Hays plc Stock Price, News & Analysis (LON:HAS)

GBX 184.60 0.40 (0.22 %)
(As of 11/17/2017 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 184.60
Today's RangeGBX 185.40 - GBX 183.50
52-Week RangeGBX 135.70 - GBX 199.90
Volume3.40 million shs
Average Volume3.51 million shs
Market Capitalization£2.66 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A

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:
  • Industry: Executive Search Services
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Sector: Executive Search Services
  • Symbol: LON:HAS
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.haysplc.com
Profitability:
  • Trailing EPS: GBX 0.10
  • Net Margins: 2.84%
  • Return on Equity: 27.04%
  • Return on Assets: 11.87%
Misc:
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,450,000,000
 

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 declared a dividend on Thursday, August 31st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 5th will be given a dividend of GBX 6.51 per share on Friday, November 17th. This represents a dividend yield of 3.55%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 5th. This is a boost from Hays plc's previous dividend of $0.96. The official announcement can be seen 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?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Hays plc's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 149 to GBX 195. On average, they expect Hays plc's stock price to reach GBX 175.82 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Hays plc.

Who are some of Hays plc's key competitors?

Who are Hays plc's key executives?

Hays plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Alistair R. Cox, Chief Executive, Executive Director (Age 56)
  • Paul Venables, Group Finance Director, Executive Director (Age 55)
  • Doug Evans, Company Secretary, General Counsel (Age 54)
  • Alan Matthew Thomson, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board (Age 71)
  • Paul Scott Harrison, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director (Age 53)
  • Victoria Jarman, Independent Non-Executive Director (Age 45)
  • Torsten G. Kreindl, Independent Non-Executive Director (Age 54)
  • Andy Martin, Senior Independent Director (Age 57)

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.

What is Hays plc's stock price today?

One share of Hays plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 184.60.

How big of a company is Hays plc?

Hays plc has a market capitalization of £2.66 billion.

How can I contact Hays plc?

Hays plc's 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 plc (LON HAS)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  650 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  539 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,189
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Hays plc and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Analysts' Consensus Rating for Hays plc (LON:HAS)

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 8 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings, 0 Strong Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.09)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 175.82

Consensus Price Target History for Hays plc (LON:HAS)

Price Target History for Hays plc (LON:HAS)

Analysts' Ratings History for Hays plc (LON:HAS)

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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
11/13/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldGBX 165View Rating Details
11/10/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 165View Rating Details
11/9/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 195View Rating Details
10/13/2017Kepler Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 190 -> GBX 195View Rating Details
10/4/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 145 -> GBX 195View Rating Details
10/3/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector PerformerGBX 160 -> GBX 180View Rating Details
9/1/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingHoldGBX 180View Rating Details
7/19/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual weightView Rating Details
7/18/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 175View Rating Details
7/4/2017Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetUnderweightGBX 157 -> GBX 149View Rating Details
4/18/2017Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 170 -> GBX 185View Rating Details
10/18/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutralGBX 135 -> GBX 137View Rating Details
9/8/2016The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.Reiterated RatingSellGBX 129View Rating Details
4/15/2016Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 150View Rating Details
2/23/2016InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 165View Rating Details
2/9/2016ABN AmroReiterated RatingBuyGBX 170View Rating Details
(Data available from 11/18/2015 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)

No earnings estimates for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Hays plc (LON HAS)

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/31/2017GBX 6.513.55%10/5/201710/5/201711/17/2017
2/22/2017€0.960.63%3/2/20173/2/20174/7/2017
9/1/2016GBX 1.991.53%10/13/201610/13/201611/11/2016
2/24/2016€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
2/26/2014€0.830.59%3/5/20143/5/20144/9/2014
(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
9/5/2017Doug EvansInsiderSell31,220GBX 185£57,757
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)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Hays plc (LON:HAS)

Latest Headlines for Hays plc (LON HAS)

