KornFerry Story

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KFY -- USA Stock  

USD 62.00  1.97  3.08%

While some of us are excited about industrials space, it makes sense to break down KornFerry International in greater detail to make a better perception of its potential. As expected, KornFerry International is starting to reaffirm its true potential as investors are becoming more and more confident in the future outlook. The returns on the market and returns on KornFerry International appear slightly correlated for the last few months. The appearance of strong technical and fundamental indicators of the company suggests a short-term price swing for investors of KornFerry. KornFerry International is scheduled to announce its earnings today. The next earnings report is expected on the 1st of July 2021.
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Will KornFerry International (NYSE:KFY) price continue to rise in March?
This firm's average rating is Strong Buy from 4 analysts. Do analysts base this consensus on technical analyses? We know that typical technical analysis utilizes price momentum, patterns, and trends looking at historical prices. It aims to identify signals based on KornFerry International market sentiment investors' perception of the future value of KornFerry. Let us look at a few aspects of KornFerry technical analysis.
Using predictive technical analysis, we will analyze different prices and returns patterns and diagnose historical swings to determine the real value of KornFerry International. In general, we focus on analyzing KornFerry International stock price patterns and their correlations with different microeconomic environment and drivers. We also apply predictive analytics to build KornFerry International's daily price indicators and compare them against related drivers such as momentum indicators and various other types of predictive indicators. Using this methodology combined with a more conventional technical analysis and fundamental analysis, we attempt to find the most accurate representation of KornFerry International's intrinsic value. In addition to deriving basic predictive indicators for KornFerry International, we also check how macroeconomic factors affect KornFerry International price patterns. Please read more on our technical analysis page or use our predictive modules below to complement your research.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of KornFerry International's stock price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of KornFerry International in the context of predictive analytics.
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as KornFerry International. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against KornFerry International's peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, KornFerry International's competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in KornFerry International.

How does KornFerry Stands against Peers?

Analyzing KornFerry International competition or peers my help you to expand the diversification possibilities of your existing portfolios and to get a better perspective on locking in new positions. Try to analyze the advantages of investing in traded instruments related to KornFerry International across multiple sectors and thematic ideas. A good competitive analysis can cover a lot of different areas. But what areas to choose depends on who you are. The more exhaustive you are in your analysis, the more effective your competitive analysis will be.
Check out KornFerry International Competition Details

How KornFerry utilizes its cash?

To perform a cash flow analysis of KornFerry International, investors first need to understand how to read the cash flow statement. A cash flow statement shows the amount of cash KornFerry International is receiving and how much cash it distributes out in a given period. The KornFerry International cash flow statement breaks down these inflows and outflows into different buckets, including operating activities, investing activities, and financing activities.
KornFerry International Net Cash Flow from Operations is fairly stable at the moment as compared to the past year. KornFerry International reported Net Cash Flow from Operations of 271.8 Million in 2020

Sale by George Shaheen of 13650 shares of Korn Ferry

Legal trades by KornFerry International 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.

Closer look at KornFerry International Variance

KornFerry International has current Variance of 5.58. Variance is another measure of security risk that shows the amount of dispersion of equity returns around their mean value. Variance is calculated as the average squared deviations from the mean. Evaluating a set of investment alternatives one can use variance to help determine the volatility when purchasing a specific security. Similar to Standard Deviation, the variance is a measure of how far a set of numbers is spread out around its mean.

Variance is also a measure of stock volatility and can help determine the risk an investor might take on when purchasing a specific security. A relatively big variance indicates that the daily prices or returns are far from the mean and a small variance indicates that they are located around the mean.

Variance 
 = 
SUM(RET DEV)2 
 = 
5.58
SUM = Summation notation
RET DEV = Actual returns deviation over selected period
N = Number of points for the period
Let's now compare KornFerry International Variance to its closest peers:
KFY
ADP
DHX
HHR
HQI
KFY5.582695184478813
ADP1.55
DHX13.06
HHR3.26
HQI18.8

Our perspective of the current KornFerry International rise

The risk adjusted performance is down to 0.19 as of today. KornFerry International has relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.4 and kurtosis of -0.24. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate KornFerry International to ensure all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future expected returns.

Our Final Take On KornFerry International

While some other companies within the staffing & employment services industry are still a little expensive, even after the recent corrections, KornFerry International may offer a potential longer-term growth to investors. To conclude, as of the 22nd of February 2021, our concluding 30 days buy-hold-sell recommendation on the company is Strong Hold. We believe KornFerry International is overvalued with low probability of distress for the next two years.

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