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Director Brenda Bacon Acquires Shares of FTI Consulting Inc

On February 23, 2024, Director Brenda Bacon executed a purchase of 1,120 shares of FTI Consulting Inc (NYSE:FCN), according to a recent SEC Filing. This transaction has added to the insider's holdings in the company, which over the past year included a total of 1,120 shares purchased and 3,991 shares sold.

FTI Consulting Inc is a global business advisory firm that provides multidisciplinary solutions to complex challenges and opportunities. The company operates through segments including Corporate Finance & Restructuring, Economic Consulting, Forensic and Litigation Consulting, Strategic Communications, and Technology. These services are designed to help organizations manage change, mitigate risk, and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational, and transactional.

Insider transactions, such as the one conducted by the insider, are closely monitored by investors as they can provide insights into a company's internal perspective. Insider buying can be seen as a positive sign that those with the most intimate knowledge of the company's operations and prospects are confident in the stock's future performance. Conversely, insider selling, while not always negative, may raise questions about the insider's long-term belief in the company's success.

The insider transaction history for FTI Consulting Inc shows a pattern of 1 insider buy and 19 insider sells over the past year.

Director Brenda Bacon Acquires Shares of FTI Consulting Inc
Director Brenda Bacon Acquires Shares of FTI Consulting Inc

On the valuation front, FTI Consulting Inc's shares were priced at $222.96 on the day of the insider's purchase, resulting in a market cap of $7.679 billion. The price-earnings ratio stood at 28.03, surpassing both the industry median of 17.91 and the company's historical median price-earnings ratio.

The stock's price relative to the GuruFocus Value (GF Value) was at a ratio of 1.09, indicating that the stock was Fairly Valued. The GF Value of $204.91 is derived from historical trading multiples, a GuruFocus adjustment factor, and future business performance estimates provided by Morningstar analysts.

Director Brenda Bacon Acquires Shares of FTI Consulting Inc
Director Brenda Bacon Acquires Shares of FTI Consulting Inc

Investors and analysts often look at insider buying as a bullish indicator, suggesting that the insider sees value in the shares at current levels. However, it is important to consider the broader context of the market and the company's financial performance when interpreting insider transactions.

This article, generated by GuruFocus, is designed to provide general insights and is not tailored financial advice. Our commentary is rooted in historical data and analyst projections, utilizing an impartial methodology, and is not intended to serve as specific investment guidance. It does not formulate a recommendation to purchase or divest any stock and does not consider individual investment objectives or financial circumstances. Our objective is to deliver long-term, fundamental data-driven analysis. Be aware that our analysis might not incorporate the most recent, price-sensitive company announcements or qualitative information. GuruFocus holds no position in the stocks mentioned herein.

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