Korn Ferry [NYSE: KFY] opened at $39.22 and closed at $40.21 a share within trading session on Dec 6, 2019. That means that the stock dropped by -1.72% compared to the closing price from a day before, when the stock touched $39.52.

Between the start and the closing of the latest trading session, Korn Ferry [NYSE: KFY] had 1.2 million shares being bought and sold. In the last three months, average trading volumes hovered around 413.80K shares. During the last week, volatility in the share price was set at 2.21%, which placed the metric for the last 30 days at 1.92%. The price of the stock additionally went down to $34.35 during that period and KFY managed to take a rebound to $49.54 in the last 52 weeks.

Korn Ferry [NYSE:KFY]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Its stock price has been found in the range of 34.35 to 49.54. This is compared to its latest closing price of $40.21.

Stay on the lookout for the next publication of this organization’s financial results for the quarter, which will be made public on Thu 5 Mar (In 88 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of Korn Ferry [KFY]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Korn Ferry [KFY] sitting at +12.56 and its Gross Margin at +24.97, this company’s Net Margin is now 5.10%. These metrics indicate that this company is not generating as much profit, after accounting for expenses, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 16.97, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 7.60%. Its Return on Equity is 8.27, and its Return on Assets is 4.39. These metrics suggest that this Korn Ferry does a poor job of managing its assets, and likely won’t be able to provide successful business outcomes for its investors in the near term.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, Korn Ferry [KFY] has generated a Total Debt to

Total Equity ratio of 17.96. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 15.23, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 9.55. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 14.36, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 17.96.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 6.12 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 0.76. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 0.91, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.10. Korn Ferry [KFY] has a Price to Book Ratio of 2.14, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 10.19 and P/E Ratio of 12.25. These metrics all suggest that Korn Ferry is more likely to generate a positive ROI.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Korn Ferry [KFY] earns $227,456 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 4.67 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.85. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 2.06 and its Current Ratio is 2.06. This company, considering these metrics, has a healthy ratio between its short-term liquid assets and its short-term liabilities, making it a less risky investment.

Korn Ferry [KFY] has 56.95M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $2.25B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 34.35 to 49.54. At its current price, it has moved down by -20.23% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 15.05% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 1.11, which indicates that it is 2.21% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 58.82. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is Korn Ferry [KFY] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of Korn Ferry [KFY], on the whole, present investors with both positive and negative signals. Wall Street analysts have mixed reviews when it comes to the 12-month price outlook, and this company’s financials show a combination of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the price performance, this investment is somewhat risky while presenting reasonable potential for ROI.