Korn Ferry Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2022 Results of Operations

Earnings Press Release Q3-FY'22

Los Angeles, CA, March 9, 2022 – Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY), a global organizational consulting firm, today announced third quarter fee revenue of $680.7 million, a new quarterly high. In addition, third quarter diluted earnings per share was $1.54 and adjusted diluted earnings per share was $1.59, both are new highs. 

“I am extremely pleased with our results during the fiscal third quarter, as Korn Ferry once again achieved new financial performance highs. We generated $681 million in fee revenue, up 43% year over year and a new quarterly high. Our diluted and adjusted diluted earnings per share, at $1.54 and $1.59, respectively, were also new highs,” said Gary D. Burnison, CEO, Korn Ferry. 

“Our solid performance over recent quarters is a reflection of the relevance of our strategy and solutions, the resilience of our colleagues, and the connection with our Korn Ferry brand,” Burnison added. “We are replicating and scaling our success and continuing to lead innovation at the intersection of talent and strategy in a digitally-enabled new world of work.” 


  • Korn Ferry reports quarterly fee revenue of $680.7 million in Q3 FY’22, an increase of 43% from Q3 FY’21 and a sequential increase of 6% from Q2 FY’22.
  • Net income attributable to Korn Ferry of $84.1 million and diluted and adjusted diluted earnings per share of $1.54 and $1.59 in Q3 FY’22, respectively, all reaching new highs.
  • Operating income and Adjusted EBITDA both reached new highs in Q3 FY’22 at $126.3 million (operating margin of 18.6%) and $138.3 million (Adjusted EBITDA margin of 20.3%), respectively.
  • The Company repurchased 304,500 shares of stock during the quarter for $22.1 million.
  • Declared a quarterly dividend of $0.12 per share on March 8, 2022, which is payable on April 14, 2022, to stockholders of record on March 28, 2022.
  • During the third quarter, the Company completed the acquisition of Lucas Group, which is included in the RPO and Professional Search segment.

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