Hays (HAS)

Sector:

Support

Index:

FTSE 250

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187.00p
   
  • Change Today:
    -1.00p
  • 52 Week High: 194.40
  • 52 Week Low: 135.70
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 1,448.19m
  • Volume: 1,360,686
  • Market Cap: 2,708.12m
  • RiskGrade: 92

Hays Overview

Hays has undergone a massive transformation from its previous incarnation as a multi business group. The company, which first came to the market in 1958 and again in 1989 after it was taken private in the 1970s, now concentrates on specialist recruitment.

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Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 1.7% 1.9%
Div Cover 3.0 3.0
Op Mrgn 4.2% 4.3%
ROCE 60.2%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 19.5 17.2
PEG 1.4 1.3
Pr/Revenue 0.5 0.5
Pr/Book 4.6  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 20.1% 6.4%
PBT 18.3% 13.6%
EPS 13.9% 13.1%
DPS 11.0% 11.7%

Hays Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
30-Jun-13 3,696.90 118.50 5.14p 17.3 n/a -6% 2.50p 2.8%
30-Jun-14 3,678.50 132.30 6.13p 23.8 1.3 +19% 2.63p 1.8%
30-Jun-15 3,842.80 156.10 7.44p 22.0 1.0 +21% 2.76p 1.7%
30-Jun-16 4,231.40 173.00 8.48p 11.5 0.8 +14% 2.90p 3.0%
30-Jun-17 5,081.00 204.60 9.66p 17.2 1.2 +14% 3.22p 1.9%

a. Based on UK GAAP presentation of accounts - includes discontinued activities

Hays Forecasts

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
30-Jun-18 5,407.49 232.47 10.93p 17.2 1.3 +13% 3.60p 1.9%

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Hays Company Announcements

Q1 Trading Update 12-Oct-2017 07:00 RNS
Annual Financial Report and AGM Notice 04-Oct-2017 16:40 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 04-Oct-2017 14:02 RNS

Latest Hays Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
04-Oct-17 Transfer To Alistair R Cox 0.000p 141,811 0.00
05-Sep-17 Sell Doug Evans 185.09p 31,220 57,786.38
05-Sep-17 Transfer From Doug Evans 0.000p 66,725 0.00

Note 1: Prices and trades are provided by Digital Look Corporate Solutions and are delayed by at least 15 minutes.

Note 2: RiskGrade figures are provided by RiskMetrics.

Note 3: Above ratios are on a 'per annum' basis, adjusted for corporate actions and based on the fundamentals of the primary listed security.

Note 4: Under IFRS, all figures are based on 'Continuing' operations unless otherwise stated.

Note 5: In the case of dual listed securities, broker recommendations and forecasts relate to the primary listing.

Note 6: Forecast figures based on normalised accounts.

 

Hays Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 187.00p
Change Today -1.00p
% Change -0.53 %
52 Week High 194.40
52 Week Low 135.70
Volume 1,360,686
Shares Issued 1,448.19m
Market Cap 2,708.12m
RiskGrade 92

Hays Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
81.07% below the market average81.07% below the market average81.07% below the market average81.07% below the market average81.07% below the market average
73.05% below the sector average73.05% below the sector average73.05% below the sector average73.05% below the sector average73.05% below the sector average
Price Trend
61.33% above the market average61.33% above the market average61.33% above the market average61.33% above the market average61.33% above the market average
37.41% above the sector average37.41% above the sector average37.41% above the sector average37.41% above the sector average37.41% above the sector average
Income
19.58% below the market average19.58% below the market average19.58% below the market average19.58% below the market average19.58% below the market average
29.03% below the sector average29.03% below the sector average29.03% below the sector average29.03% below the sector average29.03% below the sector average
Growth
47.18% above the market average47.18% above the market average47.18% above the market average47.18% above the market average47.18% above the market average
41.01% above the sector average41.01% above the sector average41.01% above the sector average41.01% above the sector average41.01% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 4
Buy 0
Neutral 11
Sell 0
Strong Sell 2
Total 17
neutral
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Hays Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Special
Ex-Div 05-Oct-17 05-Oct-17
Paid 17-Nov-17 17-Nov-17
Amount 2.26p 4.25p

Trades for 23-Oct-2017

Time Volume / Share Price
16:06 2,198 @ 187.00p
16:06 100 @ 187.00p
16:06 2,190 @ 187.00p
16:06 53 @ 187.00p
16:06 1,440 @ 187.00p

Hays Key Personnel

CEO Alistair R Cox

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