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DateHeadline
How Did Hays plc’s (LSE:HAS) 26.64% ROE Fare Against The Industry?How Did Hays plc’s (LSE:HAS) 26.64% ROE Fare Against The Industry?
finance.yahoo.com - November 16 at 3:26 PM
Hays plc (HAS) Given Neutral Rating at J P Morgan Chase & CoHays plc (HAS) Given Neutral Rating at J P Morgan Chase & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 12 at 10:20 PM
Hays plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : HAS-GB : November 6, 2017Hays plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : HAS-GB : November 6, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 6 at 4:57 AM
Hays plc (HAS) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from BrokeragesHays plc (HAS) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 2 at 2:10 PM
ETFs with exposure to Hays plc : October 30, 2017ETFs with exposure to Hays plc : October 30, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 30 at 3:15 PM
Hays plc :HAS-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : October 26, 2017Hays plc :HAS-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : October 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 27 at 3:48 AM
Hays plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : HAS-GB : October 25, 2017Hays plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : HAS-GB : October 25, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 26 at 9:45 AM
Hays plc (HAS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by J P Morgan Chase & CoHays plc (HAS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by J P Morgan Chase & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 14 at 4:04 PM
Deutsche Bank AG Reiterates Hold Rating for Hays plc (HAS)Deutsche Bank AG Reiterates Hold Rating for Hays plc (HAS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 14 at 2:40 PM
Hays plc (HAS) PT Raised to GBX 195Hays plc (HAS) PT Raised to GBX 195
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 14 at 12:54 PM
CORRECTED-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Oct 12CORRECTED-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Oct 12
www.reuters.com - October 12 at 8:16 PM
IN THE KNOW: Hays Remains Liberums "Preferred" RecruiterIN THE KNOW: Hays Remains Liberum's "Preferred" Recruiter
www.morningstar.co.uk - October 12 at 8:16 PM
ETFs with exposure to Hays plc : October 12, 2017ETFs with exposure to Hays plc : October 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 12 at 8:16 PM
Hays Plc Q1 LFL Net Fees Up 10% - Quick FactsHays Plc Q1 LFL Net Fees Up 10% - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - October 12 at 5:21 AM
Hays plc :HAS-GB: Earnings Analysis: 2017 By the Numbers : October 10, 2017Hays plc :HAS-GB: Earnings Analysis: 2017 By the Numbers : October 10, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 10 at 11:51 PM
Hays plc (HAS) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by AnalystsHays plc (HAS) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 8 at 10:46 AM
Hays plc : HAS-GB: Dividend Analysis : October 06th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : October 6, 2017Hays plc : HAS-GB: Dividend Analysis : October 06th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : October 6, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 7 at 12:49 AM
Global $5.01 Bn Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) Market, 2025Global $5.01 Bn Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) Market, 2025
www.finanznachrichten.de - October 6 at 12:03 AM
Hays plc (HAS) Raises Dividend to GBX 6.51 Per ShareHays plc (HAS) Raises Dividend to GBX 6.51 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 30 at 9:20 AM
Male Singaporean workers think theyll get promoted in 10 yearsMale Singaporean workers think they'll get promoted in 10 years
www.msn.com - September 27 at 5:13 PM
Hays plc (HAS) Price Target Raised to GBX 190Hays plc (HAS) Price Target Raised to GBX 190
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 24 at 4:38 PM
Wall Street’s Crush on Autocrats Grows Amid Hunt for High YieldWall Street’s Crush on Autocrats Grows Amid Hunt for High Yield
www.bloomberg.com - September 14 at 8:04 PM
Hays plc (HAS) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from BrokeragesHays plc (HAS) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 13 at 10:40 AM
Should You Buy Hays plc (LSE:HAS)?Should You Buy Hays plc (LSE:HAS)?
