HireQuest, Inc. (NASDAQ:HQI) was the target of a large drop in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 9,900 shares, a drop of 30.3% from the September 15th total of 14,200 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 8,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.2 days. Approximately 0.2% of the company’s shares are short sold.
HireQuest stock traded up $0.02 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $7.70. The stock had a trading volume of 51,512 shares, compared to its average volume of 15,319. The firm has a market cap of $104.64 million, a PE ratio of -40.52 and a beta of 0.63. HireQuest has a 52 week low of $5.00 and a 52 week high of $8.57.
HireQuest (NASDAQ:HQI) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 11th. The company reported $0.09 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The business had revenue of $2.90 million for the quarter. HireQuest had a negative net margin of 14.02% and a positive return on equity of 6.79%.
HireQuest, Inc provides on-demand and temporary staffing solutions in the United States. The company provides temporary staffing services, including skilled and semi-skilled labour and industrial personnel, clerical and administrative personnel, and construction personnel. As of December 31, 2019, the company had 147 franchisee-owned offices in 32 states and the District of Columbia.
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