Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides executive search and consulting services to businesses and business leaders in the Americas, Europe, the Asia Pacific, and internationally.
Flawless balance sheet, undervalued and pays a dividend.
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's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Professional Services
1 Year Return
US Professional Services
Return vs Industry: HSII underperformed the US Professional Services industry which returned 25.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: HSII underperformed the US Market which returned 14% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Heidrick & Struggles International's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
6 days ago | Simply Wall StUpdate: Heidrick & Struggles International (NASDAQ:HSII) Stock Gained 30% In The Last Three Years
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Is Heidrick & Struggles International undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: HSII ($25.83) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($42)
Significantly Below Fair Value: HSII is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: HSII is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.4x) compared to the Professional Services industry average (18.8x).
PE vs Market: HSII is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.4x) compared to the US market (17.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: HSII is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: HSII is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.7x) compared to the US Professional Services industry average (2.7x).
How is Heidrick & Struggles International forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: HSII's forecast earnings growth (5.4% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: HSII's earnings (5.4% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (13.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: HSII's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: HSII's revenue (2.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: HSII's revenue (2.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: HSII's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (14.6%).
How has Heidrick & Struggles International performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: HSII has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: HSII became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: HSII's earnings have grown by 15.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: HSII has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: HSII has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Professional Services industry (12.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: HSII's Return on Equity (16%) is considered low.
How is Heidrick & Struggles International's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: HSII's short term assets ($424.0M) exceed its short term liabilities ($296.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: HSII's short term assets ($424.0M) exceed its long term liabilities ($183.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: HSII is debt free.
Reducing Debt: HSII has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 12.5%.
Debt Coverage: HSII has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: HSII has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
Inventory Level: HSII has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: HSII's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 2.9838458593655E+16x debt).
What is Heidrick & Struggles International's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: HSII's dividend (2.32%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.48%).
High Dividend: HSII's dividend (2.32%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.77%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: HSII's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: HSII's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (23.3%), HSII's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Krishnan Rajagopalan (59yo)
Mr. Krishnan Rajagopalan has been the President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. since July 6, 2017. Mr. Rajagopalan served as Acting Chief Executive Office ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Krishnan's total compensation ($USD4.04M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.72M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Krishnan's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CFO & Executive VP||1.9yrs||US$1.84m||no data|
|General Counsel & Secretary||2yrs||US$628.49k||0.016% $77.4k|
|Managing Partner of Heidrick Consulting||1.1yrs||US$1.09m||0.071% $350.1k|
|Managing Partner||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Operating Officer||1.1yrs||no data||0.025% $123.6k|
|Interim Principal Accounting Officer||3.6yrs||no data||0.062% $309.0k|
|Vice President of Investor Relations||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Corporate Communications||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & Chief Marketing Officer||1.8yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: HSII's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|Independent Director||4yrs||US$185.01k||0.092% $457.7k|
|Independent Director||4yrs||US$215.01k||0.052% $258.3k|
|Lead Independent Director||1.8yrs||US$209.19k||0.092% $457.7k|
|Independent Director||4yrs||US$205.01k||no data|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||0.7yrs||US$177.67k||no data|
|Independent Director||12.4yrs||US$185.01k||0.026% $130.3k|
|Independent Director||1yrs||no data||0.019% $93.6k|
Experienced Board: HSII's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).
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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc.
- Ticker: HSII
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1953
- Industry: Human Resource and Employment Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: US$495.170m
- Shares outstanding: 19.17m
- Website: https://www.heidrick.com
Number of Employees
- Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc.
- 233 South Wacker Drive Willis Tower
- Suite 4900
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|HSII||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Apr 1999|
|HSI||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Apr 1999|
Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides executive search and consulting services to businesses and business leaders in the Americas, Europe, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. The company enables its clients to build leadership teams by facilitating the recruitment, management, and development of senior executives. Its consulting services include leadership assessment and development, executive coaching and on-boarding, succession planning, team and board effectiveness, organizational performance acceleration, workforce planning, and culture shaping services. The company serves Fortune 1000 companies; middle market and emerging growth companies; governmental, higher education, and not-for-profit organizations; and other private and public entities. Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. was founded in 1953 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/02/24 23:40|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/24 00:00|
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