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Best Consulting Service Stocks to Buy Now (2022)
Top consulting service stocks in 2022 ranked by overall Zen Score. See the best consulting service stocks to buy now, according to analyst forecasts for the consulting services industry.

Industry: Consulting Services
Ticker
Company
Exchange
Industry
Zen Score
Market Cap
Price
1d %
EBITDA
P/E
D/E
RGP
RESOURCES CONNECTION INC
NASDAQ
Consulting Services
$571.06M$17.251.17%$80.02M8.10x0.57
BWMN
BOWMAN CONSULTING GROUP LTD
NASDAQ
Consulting Services
$204.90M$15.50-0.45%$5.14M775.00x0.65
CRAI
CRA INTERNATIONAL INC
NASDAQ
Consulting Services
$612.06M$83.020.52%$82.52M14.39x1.63
TRU
TRANSUNION
NYSE
Consulting Services
$15.75B$81.86-0.91%$1.98B11.97x1.99
EFX
EQUIFAX INC
NYSE
Consulting Services
$23.43B$191.52-2.77%$1.64B30.55x1.97
EXPO
EXPONENT INC
NASDAQ
Consulting Services
$4.56B$87.970.49%$135.03M46.54x0.60
ICFI
ICF INTERNATIONAL INC
NASDAQ
Consulting Services
$1.81B$96.061.95%$144.95M25.62x1.31
BAH
BOOZ ALLEN HAMILTON HOLDING CORP
NYSE
Consulting Services
$11.22B$84.864.66%$898.19M24.53x4.76
FORR
FORRESTER RESEARCH INC
NASDAQ
Consulting Services
$957.96M$50.751.93%$72.43M38.45x2.22
GRNQ
GREENPRO CAPITAL CORP
NASDAQ
Consulting Services
$25.02M$0.32-5.64%-$6.56M-2.65x0.19
FCN
FTI CONSULTING INC
NYSE
Consulting Services
$5.67B$164.541.61%$352.94M24.02x0.82
FC
FRANKLIN COVEY CO
NYSE
Consulting Services
$516.20M$35.99-2.09%$31.66M25.17x1.71
HURN
HURON CONSULTING GROUP INC
NASDAQ
Consulting Services
$1.25B$58.932.74%$153.04M14.77x0.99
NLSN
NIELSEN HOLDINGS PLC
NYSE
Consulting Services
$9.19B$25.54-0.43%$1.25B18.51x2.14
VRSK
VERISK ANALYTICS INC
NASDAQ
Consulting Services
$26.99B$170.940.01%$1.78B27.44x2.06
SDH
GLOBAL INTERNET OF PEOPLE INC
NASDAQ
Consulting Services
$35.81M$1.46-13.35%-$7.56M-4.06x0.03

Consulting Service Stocks FAQ

What are the best consulting service stocks to buy right now in May 2022?

According to Zen Score, the 3 best consulting service stocks to buy right now are:

1. RESOURCES CONNECTION (NASDAQ:RGP)


RESOURCES CONNECTION (NASDAQ:RGP) is the top consulting service stock with a Zen Score of 58, which is 18 points higher than the consulting service industry average of 40. It passed 21 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. RESOURCES CONNECTION has seen its stock return 17.59% over the past year, overperforming other consulting service stocks by 20 percentage points.

RESOURCES CONNECTION has an average 1 year price target of $18.00, an upside of 4.35% from RESOURCES CONNECTION's current stock price of $17.25.

RESOURCES CONNECTION stock has a consensus Strong Sell recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 1 analyst covering RESOURCES CONNECTION, 0% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 100% have issued a Strong Sell.

2. BOWMAN CONSULTING GROUP (NASDAQ:BWMN)


BOWMAN CONSULTING GROUP (NASDAQ:BWMN) is the second best consulting service stock with a Zen Score of 52, which is 12 points higher than the consulting service industry average of 40. It passed 17 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. BOWMAN CONSULTING GROUP has seen its stock return 11.91% over the past year, overperforming other consulting service stocks by 15 percentage points.

BOWMAN CONSULTING GROUP has an average 1 year price target of $26.00, an upside of 67.74% from BOWMAN CONSULTING GROUP's current stock price of $15.50.

