Has Korn/Ferry Hit the Ceiling?

The employee-search outfit's stock hit its highest level since 2001, but some analysts think the climb may be nearing an end

Based on the recent strength of Korn/Ferry International (KFY) shares, many investors would no doubt give the headhunter high marks in a performance review. Shares of the executive and middle-management search outfit brushed $23.18 on Oct. 17, their highest level since May, 2001. What's behind the strong showing? Analysts attribute the performance to a combination of strong management by the company and macroeconomic factors like low unemployment.

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