Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. (HSII) and RCM Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:RCMT) Contrasting side by side

We are contrasting Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. (NASDAQ:HSII) and RCM Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:RCMT) on their risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, earnings and valuation, institutional ownership. They both are Staffing & Outsourcing Services companies, competing one another.

Valuation and Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. 700.10M 0.88 1.11M 1.14 28.58
RCM Technologies Inc. 196.14M 0.28 2.37M 0.29 13.42

In table 1 we can see Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. and RCM Technologies Inc.’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation. RCM Technologies Inc. has lower revenue and earnings than Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. The business with the higher P/E out of the two companies is considered for more expensive of the two firms currently. Heidrick & Struggles International Inc.’s currently higher P/E ratio makes it the more expensive of the two businesses.

Profitability

Table 2 hightlights the return on equity, net margins and return on assets of the two companies.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. -0.16% -0.5% -0.2%
RCM Technologies Inc. 1.21% 10.1% 3.2%

Volatility and Risk

A beta of 1.57 shows that Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. is 57.00% more volatile than Standard & Poor’s 500. Competitively, RCM Technologies Inc.’s 84.00% volatility makes it less volatile than Standard & Poor’s 500, because of the 0.16 beta.

Liquidity

Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. has a Current Ratio of 1.4 and a Quick Ratio of 1.4. Competitively, RCM Technologies Inc.’s Current Ratio is 2.5 and has 2.5 Quick Ratio. RCM Technologies Inc.’s better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than Heidrick & Struggles International Inc.

Dividends

$0.13 per share with a dividend yield of 0.41% is the annual dividend that Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. pay. No dividend is paid out by RCM Technologies Inc.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

Institutional investors owned 93.8% of Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. shares and 29.4% of RCM Technologies Inc. shares. About 2.97% of Heidrick & Struggles International Inc.’s share are owned by insiders. Comparatively, insiders own roughly 0.8% of RCM Technologies Inc.’s shares.

Performance

In this table we show the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. -10.83% -10.71% -19.38% -13.4% 35.36% 33.16%
RCM Technologies Inc. -0.25% -7.98% -17.47% -22.83% -33.58% -37.28%

For the past year Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. has 33.16% stronger performance while RCM Technologies Inc. has -37.28% weaker performance.

Summary

Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. beats RCM Technologies Inc. on 9 of the 14 factors.

Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides executive search, culture shaping, and leadership consulting services on a retained basis to businesses and business leaders in the Americas, Europe, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. The company enables its clients to build leadership teams by facilitating the recruitment, management, and deployment of senior executives. Its leadership consulting services and culture shaping services include leadership assessment; leadership, team, and board development; succession planning; talent strategy; people performance; inter-team collaboration; and organizational transformation. The company also specializes in advising organizations and institutions on strategic planning and decision making. It serves Fortune 1000 companies; middle market and emerging growth companies; governmental, higher education, and not-for-profit organizations; and other private and public entities. Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. was founded in 1953 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

RCM Technologies, Inc. provides business and technology solutions to the commercial and government sectors in the United States, Canada, and the Puerto Rico. The company operates through three segments: Engineering, Information Technology, and Specialty Health Care Services. The Engineering segment provides engineering and design, engineering analysis, engineer-procure-construct, configuration management, hardware/software validation and verification, quality assurance, technical writing and publications, manufacturing process planning and improvement, reliability centered maintenance, component and equipment testing, and risk management engineering. The Information Technology segment offers enterprise business solutions, application services, infrastructure solutions, competitive advantage and productivity solutions, life sciences solutions, and other vertical market specific solutions. The Specialty Health Care Services segment provides long-term and short-term staffing, executive search, and placement services in the fields of rehabilitation, including physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech language pathologists; nursing; managed care; allied health care; health care management; medical office support; and non-medical caregivers or companions. This segment also offers in-patient, outpatient, sub-acute and acute care, multilingual speech pathology, rehabilitation, and geriatric, pediatric, and adult day care services to hospitals, long-term care facilities, schools, sports medicine facilities, and private practices. The company also serves aerospace/defense, energy, financial services, life sciences, manufacturing and distribution, and technology industries; and the public sector. RCM Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1971 and is based in Pennsauken, New Jersey.

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