MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) _ Robert Half International Inc. (RHI) on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $46.2 million.
The Menlo Park, California-based company said it had profit of 41 cents per share.
The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 35 cents per share.
The staffing firm posted revenue of $1.11 billion in the period, which did not meet Street forecasts. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.13 billion.
Robert Half shares have fallen 15% since the beginning of the year, while the Standard & Poor's 500 index has stayed nearly flat. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $53.85, a fall of slightly more than 8% in the last 12 months.