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Heidrick & Struggles International

Nasdaq:HSII
Snowflake Description

Flawless balance sheet established dividend payer.

The Snowflake is generated from 30 checks in 5 different areas, read more below.
HSII
Nasdaq
$735M
Market Cap
  1. Home
  2. US
  3. Commercial Services
Company description

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 last earnings update was 24 days ago. More info.


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HSII Share Price and Events
7 Day Returns
-5%
NasdaqGS:HSII
0.2%
US Professional Services
0.4%
US Market
1 Year Returns
23.4%
NasdaqGS:HSII
7.1%
US Professional Services
3.5%
US Market
HSII Shareholder Return
  7 Day 30 Day 90 Day 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Heidrick & Struggles International (HSII) -5% 13.3% 27.8% 23.4% 65.6% 101.1%
US Professional Services 0.2% 2.1% 22.9% 7.1% 34.9% 50.8%
US Market 0.4% 1.6% 16.4% 3.5% 39.4% 44%
1 Year Return vs Industry and Market
  • HSII outperformed the Professional Services industry which returned 7.1% over the past year.
  • HSII outperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 3.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility
HSII
Industry
5yr Volatility vs Market

Value

 Is Heidrick & Struggles International undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale at half price, they could be considered undervalued.
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
Here we compare the current share price of Heidrick & Struggles International to its discounted cash flow analysis.value.

The discounted cash flow value is simply looking at what the company is worth today, based on estimates of how much money it is expected to make in the future.
Raw Data

Below are the data sources, inputs and calculation used to determine the intrinsic value for Heidrick & Struggles International.

NasdaqGS:HSII Discounted Cash Flow Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Valuation Model 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity
Levered Free Cash Flow Average of 4 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See below
Discount Rate (Cost of Equity) See below 8.5%
Perpetual Growth Rate 10-Year US Government Bond Rate 2.7%

An important part of a discounted cash flow is the discount rate, below we explain how it has been calculated.

Calculation of Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity for NasdaqGS:HSII
Data Point Calculation/ Source Result
Risk-Free Rate 10-Year US Govt Bond Rate 2.7%
Equity Risk Premium S&P Global 6%
Professional Services Unlevered Beta Simply Wall St/ S&P Global 0.96
Re-levered Beta = Unlevered beta (1 + (1- tax rate) (Debt/Equity))
= 0.959 (1 + (1- 21%) (0%))
0.972
Levered Beta Levered Beta limited to 0.8 to 2.0
(practical range for a stable firm)
0.97
Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity = Cost of Equity = Risk Free Rate + (Levered Beta * Equity Risk Premium)
= 2.73% + (0.972 * 5.96%)
8.52%

Discounted Cash Flow Calculation for NasdaqGS:HSII using 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity Model

The calculations below outline how an intrinsic value for Heidrick & Struggles International is arrived at by discounting future cash flows to their present value using the 2 stage method. We try to start with analysts estimates of free cash flow, however if these are not available we use the most recent financial results. In the 1st stage we continue to grow the free cash flow over a 10 year period, with the growth rate trending towards the perpetual growth rate used in the 2nd stage. The 2nd stage assumes the company grows at a stable rate into perpetuity.

