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Heidrick & Struggles International

Market Cap

US$832.4m

Last Updated

2021/05/07 22:25 UTC

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Executive Summary

Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides executive search and consulting services to businesses and business leaders worldwide. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with reasonable growth potential.


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Share Price & News

How has Heidrick & Struggles International's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: HSII is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: HSII's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-0.2%

HSII

0.01%

US Professional Services

-0.3%

US Market


1 Year Return

91.8%

HSII

40.9%

US Professional Services

50.2%

US Market

Return vs Industry: HSII exceeded the US Professional Services industry which returned 41.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: HSII exceeded the US Market which returned 51.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

HSIIIndustryMarket
7 Day-0.2%0.01%-0.3%
30 Day15.4%6.0%2.2%
90 Day36.4%8.5%3.8%
1 Year95.9%91.8%42.0%40.9%52.7%50.2%
3 Year16.1%9.4%67.8%63.2%63.4%53.1%
5 Year153.8%128.3%146.0%129.2%129.6%104.0%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Heidrick & Struggles International's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Heidrick & Struggles International undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: HSII ($42.23) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($140.01)

Significantly Below Fair Value: HSII is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: HSII is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Professional Services industry average.

PE vs Market: HSII is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate HSII's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: HSII is good value based on its PB Ratio (3x) compared to the US Professional Services industry average (3.2x).


Future Growth

How is Heidrick & Struggles International forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?

89.0%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: HSII is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).

Earnings vs Market: HSII is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: HSII's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: HSII's revenue (13.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.2% per year).

High Growth Revenue: HSII's revenue (13.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if HSII's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


Past Performance

How has Heidrick & Struggles International performed over the past 5 years?

-3.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: HSII is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: HSII is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: HSII is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 3.7% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare HSII's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: HSII is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Professional Services industry (11%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: HSII has a negative Return on Equity (-11.32%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Financial Health

How is Heidrick & Struggles International's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: HSII's short term assets ($369.8M) exceed its short term liabilities ($217.3M).

Long Term Liabilities: HSII's short term assets ($369.8M) exceed its long term liabilities ($184.8M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: HSII is debt free.

Reducing Debt: HSII had no debt 5 years ago.

Debt Coverage: HSII has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: HSII has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Heidrick & Struggles International current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.42%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: HSII's dividend (1.42%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.24%).

High Dividend: HSII's dividend (1.42%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.42%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: HSII's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: HSII's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: HSII is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

3.2yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Krishnan Rajagopalan (60 yo)

4.08yrs

Tenure

US$4,144,160

Compensation

Mr. Krishnan Rajagopalan has been the President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. since July 6, 2017. Mr. Rajagopalan served as Acting Chief Executive Office...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Krishnan's total compensation ($USD4.14M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.34M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Krishnan's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: HSII's management team is considered experienced (3.2 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: HSII's board of directors are considered experienced (4.5 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

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Key Information

  • Name: Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc.
  • Ticker: HSII
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1953
  • Industry: Human Resource and Employment Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Market Cap: US$832.401m
  • Shares outstanding: 19.50m
  • Website: https://www.heidrick.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc.
  • 233 South Wacker Drive Willis Tower
  • Suite 4900
  • Chicago
  • Illinois
  • 60606-6303
  • United States

Listings


Biography

Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides executive search and consulting services to businesses and business leaders worldwide. The company enables its clients to ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/05/07 22:25
End of Day Share Price2021/05/07 00:00
Earnings2021/03/31
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.