Korn Ferry Announces Record Second Quarter Fiscal 2022 Results of Operations

Earnings Press Release Q2-FY'22

Los Angeles, CA, December 8, 2021 – Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY), a global organizational consulting firm, today announced record second quarter fee revenue of $639.4 million. In addition, second quarter diluted earnings per share was $1.38 and adjusted diluted earnings per share was $1.53, both an all-time high. 

“I am extremely pleased with our results during the fiscal second quarter, as Korn Ferry once again achieved all-time financial performance highs. We generated a record $639 million in fee revenue, up 47% year over year. Our diluted and adjusted diluted earnings per share, at $1.38 and $1.53, respectively and Adjusted EBITDA margin of 21.1% were also record highs,” said Gary D. Burnison, CEO, Korn Ferry. 

“Our solid performance over recent quarters speaks to our agility, execution and operational excellence amid a time of great change. The new world of work is all about career nomads, aging demographics, a real war for talent, work from anywhere, anytime and the digitization of everything. Companies are re-imagining their businesses, from strategy to people to culture. This constant state of flux represents opportunity for Korn Ferry and we look forward to continuing to drive performance for clients in the New Year ahead.


  • Korn Ferry reports record quarterly fee revenue of $639.4 million in Q2 FY’22, an increase of 47% from Q2 FY’21 and a sequential increase of 9% from Q1 FY’22.
  • Record net income attributable to Korn Ferry of $75.8 million and record diluted and adjusted diluted earnings per share of $1.38 and $1.53 in Q2 FY’22, respectively.
  • Operating income and Adjusted EBITDA were both all-time highs in Q2 FY’22 at $103.8 million (operating margin of 16.2%) and $134.9 million (Adjusted EBITDA margin of 21.1%), respectively.
  • Declared a quarterly dividend of $0.12 per share on December 7, 2021, which is payable on January 14, 2022, to stockholders of record on December 21, 2021.

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