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HAS

Hays LSE:HAS Stock Report

Last Price

UK£1.25

Market Cap

UK£2.0b

7D

0.2%

1Y

-12.6%

Updated

29 Jan, 2023

Data

Company Financials +

HAS Stock Overview

Hays plc operates as a recruitment company in Australia, New Zealand, Germany, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and internationally.

HAS fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation4/6
Future Growth2/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends4/6

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Hays plc Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Hays
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£1.25
52 Week HighUK£1.51
52 Week LowUK£0.99
Beta1.21
1 Month Change7.61%
3 Month Change13.28%
1 Year Change-12.63%
3 Year Change-19.78%
5 Year Change-37.50%
Change since IPO196.43%

Recent News & Updates

Is Now The Time To Look At Buying Hays plc (LON:HAS)?

Jan 24
Is Now The Time To Look At Buying Hays plc (LON:HAS)?

Hays (LON:HAS) May Have Issues Allocating Its Capital

Dec 19
Hays (LON:HAS) May Have Issues Allocating Its Capital

Is Hays plc (LON:HAS) Trading At A 38% Discount?

Dec 01
Is Hays plc (LON:HAS) Trading At A 38% Discount?

Recent updates

Is Now The Time To Look At Buying Hays plc (LON:HAS)?

Jan 24
Is Now The Time To Look At Buying Hays plc (LON:HAS)?

Hays (LON:HAS) May Have Issues Allocating Its Capital

Dec 19
Hays (LON:HAS) May Have Issues Allocating Its Capital

Is Hays plc (LON:HAS) Trading At A 38% Discount?

Dec 01
Is Hays plc (LON:HAS) Trading At A 38% Discount?

At UK£1.07, Is Hays plc (LON:HAS) Worth Looking At Closely?

Oct 25
At UK£1.07, Is Hays plc (LON:HAS) Worth Looking At Closely?

Returns On Capital Signal Tricky Times Ahead For Hays (LON:HAS)

Sep 14
Returns On Capital Signal Tricky Times Ahead For Hays (LON:HAS)

Is Hays plc (LON:HAS) Trading At A 49% Discount?

Aug 24
Is Hays plc (LON:HAS) Trading At A 49% Discount?

What Is Hays plc's (LON:HAS) Share Price Doing?

Jul 11
What Is Hays plc's (LON:HAS) Share Price Doing?

Some Investors May Be Worried About Hays' (LON:HAS) Returns On Capital

May 29
Some Investors May Be Worried About Hays' (LON:HAS) Returns On Capital

Investors Could Be Concerned With Hays' (LON:HAS) Returns On Capital

Feb 16
Investors Could Be Concerned With Hays' (LON:HAS) Returns On Capital

Hays plc (LON:HAS) Shares Could Be 50% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

Dec 26
Hays plc (LON:HAS) Shares Could Be 50% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

Is It Time To Consider Buying Hays plc (LON:HAS)?

Nov 18
Is It Time To Consider Buying Hays plc (LON:HAS)?

Here's Why We Think Hays plc's (LON:HAS) CEO Compensation Looks Fair

Nov 04
Here's Why We Think Hays plc's (LON:HAS) CEO Compensation Looks Fair

Hays (LON:HAS) Is Reinvesting At Lower Rates Of Return

Oct 28
Hays (LON:HAS) Is Reinvesting At Lower Rates Of Return

Is Hays plc (LON:HAS) Worth UK£1.7 Based On Its Intrinsic Value?

Sep 13
Is Hays plc (LON:HAS) Worth UK£1.7 Based On Its Intrinsic Value?

When Should You Buy Hays plc (LON:HAS)?

Aug 09
When Should You Buy Hays plc (LON:HAS)?

Hays (LON:HAS) Could Be Struggling To Allocate Capital

Jul 19
Hays (LON:HAS) Could Be Struggling To Allocate Capital

Is There An Opportunity With Hays plc's (LON:HAS) 21% Undervaluation?

May 03
Is There An Opportunity With Hays plc's (LON:HAS) 21% Undervaluation?

Hays (LON:HAS) Will Will Want To Turn Around Its Return Trends

Apr 02
Hays (LON:HAS) Will Will Want To Turn Around Its Return Trends

Don't Ignore The Fact That This Insider Just Sold Some Shares In Hays plc (LON:HAS)

Feb 19
Don't Ignore The Fact That This Insider Just Sold Some Shares In Hays plc (LON:HAS)

Hays' (LON:HAS) Stock Price Has Reduced 24% In The Past Three Years

Feb 10
Hays' (LON:HAS) Stock Price Has Reduced 24% In The Past Three Years

What Did Hays' (LON:HAS) CEO Take Home Last Year?

Jan 28
What Did Hays' (LON:HAS) CEO Take Home Last Year?

How Many Hays plc (LON:HAS) Shares Did Insiders Buy, In The Last Year?

Jan 15
How Many Hays plc (LON:HAS) Shares Did Insiders Buy, In The Last Year?

The Returns At Hays (LON:HAS) Provide Us With Signs Of What's To Come

Jan 02
The Returns At Hays (LON:HAS) Provide Us With Signs Of What's To Come

Here's Why Hays's (LON:HAS) Statutory Earnings Are Arguably Too Conservative

Dec 20
Here's Why Hays's (LON:HAS) Statutory Earnings Are Arguably Too Conservative

At UK£1.43, Is It Time To Put Hays plc (LON:HAS) On Your Watch List?

Dec 06
At UK£1.43, Is It Time To Put Hays plc (LON:HAS) On Your Watch List?

Hays plc's (LON:HAS) Stock is Soaring But Financials Seem Inconsistent: Will The Uptrend Continue?

Nov 23
Hays plc's (LON:HAS) Stock is Soaring But Financials Seem Inconsistent: Will The Uptrend Continue?

Shareholder Returns

HASGB Professional ServicesGB Market
7D0.2%-0.05%0.03%
1Y-12.6%-2.6%-4.8%

Return vs Industry: HAS underperformed the UK Professional Services industry which returned -2.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: HAS underperformed the UK Market which returned -4.8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is HAS's price volatile compared to industry and market?
HAS volatility
HAS Average Weekly Movement3.4%
Professional Services Industry Average Movement4.0%
Market Average Movement5.1%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market11.0%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.7%

Stable Share Price: HAS is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.

Volatility Over Time: HAS's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
196813,234Alistair Coxhttps://www.haysplc.com

Hays plc operates as a recruitment company in Australia, New Zealand, Germany, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and internationally. The company offers permanent, temporary, and contractor recruitment services, such as qualified, professional, and skilled recruitment to public and private sectors. It also specializes in offering recruitment services in the areas of accountancy and finance, construction and property, technology, life sciences, sales and marketing, banking and capital markets, contact centers, education, engineering and manufacturing, executive, financial services, health and social care, human resources, legal, office support, energy, oil and gas, procurement, retail, resources and mining, and telecoms.

Hays plc Fundamentals Summary

How do Hays's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
HAS fundamental statistics
Market CapUK£2.00b
Earnings (TTM)UK£154.20m
Revenue (TTM)UK£6.59b

13.0x

P/E Ratio

0.3x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
HAS income statement (TTM)
RevenueUK£6.59b
Cost of RevenueUK£6.17b
Gross ProfitUK£421.40m
Other ExpensesUK£267.20m
EarningsUK£154.20m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date

Feb 23, 2023

Earnings per share (EPS)0.096
Gross Margin6.40%
Net Profit Margin2.34%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did HAS perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

8.9%

Current Dividend Yield

31%

Payout Ratio