SThree Plc Company Profile (LON:STHR)

About SThree Plc (LON:STHR)

SThree Plc logoSThree plc is an international staffing company, which provides specialist recruitment services in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) industries. The Company provides permanent and contract staff to sectors, including information and communication technology (ICT), banking and finance, life sciences, engineering and energy. The Company's segments include the United Kingdom & Ireland (UK&I), Continental Europe, the USA, and Asia Pacific & Middle East (APAC & ME). The Company's recruitment brands include Computer Futures, Progressive Recruitment, Huxley and Real Staffing. The Company's other brands include Global Enterprise Partners, Hyden, JP Gray, Madison Black, Newington International and Orgtel. The Company delivers contract, permanent, projects, retained and executive search recruitment solutions. Its support and mobility services offer contracting, relocation and relevant visa support. It provides resources to support its brands with contractor services.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrials
  • Industry: Employment Services
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:STHR
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £475.86 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 128,699,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 340.97
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 319.80
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 221 - GBX 370
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 15.28
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £1.04 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.46
  • Book Value: GBX 0.55 per share
  • Price / Book: 6.72
  • EBITDA: £47.91 million
  • Net Margins: 2.72%
  • Return on Equity: 38.74%
  • Return on Assets: 12.23%
  • Average Volume: 98,620 shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for SThree Plc (LON:STHR)

What is SThree Plc's stock symbol?

SThree Plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "STHR."

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

SThree Plc announced a dividend on Monday, July 24th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 2nd will be paid a dividend of GBX 4.70 per share on Friday, December 8th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.58%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 2nd. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View SThree Plc's Dividend History.

Where is SThree Plc's stock going? Where will SThree Plc's stock price be in 2017?

5 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for SThree Plc's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 320 to GBX 400. On average, they expect SThree Plc's share price to reach GBX 347 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for SThree Plc.

Who are some of SThree Plc's key competitors?

Who are SThree Plc's key executives?

SThree Plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Gary Elden, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • Alex Smith, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • Justin Hughes, Corporate Executive Officer - Asia Pacific and MENA, Executive Director
  • Steve C. Hornbuckle, Group Company Secretary, Legal Director
  • Clayton M. Brendish, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • James Bilefield, Non-Executive Director
  • Denise R. Collis, Non-Executive Director
  • Anne Fahy, Non-Executive Director
  • Fiona MacLeod, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

How do I buy SThree Plc stock?

Shares of SThree 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 SThree Plc's stock price today?

One share of SThree Plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 369.75.

