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PageGroup (PAGE) Competitors

GBX 483.60
+0.20 (+0.04%)
(As of 01:53 PM ET)

PAGE vs. HAS, STEM, HILS, MTO, BOY, TPK, RHIM, SMS, CKN, and DATA

Should you be buying PageGroup stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of PageGroup include Hays (HAS), SThree (STEM), Hill & Smith (HILS), Mitie Group (MTO), Bodycote (BOY), Travis Perkins (TPK), RHI Magnesita (RHIM), Smart Metering Systems (SMS), Clarkson (CKN), and GlobalData (DATA). These companies are all part of the "industrials" sector.

PageGroup vs.

Hays (LON:HAS) and PageGroup (LON:PAGE) are both small-cap industrials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, media sentiment, institutional ownership and community ranking.

Hays presently has a consensus price target of GBX 150, indicating a potential upside of 41.38%. PageGroup has a consensus price target of GBX 515, indicating a potential upside of 6.76%. Given PageGroup's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Hays is more favorable than PageGroup.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Hays
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00
PageGroup
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50

Hays has a beta of 1.1, suggesting that its share price is 10% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PageGroup has a beta of 1.13, suggesting that its share price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Hays has higher revenue and earnings than PageGroup. PageGroup is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Hays, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Hays£7.28B0.23£83.90M£0.052,122.00
PageGroup£2.01B0.79£77.07M£0.242,015.00

Hays received 600 more outperform votes than PageGroup when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 70.37% of users gave Hays an outperform vote while only 58.42% of users gave PageGroup an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
HaysOutperform Votes
874
70.37%
Underperform Votes
368
29.63%
PageGroupOutperform Votes
274
58.42%
Underperform Votes
195
41.58%

PageGroup has a net margin of 3.83% compared to PageGroup's net margin of 1.15%. Hays' return on equity of 23.40% beat PageGroup's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Hays1.15% 13.16% 5.45%
PageGroup 3.83%23.40%9.90%

Hays pays an annual dividend of GBX 3 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. PageGroup pays an annual dividend of GBX 16 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. Hays pays out 6,000.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. PageGroup pays out 6,666.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

89.2% of Hays shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 85.7% of PageGroup shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of Hays shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 5.4% of PageGroup shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

In the previous week, Hays had 1 more articles in the media than PageGroup. MarketBeat recorded 1 mentions for Hays and 0 mentions for PageGroup. PageGroup's average media sentiment score of 0.00 equaled Hays'average media sentiment score.

Company Overall Sentiment
Hays Neutral
PageGroup Neutral

Summary

Hays beats PageGroup on 11 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding PAGE and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of LON and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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PAGE vs. The Competition

MetricPageGroupStaffing & Employment Services IndustryIndustrials SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£1.59B£407.73M£3.80B£1.42B
Dividend Yield3.46%6.89%4.42%11.83%
P/E Ratio2,015.00732.81414.331,696.80
Price / Sales0.7920.73599.85292,193.36
Price / Cash10.7713.5927.7332.84
Price / Book4.932.313.792.72
Net Income£77.07M£24.97M£197.44M£165.45M
7 Day Performance1.94%1.77%3.18%3.00%
1 Month Performance8.24%3.38%5.58%5.92%
1 Year Performance9.91%16.47%20.32%13.48%

PageGroup Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
HAS
Hays
2.6044 of 5 stars
GBX 101.70
+1.3%
GBX 150
+47.5%
-6.0%£1.61B£7.28B2,034.0012,300Positive News
STEM
SThree
1.0944 of 5 stars
GBX 432.50
-0.2%
GBX 470
+8.7%
+10.8%£575.01M£1.66B1,054.882,654Gap Up
HILS
Hill & Smith
0.4019 of 5 stars
GBX 1,942
+0.7%
GBX 1,903.33
-2.0%
+50.5%£1.56B£829.80M2,284.714,336Gap Up
MTO
Mitie Group
0.3033 of 5 stars
GBX 120.40
+1.2%
GBX 125
+3.8%
+30.6%£1.54B£4.15B1,720.0065,000Positive News
Gap Down
BOY
Bodycote
0.3141 of 5 stars
GBX 740
+1.5%
GBX 670
-9.5%
+8.8%£1.39B£802.50M1,644.444,933News Coverage
TPK
Travis Perkins
0.4091 of 5 stars
GBX 821.50
-0.5%
GBX 863
+5.1%
-99.1%£1.73B£4.86B4,563.8919,172Gap Up
RHIM
RHI Magnesita
0 of 5 stars
GBX 3,725
-0.9%
GBX 4,033.33
+8.3%
+65.4%£1.76B£3.57B1,275.6815,659
SMS
Smart Metering Systems
0 of 5 stars
GBX 952
flat
N/A+18.7%£1.27B£135.52M8,654.551,361Dividend Increase
CKN
Clarkson
0.8718 of 5 stars
GBX 4,075
+4.5%
GBX 4,590
+12.6%
+33.7%£1.25B£639.40M1,487.232,024News Coverage
High Trading Volume
DATA
GlobalData
0 of 5 stars
GBX 232.50
-1.9%
N/A-82.8%£1.87B£273.10M5,812.503,532

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This page (LON:PAGE) was last updated on 5/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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