Korn Ferry Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2023 Results of Operations

Earnings Press Release Q2-FY'23

Los Angeles, CA, December 8, 2022 – Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY), a global organizational consulting firm, today announced second quarter fee revenue of $727.8 million. In addition, second quarter diluted earnings per share was $1.38 and adjusted diluted earnings per share was $1.43.

“During the fiscal second quarter we generated $728 million in fee revenue, up 14% year-over-year and up 20% at constant currency. Our diluted earnings per share and Adjusted earnings per share were $1.38 and $1.43, respectively, and our Adjusted EBITDA was $131 million, representing an 18% margin,” said Gary D. Burnison, CEO, Korn Ferry.

“It’s clear that the global economy has been in transition for several months. We are seeing change on every front – from over a decade of high liquidity and historically low interest rates to changes in Central Bank policies, significant shifts in global trade lanes and persistent inflationary pressures. In response, companies and our clients will undoubtedly have to continue adjusting their organizational and workforce strategies to tomorrow, which is opportunity for Korn Ferry."


  • Korn Ferry reports fee revenue of $727.8 million in Q2 FY’23, an increase of 14% (20% at constant currency) from Q2 FY’22 and a sequential increase of 5% (7% on a constant currency basis) from Q1 FY'23.
  • Net income attributable to Korn Ferry was $73.5 million in Q2 FY’23, while diluted and adjusted diluted earnings per share were $1.38 and $1.43 in Q2 FY’23, respectively.
  • Operating income and Adjusted EBITDA were $119.6 million (operating margin of 16.4%) and $131.1 million (Adjusted EBITDA margin of 18.0%), respectively, in Q2 FY’23.
  • The Company repurchased 622,500 shares of stock during the quarter for $33.1 million.
  • Declared a quarterly dividend of $0.15 per share on December 7, 2022, which is payable on January 13, 2023 to stockholders of record on December 21, 2022.
  • During the second quarter, the Company completed the acquisition of Infinity Consulting Solutions, which is included in the Professional Search & Interim segment.

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