Hays (HAS)

Sector:

Support

Index:

FTSE 250

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159.80p
   
  • Change Today:
      0.40p
  • 52 Week High: 212.00
  • 52 Week Low: 155.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 1,457.08m
  • Volume: 3,196,852
  • Market Cap: 2,328.42m
  • RiskGrade: 173
  • Beta: 1.33

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.

1 Day Chart (14-11-2018)

1 Day Chart

6 Month Chart

6 Month Chart

Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 2.4% 5.9%
Div Cover 3.0 1.3
Op Mrgn 4.2% 4.3%
ROCE 51.0%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 14.0 12.8
PEG 0.8 1.4
Pr/Revenue 0.4 0.4
Pr/Book 3.3  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 13.2% 4.5%
PBT 16.6% 9.6%
EPS 18.4% 8.9%
DPS 18.3% 147.1%

Hays Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
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%
30-Jun-18 5,753.30 238.50 11.44p 16.3 0.9 +18% 3.81p 2.0%

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-19 6,012.31 261.50 12.46p 12.8 1.4 +9% 9.41p 5.9%

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Hays Company Announcements

Result of AGM 14-Nov-2018 15:17 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 01-Nov-2018 14:05 RNS
Total Voting Rights 01-Nov-2018 10:00 RNS

Latest Hays Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
01-Nov-18 Buy Susan Murray 164.47p 4,000 6,578.79
14-Sep-18 Transfer To Paul Venables 0.000p 185,690 0.00
14-Sep-18 Transfer To Alistair R Cox 0.000p 257,548 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 159.80p
Change Today 0.40p
% Change 0.25 %
52 Week High 212.00
52 Week Low 155.00
Volume 3,196,852
Shares Issued 1,457.08m
Market Cap 2,328.42m
Beta 1.33
RiskGrade 173

Hays Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
21.34% below the market average21.34% below the market average21.34% below the market average21.34% below the market average21.34% below the market average
10.24% below the sector average10.24% below the sector average10.24% below the sector average10.24% below the sector average10.24% below the sector average
Price Trend
15% below the market average15% below the market average15% below the market average15% below the market average15% below the market average
19.71% below the sector average19.71% below the sector average19.71% below the sector average19.71% below the sector average19.71% below the sector average
Income
54.17% above the market average54.17% above the market average54.17% above the market average54.17% above the market average54.17% above the market average
52.81% above the sector average52.81% above the sector average52.81% above the sector average52.81% above the sector average52.81% above the sector average
Growth
41.72% above the market average41.72% above the market average41.72% above the market average41.72% above the market average41.72% above the market average
51.56% above the sector average51.56% above the sector average51.56% above the sector average51.56% above the sector average51.56% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 3
Buy 0
Neutral 10
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 13
neutral
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Hays Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Special
Ex-Div 04-Oct-18 04-Oct-18
Paid 16-Nov-18 16-Nov-18
Amount 2.75p 5.00p

Trades for 14-Nov-2018

Time Volume / Share Price
16:46 4 @ 159.50p
16:46 4 @ 159.50p
16:46 9 @ 159.50p
16:46 24 @ 160.40p
16:46 21 @ 156.80p

Hays Key Personnel

CEO Alistair R Cox
Chair Andy Martin

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