HireQuest, Inc. (NASDAQ:HQI) saw a large decline in short interest in September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 14,200 shares, a decline of 14.5% from the August 31st total of 16,600 shares. Approximately 0.3% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on an average daily volume of 7,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.8 days.
Shares of HireQuest stock traded up $0.37 on Thursday, hitting $7.98. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 100 shares, compared to its average volume of 7,674. HireQuest has a 52-week low of $5.00 and a 52-week high of $8.57. The firm has a market capitalization of $103.42 million, a PE ratio of -40.05 and a beta of 0.72.
HireQuest (NASDAQ:HQI) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 11th. The company reported $0.09 EPS for the quarter. HireQuest had a negative net margin of 14.02% and a positive return on equity of 6.79%. The business had revenue of $2.90 million for the quarter.
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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