LON:HAS - Hays Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started GBX 155.70 -1.20 (-0.76 %) (As of 03/19/2019 01:45 AM ET)Previous CloseGBX 156.90Today's RangeGBX 155.30 - GBX 157.6052-Week RangeGBX 134.60 - GBX 213.40Volume1.97 million shsAverage Volume3.42 million shsMarket Capitalization£2.27 billionP/E Ratio13.19Dividend Yield2.47%BetaN/A ProfileDiscussionAnalyst 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 Webwww.haysplc.com Phone+44-20-73832266Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio13.41 Current Ratio1.60 Quick Ratio1.60Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio13.19 Forward P/E Ratio0.11 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales£5.96 billion Price / Sales0.38 Cash FlowGBX 8.27 per share Price / Cash Flow18.83 Book ValueGBX 43.60 per share Price / Book3.57Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous EmployeesN/A Outstanding Shares1,457,149,952Market Cap£2.27 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. Investors of record on Thursday, March 7th will be paid a dividend of GBX 1.11 per share on Friday, April 12th. This represents a yield of 0.7%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Hays' shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 160 to GBX 220. On average, they expect Hays' share price to reach GBX 185 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 18.8% 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 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Hays. Has Hays been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about HAS stock have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Hays earned a media sentiment score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Hays' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Hays include Morneau Shepell (MSI), Pagegroup (PAGE), McMillan Shakespeare (MMS), Kforce (KFRC), Heidrick & Struggles International (HSII), Amadeus FiRe (AAD), Robert Walters (RWA), SThree (STHR), BG Staffing (BGSF), BG Staffing (BGSF), Impellam Group (IPEL), Staffline Group (STAF), People Infrastructure (PPE), Cpl Resources (CPS) and CML Group (CGR). What other stocks do shareholders of Hays own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Hays investors own include Mountain Province Diamonds (MPVD), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), Celgene (CELG), Starbucks (SBUX), Occidental Petroleum (OXY), EMC (EMC), Gilead Sciences (GILD) and FireEye (FEYE). 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 155.70. How big of a company is Hays? Hays has a market capitalization of £2.27 billion and generates £5.96 billion in revenue each year. What is Hays' official website? The official website for Hays is https://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: 2.8 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 816 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 665 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,481MarketBeat'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 3/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the downside to momentum investing?