Hays (HAS)

Sector:

Support

Index:

FTSE 250

165.00p
   
  • Change Today:
      2.00p
  • 52 Week High: 183.50
  • 52 Week Low: 138.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 1,467.19m
  • Volume: 2,354,683
  • Market Cap: 2,420.87m
  • RiskGrade: 120

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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 2.4% 5.4%
Div Cover 3.0 1.1
Op Mrgn 3.8% 3.4%
ROCE 51.8%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 13.8 17.5
PEG 3.3 n/a
Pr/Revenue 0.4 0.4
Pr/Book 3.5  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 5.5% -4.0%
PBT -3.1% -14.6%
EPS 4.2% -21.0%
DPS 4.2% 124.2%

Hays Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
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%
30-Jun-19 6,070.50 231.20 11.92p 13.2 3.3 +4% 3.97p 2.5%

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-20 5,829.02 197.54 9.41p 17.5 n/a -21% 8.90p 5.4%
30-Jun-21 5,959.68 213.43 10.13p 16.3 2.1 +8% 8.70p 5.3%

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Hays Company Announcements

Block listing Interim Review 12-Feb-2020 12:09 RNS
Total Voting Rights 03-Feb-2020 10:00 RNS
Second Quarter Trading Update 16-Jan-2020 07:00 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 165.00p
Change Today 2.00p
% Change 1.23 %
52 Week High 183.50
52 Week Low 138.00
Volume 2,354,683
Shares Issued 1,467.19m
Market Cap 2,420.87m
RiskGrade 120

Hays Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
41.42% below the market average41.42% below the market average41.42% below the market average41.42% below the market average41.42% below the market average
31.58% below the sector average31.58% below the sector average31.58% below the sector average31.58% below the sector average31.58% below the sector average
Price Trend
11.87% above the market average11.87% above the market average11.87% above the market average11.87% above the market average11.87% above the market average
16.39% below the sector average16.39% below the sector average16.39% below the sector average16.39% below the sector average16.39% below the sector average
Income
71.52% above the market average71.52% above the market average71.52% above the market average71.52% above the market average71.52% above the market average
87.80% above the sector average87.80% above the sector average87.80% above the sector average87.80% above the sector average87.80% above the sector average
Growth
11.53% below the market average11.53% below the market average11.53% below the market average11.53% below the market average11.53% below the market average
32.14% below the sector average32.14% below the sector average32.14% below the sector average32.14% below the sector average32.14% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 0
Buy 0
Neutral 13
Sell 0
Strong Sell 1
Total 14
neutral
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Hays Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Special
Ex-Div 03-Oct-19 03-Oct-19
Paid 15-Nov-19 15-Nov-19
Amount 2.86p 5.43p

Trades for 14-Feb-2020

Time Volume / Share Price
16:50 11,892 @ 164.64p
16:50 477 @ 164.64p
16:35 1,104,441 @ 165.00p
16:29 1,000 @ 164.80p
16:29 97 @ 164.80p

Hays Key Personnel

CEO Alistair R Cox
Chair Andy Martin

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