OTCMKTS:HAYPY - Hays Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$24.54 -0.22 (-0.89 %)
(As of 05/22/2018 06:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$24.54
Today's Range$24.54 - $24.54
52-Week Range$20.50 - $28.57
Volume110 shs
Average Volume21 shs
Market Capitalization$3.56 billion
P/E Ratio20.28
Dividend Yield1.08%


Hays logoHays plc operates as a specialist recruitment company in the Asia Pacific, Continental Europe, 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Private households
SectorBusiness Services


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.14
Current Ratio1.54
Quick RatioN/A


Trailing P/E Ratio20.28
Forward P/E Ratio15.94
P/E Growth1.06

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.45 billion
Price / Sales0.55
Cash Flow$1.4136 per share
Price / Cash17.36
Book Value$5.15 per share
Price / Book4.77


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A


Outstanding Shares145,060,000

Hays (OTCMKTS:HAYPY) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hays' stock symbol?

Hays trades on the OTCMKTS under the ticker symbol "HAYPY."

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

Hays announced a Semi-Annual dividend on Monday, February 26th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.131 per share on Friday, April 27th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 7th. View Hays' Dividend History.

Who are some of Hays' key competitors?

Who are Hays' key executives?

Hays' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Alistair Richard Cox, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. Paul Venables, Group Fin. Director & Exec. Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. David Walker, Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Douglas G. Evans, Company Sec. & Gen. Counsel (Age 55)
  • Mr. Sholto Douglas-Home, Chief Marketing Officer

Has Hays been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about HAYPY stock have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Hays earned a daily sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 47.10 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

How do I buy shares of Hays?

Shares of HAYPY 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 Hays' stock price today?

One share of HAYPY stock can currently be purchased for approximately $24.54.

How big of a company is Hays?

Hays has a market capitalization of $3.56 billion and generates $6.45 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $176.42 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.21 on an earnings per share basis.

How can I contact Hays?

Hays' mailing address is 250 Euston Road, London X0, NW1 2AF. The company can be reached via phone at 44-20-7383-2266 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Hays (HAYPY)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  39 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  56 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  95
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Hays and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe HAYPY will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe HAYPY will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Hays (OTCMKTS:HAYPY) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
2 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Hays in the last 12 months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 2.502.502.503.00
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: N/AN/AN/AN/A
Price Target Upside: N/AN/AN/AN/A

Hays (OTCMKTS:HAYPY) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for Hays (OTCMKTS:HAYPY)

Hays (OTCMKTS:HAYPY) Analyst Ratings History

DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/20/2018BNP ParibasUpgradeUnderperform ➝ NeutralView Rating Details
10/4/2017UBSUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/22/2016 forward)



Hays (OTCMKTS:HAYPY) Dividend Information

Hays pays an annual dividend of $0.27 per share, with a dividend yield of 1.10%. HAYPY's most recent semi-annual dividend payment was Friday, April 27. Hays pays out 22.31% of its earnings out as a dividend.
Most Recent Dividend:4/27/2018
Annual Dividend:$0.27
Dividend Yield:1.10%
Payout Ratio(s):22.31% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
17.53% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
14.84% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
19.10% (Based on Cash Flow)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Hays (OTCMKTS:HAYPY)

Hays (OTCMKTS:HAYPY) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Hays (OTCMKTS HAYPY) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Trading History for Hays (OTCMKTS:HAYPY)

Hays (OTCMKTS HAYPY) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Hays (OTCMKTS HAYPY) News Headlines

Hays (HAYPY) Downgraded by ValuEngine to "Hold"Hays (HAYPY) Downgraded by ValuEngine to "Hold"
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 12:47 PM
Analyzing Roche (RHHBY) & Hays (HAYPY)Analyzing Roche (RHHBY) & Hays (HAYPY)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 11:43 AM
Hays (HAYPY) Lowered to "Hold" at Zacks Investment ResearchHays (HAYPY) Lowered to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 11:36 AM
GN Store Nord (GNNDY) and Hays (HAYPY) Critical AnalysisGN Store Nord (GNNDY) and Hays (HAYPY) Critical Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 1:21 AM
Hays Plc Plans Semi-Annual Dividend of $0.13 (HAYPY)Hays Plc Plans Semi-Annual Dividend of $0.13 (HAYPY)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 2 at 9:04 AM
Hays (HAYPY) Upgraded to "Buy" by Zacks Investment ResearchHays (HAYPY) Upgraded to "Buy" by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 24 at 12:30 AM
Hays Plc (HAYPY) Forecasted to Earn FY2019 Earnings of $1.82 Per ShareHays Plc (HAYPY) Forecasted to Earn FY2019 Earnings of $1.82 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 23 at 3:52 PM
Analysts Set Expectations for Hays Plcs FY2018 Earnings (HAYPY)Analysts Set Expectations for Hays Plc's FY2018 Earnings (HAYPY)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 22 at 12:06 PM
BNP Paribas Upgrades Hays (HAYPY) to NeutralBNP Paribas Upgrades Hays (HAYPY) to Neutral
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 20 at 3:06 PM
Hays posts higher quarterly net fees on strong international businessHays posts higher quarterly net fees on strong international business
finance.yahoo.com - January 11 at 9:13 AM
Hays (HAYPY) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment ResearchHays (HAYPY) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 5 at 11:38 PM
Should You Be Tempted To Sell Hays plc (LSE:HAS) At Its Current PE Ratio?Should You Be Tempted To Sell Hays plc (LSE:HAS) At Its Current PE Ratio?
finance.yahoo.com - December 1 at 4:19 PM
ETFs with exposure to Hays plc : November 27, 2017ETFs with exposure to Hays plc : November 27, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 27 at 5:35 PM

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This page was last updated on 5/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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