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Huron Consulting Group PE Ratio

: 38.39 (As of Today)
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The PE Ratio, or Price-to-Earnings ratio, or P/E Ratio, is a financial ratio used to compare a company's market price to its Earnings per Share (Diluted). As of today (2021-12-01), Huron Consulting Group's share price is $45.69. Huron Consulting Group's Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2021 was $1.19. Therefore, Huron Consulting Group's PE Ratio for today is 38.39.


The historical rank and industry rank for Huron Consulting Group's PE Ratio or its related term are showing as below:

NAS:HURN' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.9   Med: 31.29   Max: 89.77
Current: 38.39

14.9
89.77

During the past 13 years, the highest PE Ratio of Huron Consulting Group was 89.77. The lowest was 14.90. And the median was 31.29.


NAS:HURN's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
74% of the 726 Companies
in the Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.48 vs. NAS:HURN: 38.39 )

Huron Consulting Group's Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the three months ended in Sep. 2021 was $0.64. Its Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2021 was $1.19.

As of today (2021-12-01), Huron Consulting Group's share price is $45.69. Huron Consulting Group's EPS without NRI for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2021 was $1.19. Therefore, Huron Consulting Group's PE Ratio without NRI for today is 38.39.

During the past 13 years, Huron Consulting Group's highest PE Ratio without NRI was 232.44. The lowest was 14.90. And the median was 37.45.

Huron Consulting Group's EPS without NRI for the three months ended in Sep. 2021 was $0.64. Its EPS without NRI for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2021 was $1.19.

During the past 3 years, the average EPS without NRI Growth Rate was 48.60% per year.

During the past 13 years, Huron Consulting Group's highest 3-Year average EPS without NRI Growth Rate was 84.50% per year. The lowest was -46.30% per year. And the median was 19.40% per year.

Huron Consulting Group's EPS (Basic) for the three months ended in Sep. 2021 was $0.65. Its EPS (Basic) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2021 was $1.21.


Huron Consulting Group PE Ratio Historical Data

The historical data trend for Huron Consulting Group's PE Ratio can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* Premium members only.

Huron Consulting Group Annual Data
Trend Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
PE Ratio
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 28.78 At Loss 82.76 37.15 At Loss

Huron Consulting Group Quarterly Data
Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21
PE Ratio Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only At Loss At Loss 47.08 46.81 43.70

Competitive Comparison

For the Consulting Services subindustry, Huron Consulting Group's PE Ratio, along with its competitors' market caps and PE Ratio data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Huron Consulting Group PE Ratio Distribution

For the Business Services industry and Industrials sector, Huron Consulting Group's PE Ratio distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Huron Consulting Group's PE Ratio falls into.



Huron Consulting Group PE Ratio Calculation

The PE Ratio, or Price-to-Earnings ratio, or P/E Ratio, is a financial ratio used to compare a company's market price to its Earnings per Share (Diluted). It is the most widely used ratio in the valuation of stocks.

Huron Consulting Group's PE Ratio for today is calculated as

PE Ratio=Share Price/Earnings per Share (Diluted) (TTM)
=45.69/1.190
=38.39

Huron Consulting Group's Share Price of today is $45.69.
Huron Consulting Group's Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2021 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $1.19.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:


There are at least three kinds of PE Ratios used by different investors. They are Trailing Twelve Month PE Ratio or PE Ratio (TTM), Forward PE Ratio, or PE Ratio without NRI. A new PE Ratio based on inflation-adjusted normalized PE Ratio is called Shiller PE Ratio, after Yale professor Robert Shiller.

In the calculation of PE Ratio, the earnings per share used are the earnings per share over the past 12 months. For Forward PE Ratio, the earnings are the expected earnings for the next twelve months. In the case of PE Ratio without NRI, the reported earnings less the non-recurring items are used.

For Shiller PE Ratio, the earnings of the past 10 years are inflation-adjusted and averaged. Since it looks at the average over the last 10 years, Shiller PE Ratio is also called PE10.


Huron Consulting Group  (NAS:HURN) PE Ratio Explanation

The PE Ratio can be viewed as the number of years it takes for the company to earn back the price you pay for the stock. For example, if a company earns $2 a share per year, and the stock is traded at $30, the PE Ratio is 15. Therefore it takes 15 years for the company to earn back the $30 you paid for its stock, assuming the earnings stays constant over the next 15 years.

