NASDAQ:BBSI - Barrett Business Services Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$71.53 -2.65 (-3.57 %)
(As of 11/16/2018 01:24 PM ET)
Previous Close$74.18
Today's Range$71.49 - $74.18
52-Week Range$56.10 - $98.76
Volume28,628 shs
Average Volume42,539 shs
Market Capitalization$538.45 million
P/E Ratio21.48
Dividend Yield1.37%
Beta0.53
Barrett Business Services, Inc. provides business management solutions for small and medium-sized companies in the United States. The company has management platform that integrates a knowledge-based approach from the management consulting industry with tools from the human resource outsourcing industry. It offers professional employer services, under which it enters into a client services agreement to establish a co-employment relationship with each client company, assuming responsibility for payroll, payroll taxes, workers' compensation coverage, and certain other administration functions for the client's existing workforce. The company also provides staffing and recruiting services, such as on-demand or short-term staffing assignments, contract staffing, direct placement, long-term or indefinite-term on-site management. It serves electronics manufacturers, various light-manufacturing industries, agriculture-based companies, transportation and shipping enterprises, food processors, telecommunications companies, public utilities, general contractors in various construction-related fields, and professional services firms. Barrett Business Services, Inc. was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Washington.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Help supply services
Sub-IndustryHuman Resource & Employment Services
SectorBusiness Services
Current SymbolNASDAQ:BBSI
Previous Symbol
CUSIP06846310
Phone360-828-0700

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.04
Current Ratio0.94
Quick Ratio0.94

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio21.48
Forward P/E Ratio15.86
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$920.43 million
Price / Sales0.57
Cash Flow$4.1133 per share
Price / Cash17.39
Book Value$13.54 per share
Price / Book5.28

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.33
Net Income$25.17 million
Net Margins3.34%
Return on Equity36.31%
Return on Assets4.49%

Miscellaneous

Employees124,212
Outstanding Shares7,380,000
Market Cap$538.45 million
OptionableOptionable

Barrett Business Services (NASDAQ:BBSI) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Barrett Business Services' stock symbol?

Barrett Business Services trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "BBSI."

How often does Barrett Business Services pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Barrett Business Services?

Barrett Business Services announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 9th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 23rd will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, December 7th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.40%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 21st. View Barrett Business Services' Dividend History.

How were Barrett Business Services' earnings last quarter?

Barrett Business Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:BBSI) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November, 6th. The business services provider reported $2.50 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.21 by $0.29. The business services provider had revenue of $1.45 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.46 billion. Barrett Business Services had a net margin of 3.34% and a return on equity of 36.31%. View Barrett Business Services' Earnings History.

When is Barrett Business Services' next earnings date?

Barrett Business Services is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Barrett Business Services.

What guidance has Barrett Business Services issued on next quarter's earnings?

Barrett Business Services updated its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 6th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.31-4.31 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.28.

What price target have analysts set for BBSI?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Barrett Business Services' stock. Their predictions range from $95.00 to $100.00. On average, they expect Barrett Business Services' stock price to reach $97.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 36.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Barrett Business Services.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Barrett Business Services?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Barrett Business Services in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Barrett Business Services.

Has Barrett Business Services been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about BBSI stock has been trending neutral on Friday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Barrett Business Services earned a news sentiment score of 0.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the business services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Barrett Business Services' key competitors?

Who are Barrett Business Services' key executives?

Barrett Business Services' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Michael L. Elich, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Gary Edward Kramer, VP of Fin., Treasurer, CFO, Principal Accounting Officer & Sec. (Age 38)
  • Mr. Gregory R. Vaughn, Chief Operating Officer - Corp. Operations (Age 62)
  • Mr. Gerald R. Blotz, COO of Field Operations & VP (Age 48)
  • Ms. Heather E. Gould, Chief Strategy Officer & VP (Age 44)

Who are Barrett Business Services' major shareholders?

Barrett Business Services' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include JPMorgan Chase & Co. (7.54%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (7.52%), BlackRock Inc. (6.57%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (5.59%), Capital World Investors (3.93%) and Capital Research Global Investors (3.93%). Company insiders that own Barrett Business Services stock include Anthony Meeker, James B Hicks, Jon L Justesen and Thomas J Carley. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Barrett Business Services.

Which major investors are selling Barrett Business Services stock?

BBSI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital World Investors, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Prudential Financial Inc., Man Group plc, Credit Suisse AG and Heartland Advisors Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Barrett Business Services company stock in the last year include Anthony Meeker, James B Hicks and Jon L Justesen. View Insider Buying and Selling for Barrett Business Services.

Which major investors are buying Barrett Business Services stock?

BBSI stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital Research Global Investors, Foundry Partners LLC, FMR LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., AQR Capital Management LLC, Pacific Ridge Capital Partners LLC, River Road Asset Management LLC and Panagora Asset Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Barrett Business Services.

How do I buy shares of Barrett Business Services?

Shares of BBSI can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Barrett Business Services' stock price today?

One share of BBSI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $71.53.

How big of a company is Barrett Business Services?

Barrett Business Services has a market capitalization of $538.45 million and generates $920.43 million in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $25.17 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.33 on an earnings per share basis. Barrett Business Services employs 124,212 workers across the globe.

What is Barrett Business Services' official website?

The official website for Barrett Business Services is http://www.barrettbusiness.com.

How can I contact Barrett Business Services?

Barrett Business Services' mailing address is 8100 NE PARKWAY DRIVE SUITE 200, VANCOUVER WA, 98662. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 360-828-0700 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Barrett Business Services (NASDAQ BBSI)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  177 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  154 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  331
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Barrett Business Services and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BBSI will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BBSI will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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