NasdaqGS:HSII DCF 1st Stage: Next 10 year cash flow forecast
Levered FCF (USD, Millions) Source Present Value
Discounted (@ 8.52%)
2019 53.00 Analyst x1 48.84
2020 19.00 Analyst x1 16.13
2021 15.36 Est @ -19.14% 12.02
2022 13.43 Est @ -12.58% 9.68
2023 12.36 Est @ -7.99% 8.21
2024 11.77 Est @ -4.77% 7.20
2025 11.47 Est @ -2.52% 6.47
2026 11.36 Est @ -0.95% 5.91
2027 11.38 Est @ 0.16% 5.45
2028 11.49 Est @ 0.93% 5.07
Present value of next 10 years cash flows $124.98
NasdaqGS:HSII DCF 2nd Stage: Terminal Value
Calculation Result
Terminal Value = FCF2028 × (1 + g) ÷ (Discount Rate – g)
= $11.49 × (1 + 2.73%) ÷ (8.52% – 2.73%)
$203.65
Present Value of Terminal Value = Terminal Value ÷ (1 + r)10
= $203.65 ÷ (1 + 8.52%)10
$89.86
NasdaqGS:HSII Total Equity Value
Calculation Result
Total Equity Value = Present value of next 10 years cash flows + Terminal Value
= $124.98 + $89.86
$214.85
Equity Value per Share
(USD)
= Total value / Shares Outstanding
= $214.85 / 18.98
$11.32
NasdaqGS:HSII Discount to Share Price
Calculation Result
Value per share (USD) From above. $11.32
Current discount Discount to share price of $38.74
= -1 x ($38.74 - $11.32) / $11.32
-242.3%

Learn more about our DCF calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model .

  • The current share price of Heidrick & Struggles International is above its future cash flow value.
Often investors are willing to pay a premium for a company that has a high dividend or the potential for future growth.
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.

The amount the stock market is willing to pay for Heidrick & Struggles International's earnings, growth and assets is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Are Heidrick & Struggles International's earnings available for a low price, and how does this compare to other companies in the same industry?
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:HSII PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Earnings Per Share * Company Filings (2018-12-31) in USD $2.61
NasdaqGS:HSII Share Price ** NasdaqGS (2019-03-22) in USD $38.74
United States of America Professional Services Industry PE Ratio Median Figure of 35 Publicly-Listed Professional Services Companies 22.55x
United States of America Market PE Ratio Median Figure of 3,058 Publicly-Listed Companies 17.52x

* Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual GAAP earnings per share excluding extraordinary items.

** Primary Listing of Heidrick & Struggles International.

NasdaqGS:HSII PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PE Ratio

= NasdaqGS:HSII Share Price ÷ EPS (both in USD)

= 38.74 ÷ 2.61

14.87x

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Heidrick & Struggles International is good value based on earnings compared to the US Professional Services industry average.
  • Heidrick & Struggles International is good value based on earnings compared to the United States of America market.
Price based on expected Growth
Does Heidrick & Struggles International's expected growth come at a high price?
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:HSII PEG (Price to Earnings to Growth) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
PE Ratio See PE Ratio Section 14.87x
Net Income Annual Growth Rate See Future Growth Section.
Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 4 Analysts
4.6%per year
United States of America Professional Services Industry PEG Ratio Median Figure of 32 Publicly-Listed Professional Services Companies 1.61x
United States of America Market PEG Ratio Median Figure of 2,103 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.48x

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

NasdaqGS:HSII PEG (Price to Earnings to Growth) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PEG Ratio

= PE Ratio ÷ Net Income Annual Growth Rate

= 14.87x ÷ 4.6%

3.24x

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Heidrick & Struggles International is poor value based on expected growth next year.
Price based on value of assets
What value do investors place on Heidrick & Struggles International's assets?
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:HSII PB (Price to Book) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Book Value per Share Company Filings (2018-12-31) in USD $14.09
NasdaqGS:HSII Share Price * NasdaqGS (2019-03-22) in USD $38.74
United States of America Professional Services Industry PB Ratio Median Figure of 56 Publicly-Listed Professional Services Companies 2.26x
United States of America Market PB Ratio Median Figure of 5,157 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.88x
NasdaqGS:HSII PB (Price to Book) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PB Ratio

= NasdaqGS:HSII Share Price ÷ Book Value per Share (both in USD)

= 38.74 ÷ 14.09

2.75x

* Primary Listing of Heidrick & Struggles International.

