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NYSE:KFY

Korn Ferry (KFY) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$59.63
+0.33 (+0.56%)
(As of 02/23/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$59.07
$60.05
50-Day Range
$55.19
$60.88
52-Week Range
$44.45
$61.09
Volume
167,078 shs
Average Volume
259,204 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.13 billion
P/E Ratio
30.27
Dividend Yield
2.21%
Price Target
$59.00

Korn Ferry MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.75 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
1.1% Downside
$59.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.56% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-1.88
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.38mentions of Korn Ferry in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
9.18%
From $3.92 to $4.28 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.55 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

82nd out of 308 stocks

Employment Agencies Industry

1st out of 4 stocks


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About Korn Ferry Stock (NYSE:KFY)

Korn Ferry, together with its subsidiaries, provides organizational consulting services worldwide. It operates through four segments: Consulting, Digital, Executive Search, and Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) & Professional Search. The company provides executive search services to recruit board level, chief executive, other senior executive, and general management talent of organizations. It also offers organizational strategy, assessment and succession, leadership and professional development, and total reward services. In addition, the company provides RPO, business project, professional search, and outsource recruiting solutions. Further, the company offers tech-enabled solutions that identify structures, roles, capabilities, and behaviors to drive businesses. It serves public and private companies, and middle market and emerging growth companies, as well as government and non-profit organizations. The company was formerly known as Korn/Ferry International and changed its name to Korn Ferry in January 2019. Korn Ferry was founded in 1969 and is based in Los Angeles, California.

KFY Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
12/06/2023
Ex-Dividend for 1/12 Dividend
12/20/2023
Dividend Payable
1/12/2024
Today
2/24/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
3/13/2024
Fiscal Year End
4/30/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Employment agencies
Sub-Industry
Human Resource & Employment Services
CUSIP
50064320
Employees
10,697
Year Founded
1969

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$59.00
High Stock Price Target
$64.00
Low Stock Price Target
$55.00
Potential Upside/Downside
-1.1%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.75
Research Coverage
4 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$209.53 million
Pretax Margin
5.47%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.86 billion
Cash Flow
$6.34 per share
Book Value
$31.54 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
51,753,000
Market Cap
$3.13 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.47

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KFY Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Korn Ferry stock right now?

4 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Korn Ferry in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" KFY shares.
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What is Korn Ferry's stock price target for 2024?

4 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Korn Ferry's stock. Their KFY share price targets range from $55.00 to $64.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $59.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.1%.
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How have KFY shares performed in 2024?

Korn Ferry's stock was trading at $59.35 at the start of the year. Since then, KFY shares have increased by 0.5% and is now trading at $59.63.
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Are investors shorting Korn Ferry?

Korn Ferry saw a increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 804,200 shares, an increase of 7.7% from the January 15th total of 746,800 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 307,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.6 days. Approximately 1.6% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is Korn Ferry's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, March 13th 2024.
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How were Korn Ferry's earnings last quarter?

Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, December, 6th. The business services provider reported $0.97 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.95 by $0.02. The business services provider earned $712.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $687.29 million. Korn Ferry had a net margin of 3.64% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.60%. The firm's revenue was down 3.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.43 earnings per share.

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

Korn Ferry declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, December 5th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 21st will be given a dividend of $0.33 per share on Friday, January 12th. This represents a $1.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.21%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 20th. This is a boost from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.18.
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Is Korn Ferry a good dividend stock?

Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY) pays an annual dividend of $1.32 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.23%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 3 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 67.01%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, KFY will have a dividend payout ratio of 30.84% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for KFY.

What guidance has Korn Ferry issued on next quarter's earnings?

Korn Ferry updated its third quarter 2024 earnings guidance on Monday, December, 11th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 0.960-1.020 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of 0.890. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What is Gary D. Burnison's approval rating as Korn Ferry's CEO?

554 employees have rated Korn Ferry Chief Executive Officer Gary D. Burnison on Glassdoor.com. Gary D. Burnison has an approval rating of 45% among the company's employees. This puts Gary D. Burnison in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Korn Ferry own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Korn Ferry investors own include Xtrackers California Municipal Bond ETF (CA), Alibaba Group (BABA), BlackRock (BLK), Micron Technology (MU), Endologix (ELGX), Accenture (ACN), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC) and Tencent (TCEHY).

Who are Korn Ferry's major shareholders?

Korn Ferry's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.84%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.10%), Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC (3.23%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (2.62%), Pacer Advisors Inc. (1.83%) and Pzena Investment Management LLC (1.71%). Insiders that own company stock include Byrne K Mulrooney, Gary D Burnison, Jerry Leamon, Robert P Rozek and Todd Cione.
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How do I buy shares of Korn Ferry?

Shares of KFY stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Korn Ferry have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Korn Ferry: AchieveForum, AchieveForum AUS Pty Ltd, AchieveForum UK Limited, Agensi Pekerjaan Futurestep Worldwide M Sdn. Bhd., Agensi Pekerjaan Korn Ferry Sdn. Bhd., Avature - Avature Argentina Recruiting Business, Avature - Avature USA Recruiting Business, Boca Enterprise Management Shanghai Co. Ltd, Boca Performance Solutions Asia Pte. Ltd, Boca U.K. Holding Limited, Boca U.K. Intermediate Holdings Ltd., ESI Performance Improvement Private Limited, Futurestep Australia Pty Limited, Futurestep Danmark ApS, Futurestep Norge AS, Futurestep Recruitment Services Private Limited., Futurestep Shanghai Talent Consulting Company Limited, Futurestep UK Limited, Global Novations, Guangzhou Korn/Ferry Human Capital Consulting Company Limited, HG Luxembourg S.a.r.l., Hay Argentina S.A., Hay Consultants India Private Ltd., Hay Group, Hay Group AS, Hay Group Co. Ltd., Hay Group Consulting Limited Liability, Hay Group Danismanlik Limited Sirketi, Hay Group Intermediary Limited, Hay Group LLC, Hay Group Limited, Hay Group Ltd., Hay Group Ltda., Hay Group Management Consultants Ltd., Hay Group Partners Holding B.V., Hay Group S.A., Hay Group S.C., Hay Group Saudi Arabia Limited, Hay Group Sdn. Bhd., Hay Group UAB, Hay Group UK Holdings Limited, Hay Group Venezuela S.A., Hay Management Consultants Ireland Ltd., Inversiones Korn/Ferry International C.A., JobDirect, KF France SARL, KF WHM Ltd., KFI UK Limited, Korn Ferry A/S, Korn Ferry AT GmbH, Korn Ferry AU Pty Ltd, Korn Ferry Advisory NL B.V., Korn Ferry BE BVBA, Korn Ferry BR Consultores Ltda., Korn Ferry Bulgaria EOOD, Korn Ferry CA Ltd., Korn Ferry CR S.R.L., Korn Ferry DE GmbH, Korn Ferry DK A/S, Korn Ferry Espana SL, Korn Ferry FI Oy, Korn Ferry FR SARL, Korn Ferry Futurestep The Philippines Inc., Korn Ferry GH1 Limited, Korn Ferry GP Ventures 2 LLC, Korn Ferry GP Ventures LLC, Korn Ferry Global Holdings Inc., Korn Ferry Global Holdings UK Limited, Korn Ferry Global Ventures 2 LP, Korn Ferry Global Ventures LP, Korn Ferry H.K. Limited, Korn Ferry Hay Group Pty Ltd, Korn Ferry IE Limited, Korn Ferry IT S.r.l., Korn Ferry International S.A., Korn Ferry Investments B.V., Korn Ferry Japan Ltd., Korn Ferry LLC, Korn Ferry Luxembourg S.A.R.L., Korn Ferry Management B.V., Korn Ferry Mexico S.C., Korn Ferry NL BV, Korn Ferry NL91 B.V., Korn Ferry NZ, Korn Ferry PL Sp.z.o.o., Korn Ferry Pty Ltd., Korn Ferry RPOPS HK Limited, Korn Ferry RPOPS SG Pte. Ltd., Korn Ferry Recruitment Thailand Ltd., Korn Ferry S.A., Korn Ferry SG Pte. Ltd., Korn Ferry SG91 Pte. Ltd., Korn Ferry SK s.r.o., Korn Ferry SRL, Korn Ferry Schweiz GmbH, Korn Ferry Sweden AB, Korn Ferry UK Limited, Korn Ferry US, Korn Ferry WHM LLP, Korn Ferry s.r.o., Korn/Ferry Futurestep Argentina S.R.L., Korn/Ferry International Budapest Individual Consulting and Service Ltd., Korn/Ferry International Consultores Asociados C.A., Korn/Ferry International Consultores Associados C.A.– Colombia Branch, Korn/Ferry International Korea Limited, Korn/Ferry International Limited, Korn/Ferry International Musavirlik Limited Sirketi, Korn/Ferry International Oy, Korn/Ferry International Peru S.A., Korn/Ferry International Private Limited, Korn/Ferry International S.A., Korn/Ferry International Taiwan Co. Ltd., Korn/Ferry Investment India Limited Mauritius OCB, Korn/Ferry Shanghai Human Capital Consulting Company Limited, Korn/Ferry Thailand Limited, LeaderSource, Lominger, Lore International, Lucas Group, Miller Heiman Group, Miller Heiman Group ANZ Pty. Ltd., Miller Heiman Group France SAS, Miller Heiman Group UK Limited, Ninth House, PDI Hungary Kft., PT Hay Group, PT. Korn/Ferry International, Patina Solutions, Personnel Decisions International, Personnel Decisions International Europe Limited, Personnel Decisions International India Corporation, Personnel Decisions International India Pvt. Limited, Personnel Decisions International Italia SRL, Personnel Decisions International UK Ltd, Pivot Leadership, PuDe Management Consulting Shanghai Co. Ltd., SENSA Solutions, Sensa Solutions Inc., Shanghai Korn/Ferry Human Capital Consulting Co. Ltd., Strategy Execution, Talent Q Distribution Limited, Talent Q International Limited, TwentyEighty Strategy Execution UK Ltd., WOFE Korn/Ferry International Human Capital Consulting Beijing Limited, Westgate Group, and Whitehead Mann.
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This page (NYSE:KFY) was last updated on 2/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff