LON:HAS - Hays Stock Price, Price Target & More

GBX 179.30 +0.20 (+0.11 %)
(As of 04/19/2018 11:20 AM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 179.10
Today's RangeGBX 176.55 - GBX 181.40
52-Week RangeGBX 155 - GBX 206.20
Volume1.41 million shs
Average Volume3.42 million shs
Market Capitalization£2.75 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A

About Hays (LON:HAS)

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

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

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

What price target have analysts set for HAS?

13 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for Hays' shares. Their predictions range from GBX 149 to GBX 215. On average, they expect Hays' share price to reach GBX 187.83 in the next twelve months. 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. David Walker, Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Douglas G. Evans, Company Sec. & Gen. Counsel (Age 55)
  • Mr. Sholto Douglas-Home, Chief Marketing Officer

Has Hays been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about HAS stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Hays earned a coverage optimism score of 0.22 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 45.01 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

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 179.30.

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 (HAS)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  719 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  598 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,317
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.

Analyst Ratings

Hays (LON:HAS) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
13 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Hays in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is GBX 187.83The high price target for HAS is GBX 215 and the low price target for HAS is GBX 149. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 9 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Hold."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: HoldHoldHoldHold
Consensus Rating Score: 2.001.921.922.08
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Rating(s)
9 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
2 Sell Rating(s)
9 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
2 Sell Rating(s)
10 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
9 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 187.83GBX 186.01GBX 178.93GBX 174.50

Hays (LON:HAS) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for Hays (LON:HAS)

Hays (LON:HAS) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
4/13/2018BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual weightView Rating Details
4/12/2018Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 215View Rating Details
4/6/2018UBSReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/6/2018Kepler Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
4/5/2018BNP ParibasBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 175 -> GBX 195View Rating Details
3/27/2018Deutsche BankReiterated RatingSellGBX 160View Rating Details
2/23/2018Numis SecuritiesBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 180 -> GBX 190View Rating Details
2/23/2018JPMorgan ChaseReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 177.10View Rating Details
1/15/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 200 -> GBX 210View Rating Details
1/12/2018Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHoldGBX 195View Rating Details
1/11/2018InvestecReiterated RatingHoldGBX 190View Rating Details
10/3/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector PerformerGBX 160 -> GBX 180View Rating Details
7/4/2017Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetUnderweightGBX 157 -> GBX 149View Rating Details
10/18/2016CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 135 -> GBX 137View Rating Details
9/8/2016Goldman SachsReiterated RatingSellGBX 129View Rating Details
(Data available from 4/19/2016 forward)

Earnings

Dividends

Hays (LON:HAS) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/22/2018GBX 1.060.54%3/1/20183/1/20184/12/2018
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

Hays (LON HAS) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Trading History for Hays (LON:HAS)

Hays (LON HAS) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
2/26/2018Andy MartinInsiderBuy35,000GBX 196£68,600
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

Hays (LON HAS) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
Hays (HAS) Rating Lowered to Neutral at BNP ParibasHays (HAS) Rating Lowered to Neutral at BNP Paribas
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 9:42 PM
Local school district has most to lose with Kansas new funding billLocal school district has most to lose with Kansas' new funding bill
www.bizjournals.com - April 18 at 5:06 PM
Committee overseeing project near Hays Street Bridge dismantledCommittee overseeing project near Hays Street Bridge dismantled
www.msn.com - April 18 at 9:02 AM
Deutsche Bank Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for Hays (HAS)Deutsche Bank Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for Hays (HAS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 12:34 AM
Numis Securities Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for Hays (HAS)Numis Securities Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for Hays (HAS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 11:29 PM
BNP Paribas Reaffirms Neutral Rating for Hays (HAS)BNP Paribas Reaffirms Neutral Rating for Hays (HAS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 8:43 PM
Hays (HAS) Given Equal weight Rating at BarclaysHays (HAS) Given Equal weight Rating at Barclays
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 1:27 PM
Michael Cohen under criminal probe separate from MuellerMichael Cohen under criminal probe separate from Mueller
www.msn.com - April 14 at 4:37 PM
Barclays Reaffirms "Equal weight" Rating for Hays (HAS)Barclays Reaffirms "Equal weight" Rating for Hays (HAS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 8:25 AM
UPDATE 1-Recruiter Hays net fees rises on strong performance in GermanyUPDATE 1-Recruiter Hays net fees rises on strong performance in Germany
www.reuters.com - April 12 at 9:46 AM
Recruiter Hays net fees rises on strong performance in GermanyRecruiter Hays net fees rises on strong performance in Germany
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 9:46 AM
[$$] UK still a black spot for recruiter Hays[$$] UK still a black spot for recruiter Hays
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 9:46 AM
April Top Stocks To Look Out ForApril Top Stocks To Look Out For
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 9:46 AM
Hays (HAS) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Liberum CapitalHays' (HAS) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 12 at 9:35 AM
JPMorgan Chase Increases Hays (HAS) Price Target to GBX 165JPMorgan Chase Increases Hays (HAS) Price Target to GBX 165
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 4:05 PM
Hays (HAS) Price Target Raised to GBX 195Hays (HAS) Price Target Raised to GBX 195
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 12:10 PM
Hays (HAS) Price Target Raised to GBX 180Hays (HAS) Price Target Raised to GBX 180
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 8 at 9:13 AM
Jefferies Group Boosts Hays (HAS) Price Target to GBX 195Jefferies Group Boosts Hays (HAS) Price Target to GBX 195
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 8 at 12:06 AM
Hays (HAS) Earns Hold Rating from Kepler Capital MarketsHays (HAS) Earns Hold Rating from Kepler Capital Markets
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 6 at 10:02 AM
Hays (HAS) Earns Buy Rating from UBSHays (HAS) Earns Buy Rating from UBS
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 6 at 9:40 AM
[$$] UK recruiters use technology to offer ‘pre-emptive’ jobs[$$] UK recruiters use technology to offer ‘pre-emptive’ jobs
finance.yahoo.com - April 6 at 9:17 AM
Hays (HAS) PT Raised to GBX 195Hays (HAS) PT Raised to GBX 195
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 5 at 10:41 AM
Hays plc (HAS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from BrokeragesHays plc (HAS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 1 at 11:38 AM
Hays (HAS) Buy Rating Reiterated at Liberum CapitalHays' (HAS) Buy Rating Reiterated at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 9:54 PM
Hays (HAS) Lowered to Neutral at Credit Suisse GroupHays (HAS) Lowered to Neutral at Credit Suisse Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 6:52 AM
Texans working out Fort Hays DL Nathan ShepherdTexans working out Fort Hays DL Nathan Shepherd
www.msn.com - March 30 at 4:55 PM
Investec Reiterates Hold Rating for Hays (HAS)Investec Reiterates Hold Rating for Hays (HAS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 29 at 12:00 AM
Sculley conditionally OKs apartment project next to Hays Street Bridge; overrides HDRC recommendationSculley conditionally OKs apartment project next to Hays Street Bridge; overrides HDRC recommendation
www.bizjournals.com - March 27 at 4:44 PM
[$$] Steve Gadd Band, Ronnie Scott’s, London — flawless execution[$$] Steve Gadd Band, Ronnie Scott’s, London — flawless execution
finance.yahoo.com - March 27 at 4:44 PM
Hays (HAS) Given Sell Rating at Deutsche BankHays (HAS) Given Sell Rating at Deutsche Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 27 at 9:33 AM
Group vows to keep fighting Hays Street projectGroup vows to keep fighting Hays Street project
www.msn.com - March 27 at 9:20 AM
City manager approves a controversial project near Hays Street Bridge, with conditionsCity manager approves a controversial project near Hays Street Bridge, with conditions
www.msn.com - March 25 at 9:11 AM
Liberum Capital Boosts Hays (HAS) Price Target to GBX 215Liberum Capital Boosts Hays (HAS) Price Target to GBX 215
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 1:36 PM
Edited Transcript of HAS.L earnings conference call or presentation 22-Feb-18 9:00am GMTEdited Transcript of HAS.L earnings conference call or presentation 22-Feb-18 9:00am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - March 21 at 9:57 AM
Hays plc (HAS) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by AnalystsHays plc (HAS) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 7 at 11:15 AM
[$$] UK proves a black spot for recruiter PageGroup[$$] UK proves a black spot for recruiter PageGroup
finance.yahoo.com - March 7 at 9:07 AM
Hays plc (HAS) Announces GBX 1.06 DividendHays plc (HAS) Announces GBX 1.06 Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 28 at 9:40 AM
Insider Buying: Hays plc (HAS) Insider Purchases 35,000 Shares of StockInsider Buying: Hays plc (HAS) Insider Purchases 35,000 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 26 at 12:16 PM
Liberum Capital Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Hays (HAS)Liberum Capital Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Hays (HAS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 25 at 12:34 PM
Hays (HAS) Rating Reiterated by JPMorgan Chase & Co.Hays (HAS) Rating Reiterated by JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 24 at 9:16 PM
Hays (HAS) Receives Sell Rating from Deutsche BankHays (HAS) Receives Sell Rating from Deutsche Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 24 at 8:42 PM
Hays (HAS) PT Raised to GBX 190Hays (HAS) PT Raised to GBX 190
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 24 at 8:08 PM
[$$] Recruiter Hays logs proft jump on overseas strength, cost control[$$] Recruiter Hays logs proft jump on overseas strength, cost control
finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 8:55 AM
Hays plc (HAS) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by AnalystsHays plc (HAS) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 10 at 11:40 AM
Deutsche Bank Reaffirms Sell Rating for Hays (HAS)Deutsche Bank Reaffirms Sell Rating for Hays (HAS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 5 at 12:38 PM
Hays plc (HAS) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from AnalystsHays plc (HAS) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 16 at 12:40 PM
Hays (HAS) PT Raised to GBX 210Hays (HAS) PT Raised to GBX 210
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 15 at 11:02 AM
Hays (HAS) PT Raised to GBX 177.10 at JPMorgan Chase & Co.Hays (HAS) PT Raised to GBX 177.10 at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 14 at 4:28 PM
Hays (HAS) Given New GBX 205 Price Target at Kepler Capital MarketsHays (HAS) Given New GBX 205 Price Target at Kepler Capital Markets
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 14 at 2:50 PM
Hays (HAS) Earns "Hold" Rating from Jefferies GroupHays (HAS) Earns "Hold" Rating from Jefferies Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 14 at 7:28 AM

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