Korn Ferry Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.59 (-0.91 %)
(As of 04/19/2021 04:15 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $64.38
50-Day Range
MA: $63.03
52-Week Range
Now: $64.38
Volume196,924 shs
Average Volume332,335 shs
Market Capitalization$3.48 billion
P/E Ratio238.44
Dividend Yield0.62%
Korn Ferry, together with its subsidiaries, provides organizational consulting services worldwide. It operates through four segments: Consulting, Digital, Executive Search, and RPO (Recruitment Process Outsourcing) & Professional Search. The company provides executive search services to fill executive-level positions, such as board directors, chief executive officers, chief financial officers, chief operating officers, chief information officers, chief human resource officers, and other senior executive officers for clients in the industrial, financial services, life sciences/healthcare provider, consumer, technology, and educational/not-for-profit market sectors. It also offers organizational strategy, assessment and succession, and leadership development, as well as rewards and benefits to assist clients. In addition, the company provides RPO, project recruitment, and individual professional search and outsource recruiting solutions. 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.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Employment agencies
Sub-IndustryHuman Resource & Employment Services
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.98 billion
Cash Flow$5.23 per share
Book Value$22.23 per share


Net Income$104.95 million


Market Cap$3.48 billion
Next Earnings Date7/1/2021 (Estimated)


Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY) Reaches New 12-Month High at $66.32
April 17, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Analysts Expect Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY) to Post $0.98 EPS
April 17, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Tim Wright Joins Korn Ferry as Senior Client Partner
April 1, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY) Price Target Raised to $78.00
March 31, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Simon Holland Joins Korn Ferry
March 15, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
CFC Taps CFO J. Andrew Don To Assume CEO Post
March 11, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
John Long Joins Korn Ferry as Senior Client Partner
March 4, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
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Overall MarketRank

1.69 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

68th out of 442 stocks

Employment Agencies Industry

2nd out of 7 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 1.9Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
-0.59 (-0.91 %)
(As of 04/19/2021 04:15 PM ET)
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Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Korn Ferry a buy right now?

3 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Korn Ferry in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Korn Ferry stock.
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When is Korn Ferry's next earnings date?

Korn Ferry is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 1st 2021.
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How were Korn Ferry's earnings last quarter?

Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY) posted its quarterly earnings results on Sunday, February, 21st. The business services provider reported $0.95 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.51 by $0.44. The business services provider earned $475.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $423 million. Korn Ferry had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.52% and a net margin of 0.92%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 7.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.39 EPS.
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How has Korn Ferry's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Korn Ferry's stock was trading at $27.78 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, KFY shares have increased by 131.7% and is now trading at $64.38.
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How often does Korn Ferry pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Korn Ferry?

Korn Ferry declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, February 22nd. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 10th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Thursday, April 15th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.62%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, March 9th.
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Is Korn Ferry a good dividend stock?

Korn Ferry pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.62%. Korn Ferry does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Korn Ferry is 13.75%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Korn Ferry will have a dividend payout ratio of 17.47% next year. This indicates that Korn Ferry will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Korn Ferry issued on next quarter's earnings?

Korn Ferry updated its fourth quarter 2021 IntraDay earnings guidance on Monday, February, 22nd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 0.95-1.05 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.54.

What price target have analysts set for KFY?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Korn Ferry's stock. Their forecasts range from $32.00 to $80.00. On average, they anticipate Korn Ferry's stock price to reach $58.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.5%.
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Who are Korn Ferry's key executives?

Korn Ferry's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Gary D. Burnison, Pres, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 60, Pay $922.75k)
  • Mr. Robert P. Rozek, Exec. VP, CFO & Chief Corp. Officer (Age 60, Pay $587.75k)
  • Mr. Mark Arian, Chief Exec. Officer of Advisory (Age 60, Pay $712.08k)
  • Mr. Byrne K. Mulrooney, Chief Exec. Officer of RPO, Professional Search & Digital (Age 60, Pay $685.32k)
  • Mr. Navnit Singh, Chairman & Country Head of India
  • Mr. Steve Newhall, Managing Partner
  • Mr. Juerg-Herbert Baertschi, VP of Operations
  • Esther Colwill, Pres of Global Technology Practice
  • Mr. Bryan Ackermann, Chief Information Officer and Sr. VP
  • Gregg Kvochak, Sr. VP of Fin., Treasury, Tax & Investor Relations

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

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

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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 CA (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).

What is Korn Ferry's stock symbol?

Korn Ferry trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "KFY."

Who are Korn Ferry's major shareholders?

Korn Ferry's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.05%), Curbstone Financial Management Corp (0.02%), Everence Capital Management Inc. (0.02%) and Private Capital Group LLC (0.00%). Company insiders that own Korn Ferry stock include Byrne K Mulrooney, Gary D Burnison, George T Shaheen, Jerry Leamon and Robert P Rozek.
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Which major investors are selling Korn Ferry stock?

KFY stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Curbstone Financial Management Corp, Private Capital Group LLC, and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold Korn Ferry company stock in the last year include Byrne K Mulrooney, Gary D Burnison, George T Shaheen, Jerry Leamon, and Robert P Rozek.
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Which major investors are buying Korn Ferry stock?

KFY stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Everence Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Korn Ferry stock in the last two years include Gary D Burnison, and Robert P Rozek.
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How do I buy shares of Korn Ferry?

Shares of KFY 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 Korn Ferry's stock price today?

One share of KFY stock can currently be purchased for approximately $64.38.

How much money does Korn Ferry make?

Korn Ferry has a market capitalization of $3.48 billion and generates $1.98 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $104.95 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.91 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Korn Ferry have?

Korn Ferry employs 8,198 workers across the globe.

What is Korn Ferry's official website?

The official website for Korn Ferry is www.kornferry.com.

Where are Korn Ferry's headquarters?

Korn Ferry is headquartered at 1900 Avenue of the Stars Suite 2600, LOS ANGELES CA, 90067.

How can I contact Korn Ferry?

Korn Ferry's mailing address is 1900 Avenue of the Stars Suite 2600, LOS ANGELES CA, 90067. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 310-552-1834.

This page was last updated on 4/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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