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Heidrick & Struggles International is overvalued based on assets compared to the US Professional Services industry average.
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Value checks
We assess Heidrick & Struggles International's value by looking at:
  1. Is the discounted cash flow value less than 20%, or 40% of the share price? (2 checks) ( Click here or on bar chart for details of DCF calculation. )
  2. Is the PE ratio less than the market average, and/ or less than the Professional Services industry average (and greater than 0)? (2 checks)
  3. Is the PEG ratio within a reasonable range (0 to 1)? (1 check)
  4. Is the PB ratio less than the Professional Services industry average (and greater than 0)? (1 check)
  5. Heidrick & Struggles International has a total score of 2/6, see the detailed checks below.

    Note: We use GAAP Earnings per Share in all our calculations including PE and PEG Ratio.

    Full details on the Value part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Future Performance

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

The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past performance, by looking at estimated growth and how much profit it is expected to make.

Future estimates come from professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get it right!
Annual Growth Rate
4.6%
Expected annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
Is Heidrick & Struggles International expected to grow at an attractive rate?
  • Heidrick & Struggles International's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.
Growth vs Market Checks
  • Heidrick & Struggles International's earnings growth is positive but not above the United States of America market average.
  • Heidrick & Struggles International's revenue growth is positive but not above the United States of America market average.
Annual Growth Rates Comparison
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:HSII Future Growth Rates Data Sources
Data Point Source Value (per year)
NasdaqGS:HSII Future Earnings Growth Rate Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 4 Analysts 4.6%
NasdaqGS:HSII Future Revenue Growth Rate Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Revenue of 4 Analysts 2.9%
United States of America Professional Services Industry Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 21.4%
United States of America Professional Services Industry Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 5.2%
United States of America Market Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 14.3%
United States of America Market Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 7.2%

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Learn more about our growth rate calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model.

Analysts growth expectations
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:HSII Analysts Growth Expectations Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (2 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 4 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
All numbers in USD Millions and using Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.
NasdaqGS:HSII Future Estimates Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income * Avg. No. Analysts
2020-12-31 758 23 54 4
2019-12-31 739 57 51 4
NasdaqGS:HSII Past Financials Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income *
2018-12-31 716 103 49
2018-09-30 700 80 -1
2018-06-30 672 46 -9
2018-03-31 641 40 -39
2017-12-31 621 67 -49
2017-09-30 612 38 -9
2017-06-30 596 24 -10
2017-03-31 592 33 15
2016-12-31 582 22 15
2016-09-30 567 29 16
2016-06-30 562 36 17
2016-03-31 546 26 15

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Super high growth metrics
High Growth Checks
  • Heidrick & Struggles International's earnings are expected to grow by 4.6% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).
  • Heidrick & Struggles International's revenue is expected to grow by 2.9% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:HSII Past and Future Earnings per Share
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (2 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 4 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below

All data from Heidrick & Struggles International Company Filings, last reported 2 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

NasdaqGS:HSII Future Estimates Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) EPS * EPS High Estimate EPS Low Estimate Avg. No. Analysts
2020-12-31 2.71 2.83 2.59 2.00
2019-12-31 2.61 2.64 2.57 2.00
NasdaqGS:HSII Past Financials Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) EPS *
2018-12-31 2.61
2018-09-30 -0.06
2018-06-30 -0.50
2018-03-31 -2.08
2017-12-31 -2.60
2017-09-30 -0.48
2017-06-30 -0.55
2017-03-31 0.79
2016-12-31 0.83
2016-09-30 0.87
2016-06-30 0.91
2016-03-31 0.82

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance in 3 years
In the same way as past performance we look at the future estimated return (profit) compared to the available funds. We do this looking forward 3 years.
  • Unable to establish if Heidrick & Struggles International will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.
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Future performance checks
We assess Heidrick & Struggles International's future performance by looking at:
  1. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the low risk savings rate, plus a premium to keep pace with inflation?
  2. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in earnings of the United States of America market? (1 check)
  3. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in revenue of the United States of America market? (1 check)
  4. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  6. Is the Return on Equity in 3 years expected to be over 20%? (1 check)
Some of the above checks will fail if the company is expected to be loss making in the relevant year.
Heidrick & Struggles International has a total score of 1/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note 1: We use GAAP Net Income Excluding Exceptional Items for our Earnings in all our calculations.

Full details on the Future part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Past Performance

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

The past performance of a company can be measured by how much growth it has experienced and how much profit it makes relative to the funds and assets it has available.
Past earnings growth
Below we compare Heidrick & Struggles International's growth in the last year to its industry (Professional Services).
Past Earnings growth analysis
We also check if the company has grown in the past 5 years, and whether it has maintained that growth in the year.
  • Heidrick & Struggles International's year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years, however the most recent earnings are above average.
  • Heidrick & Struggles International has become profitable in the last year making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to the 5-year average.
  • Heidrick & Struggles International has become profitable in the last year making it difficult to compare the US Professional Services industry average.
Earnings and Revenue History
Heidrick & Struggles International's revenue and profit over the past 5 years is shown below, any years where they have experienced a loss will show up in red.
Raw Data

All data from Heidrick & Struggles International Company Filings, last reported 2 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

NasdaqGS:HSII Past Revenue, Cash Flow and Net Income Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Net Income * G+A Expenses R&D Expenses
2018-12-31 716.02 49.30 139.53
2018-09-30 700.10 -1.11 140.36
2018-06-30 672.31 -9.41 144.52
2018-03-31 641.47 -39.12 145.75
2017-12-31 621.40 -48.64 146.28
2017-09-30 611.84 -8.93 149.62
2017-06-30 595.56 -10.17 148.90
2017-03-31 592.21 14.74 145.80
2016-12-31 582.39 15.41 146.45
2016-09-30 567.09 16.18 140.26
2016-06-30 561.99 16.73 134.09
2016-03-31 546.18 15.03 131.55
2015-12-31 531.14 17.13 126.40
2015-09-30 507.88 16.63 123.63
2015-06-30 495.29 12.14 124.80
2015-03-31 498.32 10.97 122.90
2014-12-31 494.29 6.80 128.89
2014-09-30 491.03 7.54 129.60
2014-06-30 484.19 8.67 126.51
2014-03-31 470.14 6.82 128.26
2013-12-31 462.00 6.35 126.93
2013-09-30 447.87 4.44 121.04
2013-06-30 446.20 4.43 120.10
2013-03-31 440.23 4.35 116.35
2012-12-31 443.78 6.24 112.13
2012-09-30 467.06 2.55 113.04
2012-06-30 491.96 -33.96 114.32
2012-03-31 518.70 -28.38 118.63

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance last year
We want to ensure a company is making the most of what it has available. This is done by comparing the return (profit) to a company's available funds, assets and capital.
  • Heidrick & Struggles International has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).
  • Heidrick & Struggles International used its assets more efficiently than the US Professional Services industry average last year based on Return on Assets.
  • Heidrick & Struggles International has significantly improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).
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Past performance checks
We assess Heidrick & Struggles International's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
  1. Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
  2. Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the Professional Services industry? (1 check)
  3. Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
  6. Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
Heidrick & Struggles International has a total score of 2/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.

Full details on the Past part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Health

 How is Heidrick & Struggles International's financial health and their level of debt?

A company's financial position is much like your own financial position, it includes everything you own (assets) and owe (liabilities).

The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up Heidrick & Struggles International's finances.

The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Net Worth
  • Heidrick & Struggles International is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
  • Heidrick & Struggles International's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.
Balance sheet
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of Heidrick & Struggles International's finances. If any of them are yellow this indicates they may be out of proportion and red means they relate to one of the checks below.
Assets
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
  • Low level of unsold assets.
  • Heidrick & Struggles International has no debt, it does not need to be covered by short term assets.
Historical Debt
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t bad, however if the debt is too high, or the company can’t afford to pay the interest on its debts this may have impacts in the future.

The graphic below shows equity (available funds) and debt, we ideally want to see the red area (debt) decreasing.

If there is any debt we look at the companies capability to repay it, and whether the level has increased over the past 5 years.
Raw Data

All data from Heidrick & Struggles International Company Filings, last reported 2 months ago.

