group has a consensus price target of $68.00, indicating a potential upside of 59.10%. Given Huron Consulting Group's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Huron Consulting Group is more favorable than FTI Consulting.

Profitability

This table compares FTI Consulting and Huron Consulting Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
FTI Consulting8.76%14.89%8.14%
Huron Consulting Group-0.39%11.03%5.47%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

98.1% of FTI Consulting shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.1% of Huron Consulting Group shares are held by institutional investors. 2.6% of FTI Consulting shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 2.2% of Huron Consulting Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares FTI Consulting and Huron Consulting Group's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
FTI Consulting$2.35 billion1.77$216.73 million$5.8019.40
Huron Consulting Group$965.47 million1.01$41.74 million$2.7415.60

FTI Consulting has higher revenue and earnings than Huron Consulting Group. Huron Consulting Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than FTI Consulting, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

FTI Consulting has a beta of 0.24, indicating that its stock price is 76% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Huron Consulting Group has a beta of 0.63, indicating that its stock price is 37% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

FTI Consulting beats Huron Consulting Group on 11 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN) and Exponent (NASDAQ:EXPO) are both business services companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation and risk.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Huron Consulting Group and Exponent's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Huron Consulting Group$965.47 million1.01$41.74 million$2.7415.60
Exponent$417.20 million9.85$82.46 million$1.5352.09

Exponent has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Huron Consulting Group. Huron Consulting Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Exponent, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Huron Consulting Group and Exponent, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Huron Consulting Group01302.75
Exponent02302.60

Huron Consulting Group currently has a consensus target price of $68.00, indicating a potential upside of 59.10%. Exponent has a consensus target price of $86.3333, indicating a potential upside of 8.32%. Given Huron Consulting Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Huron Consulting Group is more favorable than Exponent.

Profitability

This table compares Huron Consulting Group and Exponent's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Huron Consulting Group-0.39%11.03%5.47%
Exponent20.28%25.03%16.29%

Risk and Volatility

Huron Consulting Group has a beta of 0.63, suggesting that its stock price is 37% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Exponent has a beta of 0.26, suggesting that its stock price is 74% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

86.1% of Huron Consulting Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.8% of Exponent shares are held by institutional investors. 2.2% of Huron Consulting Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.2% of Exponent shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Exponent beats Huron Consulting Group on 7 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN) and CBIZ (NYSE:CBZ) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk and dividends.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

86.1% of Huron Consulting Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 87.9% of CBIZ shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.2% of Huron Consulting Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 7.4% of CBIZ shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Huron Consulting Group and CBIZ's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Huron Consulting Group$965.47 million1.01$41.74 million$2.7415.60
CBIZ$948.42 million1.33$70.71 million$1.2718.20

CBIZ has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Huron Consulting Group. Huron Consulting Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than CBIZ, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Huron Consulting Group and CBIZ's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Huron Consulting Group-0.39%11.03%5.47%
CBIZ7.33%10.74%4.86%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Huron Consulting Group and CBIZ, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Huron Consulting Group01302.75
CBIZ00103.00

Huron Consulting Group currently has a consensus target price of $68.00, indicating a potential upside of 59.10%. Given Huron Consulting Group's higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Huron Consulting Group is more favorable than CBIZ.

Volatility and Risk

Huron Consulting Group has a beta of 0.63, suggesting that its share price is 37% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CBIZ has a beta of 0.61, suggesting that its share price is 39% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Verisk Analytics logo
VRSK
Verisk Analytics
1.6$172.83-0.1%$28.06 billion$2.61 billion58.79Decrease in Short Interest
Equifax logo
EFX
Equifax
1.6$169.10-0.2%$20.82 billion$3.51 billion76.86
Nielsen logo
NLSN
Nielsen
2.2$14.61-2.9%$5.17 billion$6.50 billion-10.82Increase in Short Interest
Heavy News Reporting
FTI Consulting logo
FCN
FTI Consulting
1.5$112.53-0.5%$4.27 billion$2.35 billion20.35
Exponent logo
EXPO
Exponent
1.7$79.70-1.6%$4.17 billion$417.20 million49.81
CBIZ logo
CBZ
CBIZ
0.9$23.12-2.7%$1.29 billion$948.42 million18.35Analyst Upgrade
Increase in Short Interest
Heavy News Reporting
ICF International logo
ICFI
ICF International
2.7$61.96-1.0%$1.18 billion$1.48 billion18.55Decrease in Short Interest
Resources Connection logo
RECN
Resources Connection
1.9$11.59-2.8%$371.19 million$729 million11.59
VSE logo
VSEC
VSE
3.4$28.81-5.3%$335.05 million$752.63 million9.48Decrease in Short Interest
Franklin Covey logo
FC
Franklin Covey
1.8$20.28-0.6%$295.29 million$225.36 million65.42Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Increase in Short Interest
Analyst Revision
Heavy News Reporting
CRA International logo
CRAI
CRA International
2.1$36.83-2.2%$286.88 million$451.37 million13.25Decrease in Short Interest
Acacia Research logo
ACTG
Acacia Research
1.4$3.85-3.9%$194.82 million$11.25 million-6.87Increase in Short Interest
Mistras Group logo
MG
Mistras Group
1.8$3.40-0.0%$101.47 million$748.59 million-1.13High Trading Volume
Increase in Short Interest
Odyssey Marine Exploration logo
OMEX
Odyssey Marine Exploration
0.5$4.37-5.3%$43.88 million$3.10 million-3.39
This page was last updated on 7/8/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

30 Days of MarketBeat All Access for $1.00

Sign up for MarketBeat All Access to gain access to MarketBeat's full suite of research tools:

  • Best-in-Class Portfolio Monitoring

    View the latest news, buy/sell ratings, SEC filings and insider transactions for your stocks. Compare your portfolio performance to leading indices and get personalized stock ideas based on your portfolio.

  • Stock Ideas and Recommendations

    Get daily stock ideas top-performing Wall Street analysts. Get short term trading ideas from the MarketBeat Idea Engine. View which stocks are hot on social media with MarketBeat's trending stocks report.

  • Advanced Stock Screeners and Research Tools

    Identify stocks that meet your criteria using seven unique stock screeners. See what's happening in the market right now with MarketBeat's real-time news feed. Export data to Excel for your own analysis.

Start Your Risk-Free Trial Subscription Here

Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.