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.
Flawless balance sheet and good value.
Share Price & News
How has Hudson Global's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: HSON has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Professional Services
1 Year Return
US Professional Services
Return vs Industry: HSON underperformed the US Professional Services industry which returned 10.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: HSON underperformed the US Market which returned 5% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Hudson Global's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Hudson Global undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: HSON ($8.89) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($69.25)
Significantly Below Fair Value: HSON is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: HSON is poor value based on its PE Ratio (65.4x) compared to the Professional Services industry average (19.1x).
PE vs Market: HSON is poor value based on its PE Ratio (65.4x) compared to the US market (16.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: HSON is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: HSON is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the US Professional Services industry average (2.8x).
How is Hudson Global forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: HSON's forecast earnings growth (120.7% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: HSON's earnings (120.7% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (22.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: HSON's revenue (10.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: HSON's revenue (10.6% 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
How has Hudson Global performed over the past 5 years?
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 14.8% 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 (9.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: HSON's Return on Equity (1.3%) is considered low.
How is Hudson Global's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: HSON's short term assets ($39.9M) exceed its short term liabilities ($7.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: HSON's short term assets ($39.9M) exceed its long term liabilities ($1.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: HSON is debt free.
Reducing Debt: HSON has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 0.06%.
Debt Coverage: HSON has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: HSON has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Hudson Global current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate HSON's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate HSON's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HSON's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HSON's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: HSON is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of HSON's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jeff Eberwein (50yo)
Mr. Jeffrey E. Eberwein, also known as Jeff, has been Board Observer at Reliability Incorporated since October 29, 2019. He has been the Chief Executive Officer of Hudson Global, Inc since April 1, 2018. M ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jeff's total compensation ($USD765.04K) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD605.69K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jeff's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO & Director||2.25yrs||US$765.04k||3.79% $904.3k|
|Chief Financial Officer||1.08yrs||US$3.46m||no data|
|Corporate Counsel & Corporate Secretary||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of EMEA||2.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Marketing - UK & Ireland||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of Americas||7.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of APAC||2.5yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: HSON's management team is considered experienced (2.5 years average tenure).
|CEO & Director||2.25yrs||US$765.04k||3.79% $904.3k|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||2.25yrs||US$155.63k||0.011% $2.7k|
|Independent Director||1.42yrs||US$94.54k||0.31% $74.3k|
|Independent Director||1.42yrs||US$95.94k||0.32% $77.0k|
|Independent Director||4.75yrs||US$237.02k||1.57% $373.6k|
Experienced Board: HSON's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Hudson Global, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Hudson Global, Inc.
- Ticker: HSON
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Industry: Human Resource and Employment Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: US$23.836m
- Shares outstanding: 2.68m
- Website: https://am.hudsonrpo.com
Number of Employees
- Hudson Global, Inc.
- 53 Forest Avenue
- 1st Floor
- Old Greenwich
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|HSON||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Mar 2003|
|HDH1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Mar 2003|
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, Inc. is headquartered in Old Greenwich, Connecticut.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/07/04 23:56|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/07/02 00:00|
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