Cowen Inc. (COWN) Reaches $12.80 Yearly Low; Last Week Korn/Ferry International (KFY) Analysts

February 15, 2018 - By Neil V. Hobbs

Among 4 analysts covering Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Korn/Ferry International had 12 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, October 18 by SunTrust. On Thursday, September 7 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Hold”. The rating was downgraded by Zacks to “Buy” on Wednesday, August 12. On Friday, November 10 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Hold”. The rating was initiated by Deutsche Bank with “Hold” on Thursday, August 18. As per Monday, August 31, the company rating was maintained by William Blair. SunTrust maintained Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY) on Thursday, November 30 with “Buy” rating. On Thursday, September 7 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Hold”. As per Thursday, June 16, the company rating was downgraded by Robert W. Baird. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Hold” rating and $45.0 target in Wednesday, December 6 report. See Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY) latest ratings:

06/12/2017 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Hold New Target: $45.0 Maintain
30/11/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $56.0 Maintain
10/11/2017 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Hold New Target: $37.0 Maintain
27/10/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $50.0 Maintain
18/10/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $42.0 Maintain
07/09/2017 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Hold New Target: $37.0 Maintain
07/09/2017 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Hold Old Target: $34 New Target: $40 Maintain

The stock of Cowen Inc. (NASDAQ:COWN) hit a new 52-week low and has $11.78 target or 8.00% below today’s $12.80 share price. The 8 months bearish chart indicates high risk for the $397.92 million company. The 1-year low was reported on Feb, 15 by Barchart.com. If the $11.78 price target is reached, the company will be worth $31.83 million less. The stock increased 3.64% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $12.8. About 450,499 shares traded or 20.95% up from the average. Cowen Inc. (NASDAQ:COWN) has risen 22.52% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.82% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.07 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.77, from 1.3 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 14 investors sold Korn/Ferry International shares while 42 reduced holdings. 47 funds opened positions while 69 raised stakes. 48.29 million shares or 1.88% less from 49.22 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. South Dakota Investment Council reported 29,400 shares. Trexquant Inv L P holds 7,454 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. Eagle Asset Mgmt has invested 0.12% of its portfolio in Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY). Ameritas Investment Prns has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY). Oakworth Cap accumulated 299 shares. 1.56 million were reported by Wells Fargo & Mn. Parametrica Mngmt reported 6,834 shares. Hbk Limited Partnership holds 0.01% in Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY) or 44,700 shares. Sg Americas Securities Limited Liability Com reported 11,811 shares. Blackrock owns 6.80 million shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Moreover, Comerica Financial Bank has 0.02% invested in Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY) for 60,680 shares. Geode Lc invested in 0.01% or 461,263 shares. First Quadrant Ltd Partnership Ca has 0% invested in Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY) for 5,365 shares. Guggenheim Capital has 0% invested in Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY) for 33,688 shares. Northern invested 0.01% in Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY).

Korn/Ferry International, together with its subsidiaries, provides talent management solutions worldwide. The company has market cap of $2.36 billion. It operates through three divisions: Executive Search, Hay Group, and Futurestep. It has a 20.5 P/E ratio. The firm provides executive recruitment services that are used to fill executive-level positions, such as board directors, chief executive officers, chief financial officers, chief operating officers, chief information officers, chief human resource officers, and other senior executive officers for clients in the consumer, financial services, industrial, life sciences/healthcare provider, technology, and educational/not-for-profit industries.

The stock decreased 0.62% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $41.68. About 52,281 shares traded. Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY) has risen 18.01% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.31% the S&P500.

Since September 29, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 4 selling transactions for $3.68 million activity. Another trade for 8,000 shares valued at $320,470 was made by Leamon Jerry on Tuesday, October 3. $880,636 worth of Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY) shares were sold by MULROONEY BYRNE K. ROZEK ROBERT P sold $480,512 worth of stock or 12,000 shares. BURNISON GARY D sold $2.00 million worth of stock.

Investors sentiment is 0 in Q3 2017. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It is the same, as 0 investors sold Cowen Inc. shares while 2 reduced holdings. only 0 funds opened positions while 0 raised stakes. 45,788 shares or 12.45% less from 52,297 shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Moreover, Greenwich Wealth Mgmt Ltd Com has 0.12% invested in Cowen Inc. (NASDAQ:COWN) for 40,788 shares. Cacti Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp invested in 0.01% or 5,000 shares.

Cowen Group, Inc. is a publicly owned asset management holding company. The company has market cap of $397.92 million. Through its subsidiaries, the firm provides alternative investment management, investment banking, research, and sales and trading services for its clients. It has a 58.72 P/E ratio. It manages separate client focused portfolio through its subsidiaries.

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