Korn Ferry Story

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KFY -- USA Stock  

USD 47.89  0.29  0.60%

Korn Ferry Accounts Payable Turnover is fairly stable at the moment as compared to the past year. Korn Ferry reported Accounts Payable Turnover of 46.49 in 2019. Cash and Equivalents Turnover is likely to rise to 3.04 in 2020, whereas Average Assets are likely to drop slightly above 2.2 B in 2020. Korn Ferry is scheduled to announce its earnings tomorrow. The upcoming quarterly report is expected on the 23rd of November 2020. While some generation-Y investors are indifferent towards industrials space, it makes sense to break down Korn Ferry using its fundamentals . We will evaluate why we are still confident in anticipation of a recovery. We currently estimate Korn Ferry as overvalued. The real value is approaching 35.89 per share.
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Does Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY) have strong basic indicators based on the current rise?
Korn Ferry trade recommendations module can be used to check and cross-verify current advice provided by analysts analyzing the firm's potential to grow using all of fundamental, technical, data market data available at the time. Korn Ferry dividends can provide a clue to the current value of the stock. The firm one year expected dividend income is about $0.23 per share.
Typically, a company's financial statements are the reports that show the financial position of the company. There are three main documents that fall into the category of financial statements. These documents include Korn Ferry income statement, its balance sheet, and the statement of cash flows. Potential Korn Ferry investors and stakeholders use financial statements to determine how well the company is positioned to perform in the future. Although Korn Ferry investors may use each financial statement separately, they are all related. The changes in Korn Ferry's assets and liabilities, for example, are also reflected in the revenues and expenses that we see on Korn Ferry's income statement, which results in the company's gains or losses. Cash flows can provide more information regarding cash listed on a balance sheet, but not equivalent to net income shown on the income statement. Please read more on our technical analysis and fundamental analysis pages. The goal of Korn Ferry fundamental analysis is to do accurate financial forecasts. There are several possible objectives to fundamental analysis, such as projecting of Korn Ferry performance into the future periods or doing a reasonable stock valuation. The intrinsic value of Korn Ferry shares is the value that is considered the true value of the share. If the intrinsic value Korn Ferry is higher than its market price, buying is generally recommended. If it is equal to the market price, it is recommended to hold; and if it is less than the market price, then one should sell all shares Korn Ferry. Please read more on our fundamental analysis page.

What is Korn Ferry Asset Breakdown?

Korn Ferry reports assets on its Balance Sheet. It represents the amount of Korn Ferry resources that either has an existing economic value or will provide some form of benefits in the future. To get a better handle on how balance sheet or income statements item affect Korn Ferry volatility, please check the breakdown of all its fundamentals

Are Korn Ferry Earnings Expected to grow?

The future earnings power of Korn Ferry involves the interaction of many company-specific, industry, and economic forces. Earnings estimates embody investors' opinions of Korn Ferry factors such as sales growth, product demand, competitive industry environment, profit margins, and cost controls. Korn Ferry stock prices adjust as these expectations change or are proven wrong. The main thing to remember is that equities with high expected earnings growth tend to underperform the market because it is usually difficult to meet the market's high expectations. Companies with low earnings expectations tend to do better than expected. Please use our latest analysis of Korn Ferry expected earnings.

And What about dividends?

A dividend is the distribution of a portion of Korn Ferry earnings, decided and managed by the company's board of directors and paid to a class of its shareholders. Note, announcements of dividend payouts are generally accompanied by a proportional increase or decrease in a company's stock price. Korn Ferry dividend payments follow a chronological order of events, and the associated dates are important to determine the shareholders who qualify for receiving the dividend payment. Korn Ferry one year expected dividend income is about $0.2 per share.
Payment of Dividends and Other Cash Distributions is likely to drop to about (22.1 M) in 2021. Dividend Yield is likely to drop to 0.0143 in 2021.
Last ReportedProjected for 2021
Payment of Dividends and Other Cash Distributions-20.5 M-22.1 M
Dividend Yield 0.0161  0.0143 
Dividends per Basic Common Share 0.46  0.45 
Investing in dividend-paying stocks, such as Korn Ferry is one of the few strategies that are good for long-term investment. Ex-dividend dates are significant because investors in Korn Ferry must own a stock before its ex-dividend date to receive its next dividend. This type of analysis is very useful when you want to generate a past dividend schedule and payout information for Korn Ferry. Then that information in the form of graph and calendar can be used to fully explain how Du Pont dividends can provide a real clue to its valuation.

Korn Ferry Gross Profit

Korn Ferry Gross Profit growth is one of the most critical measures in evaluating the company. The Gross Profit growth rate is calculated simply by comparing Korn Ferry previous period's values with its current period's values. Each time period you're measuring should be of equal lengths the increase or decrease, in a company's Gross Profit between two periods. Here we show Korn Ferry Gross Profit growth over the last 10 years. Please check Gross Profit in more details.

Sale by George Shaheen of 13650 shares of Korn Ferry

Legal trades by Korn Ferry insiders are very common, as founders, directors, or employees of any publicly traded firm often have stock or stock options. These trades are made public in the United States through the filing of Form 4 of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Below entry was recorded recently and is publicly available as an insider trade:
Korn Ferry insider trading alert for sale of common stock par value $0.01 per share by George Shaheen, the corporate stakeholder, on 27th of November 2020. This event was filed by Korn Ferry with SEC on 2020-11-27. Statement of changes in beneficial ownership - SEC Form 4. George Shaheen currently serves as independent non-executive chairman of the board of Korn Ferry [view details]   
Note, although insider trading is legal, in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Germany, for mandatory reporting purposes, corporate insiders are defined as a company's officers, directors, and any beneficial owners of more than 10% of a class of the company's equity securities.

Breaking down Korn Ferry Indicators

Many companies such as Korn Ferry have both institutions investors and insiders sharing the ownership. Retail investors typically buy and sell stocks in round lots of 100 shares or more. Other other hand institutional investors are known to buy and sell in block trades of 10,000 shares or more. Let's take a look at how the ownership of Korn Ferry is distributed among investors.

Ownership Allocation

Korn Ferry maintains a total of fifty-four million seven hundred eighty thousand outstanding shares. The majority of Korn Ferry outstanding shares are owned by institutional investors. These third-party entities are usually referred to as non-private investors looking to shop for positions in Korn Ferry to benefit from reduced commissions. Consequently, institutional holders are subject to a different set of regulations than regular investors in Korn Ferry. Please pay attention to any change in the institutional holdings of Korn Ferry as this could imply that something significant has changed or about to change at the company. Please note that no matter how much assets the company has, if the real value of the firm is less than the current market value, you may not be able to make money on it.

Retail Investors2.94
 2017 2018 2019 2020 (projected)
Consolidated Income135.9 M104.8 M107.02 M97.34 M
Direct Expenses73.66 M75.49 M85.89 M72.03 M

Asset Utilization

The asset utilization indicator refers to the revenue earned for every dollar of assets a company currently reports. Korn Ferry has an asset utilization ratio of 94.28 percent. This suggests that the company is making $0.94 for each dollar of assets. An increasing asset utilization means that Korn Ferry is more efficient with each dollar of assets it utilizes for everyday operations.

Current Assets
1.1 B
Assets Non Current
1.3 B
661.9 M
Current Assets1.07 Billion34.11
Assets Non Current1.32 Billion42.15
Goodwill661.9 Million21.2
Tax Assets79.42 Million2.54

Another small slide for Korn Ferry

Current sortino ratio is at 0.19. As of the 22nd of November, Korn Ferry secures the Risk Adjusted Performance of 0.183, downside deviation of 1.66, and Mean Deviation of 1.71. Korn Ferry technical analysis lets you operate historical price patterns with an objective to determine a pattern that forecasts the direction of the firm's future prices. Strictly speaking, you can use this information to find out if the firm will indeed mirror its model of past prices, or the prices will eventually revert. We were able to analyze nineteen technical drivers for Korn Ferry, which can be compared to its peers in the industry. Please verify Korn Ferry variance and potential upside to decide if Korn Ferry is priced some-what accurately, providing market reflects its recent price of 38.25 per share. Given that Korn Ferry has jensen alpha of 0.3709, we recommend you to check Korn Ferry's last-minute market performance to make sure the company can sustain itself at a future point.

The Bottom Line

While some firms within the staffing & employment services industry are still a little expensive, even after the recent corrections, Korn Ferry may offer a potential longer-term growth to investors. To conclude, as of the 22nd of November 2020, our current 30 days Buy-Hold-Sell recommendation on the company is Strong Hold. We believe Korn Ferry is currently overvalued with below average chance of financial distress for the next two years.

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