Hays plc Company Profile (LON:HAS)

About Hays plc (LON:HAS)

Hays plc logoHays plc is a recruitment company. The Company's segments include Asia Pacific; Continental Europe & Rest of World, and United Kingdom & Ireland. The Company offers temporary and permanent recruitment services to private and public sector markets. It operates in over 30 countries and approximately 20 specialisms. Its services include its job search engine, employer services and Hays Talent solutions. Its job search engine allows employees to search jobs in various areas of specialism, which include accountancy and finance, construction and property, information technology, life sciences, sales and marketing, banking and capital markets, contact centers, education, and engineering and manufacturing. It offers Hays Executive and Hays Oil & Gas. Hays Executive recruits for private and public sector employers from around the world, and is engaged in identifying senior managers and board directors. Hays Oil & Gas focuses on recruiting for the full lifecycle of the oil and gas industry.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
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  • Symbol: LON:HAS
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: N/A
  • Market Cap: £2.4 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,443,000,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 169.74
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 155.80
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 91.10 - GBX 176.30
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 18.08
  • P/E Growth: 1.47
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £4.67 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.51
  • Book Value: GBX 0.35 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.75
  • EBIDTA: £306.6 million
  • Average Volume: 3.88 million shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Hays plc (LON:HAS)

What is Hays plc's stock symbol?

Hays plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "HAS."

How often does Hays plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Hays plc?

Hays plc announced a dividend on Wednesday, February 22nd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 2nd will be given a dividend of GBX 0.96 per share on Friday, April 7th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.63%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 2nd. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Hays plc's Dividend History.

Where is Hays plc's stock going? Where will Hays plc's stock price be in 2017?

13 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Hays plc's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 129 to GBX 185. On average, they expect Hays plc's share price to reach GBX 156.90 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Hays plc.

Who are some of Hays plc's key competitors?

How do I buy Hays plc stock?

Shares of Hays plc and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

How much does a share of Hays plc stock cost?

One share of Hays plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 166.30.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Hays plc (LON:HAS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 8 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.23)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 156.90

Analysts' Ratings History for Hays plc (LON:HAS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
4/27/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutralGBX 135 -> GBX 140.80View Rating Details
4/18/2017Credit Suisse Group AGBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 170 -> GBX 185View Rating Details
4/18/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldGBX 160View Rating Details
4/13/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 175View Rating Details
4/11/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHoldGBX 145View Rating Details
4/10/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyGBX 173View Rating Details
2/23/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingHoldGBX 160View Rating Details
2/23/2017Kepler Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldGBX 163View Rating Details
2/23/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual WeightGBX 145 -> GBX 150View Rating Details
1/13/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 165View Rating Details
10/18/2016Citigroup IncBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 135 -> GBX 137View Rating Details
9/8/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncReiterated RatingSellGBX 129View Rating Details
7/5/2016Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual weightView Rating Details
4/15/2016Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 150View Rating Details
4/1/2016Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 140View Rating Details
2/23/2016InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 165View Rating Details
2/9/2016ABN AmroReiterated RatingBuyGBX 170View Rating Details
10/5/2015Panmure GordonReiterated RatingBuyGBX 200View Rating Details
10/1/2015Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuyGBX 176View Rating Details
7/9/2015Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 170 -> GBX 200View Rating Details
(Data available from 5/27/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Hays plc (LON:HAS)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com


Earnings Estimates for Hays plc (LON:HAS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $9.50 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Hays plc (LON:HAS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
9/1/2016GBX 1.991.53%10/13/201610/13/201611/11/2016
8/27/2015GBX 1.891.2%10/8/201510/8/201511/13/2015
8/28/2014GBX 1.801.37%10/9/201410/9/201411/14/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Hays plc (LON:HAS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Hays plc (LON:HAS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Hays plc (LON:HAS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/23/2017Peter WilliamsInsiderBuy8,054GBX 149£12,000.46
9/14/2016Venables,PaulInsiderSell321,615GBX 132£424,531.80
9/6/2016Venables,PaulInsiderSell106,238GBX 133£141,296.54
2/25/2016Thomson,Alan MInsiderBuy50,000GBX 116£58,000
11/11/2015Venables,PaulInsiderSell7,217GBX 142£10,248.14
11/8/2015Venables,PaulInsiderSell518,904GBX 142£736,843.68
9/8/2015Venables,PaulInsiderSell59,744GBX 156£93,200.64
5/20/2015Paul VenablesInsiderSell750,000GBX 163.66£1,227,450
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Hays plc (LON:HAS)
Latest Headlines for Hays plc (LON:HAS)
finance.yahoo.com logoHays plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : HAS-GB : May 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 26 at 6:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHays plc (HAS) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 9:24 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHays plc (HAS) Price Target Raised to GBX 140.80
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 4:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHays plc (HAS) Price Target Raised to GBX 185
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 11:49 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHays plc's (HAS) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 3:06 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHays plc (HAS) Rating Reiterated by Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 12:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] UK hiring slowdown eases for biggest recruiters
finance.yahoo.com - April 14 at 5:41 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHays plc (HAS) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 10:16 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHays plc (HAS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 8:44 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Hays suffers drop in net fee growth in UK and Ireland
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 5:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] UK recruiters: making Hays
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 5:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] PageGroup surges but stays cautious on Brexit effect
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 5:41 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHays plc (HAS) Given "Buy" Rating at HSBC Holdings plc
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 10 at 6:27 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHays plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : HAS-GB : April 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 10:11 AM
bloomberg.com logoThe Surprising Place Where Australia's Richest Woman Recruits Mine Workers
www.bloomberg.com - March 29 at 11:07 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHays plc (HAS) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 20 at 12:53 PM
reuters.com logoUPDATE 2-UK recruiter PageGroup expects operating profit to fall in 2017
www.reuters.com - March 9 at 4:29 AM
reuters.com logoUPDATE 1-UK recruiter PageGroup's profit up 11.7 pct on overseas growth
www.reuters.com - March 8 at 3:25 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHays Plc Unspon (HAYPY) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 8 at 1:31 AM
rttnews.com logoHays HY Pre-tax Profit Up 17% - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - February 22 at 12:57 PM
marketwatch.com logoHays profit up 17% as Brexit vote hits U.K. result
www.marketwatch.com - February 22 at 12:57 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoWhy this growth stock could record a 0% return in the next 2 years
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 12:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - Jan 13
finance.yahoo.com - February 14 at 11:51 PM
ft.com logo[$$] SThree warns of slowdown in UK job market amid Brexit uncertainty
www.ft.com - January 23 at 4:03 PM


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Hays plc (HAS) Chart for Saturday, May, 27, 2017

This page was last updated on 5/27/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff