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Best Consulting Service Stocks to Buy Now (2024)
Top consulting service stocks in 2024 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
$368.84M$10.91-2.06%$43.19M16.04x0.26
VCIG
VCI GLOBAL LTD
NASDAQ
Consulting Services
$28.90M$0.76-4.88%$7.52M3.74x0.26
ICFI
ICF INTERNATIONAL INC
NASDAQ
Consulting Services
$2.60B$138.91-1.33%$206.98M27.95x1.20
FCN
FTI CONSULTING INC
NYSE
Consulting Services
$7.59B$212.52-1.70%$455.50M23.75x0.62
CRAI
CRA INTERNATIONAL INC
NASDAQ
Consulting Services
$1.16B$167.40-1.80%$88.09M27.00x1.61
VRSK
VERISK ANALYTICS INC
NASDAQ
Consulting Services
$35.23B$246.92-0.78%$1.43B45.90x14.92
HURN
HURON CONSULTING GROUP INC
NASDAQ
Consulting Services
$1.55B$86.10-2.23%$136.74M23.85x1.72
FC
FRANKLIN COVEY CO
NYSE
Consulting Services
$485.14M$36.57-1.16%$37.44M28.57x2.13
EFX
EQUIFAX INC
NYSE
Consulting Services
$28.54B$230.86-2.39%$1.60B50.96x1.65
GRNQ
GREENPRO CAPITAL CORP
NASDAQ
Consulting Services
$7.58M$1.01-9.84%$1.03M11.20x0.34
INTJ
INTELLIGENT GROUP LTD
NASDAQ
Consulting Services
$12.26M$1.09-3.54%$716.97k23.70x0.99
BAH
BOOZ ALLEN HAMILTON HOLDING CORP
NYSE
Consulting Services
$19.97B$154.44-0.10%$1.24B33.50x5.27
AERT
AERIES TECHNOLOGY INC
NASDAQ
Consulting Services
$21.87M$1.40-2.10%-$14.50M0.00x-1.86
TRU
TRANSUNION
NYSE
Consulting Services
$14.28B$73.51-2.01%$659.00M-72.78x1.68
FORR
FORRESTER RESEARCH INC
NASDAQ
Consulting Services
$340.10M$17.80-1.11%$40.18M593.33x1.41
ROMA
ROMA GREEN FINANCE LTD
NASDAQ
Consulting Services
$6.98M$0.67-1.62%N/AN/A-2.69

Consulting Service Stocks FAQ

What are the best consulting service stocks to buy right now in May 2024?

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 68, which is 32 points higher than the consulting service industry average of 36. It passed 23 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Resources Connection has seen its stock lose -29.25% over the past year, underperforming other consulting service stocks by -47 percentage points.

Resources Connection has an average 1 year price target of $14.00, an upside of 28.32% from Resources Connection's current stock price of $10.91.

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

2. Vci Global (NASDAQ:VCIG)


Vci Global (NASDAQ:VCIG) is the second best consulting service stock with a Zen Score of 56, which is 20 points higher than the consulting service industry average of 36. It passed 18 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Vci Global has seen its stock lose -70.77% over the past year, underperforming other consulting service stocks by -89 percentage points.

3. Icf International (NASDAQ:ICFI)


Icf International (NASDAQ:ICFI) is the third best consulting service stock with a Zen Score of 51, which is 15 points higher than the consulting service industry average of 36. It passed 19 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Icf International has seen its stock return 25.1% over the past year, overperforming other consulting service stocks by 7 percentage points.

Icf International has an average 1 year price target of $170.33, an upside of 22.62% from Icf International's current stock price of $138.91.

Icf International stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 3 analysts covering Icf International, 66.67% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 33.33% have issued a Buy, 0% 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 7 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 5.13%, which is 4 percentage points higher than the consulting service industry average of 1.37%. 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 82.4% indicates that its high 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 1.24%, which is the same as the consulting service industry average of 1.37%. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% one times in the last 10 years. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding's dividend payout ratio of 41.6% 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 0.97%, which is the same as the consulting service industry average of 1.37%. 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 25.2% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

Why are consulting service stocks down?

Consulting service stocks were down -1.49% in the last day, and down -2.77% over the last week.

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

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. Resources Connection (NASDAQ:RGP)


Resources Connection (NASDAQ:RGP) is the most undervalued consulting service stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Resources Connection has a valuation score of 100, which is 57 points higher than the consulting service industry average of 43. It passed 7 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Resources Connection's stock has dropped -29.25% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the consulting service industry by -47 percentage points.

2. Icf International (NASDAQ:ICFI)


Icf International (NASDAQ:ICFI) is the second most undervalued consulting service stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Icf International has a valuation score of 86, which is 43 points higher than the consulting service industry average of 43. It passed 6 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Icf International's stock has gained 25.1% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the consulting service industry by 7 percentage points.

3. Vci Global (NASDAQ:VCIG)


Vci Global (NASDAQ:VCIG) is the third most undervalued consulting service stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Vci Global has a valuation score of 71, which is 28 points higher than the consulting service industry average of 43. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Vci Global's stock has dropped -70.77% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the consulting service industry by -89 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 17.57% 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 28.92x.
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