Hays plc Company Profile (LON:HAS)

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:
  • Sector: Industrials
  • Industry: Executive Search Services
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:HAS
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: https://www.haysplc.com/
  • Market Cap: £2.47 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,443,000,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 167.60
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 164.07
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 120.80 - GBX 176.30
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 18.59
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £4.67 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.53
  • Book Value: GBX 0.35 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.89
  • EBIDTA: £306.6 million
  • Net Margins: 2.63%
  • Return on Equity: 27.22%
  • Return on Assets: 11.41%
  • Average Volume: 3.05 million shs.
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 announced a dividend on Wednesday, February 22nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 2nd will be given a dividend of GBX 0.96 per share on Friday, April 7th. This represents a yield of 0.63%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 2nd. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Hays plc's Dividend History.

When will Hays plc make its next earnings announcement?

Hays plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August, 31st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Hays plc.

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

13 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Hays plc's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 129 to GBX 185. On average, they expect Hays plc's stock price to reach GBX 159.37 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
  • Paul Venables, Group Finance Director, Executive Director
  • Doug Evans, Company Secretary, General Counsel
  • Alan Matthew Thomson, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Paul Scott Harrison, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Victoria Jarman, Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Torsten G. Kreindl, Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Andy Martin, Senior Independent Director

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 171.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Hays plc (LON HAS)
Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  616 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  505 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,121
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

Consensus Ratings for Hays plc (LON:HAS) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 8 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.08)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 159.37

Analysts' Ratings History for Hays plc (LON:HAS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/19/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual weightView Rating Details
7/18/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 175View Rating Details
7/17/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingHoldGBX 180View Rating Details
7/17/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldGBX 165View Rating Details
7/14/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 180View Rating Details
7/4/2017Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetUnderweightGBX 157 -> GBX 149View Rating Details
4/27/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 135 -> GBX 140.80View Rating Details
4/18/2017Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 170 -> GBX 185View Rating Details
4/11/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHoldGBX 145View Rating Details
4/10/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyGBX 173View Rating Details
2/23/2017Kepler Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldGBX 163View 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
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
(Data available from 8/16/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Hays plc (LON:HAS)
Earnings by Quarter for Hays plc (LON:HAS)
Earnings History by Quarter for Hays plc (LON HAS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/31/2017N/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Hays plc (LON:HAS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $9.58 EPS


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


Headline Trends for Hays plc (LON:HAS)
Latest Headlines for Hays plc (LON:HAS)
americanbankingnews.com logoHays plc (HAS) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 25 at 12:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] SThree says City hiring still suffering from Brexit vote
finance.yahoo.com - July 24 at 8:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLiberum Capital Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Hays plc (HAS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 16 at 12:08 PM
rttnews.com logoHays Expects FY Operating Profit To Be Marginally Ahead Of Market View
www.rttnews.com - July 15 at 1:57 AM
marketwatch.com logoHays sees yearly operating profit above views
www.marketwatch.com - July 15 at 1:57 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHays' Venables on Results, Brexit, French Growth
finance.yahoo.com - July 14 at 8:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Hays shakes off hiring slowdown with strong growth
finance.yahoo.com - July 14 at 8:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Hays: while the sun shines
finance.yahoo.com - July 14 at 8:56 PM
nasdaq.com logoUK Stocks-Factors to watch on July 14
www.nasdaq.com - July 14 at 1:59 AM
theglobeandmail.com logoCanadian business leaders try to put aside economic worries at Calgary Stampede
www.theglobeandmail.com - July 9 at 11:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHays plc (HAS) PT Lowered to GBX 149
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 4 at 7:24 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHays plc (HAS) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 30 at 11:05 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHays plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : HAS-GB : June 6, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 6 at 6:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHays plc (HAS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 5 at 8:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHays plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:HAS) : May 30, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 30 at 5:29 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHays plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : HAS-GB : May 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 26 at 6:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHays plc (HAS) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 9:24 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHays plc (HAS) Price Target Raised to GBX 140.80
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 4:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHays plc (HAS) Price Target Raised to GBX 185
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 11:49 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHays plc's (HAS) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 3:06 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHays plc (HAS) Rating Reiterated by Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 12:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] UK hiring slowdown eases for biggest recruiters
finance.yahoo.com - April 14 at 5:41 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHays plc (HAS) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 10:16 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHays plc (HAS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 8:44 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Hays suffers drop in net fee growth in UK and Ireland
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 5:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] UK recruiters: making Hays
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 5:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] PageGroup surges but stays cautious on Brexit effect
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 5:41 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHays plc (HAS) Given "Buy" Rating at HSBC Holdings plc
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 10 at 6:27 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHays plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : HAS-GB : April 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 10:11 AM
bloomberg.com logoThe Surprising Place Where Australia's Richest Woman Recruits Mine Workers
www.bloomberg.com - March 29 at 11:07 PM
reuters.com logoUPDATE 2-UK recruiter PageGroup expects operating profit to fall in 2017
www.reuters.com - March 9 at 4:29 AM
reuters.com logoUPDATE 1-UK recruiter PageGroup's profit up 11.7 pct on overseas growth
www.reuters.com - March 8 at 3:25 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHays Plc Unspon (HAYPY) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 8 at 1:31 AM
rttnews.com logoHays HY Pre-tax Profit Up 17% - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - February 22 at 12:57 PM
marketwatch.com logoHays profit up 17% as Brexit vote hits U.K. result
www.marketwatch.com - February 22 at 12:57 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoWhy this growth stock could record a 0% return in the next 2 years
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 12:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - Jan 13
finance.yahoo.com - February 14 at 11:51 PM
ft.com logo[$$] SThree warns of slowdown in UK job market amid Brexit uncertainty
www.ft.com - January 23 at 4:03 PM


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Hays plc (HAS) Chart for Wednesday, August, 16, 2017

This page was last updated on 8/16/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff