Hays plc Company Profile (LON:HAS)

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: $1.73
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $118.43
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $122.16
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.05
  • P/E Growth: 2.02
  • Market Cap: $1.88B
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,432,000,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Hays plc (LON:HAS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Sell Ratings, 4 Hold Ratings, 9 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.29)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 138.76

Analysts' Ratings History for Hays plc (LON:HAS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/23/2016Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetSellGBX 100 -> GBX 105View Rating Details
7/15/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutralGBX 105 -> GBX 110View Rating Details
7/14/2016Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 125View Rating Details
7/7/2016Barclays PLCDowngradeEqual weightGBX 155 -> GBX 105View Rating Details
7/6/2016Numis Securities LtdDowngradeAddGBX 155 -> GBX 110View Rating Details
7/5/2016Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual weightView Rating Details
6/30/2016Credit Suisse Group AGDowngradeUnderperformGBX 150 -> GBX 100View Rating Details
7/1/2016Kepler Capital MarketsDowngradeReduceView Rating Details
6/27/2016BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 140View Rating Details
6/27/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Reiterated RatingSellGBX 98View 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
2/15/2016HSBCUpgradeBuyGBX 140 -> GBX 155View 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
7/9/2015Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 180View Rating Details
7/9/2015Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 170 -> GBX 200View Rating Details
5/19/2015Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 190View Rating Details
3/19/2015Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 150View Rating Details
1/8/2015Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
8/28/2014Oriel Securities LtdReiterated RatingAddView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/26/2014 forward)

