NASDAQ:JOBS - 51job Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$68.84 +0.33 (+0.48 %)
(As of 12/13/2018 08:30 AM ET)
Previous Close$68.51
Today's Range$67.56 - $70.00
52-Week Range$52.15 - $114.63
Volume192,805 shs
Average Volume216,351 shs
Market Capitalization$4.23 billion
P/E Ratio32.63
Dividend YieldN/A
51job, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides integrated human resource services in the People's Republic of China. The company offers recruitment advertising services, including online recruitment services through its Websites comprising,,, and; and mobile applications that enable job seekers to access their accounts through mobile devices and utilize functions available on their Websites. It also provides other human resource related services, such as business process outsourcing that consist of social insurance and benefits processing, regulatory compliance with local governmental employment regulations, and payroll processing; and conducts training seminars in the business management, leadership, sales and marketing, human resource, negotiation skills, financial planning and analysis, public administration, manufacturing, secretarial, and other skills. In addition, the company offers campus recruitment services to corporations that seek to recruit college and university students; and placement and executive search services to employers seeking to attract talent and fill job vacancies. Further, it provides professional and scientific assessment tools that assist human resource departments in evaluating capabilities and dispositions of job candidates and existing employees, as well as offers talent assessment services; conducts general and customized surveys on salary, employee retention, and other human resource related topics; organizes and hosts annual human resource conferences and events; and provides support and administrative services to employers on select recruitment projects. The company serves multinational corporations, large national Chinese corporations, and the local Chinese enterprises. It offers its services through sales offices, and a national sales and customer service call center in Wuhan. 51job, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is based in Shanghai, the People's Republic of China.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Employment agencies
SectorConsumer Staples
Current SymbolNASDAQ:JOBS
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio1.94
Quick Ratio1.94


Trailing P/E Ratio32.63
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$437.82 million
Price / Sales9.71
Cash Flow$2.3194 per share
Price / Cash Flow29.68
Book Value$14.82 per share
Price / Book4.65


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.11
Net Income$57.15 million
Net Margins38.26%
Return on Equity19.41%
Return on Assets10.76%


Outstanding Shares61,780,000
Market Cap$4.23 billion

51job (NASDAQ:JOBS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is 51job's stock symbol?

51job trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "JOBS."

When did 51job's stock split? How did 51job's stock split work?

Shares of 51job split on Friday, August 8th 2014. The 2-1 split was announced on Friday, July 18th 2014. The newly issued shares were distributed to shareholders after the closing bell on Thursday, August 7th 2014. An investor that had 100 shares of 51job stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

How were 51job's earnings last quarter?

51job, Inc. (NASDAQ:JOBS) released its earnings results on Thursday, November, 8th. The company reported $0.69 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.58 by $0.11. The firm had revenue of $139 million for the quarter. 51job had a return on equity of 19.41% and a net margin of 38.26%. View 51job's Earnings History.

When is 51job's next earnings date?

51job is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for 51job.

What guidance has 51job issued on next quarter's earnings?

51job issued an update on its fourth quarter 2018 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 8th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.65-0.69 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.86. The company issued revenue guidance of $158.7-163.1 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $163.61 million.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for 51job?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for 51job in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for 51job.

Has 51job been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about JOBS stock have trended neutral this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. 51job earned a coverage optimism score of 0.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of 51job's key competitors?

Who are 51job's key executives?

51job's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Rick Yan, Co-Founder, Director, CEO, Pres & Sec. (Age 56)
  • Ms. Kathleen Chien, Co-Founder, Acting CFO & COO (Age 49)
  • Mr. Jingwu Chen, Sr. VP (Age 50)
  • Mr. Tao Wang, VP (Age 56)
  • Ms. Linda Chien, Head of Investor Relations and VP

Who are 51job's major shareholders?

51job's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.80%), Wasatch Advisors Inc. (2.79%), BlackRock Inc. (2.12%), Morgan Stanley (2.10%), Vanguard Group Inc. (1.28%) and Alliancebernstein L.P. (1.18%).

Which major investors are selling 51job stock?

JOBS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including William Blair Investment Management LLC, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Alliancebernstein L.P., FIL Ltd, Macquarie Group Ltd., Acadian Asset Management LLC, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. and Handelsbanken Fonder AB.

Which major investors are buying 51job stock?

JOBS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Nordea Investment Management AB, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Wasatch Advisors Inc. and Sloane Robinson LLP.

How do I buy shares of 51job?

Shares of JOBS 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 51job's stock price today?

One share of JOBS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $68.84.

How big of a company is 51job?

51job has a market capitalization of $4.23 billion and generates $437.82 million in revenue each year. The company earns $57.15 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.11 on an earnings per share basis. 51job employs 7,637 workers across the globe.

What is 51job's official website?

The official website for 51job is

How can I contact 51job?

51job's mailing address is BUILDING 3 NO. 1387 ZHANG DONG ROAD, SHANGHAI F4, 201203. The company can be reached via phone at 86-21-6160-1888 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for 51job (NASDAQ JOBS)

Community Ranking:  3.4 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  343 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  161 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  504
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about 51job and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe JOBS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe JOBS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/13/2018 by Staff

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