DHI Group Inc. (DHX) Drops 16% After Decision to Operate Independently

DHI Group Inc. (NYSE:DHX) on April 12 dropped by 15.96% in heavy trading to close at $3.95, after it decided to operate independently.

The company initiated the search for strategic alternatives process, which began in November 2016, to explore alternative ownership options. DHI Group Inc. (NYSE:DHX) now wishes to continue a tech-focused direction, which includes aligning its financial and operational resources to the global technology recruitment markets.

“Accordingly, we have already been executing on this strategy by prioritizing initiatives and reallocating resources. Importantly, we’ve stepped up innovation in our tech focused businesses; adding skills assessment services like HackerEarth, and deepening engagement with professionals with new Dice Careers App features, to name two,” said Michael Durney, President and Chief Executive Officer of DHI.

DHI Group Inc. (NYSE:DHX) is a leading provider of data, insights and employment connections through our specialized services for professional communities including technology and security clearance, financial services, energy, healthcare and hospitality.


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