Kforce Inc. provides professional staffing services and solutions in the United States. More Details
Outstanding track record with excellent balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Kforce's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: KFRC is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: KFRC's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Professional Services
1 Year Return
US Professional Services
Return vs Industry: KFRC exceeded the US Professional Services industry which returned 28.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: KFRC exceeded the US Market which returned 33.8% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Kforce's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StThere's A Lot To Like About Kforce's (NASDAQ:KFRC) Upcoming US$0.26 Dividend
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StIs There An Opportunity With Kforce Inc.'s (NASDAQ:KFRC) 42% Undervaluation?
4 weeks ago | Simply Wall StKforce (NASDAQ:KFRC) Is Increasing Its Dividend To US$0.26
Is Kforce 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: KFRC ($60.99) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($103.02)
Significantly Below Fair Value: KFRC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: KFRC is good value based on its PE Ratio (17.5x) compared to the US Professional Services industry average (25.3x).
PE vs Market: KFRC is good value based on its PE Ratio (17.5x) compared to the US market (17.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: KFRC is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: KFRC is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (6.7x) compared to the US Professional Services industry average (3.1x).
How is Kforce forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: KFRC's forecast earnings growth (5.5% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: KFRC's earnings (5.5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: KFRC's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: KFRC's revenue (3.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: KFRC's revenue (3.8% 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 KFRC's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Kforce performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: KFRC has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: KFRC's current net profit margins (4.8%) are higher than last year (3.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: KFRC's earnings have grown by 13.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: KFRC's earnings growth over the past year (44.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (13.7% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: KFRC earnings growth over the past year (44.4%) exceeded the Professional Services industry 19%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: KFRC's Return on Equity (38.4%) is considered high.
How is Kforce's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: KFRC's short term assets ($391.7M) exceed its short term liabilities ($240.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: KFRC's short term assets ($391.7M) exceed its long term liabilities ($91.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: KFRC's debt to equity ratio (54%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: KFRC's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 73.7% to 54% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: KFRC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (106.2%).
Interest Coverage: KFRC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (31.5x coverage).
What is Kforce current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: KFRC's dividend (1.71%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.33%).
High Dividend: KFRC's dividend (1.71%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.6%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, KFRC has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: KFRC's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 8 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (25%), KFRC's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
David Dunkel (67 yo)
Mr. David L. Dunkel has been the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Kforce Inc. since 1994. Mr. Dunkel served as the President of Kforce since 1999 until October 26, 2004. Prior to August 1994, he se...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: David's total compensation ($USD6.65M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.69M).
Compensation vs Earnings: David's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: KFRC's management team is considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: KFRC's board of directors are considered experienced (6.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: KFRC insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Kforce Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Kforce Inc.
- Ticker: KFRC
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1962
- Industry: Human Resource and Employment Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: US$1.249b
- Shares outstanding: 20.48m
- Website: https://www.kforce.com
Number of Employees
- Kforce Inc.
- 1001 East Palm Avenue
- United States
Kforce Inc. provides professional staffing services and solutions in the United States. It operates through Technology (Tech) and Finance and Accounting (FA) segments. The Tech segment provides temporary a...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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