* Q4 EPS $0.19 vs est $0.13
* Sees Q1 EPS $0.15-$0.25
* Sees Q1 revenue $155-$175 mln vs est $154 mln
* Shares up 6 pct in after-market trade
June 14 Executive-search firm Korn/Ferry
International Inc (KFY.N) posted better-than-expected quarterly
results, helped by higher fee revenue and stronger demand for
permanent recruitment, and forecast first-quarter revenue above
For the fourth quarter ended April 30, the company earned
$8.9 million, or 19 cents a share, compared with a loss of
$17.2 million, or 40 cents a share, a year earlier.
The latest quarter included restructuring expenses of $0.1
Total revenue rose 55 percent to $176.9 million, while fee
revenue was up 58 percent at $168.7 million.
Analysts on average were expecting earnings of 13 cents a
share, on revenue of $155.6 million, according to Thomson
For the first quarter, the company forecast earnings of 15
cents to 25 cents a share, on revenue of $155 million to $175
Analysts were expecting earnings of 17 cents a share, on
revenue of $154 million.
Shares of the company were up 6 percent at $14.75 in
after-market trade. They closed at $13.93 Monday on the New
York Stock Exchange.
(Reporting by Amulya Nagaraj in Bangalore)