HCKT Stock Overview
The Hackett Group, Inc. operates as a strategic advisory and technology consulting firm primarily in North America and internationally.
Hackett Group Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$19.90|
|52 Week High||US$23.30|
|52 Week Low||US$13.06|
|1 Month Change||0.45%|
|3 Month Change||-4.23%|
|1 Year Change||37.91%|
|3 Year Change||9.04%|
|5 Year Change||17.61%|
|Change since IPO||24.86%|
Recent News & Updates
Hackett Group (NASDAQ:HCKT) Will Pay A Dividend Of US$0.10
The Hackett Group, Inc. ( NASDAQ:HCKT ) will pay a dividend of US$0.10 on the 30th of December. The dividend yield will...
Hackett Group (NASDAQ:HCKT) Will Pay A Dividend Of US$0.10
The Hackett Group, Inc. ( NASDAQ:HCKT ) will pay a dividend of US$0.10 on the 30th of December. This makes the dividend...
|HCKT||US IT||US Market|
Return vs Industry: HCKT exceeded the US IT industry which returned -2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: HCKT exceeded the US Market which returned 13.7% over the past year.
|HCKT Average Weekly Movement||3.3%|
|IT Industry Average Movement||8.1%|
|Market Average Movement||6.6%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||15.9%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.4%|
Stable Share Price: HCKT is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: HCKT's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
The Hackett Group, Inc. operates as a strategic advisory and technology consulting firm primarily in North America and internationally. It offers best practice intelligence center, an online searchable repository of best practices, performance metrics, conference presentations, and associated research; best practice accelerators that provide Web-based access to best practices, customized software configuration tools, and best practice process flows; advisor inquiry for access to fact-based advice on proven approaches and methods; best practice research that provides insights into the proven approaches; and peer interaction comprising member-led Webcasts, annual best practice conferences, annual member forums, membership performance surveys, and client-submitted content. The company’s benchmarking services conduct studies for selling, general and administrative, finance, human resources, information technology, procurement, enterprise performance management, and shared services; and business transformation practices to help clients develop coordinated strategy for achieving performance enhancements across the enterprise.
Hackett Group Fundamentals Summary
|HCKT fundamental statistics|
Is HCKT overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|HCKT income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$167.81m|
Last Reported Earnings
Oct 01, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.87|
|Net Profit Margin||9.71%|
How did HCKT perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.0%Current Dividend Yield
Is Hackett Group 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: HCKT ($19.9) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($42.67)
Significantly Below Fair Value: HCKT is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: HCKT is good value based on its PE Ratio (22.9x) compared to the US IT industry average (33.6x).
PE vs Market: HCKT is poor value based on its PE Ratio (22.9x) compared to the US market (17.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: HCKT is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: HCKT is good value based on its PB Ratio (4x) compared to the US IT industry average (4.4x).
How is Hackett Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: HCKT's forecast earnings growth (11.2% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: HCKT's earnings (11.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (13% per year).
High Growth Earnings: HCKT's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: HCKT's revenue (5.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: HCKT's revenue (5.4% 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 HCKT's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Hackett Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: HCKT has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: HCKT's current net profit margins (9.7%) are higher than last year (2.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: HCKT's earnings have declined by 10.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: HCKT's earnings growth over the past year (273.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (-10.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: HCKT earnings growth over the past year (273.3%) exceeded the IT industry 35.8%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: HCKT's Return on Equity (17.5%) is considered low.
How is Hackett Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: HCKT's short term assets ($105.7M) exceed its short term liabilities ($54.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: HCKT's short term assets ($105.7M) exceed its long term liabilities ($7.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: HCKT is debt free.
Reducing Debt: HCKT has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 15%.
Debt Coverage: HCKT has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: HCKT has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Hackett Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: HCKT's dividend (2.01%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.32%).
High Dividend: HCKT's dividend (2.01%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.44%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, HCKT has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: HCKT's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 9 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (45.7%), HCKT's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Ted Fernandez (64 yo)
Mr. Ted A. Fernandez co-founded The Hackett Group, Inc. (formerly, Answerthink Inc.) in 1997. Mr. Fernandez has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at The Hackett Group, Inc. since 1997. Mr. Fern...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ted's total compensation ($USD1.83M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.68M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ted's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: HCKT's management team is seasoned and experienced (25 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: HCKT's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 11.2 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.
The Hackett Group, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: The Hackett Group, Inc.
- Ticker: HCKT
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1991
- Industry: IT Consulting and Other Services
- Sector: Software
- Implied Market Cap: US$592.864m
- Shares outstanding: 29.79m
- Website: https://www.thehackettgroup.com
Number of Employees
- The Hackett Group, Inc.
- 1001 Brickell Bay Drive
- Suite 3000
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/01/17 23:24|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/01/14 00:00|
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