Robert Half International (NYSE:RHI) reported a slightly better-than-expected third-quarter on across-the-board growth in demand in each of its five business segments.
The Menlo Park, Calif-based company posted net income of $20.6 million, or 14 cents a share, compared with $9.5 million, or 6 cents a share, in the same quarter last year.
The results for the period ended Sept. 30 were narrowly ahead of average analyst estimates polled by Thomson Reuters of 13 cents.
Revenue for the provider of staffing and risk consulting was $817.3 million, up from $725.9 million a year ago and widely beating the Streetâ€™s view of $791.32 million.
Robert Half CEO Harold M. Messmer Jr. said the company was â€śpleasedâ€ť to report higher demand throughout its business segments.
â€śEach of our staffing divisions and Protiviti reported both year-over-year and sequential revenue gains during the third-quarter,â€ť he said.