BOWMAN CONSULTING GROUP stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 1 analyst covering BOWMAN CONSULTING GROUP, 100% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. CRA INTERNATIONAL (NASDAQ:CRAI)


CRA INTERNATIONAL (NASDAQ:CRAI) is the third best consulting service stock with a Zen Score of 50, which is 10 points higher than the consulting service industry average of 40. It passed 18 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. CRA INTERNATIONAL has seen its stock lose -0.65% over the past year, overperforming other consulting service stocks by 2 percentage points.

CRA INTERNATIONAL has an average 1 year price target of $125.00, an upside of 50.57% from CRA INTERNATIONAL's current stock price of $83.02.

CRA INTERNATIONAL stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 2 analysts covering CRA INTERNATIONAL, 50% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 50% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

What are the consulting service stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 9 consulting service stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 consulting service stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. RESOURCES CONNECTION (NASDAQ:RGP)


RESOURCES CONNECTION (NASDAQ:RGP) has an annual dividend yield of 3.25%, which is 2 percentage points higher than the consulting service industry average of 1.16%. RESOURCES CONNECTION's dividend payout is stable, having never dropped by more than 10% in the last 10 years. RESOURCES CONNECTION's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

RESOURCES CONNECTION's dividend payout ratio of 26.3% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

2. BOOZ ALLEN HAMILTON HOLDING (NYSE:BAH)


BOOZ ALLEN HAMILTON HOLDING (NYSE:BAH) has an annual dividend yield of 1.81%, which is 1 percentage points higher than the consulting service industry average of 1.16%. BOOZ ALLEN HAMILTON HOLDING's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% four times in the last 10 years. BOOZ ALLEN HAMILTON HOLDING's dividend has not shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

BOOZ ALLEN HAMILTON HOLDING's dividend payout ratio of 44.5% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

3. CRA INTERNATIONAL (NASDAQ:CRAI)


CRA INTERNATIONAL (NASDAQ:CRAI) has an annual dividend yield of 1.06%, which is the same as the consulting service industry average of 1.16%. CRA INTERNATIONAL's dividend payout is stable, having never dropped by more than 10% in the last 10 years. CRA INTERNATIONAL's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

CRA INTERNATIONAL's dividend payout ratio of 19.8% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

Why are consulting service stocks up?

Consulting service stocks were up 0.38% in the last day, and down -1.7% over the last week.

We couldn't find a catalyst for why consulting service stocks are up.

What are the most undervalued consulting service stocks?

Based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score, the 3 most undervalued consulting service stocks right now are:

1. BOWMAN CONSULTING GROUP (NASDAQ:BWMN)


BOWMAN CONSULTING GROUP (NASDAQ:BWMN) is the most undervalued consulting service stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. BOWMAN CONSULTING GROUP has a valuation score of 71, which is 35 points higher than the consulting service industry average of 36. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

BOWMAN CONSULTING GROUP's stock has gained 11.91% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the consulting service industry by 15 percentage points.

2. CRA INTERNATIONAL (NASDAQ:CRAI)


CRA INTERNATIONAL (NASDAQ:CRAI) is the second most undervalued consulting service stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. CRA INTERNATIONAL has a valuation score of 57, which is 21 points higher than the consulting service industry average of 36. It passed 4 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

CRA INTERNATIONAL's stock has dropped -0.65% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the consulting service industry by 2 percentage points.

3. RESOURCES CONNECTION (NASDAQ:RGP)


RESOURCES CONNECTION (NASDAQ:RGP) is the third most undervalued consulting service stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. RESOURCES CONNECTION has a valuation score of 57, which is 21 points higher than the consulting service industry average of 36. It passed 4 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

RESOURCES CONNECTION's stock has gained 17.59% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the consulting service industry by 20 percentage points.

Are consulting service stocks a good buy now?

50% of consulting service stocks rated by analysts are a strong buy right now. On average, analysts expect consulting service stocks to rise by 30.79% over the next year.

What is the average p/e ratio of the consulting services industry?

The average P/E ratio of the consulting services industry is 26.51x.
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