finance.yahoo.com - September 11 at 7:46 PM
Hays plc (HAS) Insider Sells £57,757 in StockHays plc (HAS) Insider Sells £57,757 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 6 at 1:22 PM
Hays FY17 Profit Climbs, Lifts Core Dividend; To Pay Special DividendHays FY17 Profit Climbs, Lifts Core Dividend; To Pay Special Dividend
www.rttnews.com - September 1 at 7:41 PM
Hays plc (HAS) Earns Hold Rating from Numis Securities LtdHays plc (HAS) Earns Hold Rating from Numis Securities Ltd
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 1 at 6:34 AM
Hays profits rise; declares special dividend - MarketWatchHays profits rise; declares special dividend - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - September 1 at 12:17 AM
[$$] Hays issues first special dividend despite Brexit[$$] Hays issues first special dividend despite Brexit
finance.yahoo.com - August 31 at 7:16 PM
Edited Transcript of HAS.L earnings conference call or presentation 31-Aug-17 8:00am GMTEdited Transcript of HAS.L earnings conference call or presentation 31-Aug-17 8:00am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 31 at 7:16 PM
[$$] Search for doctors set to cost NHS £100m in agency fees[$$] Search for doctors set to cost NHS £100m in agency fees
finance.yahoo.com - August 31 at 5:19 AM
Hays plc (HAS) Receives "Buy" Rating from Liberum CapitalHays plc (HAS) Receives "Buy" Rating from Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 27 at 3:44 PM
Hays plc (HAS) Set to Announce Earnings on ThursdayHays plc (HAS) Set to Announce Earnings on Thursday
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 24 at 1:14 AM
Going to University or starting an apprenticeship? The best employers in Britain - and how much theyll pay youGoing to University or starting an apprenticeship? The best employers in Britain - and how much they'll pay you
www.msn.com - August 18 at 7:11 PM
Hays plc (HAS) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by BrokeragesHays plc (HAS) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 25 at 12:52 PM
[$$] SThree says City hiring still suffering from Brexit vote[$$] SThree says City hiring still suffering from Brexit vote
finance.yahoo.com - July 24 at 8:42 AM
Liberum Capital Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Hays plc (HAS)Liberum Capital Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Hays plc (HAS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 16 at 12:08 PM
Hays Expects FY Operating Profit To Be Marginally Ahead Of Market ViewHays Expects FY Operating Profit To Be Marginally Ahead Of Market View
www.rttnews.com - July 15 at 1:57 AM
Hays sees yearly operating profit above viewsHays sees yearly operating profit above views
www.marketwatch.com - July 15 at 1:57 AM
Hays' Venables on Results, Brexit, French GrowthHays' Venables on Results, Brexit, French Growth
finance.yahoo.com - July 14 at 8:56 PM
[$$] Hays shakes off hiring slowdown with strong growth[$$] Hays shakes off hiring slowdown with strong growth
finance.yahoo.com - July 14 at 8:56 PM
[$$] Hays: while the sun shines[$$] Hays: while the sun shines
finance.yahoo.com - July 14 at 8:56 PM
UK Stocks-Factors to watch on July 14UK Stocks-Factors to watch on July 14
www.nasdaq.com - July 14 at 1:59 AM
Canadian business leaders try to put aside economic worries at Calgary StampedeCanadian business leaders try to put aside economic worries at Calgary Stampede
www.theglobeandmail.com - July 9 at 11:24 PM
Hays plc (HAS) PT Lowered to GBX 149Hays plc (HAS) PT Lowered to GBX 149
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 4 at 7:24 AM
The Surprising Place Where Australias Richest Woman Recruits Mine WorkersThe Surprising Place Where Australia's Richest Woman Recruits Mine Workers
www.bloomberg.com - March 29 at 11:07 PM
UPDATE 2-UK recruiter PageGroup expects operating profit to fall in 2017UPDATE 2-UK recruiter PageGroup expects operating profit to fall in 2017
www.reuters.com - March 9 at 4:29 AM
UPDATE 1-UK recruiter PageGroups profit up 11.7 pct on overseas growthUPDATE 1-UK recruiter PageGroup's profit up 11.7 pct on overseas growth
www.reuters.com - March 8 at 3:25 AM
Hays HY Pre-tax Profit Up 17% - Quick FactsHays HY Pre-tax Profit Up 17% - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - February 22 at 12:57 PM
Hays profit up 17% as Brexit vote hits U.K. resultHays profit up 17% as Brexit vote hits U.K. result
www.marketwatch.com - February 22 at 12:57 PM

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