In real business, earnings never stay constant. If a company can grow its earnings, it takes fewer years for the company to earn back the price you pay for the stock. If a company's earnings decline it takes more years. As a shareholder, you want the company to earn back the price you pay as soon as possible. Therefore, lower P/E stocks are more attractive than higher P/E stocks so long as the PE Ratio is positive. Also for stocks with the same PE Ratio, the one with faster growth business is more attractive.

If a company loses money, the PE Ratio becomes meaningless.

To compare stocks with different growth rates, Peter Lynch invented a ratio called PEG Ratio. PEG Ratio is defined as the PE Ratio divided by the growth ratio. He thinks a company with a PE Ratio equal to its growth rate is fairly valued. Still he said he would rather buy a company growing 20% a year with a PE Ratio of 20, instead of a company growing 10% a year with a PE Ratio of 10.

Because the PE Ratio measures how long it takes to earn back the price you pay, the PE Ratio can be applied to the stocks across different industries. That is why it is the one of the most important and widely used indicators for the valuation of stocks.

Similar to the PE Ratio without NRI or PS Ratio or Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow or Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow , the PE Ratio measures the valuation based on the earning power of the company. This is where it is different from the PB Ratio , which measures the valuation based on the company's balance sheet.


Be Aware

Investors need to be aware that the PE Ratio can be misleading a lot of times, especially when the underlying business is cyclical and unpredictable. As Peter Lynch pointed out, cyclical businesses have higher profit margins at the peaks of the business cycles. Their earnings are high and PE Ratios are artificially low. It is usually a bad idea to buy a cyclical business when the PE Ratio is low. A better ratio to identify the time to buy a cyclical businesses is the PS Ratio .

PE Ratio can also be affected by non-recurring-items such as the sale of part of businesses. This may increase for the current year or quarter dramatically. But it cannot be repeated over and over. Therefore PE Ratio without NRI is a more accurate indication of valuation than PE Ratio.


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Huron Consulting Group Business Description

Huron Consulting Group logo
Industry
Industrials » Business Services NAICS : 541611 SIC : 8742
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
550 West Van Buren Street, Chicago, IL, USA, 60607
Huron Consulting Group Inc is a professional services firm. The company provides expertise in strategy, technology, operations, advisory services, & analytics through three operating segments namely Healthcare, Education, and Business Advisory. Healthcare segment helps the firms to transform and innovate the delivery model to focus on patient wellness by improving quality outcomes, minimizing care variation and fundamentally improving patient and population health, Education segment provides management consulting and technology solutions, and Business Advisory segment provides services to large and middle-market organizations, not-for-profit organizations, and private equity firms. It generates a majority of its revenue from the Healthcare Segment.
Executives
Zumwalt Debra director 149 COMMONWEALTH DRIVE MENLO PARK CA 94025
Roth James H director, officer: CEO HURON CONSULTING GROUP 550 WEST VAN BUREN STREET CHICAGO IL 60607
Hussey C. Mark officer: President and COO 550 WEST VAN BUREN STREET CHICAGO IL 60607
Mccartney John director US ROBOTICS INC 8100 MCCORMICK BLVD SKOKIE IL 60076
Featherstone Kyle officer: Controller 550 W. VAN BUREN 17TH FLOOR CHICAGO IL 60607
Lockhart H Eugene director OAK HILL FARM, P.O. BOX 489 4125 LOUISA ROAD KESWICK VA 22947
Sawyer Hugh E Iii director 1806 BALLY BUNION DRIVE DECATUR GA 30097
Singh-bushell Ekta director 9197 S. PEORIA ST. ENGLEWOOD CO 80112
Torain Ernest W. Jr. officer: EVP, Gen. Counsel & Corp.Sec. 550 W. VAN BUREN 17TH FLOOR CHICAGO IL 60607
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Kelly John D. officer: EVP, CFO and Treasurer 555 WEST VAN BUREN STREET CHICAGO IL 60607
Wong Ellen officer: Chief Accounting Officer 550 WEST VAN BUREN STREET CHICAGO IL 60607
Ratekin Diane E. officer: EVP, Gen. Counsel, & Corp.Sec. 550 WEST VAN BUREN STREET CHICAGO IL 60607
Moody John S director MARSH MCLENNAN REALTY ADVISORS 1166 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS NEW YORK NY 10036
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