HSON Stock Overview
Hudson Global, Inc. provides talent solutions for mid-to-large-cap multinational companies and government agencies under the Hudson RPO brand in the Americas, the Asia Pacific, and Europe.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$32.50|
|52 Week High||US$44.00|
|52 Week Low||US$15.46|
|1 Month Change||-17.22%|
|3 Month Change||-12.42%|
|1 Year Change||73.89%|
|3 Year Change||161.04%|
|5 Year Change||142.54%|
|Change since IPO||-23.62%|
Recent News & Updates
|HSON||US Professional Services||US Market|
Return vs Industry: HSON exceeded the US Professional Services industry which returned -19.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: HSON exceeded the US Market which returned -20.5% over the past year.
|HSON Average Weekly Movement||11.3%|
|Professional Services Industry Average Movement||6.4%|
|Market Average Movement||8.0%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.6%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.1%|
Stable Share Price: HSON is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 11% a week.
Volatility Over Time: HSON's weekly volatility (11%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Hudson Global, Inc. provides talent solutions for mid-to-large-cap multinational companies and government agencies under the Hudson RPO brand in the Americas, the Asia Pacific, and Europe. It offers recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) services, such as complete recruitment outsourcing, project-based outsourcing, contingent workforce solutions, and recruitment consulting for clients' permanent staff hires; and RPO contracting services, including outsourced professional contract staffing and managed services. The company was formerly known as Hudson Highland Group, Inc. and changed its name to Hudson Global, Inc. in April 2012.
Hudson Global Fundamentals Summary
|HSON fundamental statistics|
Is HSON overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|HSON income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$166.36m|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||2.30|
|Net Profit Margin||3.45%|
How did HSON perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is HSON undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 5/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for HSON?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is HSON's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does HSON's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|HSON PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: HSON is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (14.1x) compared to the peer average (11.8x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does HSON's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the U.S. Professional Services Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: HSON is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (14.1x) compared to the US Professional Services industry average (15.3x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is HSON's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||14.1x|
|Fair PE Ratio||15.6x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: HSON is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (14.1x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (15.6x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of HSON when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: HSON ($32.5) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($97.22)
Significantly Below Fair Value: HSON is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: HSON is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.6x)
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How is Hudson Global forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Future Growth Score3/6
Future Growth Score 3/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: HSON's forecast earnings growth (23.4% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: HSON's earnings (23.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (13.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: HSON's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: HSON's revenue (8.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (8.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: HSON's revenue (8.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if HSON's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
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How has Hudson Global performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score2/6
Past Performance Score 2/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: HSON has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: HSON became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: HSON has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 56.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: HSON has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: HSON has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Professional Services industry (33.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: HSON's Return on Equity (15.1%) is considered low.
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How is Hudson Global's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: HSON's short term assets ($50.7M) exceed its short term liabilities ($18.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: HSON's short term assets ($50.7M) exceed its long term liabilities ($2.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: HSON has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: HSON's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 26.9% to 4.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: HSON's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (126.7%).
Interest Coverage: HSON earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
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What is Hudson Global current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate HSON's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate HSON's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HSON's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HSON's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: HSON is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as HSON has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jeff Eberwein (51 yo)
Mr. Jeffrey E. Eberwein, also known as Jeff, has been Board Observer at Reliability Incorporated since October 29, 2019. He has been the Chief Executive Officer of Hudson Global, Inc since April 1, 2018. M...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jeff's total compensation ($USD1.25M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD758.64K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jeff's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: HSON's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: HSON's board of directors are considered experienced (5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 4.4%.
Hudson Global, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Hudson Global, Inc.
- Ticker: HSON
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1999
- Industry: Human Resource and Employment Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Implied Market Cap: US$88.070m
- Shares outstanding: 2.80m
- Website: https://www.hudsonrpo.com
Number of Employees
- Hudson Global, Inc.
- 53 Forest Avenue
- Suite 102
- Old Greenwich
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/06/24 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/24 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.