Korn/Ferry International (KFY) Stock Is Down Today Despite Earnings Beat

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Korn/Ferry International (KFY) shares are down -4.4% to $29.14 on Tuesday following the release of the company's fourth quarter earnings results.

The staffing solutions provider reported record sales during its fourth quarter period, increasing revenue 5.5% over the previous year to $251.7 million, ahead of analysts $244.6 million views.

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Earnings for the fourth quarter were 43 cents per share, 4 cents better than what analysts anticipated.

The company also reported first quarter 2015 earnings guidance between 37 cents and 43 cents, in line with analysts 40 cent per diluted share expectations for the quarter.

TheStreet Ratings team rates KORN/FERRY INTERNATIONAL as a Buy with a ratings score of A-. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation:

"We rate KORN/FERRY INTERNATIONAL (KFY) a BUY. This is based on the convergence of positive investment measures, which should help this stock outperform the majority of stocks that we rate. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins."

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