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

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GBX 155.70 -1.20 (-0.76 %)
(As of 03/19/2019 01:45 AM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 156.90
Today's RangeGBX 155.30 - GBX 157.60
52-Week RangeGBX 134.60 - GBX 213.40
Volume1.97 million shs
Average Volume3.42 million shs
Market Capitalization£2.27 billion
P/E Ratio13.19
Dividend Yield2.47%
BetaN/A
Hays plc operates as a recruitment company in Australia, New Zealand, Germany, 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

Industry Staffing & Outsourcing Services
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorServices
CUSIPN/A
CIKN/A
Phone+44-20-73832266

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£5.96 billion
Cash FlowGBX 8.27 per share
Book ValueGBX 43.60 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares1,457,149,952
Market Cap£2.27 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableOptionable

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 announced a dividend on Thursday, February 21st. Investors of record on Thursday, March 7th will be paid a dividend of GBX 1.11 per share on Friday, April 12th. This represents a yield of 0.7%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 7th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Hays' Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for HAS?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Hays' shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 160 to GBX 220. On average, they expect Hays' share price to reach GBX 185 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 18.8% from the stock's current price. 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, 6 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Hays.

Has Hays been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about HAS stock have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Hays earned a media sentiment score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Hays' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Hays own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Hays investors own include Mountain Province Diamonds (MPVD), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), Celgene (CELG), Starbucks (SBUX), Occidental Petroleum (OXY), EMC (EMC), Gilead Sciences (GILD) and FireEye (FEYE).

Who are Hays' key executives?

Hays' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Alistair Richard Cox, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. Paul Venables, Group Fin. Director & Exec. Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. Steve Weston, Chief Information Officer & Global Head of Corp. Accounts
  • Mr. David Ian Phillips, Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Douglas G. Evans, Company Sec. & Gen. Counsel (Age 56)

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 155.70.

How big of a company is Hays?

Hays has a market capitalization of £2.27 billion and generates £5.96 billion in revenue each year.

What is Hays' official website?

The official website for Hays is https://www.haysplc.com/.

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:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  816 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  665 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,481
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 3/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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