NasdaqGS:HSII Past Debt and Equity Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Total Equity Total Debt Cash & Short Term Investments
2018-12-31 267.16 0.00 279.91
2018-09-30 253.83 0.00 164.22
2018-06-30 237.87 0.00 85.83
2018-03-31 230.49 12.00 73.36
2017-12-31 212.71 0.00 207.53
2017-09-30 250.97 0.00 105.72
2017-06-30 243.51 0.00 58.18
2017-03-31 258.52 25.00 68.33
2016-12-31 258.59 0.00 165.01
2016-09-30 265.77 0.00 99.98
2016-06-30 260.38 0.00 85.39
2016-03-31 254.86 0.00 62.05
2015-12-31 254.80 0.00 190.45
2015-09-30 254.10 0.00 128.96
2015-06-30 249.26 26.50 119.88
2015-03-31 245.35 28.00 107.63
2014-12-31 244.66 29.50 211.35
2014-09-30 248.56 31.00 159.74
2014-06-30 249.60 32.50 123.43
2014-03-31 245.79 34.00 101.59
2013-12-31 247.87 35.50 181.83
2013-09-30 247.03 37.00 132.91
2013-06-30 244.40 38.50 99.93
2013-03-31 244.81 40.00 85.66
2012-12-31 248.35 0.00 117.61
2012-09-30 253.77 0.00 127.14
2012-06-30 250.69 0.00 96.85
2012-03-31 250.90 0.00 82.64
  • Heidrick & Struggles International has no debt.
  • Heidrick & Struggles International has no debt compared to 5 years ago when it was 14.3%.
  • Heidrick & Struggles International has no debt, it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
  • Heidrick & Struggles International has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
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Financial health checks
We assess Heidrick & Struggles International's financial health by checking for:
  1. Are short term assets greater than short term liabilities? (1 check)
  2. Are short term assets greater than long term liabilities? (1 check)
  3. Has the debt to equity ratio increased in the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the debt to equity ratio over 40%? (1 check)
  5. Is the debt covered by operating cash flow? (1 check)
  6. Are earnings greater than 5x the interest on debt (if company pays interest at all)? (1 check)
  7. Heidrick & Struggles International has a total score of 6/6, see the detailed checks below.
For companies that are loss making and have been so on average in the past we replace the last 2 checks with:
  1. Does cash and short term investments cover stable operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)
  2. Does cash and short term investments cover growing operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)


Full details on the Health part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Dividends

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

Dividends are regular cash payments to you from the company, similar to a bank paying you interest on a savings account.
Annual Dividend Income
Dividend payments
1.55%
Current annual income from Heidrick & Struggles International dividends. Estimated to be 1.55% next year.
If you bought $2,000 of Heidrick & Struggles International shares you are expected to receive $31 in your first year as a dividend.
Dividend Amount
Here we look how much dividend is being paid, if any. Is it above what you can get in a savings account? It is up there with the best dividend paying companies?
  • Heidrick & Struggles International's pays a higher dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (1.47%).
  • Heidrick & Struggles International's dividend is below the markets top 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (3.67%).
Annualized Historical and Future Dividends
It is important to see if the dividend for a company is stable, and not wildly increasing/decreasing each year. This graph shows you the historical rate to count toward your assessment of the stock.

We also check to see if the dividend has increased in the past 10 years.
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:HSII Annualized Past and Future Dividends
Data Point Source Value
Past Annualized Dividend Yield S&P Global Market Data See Below
Past Dividends per Share Company Filings/ Annualized Dividend Payments See Below
Future Dividends per Share Estimates Average of up to 4 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
United States of America Professional Services Industry Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 20 Stocks 1.6%
United States of America Market Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 2006 Stocks 2.5%
United States of America Minimum Threshold Dividend Yield 10th Percentile 0.8%
United States of America Bottom 25% Dividend Yield 25th Percentile 1.5%
United States of America Top 25% Dividend Yield 75th Percentile 3.7%

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Note all dividend per share amounts are annualized and not quarterly or other period.

