KornFerry Story

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KFY -- USA Stock  

USD 61.55  0.91  1.50%

KornFerry International is scheduled to announce its earnings today. The next earnings report is expected on the 1st of July 2021. KornFerry International Cash and Equivalents Turnover is fairly stable at the moment as compared to the past year. KornFerry International reported Cash and Equivalents Turnover of 2.70 in 2020. Cash Flow Per Share is likely to rise to 4.22 in 2021, whereas Average Assets are likely to drop slightly above 2.4 B in 2021. As many baby boomers are still indifferent towards industrials space, it makes sense to break down KornFerry International as a unique choice for millenniums. We will inspect if it could be a much better year for KornFerry International shareholders.
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Will KornFerry (NYSE:KFY) continue to grow in March?
This firm has 616.29 M in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 0.5, which is OK given its current industry classification. The asset utilization indicator refers to the revenue earned for every dollar of assets a company currently reports. KornFerry International has an asset utilization ratio of 91.65 percent. This suggests that the company is making $0.92 for each dollar of assets. An increasing asset utilization means that KornFerry International is more efficient with each dollar of assets it utilizes for everyday operations.
KornFerry International financial leverage ratio helps determine the effect of debt on the overall profitability of the company. It measures the total debt position of KornFerry International, including all of KornFerry International's outstanding debt obligations, and compares it with the equity. In simple terms, the high financial leverage means the cost of production, together with running the business day-to-day, is high, whereas, lower financial leverage implies lower fixed cost investment in the business and generally considered by investors to be a good sign. So if creditors own a majority of KornFerry International assets, the company is considered highly leveraged. Understanding the composition and structure of overall KornFerry International debt and outstanding corporate bonds gives a good idea of how risky the capital structure of a business is and if it is worth investing in it.
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Understanding KornFerry Total Debt

KornFerry International liabilities are broken down into two parts on the balance sheet. These are short-term (or current) obligations and long-term debt. KornFerry International has to fulfill its short-term liabilities in this reporting year and should be no more than 12 months old. Long-term debt, on the other hand, is anything beyond the 12-month payment timeframe. Common short-term liabilities found on KornFerry International balance sheet include debt obligations and money owed to different KornFerry International vendors, workers, and loan providers. Below is the chart of KornFerry main long-term debt accounts currently reported on its balance sheet.
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How important is KornFerry International's Liquidity

KornFerry International financial leverage refers to using borrowed capital as a funding source to finance KornFerry International ongoing operations. It is usually used to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on borrowed capital. KornFerry International financial leverage is typically calculated by taking the company's all interest-bearing debt and dividing it by total capital. So the higher the debt-to-capital ratio (i.e., financial leverage), the riskier the company. Please check the breakdown between KornFerry International's total debt and its cash.

Sale by Byrne Mulrooney of 17500 shares of KornFerry International

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:
KornFerry insider trading alert for sale of common stock par value $0.01 per share by Byrne Mulrooney, CEO-RPO Pro. Srch. & Dig., on 1st of March 2021. This event was filed by Korn Ferry with SEC on 2021-03-01. Statement of changes in beneficial ownership - SEC Form 4. Byrne Mulrooney currently serves as chief executive officer - rpo, professional search and products of KornFerry International [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.

What is driving KornFerry International Investor Appetite?

The current price rise of KornFerry International may raise some interest from investors. The stock closed today at a share price of 61.56 on 726,583 in trading volume. The company executives may have good odds in positioning the firm resources to exploit market volatility in March. The stock standard deviation of daily returns for 30 days investing horizon is currently 2.55. The current volatility is consistent with the ongoing market swings in January 2021 as well as with KornFerry International unsystematic, company-specific events.

Asset Breakdown

1.4 B
Assets Non Current
719.2 M
Goodwill
1.2 B
Current Assets
Total Assets2.6 Billion
Current Assets1.16 Billion
Assets Non Current1.44 Billion
Goodwill719.21 Million
Tax Assets74.46 Million

Our perspective of the current KornFerry International rise

Current value at risk indicator falls down to -2.98. Possible price jump? KornFerry International has relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.72 and kurtosis of 0.66. 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 other entities 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-vs-Sell' recommendation on the company is Strong Buy. However, we believe KornFerry International is overvalued with low chance of bankruptcy for the next two years.

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