LON:HAS - Hays Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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GBX 200.60 +1.40 (+0.70 %)
(As of 08/21/2018 01:41 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 199.20
Today's RangeGBX 198.52 - GBX 201
52-Week RangeGBX 155 - GBX 206.20
Volume1.82 million shs
Average Volume3.42 million shs
Market Capitalization£2.75 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A
Hays logoHays plc operates as a specialist recruitment company in the Asia Pacific, Continental Europe, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and internationally. The company offers permanent, temporary, and contractor recruitment services, such as qualified, professional, and skilled recruitment to public and private sector. It specializes in offering recruitment services in the areas of accountancy and finance, construction and property, information technology, life sciences, sales and marketing, banking and capital markets, contact centers, education, engineering and manufacturing, executive, financial services, health and social care, human resources, legal, office professionals, energy, oil and gas, purchasing, retail, resources and mining, and telecoms. Hays plc was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange LON
Industry Staffing & Outsourcing Services
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorServices
SymbolLON:HAS
CUSIPN/A
Phone+44-20-73832266

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins2.76%
Return on Equity26.61%
Return on Assets11.71%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares1,450,000,000
Market Cap£2.75 billion

Hays (LON:HAS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hays' stock symbol?

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

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

Hays declared a dividend on Thursday, February 22nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 1st will be given a dividend of GBX 1.06 per share on Thursday, April 12th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.54%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 1st. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Hays' Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for HAS?

12 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Hays' shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 160 to GBX 215. On average, they anticipate Hays' stock price to reach GBX 191.71 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.4%. View Analyst Price Targets for Hays.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Hays?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Hays in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 9 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Hays.

Who are some of Hays' key competitors?

Who are Hays' key executives?

Hays' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Alistair Richard Cox, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. Paul Venables, Group Fin. Director & Exec. Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. Steve Weston, Chief Information Officer & Global Head of Corp. Accounts
  • Mr. David Walker, Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Douglas G. Evans, Company Sec. & Gen. Counsel (Age 55)

Has Hays been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about HAS stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Hays earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 46.97 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for Hays.

How do I buy shares of Hays?

Shares of HAS 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.

What is Hays' stock price today?

One share of HAS stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 200.60.

How big of a company is Hays?

Hays has a market capitalization of £2.75 billion.

How can I contact Hays?

Hays' mailing address is 250 Euston Road, LONDON, NW1 2AF, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +44-20-73832266.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Hays (LON HAS)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  767 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  628 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,395
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Hays and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe HAS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe HAS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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