Hays plc Company Profile (LON:HAS)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Hays plc (LON:HAS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Sell Rating(s), 4 Hold Rating(s), 9 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.29)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 138.47

Analysts' Ratings History for Hays plc (LON:HAS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
7/15/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutralGBX 105 -> GBX 110View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/15/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingSellGBX 100View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/14/2016Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 125View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/7/2016Barclays PLCDowngradeEqual weightGBX 155 -> GBX 105View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/6/2016Numis Securities LtdDowngradeAddGBX 155 -> GBX 110View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/5/2016Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual weightView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/30/2016Credit Suisse Group AGDowngradeUnderperformGBX 150 -> GBX 100View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/1/2016Kepler Capital MarketsDowngradeReduceView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/27/2016BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 140View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/27/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Reiterated RatingSellGBX 98View 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
4/1/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 140View 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
10/5/2015Panmure 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 America Corp.Reiterated 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 7/30/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Hays plc (LON:HAS)
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Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Hays plc (LON:HAS)
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Dividends

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 Trades

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)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Hays plc (LON:HAS)
DateHeadline
07/28/16 08:52 PMDublin Looks to Lure Financial Services Jobs from UK After Brexit Vote
07/28/16 03:11 PMIreland Moves Swiftly to Lure Financial Jobs from the UK After Brexit
07/28/16 03:11 PMRPT-Dublin moves fast to lure financial jobs from UK after Brexit vote
07/27/16 10:27 AMDublin moves fast to lure financial jobs from UK after Brexit vote -
07/20/16 07:15 AMInvesco European Growth Fund Quarterly Performance Commentary
07/18/16 09:34 AMDeutsche Bank disclosed (LON:HAS) Hays PLC, lowering its target price to 100GBX today - Breaking Finance News
07/17/16 03:57 PMHays : Booming internet business & go-digital campaigns continue to drive recruitment activity in China
07/17/16 03:57 PMDeutsche Bank disclosed (LON:HAS) Hays PLC, lowering its target price to 100GBX today
07/16/16 07:47 AMHays PLC (LON:HAS) Issued With 'Neutral' Rating At JP Morgan Cazenove - FTSE News
07/15/16 03:26 PMA report released earlier today by Deutsche Bank about Hays PLC(LON:HAS) maintains the target price at 100GBX - Breaking Finance News
07/15/16 03:26 PMA report released earlier today by Deutsche Bank about Hays PLC(LON:HAS) maintains the target price at 100GBX - Breaking Finance News
07/15/16 12:49 PM14 hiring hotspots in New Zealand - [at noodls] - If a new job is on your radar you'll be glad to hear that employers are interested in your skills - provided they include expertise in business development, digital projects or business analysis. DevOps ...
07/15/16 07:31 AMJP Morgan Cazenove Indicates Potential -2.14% Decrease In Shares Of Hays PLC - Fiscal Standard
07/15/16 07:31 AMShares Of Hays PLC (LON:HAS) Rated As Buy By Analysts At Liberum Capital - Fiscal Standard
07/14/16 04:32 PMHays Plc Expects FY Operating Profit Ahead Of Market View
07/14/16 04:32 PMHays sees operating profit above expections
07/14/16 04:32 PMLiberum Capital disclosed (LON:HAS) Hays PLC, boosting its target price to 125GBX earlier today
07/14/16 07:51 AMHays sees operating profit above expections - MarketWatch
07/14/16 07:36 AMHays Q4 Total Net Fees Rise 12% -
07/14/16 06:19 AMAre Supergroup plc (+13%), Hays plc (+4%) and Micro Focus International plc (+10%) buys after today’s positive updates? -
07/14/16 02:58 AMHays sees full-year operating profit ahead of market expectations -
07/14/16 02:30 AMMORNING BID EUROPE-Bank of England enters the fray - [Reuters - UK Focus] - British Prime Minister Theresa May appoints more of her cabinet today. After last night's anointing of Boris Johnson as foreign secretary it would be foolish to even hazard a guess as to who gets what. David Davis - social libertarian that he is, aside - is new minister in charge of leaving the EU.
07/14/16 02:09 AMBUZZ-Hays: Sees FY oper profit ahead of market expectations -
07/12/16 08:47 AMUPDATE 1-PageGroup says UK hiring slowed ahead of Brexit vote
07/12/16 02:05 AMPageGroup says UK hiring slowed ahead of Brexit vote - [Reuters - UK Focus] - British recruiter PageGroup Plc saw a slowdown in the run-up to the country's June 23 referendum on leaving the European Union, its quarterly results showed on Tuesday. The company, which mainly finds ...
07/11/16 09:04 AMBarclays Capital Maintains Hays PLC (LON:HAS)'s “Equal weight” Rating - Press Telegraph
07/08/16 04:28 PMHays : Ready to temp? Temporary job opportunities increasing
07/08/16 07:14 AMBarclays Capital Downgraded Hays PLC (LON:HAS) To 'Equal Weight' - FTSE News
07/08/16 07:14 AMBarclays Capital downgraded Hays PLC (LON:HAS) to 'Equal Weight' With 105 PT - FTSE News
07/07/16 04:29 PMHays : Will you be able to secure a new permanent job in FY16-17? NZ still scoring goals for job growth
07/07/16 07:12 AMJP Morgan Cazenove Reiterated Hays PLC (LON:HAS) As 'Neutral' - FTSE News
07/07/16 04:51 AMReady to temp? Temporary job opportunities increasing - [at noodls] - 21% of organisations will increase their use of temporary and contract staff over the next 12 months; With just 12% expected to decrease their use of such staff, significantly more temporary and contract ...
07/07/16 04:51 AMWill you be able to secure a new permanent job in FY16-17? NZ still scoring goals for job growth - [at noodls] - Forty four per cent of New Zealand employers expect to increase their permanent staff levels in the coming year, according to recruiting experts Hays. This far exceeds the 8% of employers who expect to ...
07/03/16 08:50 AMHow Many Hays plc (LON:HAS)'s Analysts Are Bullish? - Press Telegraph
07/03/16 08:50 AMKepler Cheuvreux covered (LON:HAS) Hays PLC, lowering its target price to GBX90 earlier today - Breaking Finance News
07/02/16 07:18 AMMutual Funds Make Trades in ' Continents - GuruFocus.com
07/02/16 07:18 AMKepler Cheuvreux Downgraded Hays PLC (LON:HAS) To 'Reduce' - FTSE News
07/01/16 04:25 PMKepler Cheuvreux covered (LON:HAS) Hays PLC, lowering its target price to GBX90 earlier today
06/30/16 04:38 PMWeighing Brexit's Impact on the UK Labor Market - Yahoo Finance UK
06/30/16 11:09 AM[$$] Recruiters: panic need not apply - [at Financial Times] - When the economy looks set for a slowdown, stop hiring. When your global financial hub comes under threat, stop hiring. When uncertainty arises about a country's trading rules, stop hiring. In the UK's ...
06/30/16 07:14 AMHays PLC reiterated as Outperform By Exane BNP Paribas - Fiscal Standard
06/30/16 07:14 AMHays PLC (LON:HAS) stock price target held steady to GBX140 as covered today by Exane BNP Paribas - Breaking Finance News
06/29/16 07:10 AMCentaur Media Adds Clear Channel Boss William Eccleshare To Board - London South East (registration) (blog)
06/29/16 07:10 AMUK stripped of final 'AAA' rating and FTSE 350 surrenders £140bn in Brexit aftermath - Telegraph.co.uk
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)

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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: $1.58
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $113.51
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $121.81
  • P/E Ratio: 15.44
  • P/E Growth: 1.86
  • Market Cap: $1.70B
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $8.23 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $N/A EPS
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