MarketBeat Community Rating for SThree Plc (LON STHR)
Community Ranking:  3.3 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  357 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  180 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  537
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about SThree 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 SThree Plc (LON:STHR) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.60)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 347
Consensus Price Target History for SThree Plc (LON:STHR)
Price Target History for SThree Plc (LON:STHR)
Analysts' Ratings History for SThree Plc (LON:STHR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/11/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 400View Rating Details
7/25/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingHoldGBX 320View Rating Details
6/28/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
4/10/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyGBX 370View Rating Details
2/6/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 280 -> GBX 320View Rating Details
3/11/2016Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuyGBX 390View Rating Details
3/8/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingSector PerformGBX 400View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for SThree Plc (LON:STHR)
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Earnings Estimates for SThree Plc (LON:STHR)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $21.59 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for SThree Plc (LON STHR)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/24/2017GBX 4.701.58%11/2/201711/2/201712/8/2017
1/23/2017GBX 9.302.99%5/4/20175/4/20176/9/2017
7/11/2016GBX 4.702.05%11/3/201611/3/201612/9/2016
1/25/2016GBX 9.303.13%4/28/20164/28/20166/3/2016
7/13/2015GBX 4.701.18%11/5/201511/5/201512/11/2015
1/26/2015GBX 9.302.78%4/29/20154/29/20156/5/2015
7/14/2014GBX 4.701.2%11/6/201411/6/201412/5/2014
2/3/2014GBX 9.302.21%4/30/20144/30/20146/4/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for SThree Plc (LON:STHR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for SThree Plc (LON:STHR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for SThree Plc (LON:STHR)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/12/2017Alex SmithInsiderBuy53GBX 356£188.68
9/12/2017Gary EldenInsiderBuy57GBX 333£189.81
9/4/2017Justin HughesInsiderSell14,000GBX 322£45,080
8/25/2017Steve QuinnInsiderSell19,949GBX 313£62,440.37
8/12/2017Alex SmithInsiderBuy59GBX 321£189.39
6/14/2017Alex SmithInsiderBuy252GBX 300£756
6/12/2017Alex SmithInsiderBuy63GBX 298£187.74
6/9/2017Alex SmithInsiderBuy183GBX 300£549
5/31/2017Justin HughesInsiderBuy32,500GBX 308£100,100
5/12/2017Alex SmithInsiderBuy58GBX 321£186.18
5/4/2017Justin HughesInsiderBuy30,000GBX 317£95,100
4/26/2017Justin HughesInsiderBuy50,000GBX 327£163,500
4/12/2017Gary EldenInsiderBuy57GBX 325£185.25
3/21/2017Justin HughesInsiderSell81,250GBX 310£251,875
3/20/2017Denise CollisInsiderBuy5,000GBX 312£15,600
3/17/2017Justin HughesInsiderSell7,000GBX 311£21,770
3/16/2017Steve QuinnInsiderSell2,275GBX 313£7,120.75
3/13/2017Alex SmithInsiderBuy59GBX 324£191.16
3/7/2017Justin HughesInsiderSell90,000GBX 311£279,900
3/6/2017Gary EldenInsiderSell4,025GBX 310£12,477.50
3/3/2017Justin HughesInsiderSell10,495GBX 315£33,059.25
2/24/2017Justin HughesInsiderSell89,688GBX 319£286,104.72
2/21/2017Justin HughesInsiderSell114,118GBX 324£369,742.32
2/13/2017Alex SmithInsiderBuy57GBX 329£187.53
2/8/2017Alex SmithInsiderSell33,826GBX 322£108,919.72
2/7/2017Gary EldenInsiderSell120,000GBX 318£381,600
1/12/2017Alex SmithInsiderBuy65GBX 319£207.35
12/12/2016Gary EldenInsiderBuy64GBX 291£186.24
11/30/2016Justin HughesInsiderSell21,000GBX 275£57,750
11/14/2016Alex SmithInsiderBuy70GBX 266£186.20
10/12/2016Alex SmithInsiderBuy80GBX 237£189.60
9/15/2016Hughes,JustinInsiderSell40,000GBX 255£102,000
9/12/2016Smith,AlexInsiderBuy73GBX 255£186.15
8/12/2016Smith,AlexInsiderBuy74GBX 255£188.70
7/12/2016Elden,GaryInsiderBuy81GBX 233£188.73
6/13/2016Smith,AlexInsiderBuy57GBX 322£183.54
5/12/2016Elden,GaryInsiderBuy55GBX 337£185.35
4/21/2016Quinn,SteveInsiderSell40,000GBX 330£132,000
4/12/2016Elden,GaryInsiderBuy59GBX 316£186.44
3/14/2016Elden,GaryInsiderBuy63GBX 301£189.63
3/11/2016Quinn,SteveInsiderSell60,347GBX 297£179,230.59
2/29/2016Fahy,AnneInsiderBuy4,000GBX 305£12,200
2/19/2016Smith,AlexInsiderSell37,199GBX 297£110,481.03
2/12/2016Smith,AlexInsiderBuy63GBX 299£188.37
1/12/2016Elden,GaryInsiderBuy55GBX 338£185.90
12/15/2015Smith,AlexInsiderBuy59GBX 322£189.98
11/12/2015Elden,GaryInsiderBuy53GBX 356£188.68
10/22/2015Quinn,SteveInsiderSell48,715GBX 360£175,374
10/13/2015Elden,GaryInsiderBuy52GBX 367£190.84
9/15/2015Elden,GaryInsiderBuy50GBX 369£184.50
8/13/2015Elden,GaryInsiderBuy51GBX 370£188.70
8/12/2015Hughes,JustinInsiderSell15,521GBX 375£58,203.75
7/14/2015Elden,GaryInsiderBuy49GBX 384£188.16
5/28/2015Gary EldenInsiderSell145,540GBX 379.01£551,611.15
5/21/2015Justin HughesInsiderSell75,000GBX 385£288,750
5/20/2015Justin HughesInsiderSell10,000GBX 384.95£38,495
5/19/2015Justin HughesInsiderSell5,000GBX 384.85£19,242.50
5/15/2015Justin HughesInsiderSell5,000GBX 385.28£19,264
5/14/2015Justin HughesInsiderSell75,000GBX 382.50£286,875
5/11/2015Justin HughesInsiderSell5,000GBX 383.70£19,185
3/6/2015Steve QuinnInsiderBuy175,000GBX 330.01£577,517.50
2/4/2015Alex SmithInsiderSell16,214GBX 323.03£52,376.08
1/28/2015Gary EldenInsiderSell150,000GBX 338£507,000
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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SThree Plc (STHR) Chart for Sunday, October, 22, 2017

This page was last updated on 10/22/2017 by Staff

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