Staffing & Outsourcing Services

(MAN) ManpowerGroup Hikes Dividend

ManpowerGroup Inc. (MAN) recently announced its decision of a dividend hike. The company raised its semi-annual dividend by 7% to 46 cents (or 92 cents annually) from 43 cents a share (or 86 cents annually).

The increased dividend...

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(MAN) What’s in Store for ManpowerGroup this Earnings?

ManpowerGroup Inc. (MAN) is slated to report its first-quarter 2013 results before the market opens on Apr 19. In the last quarter, it posted a positive surprise of 18.2%. Let’s see how things are shaping up for this announcement.


27Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (MAN) What’s in Store for ManpowerGroup this Earnings? | Continued

(PAYX) Paychex Rises to a New 52-Week High

Shares of Paychex Inc. (PAYX) reached a new 52-week high of $36.16 on Thursday, Apr 11, 2013, following decent third-quarter 2013 results announced on Mar 27, an improving job market, improvement in hiring activities and better visibility...

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(RHI) Robert Half International Completes Holiday Program

Considering the holiday season, the world’s largest provider of skilled professionals Robert Half International, Inc. (RHI) distributed more than 14,000 toys and games, food and household items across North America through its annual...

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(RHI) Robert Half International – Bull of the Day

We are upgrading our recommendation on Robert Half International (RHI) to Outperform from Neutral following robust first quarter 2012 earnings. The company’s first quarter earnings of $0.34 per share surpassed the prior-year...

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(ASGN) Company News for March 22, 2012 – Corporate Summary

•    Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) announced that next year it would offer an original horror series, Hemlock Grove, starring Bill Skarsgard and Famke Janssen. Following the announcement, Netflix’ shares jumped 4.4% to settle at $120.10 a share

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(PAYX) Paychex Mobile App for iPad

Paychex Inc. (PAYX) has introduced a software-as-a-service (SaaS) application that is tailor-made for Apple Inc.’s (AAPL) iPad. We believe that the launch of this...

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(NCI) Navigant Consulting Analyst Downgrades Shares to Neutral

We have recently downgraded Navigant Consulting Inc. (NCI) to Neutral from Outperform.

Navigant reported strong quarterly results and lifted its full-year guidance. The company’s third-quarter 2011 adjusted earnings per share...

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(MAN) Manpower Beats on Bottom-Line

ManpowerGroup (MAN), the global leader in the employment services industry, recently posted better-than-expected third-quarter 2011 results that topped the Zacks’ expectation on the heels of revenue growth across all regions with...

26Oct2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(NCI) Navigant Consulting Incorporated – Bull of the Day

Navigant Consulting Inc. (NCI) topped both earnings and revenues in its second-quarter 2011 results. Its utilization rate improved substantially. Navigant’s restructuring activities, construction dispute practice and economics...

1Sep2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(PAYX) Paychex Disappoints in Fourth Quarter

Paychex Inc. (PAYX) reported fourth-quarter fiscal 2011 earnings of 33 cents per share, which came in line with the Zacks Consensus Estimate. Though the quarter’s results indicate an improving client retention rate and higher checks...

24Jun2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(PAYX) Paychex Fourth Quarter 2011 Earnings Preview

Paychex Inc. (PAYX) is scheduled to announce its fourth quarter fiscal 2011 results on June 23, and we do not see any major variation in analyst estimates at this point.

Third Quarter Overview


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(NCI) Navigant Consulting Reiterated at Neutral

We reiterate our Neutral recommendation on Navigant Consulting Inc. (NCI) for the long term, based on its first quarter 2011 earnings, opportunities associated with health care reform and the integration of Ethos Physician Services,...

22Jun2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(MAN) Manpower Analyst Upgrades Shares to Outperform

We recently upgraded our recommendation on ManpowerGroup (MAN) to Outperform with a price target of $61.00. Moreover, the company also holds a Zacks #1 Rank, which translates into a short-term ‘Strong Buy’ rating and correlates...

20Jun2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(KFY) Korn/Ferry – Barchart Chart of the Day

Barchart.coms Chart of the Day – Korn/Ferry (KFY)
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(MAN) Manpower Group – Bull of the Day

Manpower Group’s (MAN) first-quarter 2011 results topped Zacks expectations on the heels of revenue growth across all geographies with several European and emerging markets portraying robust trends. Management now expects second-quarter...

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(PAYX) Paychex Takes Over ePlan Services

New York-based outsourcing service provider Paychex Inc. (PAYX) recently completed the acquisition of recordkeeping and administrative solutions provider, ePlan Services. Financial details of the transaction were not divulged. Post...

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(MAN) Manpower Incorporated Takes Stake in Web Development Company Limited

Manpower Inc. (MAN), one of the leading employment services provider, recently announced that it has gained 74% stake in Kolkata, India-based, Web Development Company Limited (WDC),  which offers IT services and professional resourcing.


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(KFY) Korn/Ferry International – Fee Revenues Up 32%

Korn/Ferry International (KFY) looks like a serious momentum player. Its share price just jumped to a 2-year high as companies begin to hire out of the recession. With another good quarter in the bag and a bullish growth projection, this Zacks #1 rank stock clears...

1Jan2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(PAYX) Paychex Rolls Out Retirement Forms Solution

New York-based outsourcing service provider, Paychex Inc. (PAYX) announced the rollout of a new solution for filling up form 5500. The solution will come in handy for the many organizations offering retirement schemes.


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(MAN) Manpower Secures Training Agreement in Serbia

Manpower Inc. (MAN), a global leader in employment services industry, recently entered into an agreement with the Ministry of Youth and Sport, Republic of Serbia, to provide training and employment opportunities to jobseekers, marking...

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(KELYA) Breakdown of the Employment Report In-Depth

EDITOR’S NOTE: We are breaking up this analysis of today’s BLS report into 2 parts. This is Part 1.

In March, the overall official unemployment rate held steady at 9.7%, even as the economy added 162,000 jobs Incorporatedluding 123,000 in the private sector.


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(PAYX) Paychex Sales Dip – Outlook Dull

Paychex Inc. (PAYX) reported third quarter 2010 EPS of 34 cents per share, in-line with the Zacks Consensus estimate.


The company reported third quarter 2010 revenue of $507.8 million, a decrease...

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(KELYA) Employment Report – In Depth

In general, the employment report released this morning was better than expected, but there were many cross-currents. There was a slight disappointment in the establishment survey’s job count, which came in at a loss of 20,000 jobs, as job gains of 15,000 were expected. Also, the revisions to prior...

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(KFY) Korn/Ferry International Incorporated – Earnings Estimates Are Rising

Korn/Ferry International, Inc. (KFY) recently rebounded from a key trend line that has been supporting prices for most of the last 10 months to move back within striking distance of the 52-week high at$18

Company Description


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(JOBS) 51job Incorporated – $3.3 Million of Shares Repurchased During Quarter

51job, Inc. (JOBS) more than tripled in 2009, rising on the strong Chinese economy and strong Q3 results from late Novemeber that saw a big jump in revenues from the company’s...

21Jan2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(NCI) Navigant Consulting Purchases Summit Blue Consulting

Further enhancing its clean energy Advisor position in the energy market, on Monday, Navigant Consulting Inc. (NCI) announced the purchase of Summit Blue Consulting LLC, a leading...

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(MAN) Employment Numbers Disappoint

The employment report for December came in weaker than expected with 85,000 jobs lost, versus consensus expectations of a loss of 35,000 jobs. It is worth noting, however, that the consensus expectations had been moving down over the course of the week, especially in reaction to the ADP numbers, which...

8Jan2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(KFY) Korn/Ferry International’s Second Quarter Report is Better than Expected

Korn/Ferry International (KFY) reported better-than-expected fiscal second quarter results primarily due to a strict control over operating expenses. The company posted earnings of 9 cents per share, excluding restructuring charges,...

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(KELYA) Economy Produces Weak Employment Report

The October employment report came in weaker than expected as the country lost 190,000 jobs, rather than the 175,000 expectation. It was, however, an improvement over the 219,000 lost in September, but worse than the 154,000 jobs lost in August. Both the September and August job losses were revised...

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