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Hays plc Company Profile (LON:HAS)

Consensus Ratings for Hays plc (LON:HAS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Rating(s), 3 Hold Rating(s), 13 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.61)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 154.68

Analysts' Ratings History for Hays plc (LON:HAS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
6/27/2016BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 140View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/27/2016Goldman SachsReiterated RatingSellGBX 98View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/27/2016Deutsche BankLower Price TargetSellGBX 105 -> GBX 100View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/7/2016Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 155View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/13/2016Credit SuisseReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/15/2016Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 150View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/15/2016Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingBuyGBX 155View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/15/2016BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 150 -> GBX 155View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/15/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 140View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/1/2016RBC CapitalReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 140View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/24/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverwt/In-LineGBX 160View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/23/2016InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 165View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/15/2016HSBCUpgradeBuyGBX 140 -> GBX 155View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/9/2016ABN AmroReiterated RatingBuyGBX 170View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/9/2015Kepler Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldGBX 150View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/5/2015Panmure GordonReiterated RatingBuyGBX 200View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/1/2015Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuyGBX 176View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/9/2015Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 180View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/9/2015Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 170 -> GBX 200View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/19/2015Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuyGBX 190View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/19/2015Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 150View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/8/2015Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/28/2014Oriel Securities LtdReiterated RatingAddView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 6/28/2014 forward)
Earnings History for Hays plc (LON:HAS)
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Earnings Estimates for Hays plc (LON:HAS)
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Dividend History for Hays plc (LON:HAS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
2/24/2016GBX 0.910.8%3/3/20163/3/20164/5/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/27/2015GBX 1.891.2%10/8/201510/8/201511/13/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/28/2014GBX 1.801.37%10/9/201410/9/201411/14/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/26/2014GBX 0.830.59%3/5/20143/5/20144/9/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Insider Trading History for Hays plc (LON:HAS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
2/25/2016Thomson,Alan MInsiderBuy50,000GBX 116£58,000Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/11/2015Venables,PaulInsiderSell7,217GBX 142£10,248.14Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/8/2015Venables,PaulInsiderSell518,904GBX 142£736,843.68Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/8/2015Venables,PaulInsiderSell59,744GBX 156£93,200.64Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/20/2015Paul VenablesInsiderSell750,000GBX 163.66£1,227,450Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Latest Headlines for Hays plc (LON:HAS)
DateHeadline
06/27/16 04:21 PMHays : *GOLDMAN CUTS HAYS TO 'SELL' ('BUY') - TARGET 98 (177) PENCE
06/27/16 08:45 AMAnalysts At Deutsche Bank Retained Hays PLC (LON:HAS) As Sell - Fiscal Standard
06/27/16 04:16 AMHays Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : HAS-GB : June 27, 2016 -
06/27/16 12:00 AMHays Japan-Decoding What It Takes to Become a CIO in Asia - [Business Wire] - The role faces an extremely fast-changing environment amid the speed of technology advancements, which leaves many aspiring CIOs wondering which direction they should take in their career. Recruiting experts Hays spoke to 307 IT leaders across Asia through in-depth one-on-one interviews, to uncover what makes a successful CIO. In its ‘DNA of a CIO Asia’ report, Hays found that most CIOs had IT related university degrees, with 62 per cent possessing a degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or Systems.
06/25/16 04:06 PMHays (LON:HAS) New Price Targets - FTSE News
06/25/16 04:06 PMRecruiters Hit By Brexit As Industry Body Expects "Challenging Period" - London South East (registration) (blog)
06/22/16 09:00 AMJUST EAT Names Paul Harrison CFO, Effective Sept. 26 - Quick Facts
06/19/16 04:00 PMHays PLC (LON:HAS) price target dropped to GBX105 as recorded today by Deutsche Bank
06/14/16 04:14 PMHays : Small salary increases ahead as cost consciousness stays in vogue – but employees are ready to respond
06/14/16 11:29 AMSmall salary increases ahead as cost consciousness stays in vogue – but employees are ready to respond - [at noodls] - Almost 7 in 10 employers will increase salaries by less than 3% when they next review; 9% will not give any salary increases; During the last 12 months 63% increased salaries by less than 3%; Kiwis are ...
06/14/16 11:29 AMHiring intentions revealed: Will you be able to secure a permanent job in FY16-17? - [at noodls] - 40% of employers expect permanent staff levels to increase in the year ahead; 70% expect business activity to increase; 60% say skill shortages will impact the effective operation of their business or ...
