Korn Ferry Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2024 Results of Operations

Earnings Press Release Q1-FY'24

Los Angeles, CA, September 7, 2023 – Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY), a global organizational consulting firm, today announced first quarter fee revenue of $699.2 million. In addition, first quarter diluted earnings per share was $0.89 and adjusted diluted earnings per share was $0.99.

“During the fiscal first quarter we generated $699 million in fee revenue, flat year-over-year. Despite a more challenging market, I’m very proud of our organization and what we have achieved, particularly as earnings and profitability held steady sequentially as we delivered $0.89 of diluted earning per share and $0.99 of adjusted diluted earnings per share and $96 million of Adjusted EBITDA, with a 13.7% margin,” said Gary D. Burnison, CEO, Korn Ferry.

“Our diversification strategy continues to positively influence our results,” added Burnison. “Our Consulting and Digital businesses have never been more meaningful—especially in tomorrow’s economy where there will be continued demographic and skill shifts across much of the world. We’re responding with expertise and solutions focused on interim talent, learning and professional development, engagement, retention, culture, assessments, and organizational design, as well as total rewards. We are creating more ways to deepen relationships with our clients.”


  • Korn Ferry reports Q1 FY'24 fee revenue of $699.2 million, essentially flat from Q1 FY'23.
  • Net income attributable to Korn Ferry was $46.6 million, while diluted and adjusted diluted earnings per share were $0.89 and $0.99 in Q1 FY'24, respectively.
  • Operating income was $56.8 million (operating margin of 8.1%) and Adjusted EBITDA was $95.7 million (Adjusted EBITDA margin of 13.7%), in Q1 FY'24.
  • The Company repurchased 90,000 shares of stock during the quarter for $4.2 million.
  • Declared a quarterly dividend of $0.18 per share on September 6, 2023, which is payable on October 13, 2023 to stockholders of record on September 22, 2023.


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  • Media: Dan Gugler, (310) 226-2645

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