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LON:HASHays Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 114.30
+4.50 (+4.10 %)
(As of 05/27/2020 09:17 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 114.30
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 105.15
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 114.30
Volume2.54 million shs
Average Volume3.42 million shs
Market Capitalization£1.92 billion
P/E Ratio11.86
Dividend Yield3.40%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.0Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 3.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.49 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Staffing & Outsourcing Services



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£6.14 billion
Cash FlowGBX 7.58 per share
Book ValueGBX 42.70 per share



Outstanding Shares1,677,730,048
Market Cap£1.92 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A

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Hays (LON:HAS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Hays' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Hays' stock was trading at GBX 119.10 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, HAS stock has decreased by 4.0% and is now trading at GBX 114.30. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Hays?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Hays in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 8 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Hays.

How were Hays' earnings last quarter?

Hays plc (LON:HAS) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 20th. The company reported $4.60 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. View Hays' earnings history.

How often does Hays pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Hays?

Hays declared a dividend on Thursday, February 20th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 5th will be paid a dividend of GBX 1.11 per share on Thursday, April 9th. This represents a yield of 0.69%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 5th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Hays' dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for HAS?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Hays' stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 90 to GBX 175. On average, they anticipate Hays' stock price to reach GBX 132.44 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.9% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Hays.

Has Hays been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about HAS stock has been trending very positive this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Hays earned a news impact score of 4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutHays.

Who are some of Hays' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Hays own?

Who are Hays' key executives?

Hays' management team includes the following 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)

What is Hays' stock symbol?

Hays trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "HAS."

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 114.30.

How big of a company is Hays?

Hays has a market capitalization of £1.92 billion and generates £6.14 billion in revenue each year. Hays employs 11,700 workers across the globe.

What is Hays' official website?

The official website for Hays is 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.

This page was last updated on 5/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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