06/14/16 09:09 AMHays : Japan’s employers worried skills shortage could impact their business
06/13/16 08:29 AMJapan’s employers worried skills shortage could impact their business - [at noodls] - A massive 98 per cent of employers in Japan believe skills shortages have the potential to impact the effective operation of their business or department this year. A further 64 per cent believe they don't ...
06/13/16 07:39 AMSalary increases unlikely to excite this year: Hays Salary Guide released - [at noodls] - Two-thirds (66%) of employers will increase salaries by less than 3% when they next review; A further 12% expect to offer no increases; During the last year, 58% increased salaries by less than 3% while ...
06/13/16 03:49 AMHays Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : HAS-GB : June 13, 2016 -
06/10/16 04:30 PMEuropean Stocks Set for Worst Drop Since February Signal Anxiety
06/10/16 04:30 PMStocks in Europe Tumble Most Since February in Sign of Anxiety
06/10/16 05:29 AMClick for the inside scoop: Online company reviews by former employees influence jobseekers - [at noodls] - More than 80% of Australian jobseekers say the online comments of former employees influence their decision to apply for a job or work for a particular organisation, according to recruiting experts Hays. ...
06/10/16 05:19 AMStrong hiring of IT professionals to continue with short supply of high-skilled talent - [at noodls] - Information technology professionals in Japan will likely be actively sought after as companies gear up to use technologies to bolster their businesses. According to recruiting experts Hays, large-size ...
06/03/16 05:05 AMDiversity of thought deserves thinking about - [at noodls] - Is your voice respected at work? Are differences valued? Is there a sense of inclusion? If so, according to recruiting experts Hays you're the envy of 93% of New Zealanders who want to be part of a workplace ...
05/30/16 01:50 PMEx-Citi Trader's Bitcoin Exchange Skirts Currency Curbs - Bloomberg - BloombergEx-Citi Trader's Bitcoin Exchange Skirts Currency CurbsBloomberg“BitMEX has established itself as one of the early derivatives exchanges in cryptocurrency and is benefiting from the proximity to the Chinese market as well as founder Arthur Hayes' experience in derivative trading,” said Gil Luria, head of technology ...and more »
05/26/16 12:01 PMNewLaw: The Quiet Revolution (Part 2) - The Global Legal Post - NewLaw: The Quiet Revolution (Part 2)The Global Legal PostThe benefits of cloud-based systems are, put plainly, what the OldLaw has failed to provide. Driving productivity, cost effectiveness and efficiency: the trinity for every modern business manager and key to maximizing the capital that is the lifeblood ...
05/26/16 12:01 PMFoxtons Appoints Mark Berry CFO, Nieslony To Be Finance Director - London South East (registration) (blog) - Foxtons Appoints Mark Berry CFO, Nieslony To Be Finance DirectorLondon South East (registration) (blog)... News) - London-based estate agency Foxtons Group PLC on Thursday said it has appointed Mark Berry as its chief financial officer, effective from November 7. Berry will move from his role as group financial controller at FTSE 250-listed recruiter ...and more »
05/26/16 12:01 PMBRIEF-Foxtons says Mark Berry from Hays to become new CFO - Reuters - BRIEF-Foxtons says Mark Berry from Hays to become new CFOReutersBoard of foxtons group plc is pleased to announce appointment of mark berry as chief financial officer (cfo). * Mark will join foxtons on 7 november 2016 and will become a member of board. * Mark is currently group financial controller at hays plc ...
05/26/16 03:58 AMFoxtons appoints Mark Berry as new CFO -
05/22/16 06:00 PMChina's drugs watchdog struggles as senior staff lured away by industry - [Reuters - UK Focus] - Promises of higher salaries and greater freedom at work are luring officials from China's high-profile drugs watchdog to the companies they had regulated, a blow just as the country looks to tighten oversight and drive innovation. China wants to crack down on substandard drugs and healthcare as it seeks to produce more of the drugs consumed in the country and to build up its pharmaceutical exports. Current and former officials at the CFDA told Reuters the staffing issues are hampering its ability to police the world's second-largest drugs market, including the monitoring and testing of new medicines.
05/17/16 05:32 AMBuoyant Life & Health Insurance market deepens demand for skilled candidates - [at noodls] - Insurance companies in Hong Kong are set to increase hiring of experienced professionals in medical operations as they vie for a bigger share of the buoyant health insurance market. According to the latest ...
05/16/16 01:22 PMHays Australia named top socially engaged global agency by LinkedIn - [at noodls] - Recruiting experts Hays has been named the top socially engaged global recruitment agency in Australia by LinkedIn. ... This is an abstract of the original noodl. To continue reading this document, click ...
05/12/16 08:54 AMHays (LON:HAS) Broker Price Targets - Share Trading News - FTSE NewsHays (LON:HAS) Broker Price TargetsShare Trading NewsRecently stock market research analysts have changed their consensus ratings and price targets on shares of Hays (LON:HAS). ... Hays plc is a United Kingdom-based recruitment company engaged in the provision of specialist recruitment activities.Analysts Consensus For Hays (LON:HAS)Risers & Fallersall 333 news articles »
05/09/16 08:13 AMOxford Instruments Appoints Alan Thomson As Chairman Designate - LONDON (Alliance News) - Technology tools and systems provider Oxford Instruments PLC on Monday said it has appointed Alan Thomson as a non ... Thomson is currently the chairman of recruiter Hays PLC and also of Bodycote PLC, the heat treatment, metal ...
05/04/16 04:40 AMFast-growing Life Sciences sector triggers greater need for technology transfer - [at noodls] - The demand for talent in the life sciences sector will be strong and competitive in Singapore, according to the latest Hays Quarterly Report. ... This is an abstract of the original noodl. To continue ...
05/04/16 04:40 AMDigital transformation leads to a greater demand for it professionals to enhance efficiency - [at noodls] - Information technology professionals in Malaysia are expected to be actively sought after by employers as companies capitalise on their digital strategy to enhance operational efficiency. ... This is an ...
05/04/16 04:30 AMCompliance, audit and risk professionals actively sought after to help meet regulatory requirements - [at noodls] - Banks and financial service companies are likely to actively go after talent with experience in compliance, auditing or risk management as the employers strive to comply with Japanese & global regulations. ...
05/04/16 04:30 AMShort supply of auditors exacerbated by further expanding audit teams - [at noodls] - Increased control and compliance in the banking sector is ushering in soaring demand for auditors in Hong Kong, according to recruiting experts Hays. ... This is an abstract of the original noodl. To continue ...
05/03/16 07:56 AMHalf of Canada's working population is unhappy, Hays Canada study shows - Montreal Gazette - Half of Canada's working population is unhappy, Hays Canada study showsMontreal GazetteHays Specialist Recruitment Canada is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hays plc, which has been at the forefront of the global recruitment industry for over thirty-five years. With annual revenues of over £2.1 billion, Hays Specialist Recruitment is the ...and more »
05/03/16 07:56 AMHalf of Canada’s working population is unhappy, Hays Canada study shows - o Banking, financial services and construction have the highest proportion of happy employees where more than half of respondents report feeling somewhat to very happy. Hays Specialist Recruitment Canada is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hays plc ...
05/02/16 08:53 AMAre Analysts Bearish Hays plc (LON:HAS) After Last Week? - B.O.D.Y Confidential - Are Analysts Bearish Hays plc (LON:HAS) After Last Week?B.O.D.Y ConfidentialOut of 21 analysts covering Hays (LON:HAS), 16 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 5 “Hold”. This means 76% are positive. Hays has been the topic of 66 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Below is a list of Hays plc ...and more »
05/02/16 08:53 AMIndivior PLC 48.8% Potential Upside Indicated by Deutsche Bank - According to an update released by analysts at Jefferies International the broker has now set a "Buy" rating on shares of Indivior Plc (LON:INDV) with a price target of 280. This means 50% are positive. Below is a list of Hays plc (LON:HAS) latest ratings ...
04/25/16 11:00 PMHays Diversity Report: Only 38% of Women in Asia Feel They Can Self-Promote and Communicate Their Ambitions - [Business Wire] - TOKYO--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Promoting their achievements and accomplishments in the workplace is considered to be more difficult for women in Asia, according to recruiting experts Hays. According to a survey of over 11,500 people globally from recruiting experts Hays, 47 per cent of women feel they can self-promote in their workplace. Of the 1,183 respondents across Asia, only 38 per cent said they have the opportunity to self-promote.
