DHI Group Inc (DHX) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Analysts

Shares of DHI Group Inc (NYSE:DHX) have received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the seven ratings firms that are currently covering the firm. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, three have issued a hold recommendation and two have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12 month price target among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $8.38.

Several research analysts have commented on the company. TheStreet raised DHI Group from a “d” rating to a “c-” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 7th. Zacks Investment Research raised DHI Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, January 30th. B. Riley reissued a “neutral” rating and set a $5.75 target price on shares of DHI Group in a research note on Sunday, February 12th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity reissued a “buy” rating and set a $11.00 target price on shares of DHI Group in a research note on Tuesday, February 7th.

DHI Group (NYSE:DHX) opened at 4.45 on Tuesday. The company’s 50-day moving average is $5.06 and its 200 day moving average is $6.25. The company’s market cap is $220.82 million. DHI Group has a 1-year low of $4.20 and a 1-year high of $8.43.

DHI Group (NYSE:DHX) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 7th. The company reported $0.11 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.10 by $0.01. DHI Group had a negative net margin of 2.38% and a positive return on equity of 16.44%. The business earned $54.90 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $54.69 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.12 earnings per share. DHI Group’s revenue was down 15.6% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts predict that DHI Group will post $0.27 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other news, VP Brian P. Campbell sold 5,008 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, January 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $6.22, for a total value of $31,149.76. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 108,862 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $677,121.64. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, insider James Edward Bennett sold 4,295 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, January 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $6.22, for a total value of $26,714.90. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 133,590 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $830,929.80. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders have sold 66,188 shares of company stock valued at $415,102. Insiders own 7.20% of the company’s stock.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY increased its position in DHI Group by 1.1% in the fourth quarter. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY now owns 28,888 shares of the company’s stock valued at $181,000 after buying an additional 327 shares in the last quarter. Smith Asset Management Group LP increased its position in DHI Group by 0.4% in the third quarter. Smith Asset Management Group LP now owns 148,390 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,171,000 after buying an additional 590 shares in the last quarter. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans increased its position in DHI Group by 4.8% in the fourth quarter. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans now owns 26,860 shares of the company’s stock valued at $168,000 after buying an additional 1,220 shares in the last quarter. Cornercap Investment Counsel Inc. increased its position in DHI Group by 1.7% in the fourth quarter. Cornercap Investment Counsel Inc. now owns 79,675 shares of the company’s stock valued at $498,000 after buying an additional 1,335 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada increased its position in DHI Group by 5.6% in the second quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 47,022 shares of the company’s stock valued at $293,000 after buying an additional 2,500 shares in the last quarter. 88.88% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

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DHI Group Company Profile

DHI Group, Inc provides data, insights and employment connections through specialized services for professional communities, including technology and security clearance, financial services, energy, healthcare and hospitality. The Company’s segments are Tech & Clearance, which includes Dice, Dice Europe and ClearanceJobs; Global Industry Group, which includes eFinancialCareers, Rigzone, Hcareers and BioSpace; Healthcare, which includes Health eCareers, and Corporate & Other, which includes Slashdot Media and Brightmatter.

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