LON:HAS - Hays Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started GBX 150 +1.50 (+1.01 %) (As of 05/26/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous CloseGBX 150Today's RangeGBX 149.10 - GBX 152.1052-Week RangeGBX 134.60 - GBX 213.40Volume5.29 million shsAverage Volume3.42 million shsMarket Capitalization£2.19 billionP/E Ratio12.71Dividend Yield2.55%BetaN/A ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions Chain Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive HAS News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for HAS and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange LON Industry Staffing & Outsourcing Services Sub-IndustryN/A SectorServices Current SymbolLON:HAS Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIKN/A Webhttp://www.haysplc.com/ Phone+44-20-73832266Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio13.41 Current Ratio1.60 Quick Ratio1.60Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio12.71 Forward P/E Ratio0.11 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales£5.96 billion Price / Sales0.37 Cash FlowGBX 8.33 per share Price / Cash Flow18.00 Book ValueGBX 43.60 per share Price / Book3.44Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous Employees11,700 Outstanding Shares1,457,149,952Market Cap£2.19 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. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 7th will be paid a dividend of GBX 1.11 per share on Friday, April 12th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.7%. The ex-dividend date 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 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Hays' shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 160 to GBX 185. On average, they anticipate Hays' stock price to reach GBX 172.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 15.0% 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 8 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Hays. Has Hays been receiving favorable news coverage? Press coverage about HAS stock has been trending somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Hays earned a news sentiment score of -1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. Who are some of Hays' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Hays include Morneau Shepell (MSI), Pagegroup (PAGE), McMillan Shakespeare (MMS), Amadeus FiRe (AAD), Robert Walters (RWA), SThree (STHR), Impellam Group (IPEL), BG Staffing (BGSF), BG Staffing (BGSF), People Infrastructure (PPE), Cpl Resources (CPS), CML Group (CGR), Volt Information Sciences (VISI), Staffline Group (STAF) and Mastech Digital (MHH). What other stocks do shareholders of Hays own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Hays investors own include Laird (LRD), Opko Health (OPK), Mountain Province Diamonds (MPVD), Alibaba Group (BABA), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Abattis Bioceuticals (ATT), Lithium X Energy (LIX), Applied Optoelectronics (AAOI) and Celgene (CELG). 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. AccountsMr. David Ian Phillips, Head of Investor RelationsMr. 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 150. How big of a company is Hays? Hays has a market capitalization of £2.19 billion and generates £5.96 billion in revenue each year. Hays employs 11,700 workers across the globe. What is Hays' official website? The official website for Hays is http://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: 2.7 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 825 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 678 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,503MarketBeat'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 5/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: The components of the Stochastic Momentum Index Receive Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.