Kforce (KFRC) Getting Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Shows

Media coverage about Kforce (NASDAQ:KFRC) has been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Kforce earned a news sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 44.4969642158071 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Kforce (NASDAQ KFRC) opened at $26.65 on Monday. Kforce has a fifty-two week low of $16.75 and a fifty-two week high of $27.30. The company has a current ratio of 2.95, a quick ratio of 2.95 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.91. The company has a market capitalization of $705.35, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.64 and a beta of 1.68.

Kforce (NASDAQ:KFRC) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 31st. The business services provider reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.45. Kforce had a return on equity of 28.83% and a net margin of 2.71%. The business had revenue of $341.05 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $340.67 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.44 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up .2% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts expect that Kforce will post 1.5 earnings per share for the current year.

Several equities research analysts have issued reports on KFRC shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Kforce from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. TheStreet upgraded Kforce from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a report on Monday, October 2nd. SunTrust Banks lowered Kforce from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and reduced their price target for the stock from $23.00 to $22.00 in a report on Wednesday, October 11th. ValuEngine upgraded Kforce from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. Finally, Robert W. Baird reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $25.00 price target on shares of Kforce in a report on Friday, November 3rd. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $24.83.

In related news, CFO David M. Kelly sold 15,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $24.05, for a total value of $360,750.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, President Joseph J. Liberatore sold 21,380 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $27.15, for a total transaction of $580,467.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders have sold 105,137 shares of company stock worth $2,686,362. Insiders own 13.30% of the company’s stock.

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Kforce Company Profile

Kforce Inc (Kforce) is engaged in providing professional and technical specialty staffing services and solutions. The Company operates through three segments, which include Technology (Tech), Finance and Accounting (FA) and Government Solutions (GS). The Company’s Tech segment includes the operations of its subsidiary Kforce Global Solutions, Inc The FA segment is engaged in providing both temporary staffing and permanent placement services to its clients in areas, such as general accounting, business analysis and others.

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