NasdaqGS:HSII Future Dividends Estimate Data
Date (Data in $) Dividend per Share (annual) Avg. No. Analysts
2020-12-31 0.60 1.00
2019-12-31 0.60 1.00
NasdaqGS:HSII Past Annualized Dividends Data
Date (Data in $) Dividend per share (annual) Avg. Yield (%)
2019-02-26 0.600 1.439
2019-02-25 0.600 1.582
2018-07-31 0.520 1.502
2018-07-30 0.520 1.396
2018-04-23 0.520 1.408
2018-01-23 0.520 1.826
2017-10-24 0.520 2.124
2017-07-25 0.520 2.696
2017-04-24 0.520 2.369
2017-01-24 0.520 2.169
2016-10-25 0.520 2.404
2016-07-26 0.520 2.727
2016-04-26 0.520 2.867
2016-01-26 0.520 2.204
2015-10-27 0.520 1.883
2015-07-21 0.520 2.518
2015-04-21 0.520 2.063
2015-01-27 0.520 2.178
2014-10-28 0.520 2.424
2014-07-22 0.520 2.526
2014-04-22 0.520 2.815
2014-01-28 0.520 2.824
2013-10-22 0.520 2.791
2013-07-23 0.520 3.131
2013-04-23 0.520 3.377
2012-12-19 0.520 3.495
2012-10-23 0.520 4.142
2012-08-06 0.520 4.075
2012-07-31 0.520 4.067
2012-04-24 0.520 3.085
2012-02-02 0.520 2.412
2011-10-25 0.520 2.471
2011-07-26 0.520 2.687
2011-04-26 0.520 2.411
2011-01-25 0.520 1.958
2010-10-26 0.520 2.064
2010-07-27 0.520 2.751
2010-04-27 0.520 2.213
2010-01-26 0.520 1.856
2009-10-27 0.520 1.789
2009-07-28 0.520 2.307
2009-04-15 0.520 2.845
2009-03-23 0.520 2.896

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  • Dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
  • Dividends per share have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to shareholders
What portion of Heidrick & Struggles International's earnings are paid to the shareholders as a dividend.
  • Dividends paid are well covered by earnings (5x coverage).
Future Payout to shareholders
  • Dividends after 3 years are expected to be well covered by earnings (4.2x coverage).
X
Income/ dividend checks
We assess Heidrick & Struggles International's dividend by checking for:
  1. Firstly is the company paying a notable dividend (greater than 0.8%) - if not then the rest of the checks are ignored.
  2. Is current dividend yield above the bottom 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  3. Is current dividend yield above the top 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  4. Have they paid a dividend for 10 years, and during this period has the dividend been volatile (drop of more than 25%)? (1 check)
  5. If they have paid a dividend for 10 years has it increased in this time? (1 check)
  6. How sustainable is the dividend, can Heidrick & Struggles International afford to pay it from its earnings today and in 3 years (Payout ratio less than 90%)? (2 checks)
  7. Heidrick & Struggles International has a total score of 5/6, see the detailed checks below.


Full details on the Dividends part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Management

 What is the CEO of Heidrick & Struggles International's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have been around for and insider trading.
CEO
Krishnan Rajagopalan
COMPENSATION $3,440,352
AGE 58
TENURE AS CEO 1.9 years
CEO Bio

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 Officer of Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. since April 3, 2017 until July 6, 2017 and served as its Acting Chief Executive Officer until July 6, 2017. Mr. Rajagopalan served as Executive Vice President and Managing Partner of Executive Search at Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. since January 2016. He served as Executive Vice President of Global Markets at Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. since April 9, 2015 and served as its Global Head of Practices since April 2014. Mr. Rajagopalan served as the Global Practice Managing Partner of The Global Technology & Services Practice at Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. from 2010 to 2014. Mr. Rajagopalan received a BSE and MS from the Johns Hopkins University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

