Hays (HAS)

Sector:

Support

Index:

FTSE 250

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149.80p
   
  • Change Today:
      1.30p
  • 52 Week High: 212.00
  • 52 Week Low: 135.70
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 1,457.15m
  • Volume: 930,592
  • Market Cap: 2,182.81m
  • RiskGrade: 156

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 1.3
Op Mrgn 4.2% 4.3%
ROCE 51.0%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 13.0 11.9
PEG 0.7 1.4
Pr/Revenue 0.4 0.4
Pr/Book 3.1  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 13.2% 4.6%
PBT 16.6% 9.3%
EPS 18.4% 8.6%
DPS 18.3% 147.0%

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 6,016.95 260.65 12.43p 12.0 1.4 +9% 9.41p 6.4%
30-Jun-20 6,418.95 286.74 13.64p 10.9 1.1 +10% 10.49p 7.1%

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Hays Company Announcements

Second Quarter Trading Update 15-Jan-2019 07:00 RNS
Notice of Second Quarter Trading Update 03-Jan-2019 09:00 RNS
Total Voting Rights 02-Jan-2019 10:00 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 149.80p
Change Today 1.30p
% Change 0.88 %
52 Week High 212.00
52 Week Low 135.70
Volume 930,592
Shares Issued 1,457.15m
Market Cap 2,182.81m
RiskGrade 156

Hays Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
9.56% below the market average9.56% below the market average9.56% below the market average9.56% below the market average9.56% below the market average
8.94% above the sector average8.94% above the sector average8.94% above the sector average8.94% above the sector average8.94% above the sector average
Price Trend
50.83% below the market average50.83% below the market average50.83% below the market average50.83% below the market average50.83% below the market average
57.58% below the sector average57.58% below the sector average57.58% below the sector average57.58% below the sector average57.58% below the sector average
Income
78.13% above the market average78.13% above the market average78.13% above the market average78.13% above the market average78.13% above the market average
88.76% above the sector average88.76% above the sector average88.76% above the sector average88.76% above the sector average88.76% above the sector average
Growth
40.71% above the market average40.71% above the market average40.71% above the market average40.71% above the market average40.71% above the market average
52.85% above the sector average52.85% above the sector average52.85% above the sector average52.85% above the sector average52.85% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 4
Buy 0
Neutral 8
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 12
buy
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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 17-Jan-2019

Time Volume / Share Price
13:40 904 @ 149.80p
13:40 1,047 @ 149.80p
13:40 2,859 @ 149.80p
13:40 1,500 @ 149.90p
13:40 3,785 @ 149.90p

Hays Key Personnel

CEO Alistair R Cox
Chair Andy Martin

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