04/24/16 08:23 AMHow Many Hays plc (LON:HAS)'s Analysts Are Bearish? - The Post - How Many Hays plc (LON:HAS)'s Analysts Are Bearish?The PostOut of 21 analysts covering Hays (LON:HAS), 16 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 5 “Hold”. This means 76% are positive. Hays has been the topic of 66 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Below is a list of Hays plc ...and more »
04/21/16 09:31 AMShares Of Hays PLC (LON:HAS) Rated As Neutral By Analysts At Credit Suisse - Risers & Fallers - Shares Of Hays PLC (LON:HAS) Rated As Neutral By Analysts At Credit SuisseRisers & FallersAccording to an update released by analysts at Credit Suisse the broker has now set a 'Neutral' rating on shares of Hays PLC (LON:HAS) with a price target of 150. Credit Suisse on Tuesday reiterated Hays PLC's analyst rating as 'Neutral' with its price ...and more »
04/15/16 12:31 PMHays PLC (LON:HAS) Receives Hold Rating From Deutsche Bank Analysts - Risers & Fallers - Hays PLC (LON:HAS) Receives Hold Rating From Deutsche Bank AnalystsRisers & FallersHays PLC (LON:HAS) had its stock rating reiterated as 'Hold' in a report released by analysts at Deutsche Bank. Deutsche Bank today set a target price of 150 on the company's stock. According to the analyst this now indicates there is a potential ...Numis Releases Hays Price Target With Potential 17.42% UpsideShare Trading Newsall 6 news articles »
04/15/16 12:31 PMHays : Competition for candidates with both online and offline experience escalates in digitalised era - The changing habits of consumers and the headwinds from the e-commerce have created huge demand for talents ... please visit http://www.hays.cn/en/report/index.htm Hays plc (the 'Group') is a leading global professional recruiting group.
04/15/16 12:31 PMBroker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Hays PLC - Barclays Capital today reaffirms its overweight investment rating on Hays PLC (LON:HAS) and raised its price target to 155p (from 150p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com
04/15/16 06:04 AMCompetition for candidates with both online and offline experience escalates in digitalised era - [at noodls] - Candidates with extensive digital experience will be highly sought after as companies in China strive to better use information technologies to improve efficiency amid a rush to go digital, according to ...
04/15/16 05:44 AM‘Go digital’ drive offers qualified talent more opportunities amid creation of new roles - [at noodls] - Digital transformation in Malaysia will create a large number of new roles as employers focus on integrating digital business into their existing operations, according to recruiting experts Hays. This ...
04/15/16 05:34 AMHays Quarterly Report highlights increasing demand for risk and compliance professionals amongst other roles - [at noodls] - Candidates with strong skill sets in risk management are likely to be prized assets within Hong Kong's banking and financial sector as employers seek to stem losses, bad debts and compliance fines, according ...
04/15/16 05:34 AMHays Quarterly Report reveals reasons for growing popularity of temporary work - [at noodls] - Candidates will be more open to temporary roles in Singapore as budget constraint causes employers to move towards contingent hiring, according to recruiting experts Hays. This is one key finding from ...
04/14/16 01:48 PMHays PLC (LON:HAS) “Outperform” Rating Reconfirmed by Analysts at Exane BNP Paribas; The Price Objective is Set ... - Clinton Financial - Clinton FinancialHays PLC (LON:HAS) “Outperform” Rating Reconfirmed by Analysts at Exane BNP Paribas; The Price Objective is Set ...Clinton FinancialIn a research report issued on today, Exane BNP Paribas reaffirmed their “Outperform” rating on Hays PLC (LON:HAS)'s stock. The TP would indicate a potential upside of 31.04% from company's last stock close price. Out of 21 analysts covering Hays ...Hays PLC (LON:HAS) Receives Outperform Rating From Exane BNP Paribas AnalystsRisers & FallersExane BNP Paribas Releases Hays PLC Price Target With Potential 31.15% UpsideShare Trading NewsResearch Analysts' Updated EPS Estimates for April, 13th (AA, AAL, AAZ, ABF, AERO, AGK, AN, ANR, ASC, ATK)Washington News Wireall 1,771 news articles »
04/14/16 09:10 AMBurberry update and housebuilders knock Britain's FTSE off 2016 high -
About Hays plc

Hays plc logoHays plc is a United Kingdom-based recruitment company engaged in the provision of specialist recruitment activities. The Company's geographical segments include: Asia Pacific, Continental Europe & Rest of World, and United Kingdom & Ireland. The Company operates worldwide in 20 specialism, including accounting and finance, construction and property, information and technology (IT), sales and marketing, education, engineering and manufacturing, health and social care, legal, financial services, retail, executive, life sciences and human resources. The Company's subsidiaries include Hays Holdings Limited, Hays International Holdings Limited, Hays Overseas Holdings Limited, Hays Specialist Recruitment (Holdings) Limited, Hays France SAS and Veredus Corp.

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  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: HAS
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $1.25
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $129.25
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $127.33
  • P/E Ratio: 12.40
  • P/E Growth: 1.03
  • Market Cap: $1.37B
  • Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate: $8.17 EPS
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