Hays (HAS)

Sector:

Support

Index:

FTSE 250

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148.20p
   
  • Change Today:
      3.50p
  • 52 Week High: 212.00
  • 52 Week Low: 135.70
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 1,458.66m
  • Volume: 2,710,457
  • Market Cap: 2,161.74m
  • RiskGrade: 142

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 2.6% 6.4%
Div Cover 3.0 1.2
Op Mrgn 4.2% 4.1%
ROCE 51.0%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 12.6 12.5
PEG 0.7 9.2
Pr/Revenue 0.4 0.4
Pr/Book 3.0  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 13.2% 3.4%
PBT 16.6% 2.6%
EPS 18.4% 1.4%
DPS 18.3% 145.3%

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 5,948.77 244.77 11.59p 12.8 9.5 +1% 9.35p 6.4%
30-Jun-20 6,121.00 249.79 11.79p 12.6 7.3 +2% 9.76p 6.7%

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Hays Company Announcements

Total Voting Rights 01-Aug-2019 10:00 RNS
Final Quarter Trading Update 16-Jul-2019 07:00 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 11-Jul-2019 10:16 RNS

Latest Hays Director Deals

No deals were found in the last 28 days.

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 148.20p
Change Today 3.50p
% Change 2.42 %
52 Week High 212.00
52 Week Low 135.70
Volume 2,710,457
Shares Issued 1,458.66m
Market Cap 2,161.74m
RiskGrade 142

Hays Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
55.26% below the market average55.26% below the market average55.26% below the market average55.26% below the market average55.26% below the market average
27.42% below the sector average27.42% below the sector average27.42% below the sector average27.42% below the sector average27.42% below the sector average
Price Trend
41.96% below the market average41.96% below the market average41.96% below the market average41.96% below the market average41.96% below the market average
37.98% below the sector average37.98% below the sector average37.98% below the sector average37.98% below the sector average37.98% below the sector average
Income
71.96% above the market average71.96% above the market average71.96% above the market average71.96% above the market average71.96% above the market average
84.27% above the sector average84.27% above the sector average84.27% above the sector average84.27% above the sector average84.27% above the sector average
Growth
49.69% above the market average49.69% above the market average49.69% above the market average49.69% above the market average49.69% above the market average
51.26% above the sector average51.26% above the sector average51.26% above the sector average51.26% above the sector average51.26% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 3
Buy 0
Neutral 8
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 11
buy
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Hays Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 07-Mar-19 04-Oct-18
Paid 12-Apr-19 16-Nov-18
Amount 1.11p 2.75p

Trades for 21-Aug-2019

Time Volume / Share Price
16:35 806,844 @ 148.20p
16:29 2,157 @ 147.50p
16:29 2,655 @ 147.40p
16:29 1,343 @ 147.50p
16:29 153 @ 147.60p

Hays Key Personnel

CEO Alistair R Cox
Chair Andy Martin

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