Kforce Stock Gaps Down On Today's Open (KFRC)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Kforce (Nasdaq: KFRC) were gapping down Wednesday morning with an open price 21.7% lower than Tuesday's closing price. The stock closed at $12.95 Tuesday and opened today's trading at $10.14.

The average volume for Kforce has been 257,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Kforce has a market cap of $586.8 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 20% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Kforce Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides professional and technical specialty staffing services and solutions to the federal government, state and local governments, local and regional companies, and small to mid-sized companies in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.4, above the average diversified services industry P/E ratio of 23.9 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Kforce as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including poor profit margins and relatively poor performance when compared with the S&P 500 during the past year. You can view the full Kforce Ratings Report.

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