CEO Compensation
  • Krishnan's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
  • Krishnan's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in United States of America.
Management Team Tenure

Average tenure and age of the Heidrick & Struggles International management team in years:

1.1
Average Tenure
54.5
Average Age
  • The average tenure for the Heidrick & Struggles International management team is less than 2 years, this suggests a new team.
Management Team

Krishnan Rajagopalan

TITLE
President
COMPENSATION
$3M
AGE
58
TENURE
1.9 yrs

Christine Stimpel

TITLE
Managing Partner
AGE
57

Mark Harris

TITLE
CFO & Executive VP
AGE
47
TENURE
1 yrs

Mike Cullen

TITLE
Chief Operating Officer
AGE
52
TENURE
1.1 yrs

Stephen Bondi

TITLE
Interim Principal Accounting Officer
AGE
58
TENURE
2.7 yrs

Julie Creed

TITLE
VP of Investor Relations & Real Estate and Director of Workplace Strategies

Kamau Coar

TITLE
General Counsel & Secretary
AGE
41
TENURE
1.1 yrs

Jon Harmon

TITLE
Vice President of Corporate Communications

Corinna Christophorou

TITLE
Senior VP & Chief Marketing Officer
TENURE
0.8 yrs

Sarah Payne

TITLE
Chief Human Resources Officer
TENURE
0.2 yrs
Board of Directors Tenure

Average tenure and age of the Heidrick & Struggles International board of directors in years:

2.4
Average Tenure
58
Average Age
  • The average tenure for the Heidrick & Struggles International board of directors is less than 3 years, this suggests a new board.
Board of Directors

Krishnan Rajagopalan

TITLE
President
COMPENSATION
$3M
AGE
58
TENURE
1.7 yrs

Gary Knell

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$185K
AGE
64
TENURE
11.5 yrs

Will Mesdag

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$203K
AGE
64
TENURE
3.1 yrs

Clare Chapman

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$193K
AGE
58
TENURE
3.1 yrs

Lyle Logan

TITLE
Lead Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$185K
AGE
58
TENURE
0.8 yrs

Beth Axelrod

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$181K
AGE
55
TENURE
3.1 yrs

Adam Warby

TITLE
Independent Director
AGE
58
TENURE
1.2 yrs

Stacey Rauch

TITLE
Independent Director
AGE
60
TENURE
0.1 yrs
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
  • No 3 month insider trading information.
Recent Insider Transactions
Announced Type Name Entity Role Start End Shares Max Price ($) Value ($)
X
Management checks
We assess Heidrick & Struggles International's management by checking for:
  1. Is the CEO's compensation unreasonable compared to market cap? (1 check)
  2. Has the CEO's compensation increased more than 20% whilst the EPS is down more then 20%? (1 check)
  3. Is the average tenure of the management team less than 2 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the average tenure of the board of directors team less than 3 years? (1 check)
  5. Heidrick & Struggles International has a total score of 0/6, this is not included on the snowflake, see the detailed checks below.


Note: We use the top 6 management executives and board members in our calculations.

Note 2: Insider trading include any internal stakeholders and these transactions .

Full details on the Management part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

News

Simply Wall St News

Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSII) Earns A Nice Return On Capital Employed

To be precise, we'll consider its Return On Capital Employed (ROCE), as that will inform our view of the quality of the business. … What is Return On Capital Employed (ROCE)? … ROCE is a measure of a company's yearly pre-tax profit (its return), relative to the capital employed in the business.

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Did You Miss Heidrick & Struggles International's Impressive 125% Share Price Gain?

We note that Heidrick & Struggles International reported its financial results recently; luckily, you can catch up on the latest revenue and profit numbers in our company report. … By comparing earnings per share (EPS) and and share price changes over time, we can get a feel for how investor attitudes to a company have morphed over time. … During the five years of share price growth, Heidrick & Struggles International moved from a loss to profitability.