Earnings

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

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Hays plc (LON:HAS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $8.24 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History for Hays plc (LON:HAS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/24/2016GBX 0.910.8%3/3/20163/3/20164/5/2016
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
2/26/2014GBX 0.830.59%3/5/20143/5/20144/9/2014
(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 TransactionDetails
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)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Hays plc (LON:HAS)
DateHeadline
News IconDefendants oppose motion to refer Raleigh General Hospital lawsuits to Mass Litigation Panel (LON:HAS)
wvrecord.com - August 18 at 5:23 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Hays Plc : August 16, 2016 (LON:HAS)
www.capitalcube.com - August 16 at 5:32 PM
capitalcube.com logoHays Plc :HAS-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended December 31, 2015 : August 15, 2016 (LON:HAS)
www.capitalcube.com - August 15 at 5:34 PM
publicnow.com logo25 hiring hotspots this New Financial Year (LON:HAS)
www.publicnow.com - August 12 at 8:29 AM
News IconDublin moves fast to lure financial jobs from UK - gulfnews.com (LON:HAS)
gulfnews.com - August 5 at 8:19 AM
capitalcube.com logoHays Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : HAS-GB : August 3, 2016 (LON:HAS)
www.capitalcube.com - August 3 at 8:31 AM
News IconDublin Looks to Lure Financial Services Jobs from UK After Brexit Vote (LON:HAS)
www.insurancejournal.com - July 28 at 9:52 PM
fortune.com logoIreland Moves Swiftly to Lure Financial Jobs from the UK After Brexit (LON:HAS)
fortune.com - July 28 at 4:11 PM
reuters.com logoRPT-Dublin moves fast to lure financial jobs from UK after Brexit vote (LON:HAS)
www.reuters.com - July 28 at 4:11 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoDublin moves fast to lure financial jobs from UK after Brexit vote (LON:HAS)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 11:27 AM
gurufocus.com logoInvesco European Growth Fund Quarterly Performance Commentary (LON:HAS)
www.gurufocus.com - July 20 at 8:15 AM
breakingfinancenews.com logoDeutsche Bank disclosed (LON:HAS) Hays PLC, lowering its target price to 100GBX today - Breaking Finance News (LON:HAS)
breakingfinancenews.com - July 18 at 10:34 AM
4-traders.com logoHays : Booming internet business & go-digital campaigns continue to drive recruitment activity in China (LON:HAS)
www.4-traders.com - July 17 at 4:57 PM
breakingfinancenews.com logoDeutsche Bank disclosed (LON:HAS) Hays PLC, lowering its target price to 100GBX today (LON:HAS)
breakingfinancenews.com - July 17 at 4:57 PM
ftsenews.co.uk logoHays PLC (LON:HAS) Issued With 'Neutral' Rating At JP Morgan Cazenove - FTSE News (LON:HAS)
www.ftsenews.co.uk - July 16 at 8:47 AM
breakingfinancenews.com logoA report released earlier today by Deutsche Bank about Hays PLC(LON:HAS) maintains the target price at 100GBX - Breaking Finance News (LON:HAS)
breakingfinancenews.com - July 15 at 4:26 PM
breakingfinancenews.com logoA report released earlier today by Deutsche Bank about Hays PLC(LON:HAS) maintains the target price at 100GBX - Breaking Finance News (LON:HAS)
breakingfinancenews.com - July 15 at 4:26 PM
publicnow.com logo14 hiring hotspots in New Zealand (LON:HAS)
www.publicnow.com - July 15 at 1:49 PM
fiscalstandard.com logoJP Morgan Cazenove Indicates Potential -2.14% Decrease In Shares Of Hays PLC - Fiscal Standard (LON:HAS)
www.fiscalstandard.com - July 15 at 8:31 AM
fiscalstandard.com logoShares Of Hays PLC (LON:HAS) Rated As Buy By Analysts At Liberum Capital - Fiscal Standard (LON:HAS)
www.fiscalstandard.com - July 15 at 8:31 AM
finanznachrichten.de logoHays Plc Expects FY Operating Profit Ahead Of Market View (LON:HAS)
www.finanznachrichten.de - July 14 at 5:32 PM
marketwatch.com logoHays sees operating profit above expections (LON:HAS)
www.marketwatch.com - July 14 at 5:32 PM
breakingfinancenews.com logoLiberum Capital disclosed (LON:HAS) Hays PLC, boosting its target price to 125GBX earlier today (LON:HAS)
breakingfinancenews.com - July 14 at 5:32 PM
marketwatch.com logoHays sees operating profit above expections - MarketWatch (LON:HAS)
www.marketwatch.com - July 14 at 8:51 AM
bloomberg.com logoHays Q4 Total Net Fees Rise 12% (LON:HAS)
www.bloomberg.com - July 14 at 8:36 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoAre Supergroup plc (+13%), Hays plc (+4%) and Micro Focus International plc (+10%) buys after today’s positive updates? (LON:HAS)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - July 14 at 7:19 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoHays sees full-year operating profit ahead of market expectations (LON:HAS)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - July 14 at 3:58 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoMORNING BID EUROPE-Bank of England enters the fray (LON:HAS)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - July 14 at 3:30 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoBUZZ-Hays: Sees FY oper profit ahead of market expectations (LON:HAS)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - July 14 at 3:09 AM
reuters.com logoUPDATE 1-PageGroup says UK hiring slowed ahead of Brexit vote (LON:HAS)
www.reuters.com - July 12 at 9:47 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoPageGroup says UK hiring slowed ahead of Brexit vote (LON:HAS)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - July 12 at 3:05 AM
News IconBarclays Capital Maintains Hays PLC (LON:HAS)'s “Equal weight” Rating - Press Telegraph (LON:HAS)
presstelegraph.com - July 11 at 10:04 AM
4-traders.com logoHays : Ready to temp? Temporary job opportunities increasing (LON:HAS)
www.4-traders.com - July 8 at 5:28 PM
ftsenews.co.uk logoBarclays Capital Downgraded Hays PLC (LON:HAS) To 'Equal Weight' - FTSE News (LON:HAS)
www.ftsenews.co.uk - July 8 at 8:14 AM
ftsenews.co.uk logoBarclays Capital downgraded Hays PLC (LON:HAS) to 'Equal Weight' With 105 PT - FTSE News (LON:HAS)
www.ftsenews.co.uk - July 8 at 8:14 AM
4-traders.com logoHays : Will you be able to secure a new permanent job in FY16-17? NZ still scoring goals for job growth (LON:HAS)
www.4-traders.com - July 7 at 5:29 PM
ftsenews.co.uk logoJP Morgan Cazenove Reiterated Hays PLC (LON:HAS) As 'Neutral' - FTSE News (LON:HAS)
www.ftsenews.co.uk - July 7 at 8:12 AM
publicnow.com logoReady to temp? Temporary job opportunities increasing (LON:HAS)
www.publicnow.com - July 7 at 5:51 AM
publicnow.com logoWill you be able to secure a new permanent job in FY16-17? NZ still scoring goals for job growth (LON:HAS)
www.publicnow.com - July 7 at 5:51 AM
News IconHow Many Hays plc (LON:HAS)'s Analysts Are Bullish? - Press Telegraph (LON:HAS)
presstelegraph.com - July 3 at 9:50 AM
breakingfinancenews.com logoKepler Cheuvreux covered (LON:HAS) Hays PLC, lowering its target price to GBX90 earlier today - Breaking Finance News (LON:HAS)
breakingfinancenews.com - July 3 at 9:50 AM
gurufocus.com logoMutual Funds Make Trades in ' Continents - GuruFocus.com (LON:HAS)
www.gurufocus.com - July 2 at 8:18 AM
ftsenews.co.uk logoKepler Cheuvreux Downgraded Hays PLC (LON:HAS) To 'Reduce' - FTSE News (LON:HAS)
www.ftsenews.co.uk - July 2 at 8:18 AM
breakingfinancenews.com logoKepler Cheuvreux covered (LON:HAS) Hays PLC, lowering its target price to GBX90 earlier today (LON:HAS)
breakingfinancenews.com - July 1 at 5:25 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoWeighing Brexit's Impact on the UK Labor Market - Yahoo Finance UK (LON:HAS)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - June 30 at 5:38 PM
ft.com logo[$$] Recruiters: panic need not apply (LON:HAS)
www.ft.com - June 30 at 12:09 PM
fiscalstandard.com logoHays PLC reiterated as Outperform By Exane BNP Paribas - Fiscal Standard (LON:HAS)
www.fiscalstandard.com - June 30 at 8:14 AM
breakingfinancenews.com logoHays PLC (LON:HAS) stock price target held steady to GBX140 as covered today by Exane BNP Paribas - Breaking Finance News (LON:HAS)
breakingfinancenews.com - June 30 at 8:14 AM
lse.co.uk logoCentaur Media Adds Clear Channel Boss William Eccleshare To Board - London South East (registration) (blog) (LON:HAS)
www.lse.co.uk - June 29 at 8:10 AM
News IconUK stripped of final 'AAA' rating and FTSE 350 surrenders £140bn in Brexit aftermath - Telegraph.co.uk (LON:HAS)
www.telegraph.co.uk - June 29 at 8:10 AM

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Last Updated on 8/26/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff