Hays plc Company Profile (LON:HAS)

About Hays plc

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.

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  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: HAS
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $1.94
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $154.02
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $140.82
  • 52-Week Range: GBX 91.10 - GBX 165
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 18.15
  • P/E Growth: 1.74
  • Market Cap: $2.24B
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,432,932,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Hays plc (LON:HAS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 9 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.31)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 149.94

Analysts' Ratings History for Hays plc (LON:HAS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/30/2017HSBC Holdings plcBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 150 -> GBX 170View Rating Details
1/30/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual weightGBX 145View Rating Details
1/13/2017Numis Securities LtdBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 130 -> GBX 160View Rating Details
1/13/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 165View Rating Details
1/13/2017Kepler Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 150 -> GBX 163View Rating Details
1/12/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 145View Rating Details
1/12/2017Deutsche Bank AGUpgradeHoldGBX 120 -> GBX 160View Rating Details
1/6/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 140 -> GBX 145View Rating Details
10/19/2016Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 125 -> GBX 135View Rating Details
10/19/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 110 -> GBX 130View Rating Details
10/18/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutralGBX 135 -> GBX 137View Rating Details
9/8/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated 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
5/19/2015Bank of America CorpReiterated RatingBuyGBX 190View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Hays plc (LON:HAS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/22/2017N/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Hays plc (LON:HAS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $9.13 EPS


Dividend History for Hays plc (LON:HAS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
9/1/2016GBX 1.991.53%10/13/201610/13/201611/11/2016
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
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)


Latest Headlines for Hays plc (LON:HAS)
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oakridgeobserver.com - February 20 at 5:06 PM
News IconStock Checkup: Technical Watch on Hays PLC (HAS.L) - Searcy News (LON:HAS)
searcysentinel.com - February 17 at 8:42 AM
capitalcube.com logoHays plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : HAS-GB : February 17, 2017 (LON:HAS)
www.capitalcube.com - February 17 at 8:42 AM
4-traders.com logoHays : Business-minded HR professionals hot property in Malaysia this quarter (LON:HAS)
www.4-traders.com - February 16 at 10:34 PM
4-traders.com logoHays : Business-minded HR professionals hot property in Malaysia this quarter (LON:HAS)
www.4-traders.com - February 16 at 10:34 PM
4-traders.com logoHays : CEOs in Asia lead the charge in shaping the future of work (LON:HAS)
www.4-traders.com - February 16 at 5:31 PM
News IconWatching the Numbers for Hays plc (LSE:HAS) - Benton Bulletin (LON:HAS)
bentonbulletin.com - February 15 at 4:51 AM
News IconReviewing Indicator Levels for Hays PLC (HAS.L) - Providence Standard (LON:HAS)
providencestandard.com - February 15 at 4:51 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - Jan 13 (LON:HAS)
finance.yahoo.com - February 14 at 11:51 PM
News IconStock Momentum in Focus on Shares of Hays PLC (HAS.L) - The Standard (LON:HAS)
6milestandard.com - February 10 at 4:30 AM
News IconStock Check: Reviewing the Numbers for Hays PLC (HAS.L) - Baldwin Journal (LON:HAS)
baldwinjournal.com - February 9 at 6:28 PM
News IconDX TV | Short interest in LinkedIn and wider recruitment sec www.dougleschan.com (LON:HAS)
dougleschan.com - February 8 at 11:17 PM
News IconStock Focus: Watching Shares of Hays PLC (HAS.L) - Davidson Register (LON:HAS)
davidsonregister.com - February 8 at 6:14 PM
News IconChart Focus: Eye on Technicals for Hays PLC (HAS.L) - Rives Journal (LON:HAS)
rivesjournal.com - February 7 at 6:53 PM
News IconChecking Moving Average and RSI Levels on Hays PLC (HAS.L) - Sherwood Daily (LON:HAS)
sherwooddaily.com - February 6 at 10:40 PM
4-traders.com logoHow to get a job in 2017: Stand out with a story, brand and proof (LON:HAS)
www.4-traders.com - February 2 at 6:14 PM
News IconBarclays Capital reiterated Hays PLC (LON:HAS) as 'Equal weight ... - UK Market News (LON:HAS)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - February 1 at 11:22 PM
News IconChart Level Analysis on Shares of Hays PLC (HAS.L) - Springdale Times (LON:HAS)
springdaletimes.com - January 31 at 4:22 AM
News IconInvestor Guide: Checking on Indicators for Hays PLC (HAS.L) - Springdale Times (LON:HAS)
springdaletimes.com - January 26 at 5:00 AM
ft.com logo[$$] SThree warns of slowdown in UK job market amid Brexit uncertainty (LON:HAS)
www.ft.com - January 23 at 4:03 PM
News IconRotork PLC reiterated as Add By Peel Hunt (LON:HAS)
itapunta.com - January 22 at 5:29 PM
News IconLiberum Capital Indicates Potential 26.58% Increase In Shares Of Rightmove PLC (LON:HAS)
perspectivabetica.com - January 22 at 5:29 PM
News IconHays plc (HAS) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages (LON:HAS)
lasignare.com - January 22 at 5:29 PM
News IconRSI Update on Shares of Hays PLC (HAS.L) - Springdale Times (LON:HAS)
springdaletimes.com - January 18 at 6:02 PM
News IconCrest Nicholson Holdings reiterated as Hold By Deutsche (LON:HAS)
itapunta.com - January 17 at 9:58 AM
News IconThe Beaufort Securities Reaffirmed Buy Rating for Imperial Tobacco Group PLC (IMBBY) (LON:HAS)
vouxmagazine.com - January 15 at 5:18 PM
News IconRecruitment agency sources ex-police officers to scrutinise Hillsborough inquiry evidence (LON:HAS)
www.mirror.co.uk - January 14 at 5:38 PM
News IconHays PLC (LON:HAS) Receives 'Outperform' Rating From Brokers At Exane BNP Paribas - UK Market News (LON:HAS)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - January 14 at 4:49 AM
News IconHays PLC (LON:HAS) Issued With 'Hold' Rating At Kepler Cheuvreux - UK Market News (LON:HAS)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - January 14 at 4:49 AM
News IconUK – Hays net fees rise 2% on like-for-like basis (LON:HAS)
www2.staffingindustry.com - January 13 at 6:46 PM
News IconLiberum Capital Reiterated Hays PLC (LON:HAS) As 'Buy' - UK Market News (LON:HAS)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - January 13 at 6:46 PM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoDeutsche Bank abandons bearish stance on recruitment sector (LON:HAS)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - January 13 at 4:06 AM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoHays awash with cash after strong quarter (LON:HAS)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - January 12 at 6:01 PM
marketwatch.com logoHays: Brexit has UK cos. shelving investment plans (LON:HAS)
www.marketwatch.com - January 12 at 6:01 PM
thestreet.com logoU.K. Headhunters Hint at Slowing Job Market in Fourth-Quarter Updates (LON:HAS)
www.thestreet.com - January 12 at 6:01 PM
ft.com logo[$$] Recruiter Hays hit by slump in UK hiring (LON:HAS)
www.ft.com - January 12 at 6:01 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoBritish recruiter Hays reports 2 pct rise in quarterly net fees (LON:HAS)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 12 at 4:13 AM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoHays plc 5.4% Potential Decrease Indicated by Jefferies International - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:HAS)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - January 8 at 5:24 PM
News IconRatings Change: Hays (LON:HAS) Stock Hold Rating Maintained at Jefferies; The Target Price per Share is GBX 145.00 - Thorold News (LON:HAS)
www.whatsonthorold.com - January 7 at 7:30 PM
News IconJefferies International Reiterated Hays PLC (LON:HAS) As 'Hold' - UK Market News (LON:HAS)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - January 7 at 7:30 PM
News IconRatings Change: Hays (LON:HAS) Stock Hold Rating Maintained at ... - Thorold News (LON:HAS)
www.whatsonthorold.com - January 6 at 11:16 PM
News IconThe Oliver Luxxe Assets LLC invests in Astrazeneca PLC (AZN) Shares (LON:HAS)
avauncer.com - December 25 at 10:46 AM
News IconHays plc's (HAS) "Hold" Rating Reaffirmed at Kepler Capital Markets (LON:HAS)
viveremilano.biz - December 25 at 10:46 AM
News IconHays PLC reiterated as Hold By Kepler Cheuvreux (LON:HAS)
diariocatolico.net - December 23 at 10:51 PM
News IconHays PLC reiterated as Hold By Kepler Cheuvreux - NewsDen (LON:HAS)
newsden.net - December 23 at 5:50 PM
marketexclusive.com logoAnalyst Activity – Kepler Capital Markets Reiterates Hold on Hays plc (LON:HAS) (LON:HAS)
marketexclusive.com - December 23 at 3:57 AM
News IconTrading Watch: FCF and Piotroski Score Check for Hays plc (LSE:HAS) - The Business Journal (LON:HAS)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 21 at 11:29 PM
News IconSELECTIVE INVESTMENT INSIGHTS TO INFORM. The 2013 Hays Salary Guide: Salary & Recruiting Trends (LON:HAS)
docplayer.net - December 20 at 10:43 PM
News IconWhy Hays plc's (LSE:HAS) ROE Of 33.3% Does Not Tell The Whole Story - Simply Wall St (LON:HAS)
simplywall.st - December 16 at 4:16 AM
4-traders.com logoHays : awarded CICMQ accreditation for quality in credit management (LON:HAS)
www.4-traders.com - December 13 at 6:07 PM


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 declared a dividend on Thursday, September 1st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 13th will be given a dividend of GBX 1.99 per share on Friday, November 11th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.53%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 13th. This is a positive change from Hays plc's previous dividend of $0.91. The official announcement can be seen at this link.

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

16 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Hays plc's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 129 to GBX 170. On average, they expect Hays plc's share price to reach GBX 149.94 in the next twelve months.

When will Hays plc announce their earnings?

Hays plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February, 22nd 2017.

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 156.10.

Last Updated on 2/21/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff