FTI Consulting, Inc.FCN recently announced the appointment of Romain Bégramian as Senior Managing Director, for its Corporate Finance & Restructuring segment in Paris.
Bégramian would be joining FTI Consulting with 20 years experience in the consulting domain. Previously, he was part of Greene6 Partners in Paris, and served Alvarez & Marsal and A.T. Kearney for 10 years prior to it.
With such rich professional expertise in the consulting domain, Bégramian will help enhance the firm's growing Operational Transformation practice and also lead its work in France. This is a strategic step by FTI Consulting to enhance its human capital.
Human capital growth not only will augment the company's performance in France but will also provide economic value. Economic growth refers to an increase in the ability to produce better goods and services. The appointment of Bégramian will likely prove to be beneficial with his goodwill and augment its revenues in Paris.
The company is currently focusing on providing clients with value-added performance management and profit improvement programs. Bégramian will help the company combat critical business issues that it is facing in France.
Despite prudent steps to improve its performance, FTI Consulting is currently facing heat due to a challenging macroeconomic environment. The company has grossly underperformed the Zacks categorized Consulting Services industry in the last month with an average negative return of 8.6% compared with a negative return of 6.1% for the latter.
FTI Consulting currently carries a Zacks Rank #4 (Sell). Some better-ranked stocks in the industry include NV5 Global, Inc. NVEE , Gartner, Inc. IT and Verisk Analytics, Inc. VRSK , each carrying a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy). You can see the complete list of today's Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) stocks here .
NV5 Global has a long-term earnings growth expectation of 20%. It has beaten estimates thrice in the trailing four quarters for an average positive earnings surprise of 6.9%.
Gartner has long-term earnings growth expectation of 17.3%. It has beaten estimates in each of the trailing four quarters with an average positive earnings surprise of 14.5%.
Verisk has long-term earnings growth expectation of 11.6% and is currently trading at a P/E (F1) of 24.6x.
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