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The Korn/Ferry International (KFY) CEO Sells $276880.00 in Stock

The business services provider reported $0.62 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.59 by $0.03.

University of MI professor and noted insider trading researcher, Nejat Seyhun, discovered that when insiders bought shares of their own companies, the stocks outperformed the total market by 8.9% over the following year while when they sold shares, the stock underperformed 5.4% over the same period. The shares were sold at an average price of $34.61, for a total transaction of $173,050.00. About 259,294 shares traded.

The stock of Korn Ferry International (NYSE:KFY) registered an increase of 3.39% in short interest. It has outperformed by 1.31% the S&P500.The move comes after 8 months positive chart setup for the $1.94 billion company. Eagle Asset Management reported 0.16% stake. Tower Research Cap Ltd Llc (Trc) has 0.01% invested in Urban Outfitters, Inc. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.17%. Elk Creek Ptnrs Ltd Company owns 751,220 shares for 1.49% of their portfolio. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $59.78 and compares with the $24.41 52-week low. It has outperformed by 4.92% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.09 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.13, from 0.81 in 2016Q3.

According to the most recent SEC filings, corporate insiders at Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY) have decreased their position in the stock by -59.63% over the past 6 months.

Korn/Ferry International (Korn Ferry) is a people and organizational advisory company. Curbstone Financial Mngmt accumulated 0.29% or 15,400 shares.

A number of equities research analysts recently commented on KFY shares. BlackRock Inc. boosted its position in Korn/Ferry International by 81,030.6% in the first quarter. South Dakota Inv Council, South Dakota-based fund reported 86,957 shares. Virginia Retirement Systems Et Al holds 61,000 shares. California Pub Employees Retirement holds 0.01% in Korn Ferry International (NYSE:KFY) or 111,700 shares. Pinebridge Invs LP stated it has 7,512 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Moreover, Rhumbline Advisers has 0.01% invested in Korn Ferry International (NYSE:KFY).

The consensus analysts recommendation at this point stands at 2.20 for Korn/Ferry International. The stock of Korn Ferry International (NYSE:KFY) earned "Outperform" rating by William Blair on Tuesday, April 11. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Korn/Ferry International from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note on Thursday, June 22nd. Next Gru holds 0% or 1,000 shares in its portfolio. Guggenheim Capital LLC boosted its position in Korn/Ferry International by 2.8% in the fourth quarter.

The value of the investment in Korn/Ferry International increased from $462,000 to $467,000 a change of $5,000 since the last quarter.

In related news, CFO Robert P. Rozek sold 5,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 30th.

Analysts await Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) to report earnings on July, 20. Next quarter's EPS is forecasted at $0.64 with next year's EPS projected to be $2.72. It has a 23.49 P/E ratio. About 6.40M shares traded or 72.97% up from the average. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 28th.

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: "Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY) CEO Gary D. Burnison Sells 40,000 Shares" was first published by Community Financial News and is the sole property of of Community Financial News. It also increased its holding in Deere & Co (NYSE:DE) by 138,471 shares in the quarter, for a total of 141,903 shares, and has risen its stake in Conocophillips (NYSE:COP). We have $36.22 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:KFY worth $77.60M more. Scannell Timothy J sold $1.81M worth of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) on Monday, May 1. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating, three have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 27% are positive. Urban Outfitters Inc. had 84 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Monday, June 19 by Needham. On Tuesday, August 18 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with "Market Perform". On Friday, August 21 the stock rating was upgraded by Zacks to "Sell". The firm has "Buy" rating by SunTrust given on Friday, October 14. Nomura initiated the stock with "Neutral" rating in Thursday, March 17 report. The stock of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, August 12 by Stifel Nicolaus. As per Wednesday, January 11, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets.

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