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Something To Consider Before Buying Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSII) For The 1.6% Dividend

Historically, Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. … Let's dig deeper into whether Heidrick & Struggles International should have a place in your portfolio. … Check out our latest analysis for Heidrick & Struggles International

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Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSII): What Does Its Beta Value Mean For Your Portfolio?

Volatility is considered to be a measure of risk in modern finance theory. … Beta can be a useful tool to understand how much a stock is influenced by market risk (volatility). … Any stock with a beta of greater than one is considered more volatile than the market, while those with a beta below one are either less volatile or poorly correlated with the market.

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Are Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:HSII) Interest Costs Too High?

However, it also faces higher cost of capital given interest cost is generally lower than equity. … Is HSII right in choosing financial flexibility over lower cost of capital. … There are well-known benefits of including debt in capital structure, primarily a lower cost of capital

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Is Now The Time To Look At Buying Heidrick & Struggles International Inc (NASDAQ:HSII)?

Heidrick & Struggles International Inc (NASDAQ:HSII), which is in the professional services business, and is based in United States,. … As a stock with high coverage by analysts, you could assume any recent changes in the company’s outlook is already priced into the stock? … Today I will analyse the most recent data on Heidrick & Struggles International’s outlook and valuation to see if the opportunity still exists

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Should You Buy Heidrick & Struggles International Inc (NASDAQ:HSII) For Its 1.5% Dividend?

Historically, Heidrick & Struggles International Inc (NASDAQ:HSII) has paid a dividend to shareholders. … Does Heidrick & Struggles International tick all the boxes of a great dividend stock? … Check out our latest analysis for Heidrick & Struggles International

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An Intrinsic Calculation For Heidrick & Struggles International Inc (NASDAQ:HSII) Shows It's 49.83% Undervalued

I am going to run you through how I calculated the intrinsic value of Heidrick & Struggles International Inc (NASDAQ:HSII). … by taking the expected future cash flows and discounting them to their present value. … Anyone interested in learning a bit more about intrinsic value should have a read of the Simply Wall St analysis model

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What Should You Know About Heidrick & Struggles International Inc's (NASDAQ:HSII) Capital Returns?

and want to better understand how you can grow your money by investing in Heidrick & Struggles International Inc (NASDAQ:HSII). … Purchasing Heidrick & Struggles International gives you an ownership stake in the company. … To understand Heidrick & Struggles International’s capital returns we will look at a useful metric called return on capital employed.

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Should You Be Concerned About Heidrick & Struggles International Inc's (NASDAQ:HSII) Shareholders?

I am going to take a deep dive into Heidrick & Struggles International Inc’s (NASDAQ:HSII) most recent ownership structure, not a frequent subject of discussion among individual investors. … When it comes to ownership structure of a company, the impact has been observed in both the long-and short-term performance of shares. … See our latest analysis for Heidrick & Struggles International

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Company Info

Description

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.

Details
Name: Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc.
HSII
Exchange: NasdaqGS
Founded: 1953
$735,453,486
18,984,344
Website: http://www.heidrick.com
Address: Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc.
233 South Wacker Drive Willis Tower,
Suite 4900,
Chicago,
Illinois, 60606,
United States
Listings
Exchange Symbol Ticker Symbol Security Exchange Country Currency Listed on
NasdaqGS HSII Common Stock Nasdaq Global Select US USD 27. Apr 1999
DB HSI Common Stock Deutsche Boerse AG DE EUR 27. Apr 1999
Number of employees
Current staff
Staff numbers
1,611
Heidrick & Struggles International employees.
Industry
Human Resource and Employment Services
Commercial Services
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
Area Date (UTC time)
Company Analysis updated: 2019/03/22 23:37
End of day share price update: 2019/03/22 00:00
Last estimates confirmation: 2019/02/27
Last earnings filing: 2019/02/26
Last earnings reported: 2018/12/31
Last annual earnings reported: 2018/12/31


All dates and times in UTC. All financial data provided by Standard & Poor’s Capital IQ.

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.