CRA International (NASDAQ:CRAI) Reaches New 1-Year High at $134.04

CRA International, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRAIGet Free Report)’s share price hit a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Thursday . The stock traded as high as $134.04 and last traded at $132.58, with a volume of 14175 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $118.01.

CRA International Price Performance

The firm has a 50 day simple moving average of $106.03 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $102.37. The stock has a market cap of $895.16 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.07, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.67 and a beta of 1.19.

Insider Buying and Selling at CRA International

In related news, CEO Paul A. Maleh sold 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, December 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $97.32, for a total transaction of $486,600.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 164,158 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $15,975,856.56. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Insiders own 5.30% of the company’s stock.

Institutional Trading of CRA International

Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in CRAI. Sunbelt Securities Inc. bought a new position in shares of CRA International in the 1st quarter valued at $32,000. US Bancorp DE increased its stake in shares of CRA International by 29.4% in the 1st quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 563 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $47,000 after purchasing an additional 128 shares during the last quarter. Quantbot Technologies LP bought a new position in shares of CRA International in the 1st quarter valued at $58,000. Captrust Financial Advisors increased its stake in shares of CRA International by 588.3% in the 2nd quarter. Captrust Financial Advisors now owns 709 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $63,000 after purchasing an additional 606 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Lazard Asset Management LLC bought a new position in shares of CRA International in the 3rd quarter valued at $229,000. 86.59% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

About CRA International

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CRA International, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, provides economic, financial, and management consulting services in the United States, the United Kingdom, and internationally. It advises clients on economic and financial matters pertaining to litigation and regulatory proceedings; and guides corporations through business strategy and performance-related issues.

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