NasdaqGS:JOBS

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

51job, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides integrated human resource services in the People’s Republic of China.

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Fundamentals

Flawless balance sheet with moderate growth potential.

Risks

  • 51job is covered by less than 3 analysts.

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Share Price & News

How has 51job's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

1.3%

NasdaqGS:JOBS

2.1%

US Professional Services

0.8%

US Market


1 Year Return

6.9%

NasdaqGS:JOBS

10.8%

US Professional Services

1.9%

US Market

JOBS underperformed the Professional Services industry which returned 9.4% over the past year.

JOBS outperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 2.1% over the past year.


Share holder returns

JOBSIndustryMarket
7 Day1.3%2.1%0.8%
30 Day2.3%0.7%3.4%
90 Day-4.2%5.6%2.1%
1 Year6.9%6.9%11.9%10.8%4.2%1.9%
3 Year113.3%113.3%52.4%47.1%46.7%37.2%
5 Year140.4%140.4%84.1%74.2%62.3%44.5%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is 51job's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is 51job undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

3%

Discount to future cash flow value


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

51job's share price is below the future cash flow value, but not at a moderate discount (< 20%).

51job's share price is below the future cash flow value, but not at a substantial discount (< 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

51job is overvalued based on earnings compared to the US Professional Services industry average.

51job is overvalued based on earnings compared to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

51job is poor value based on expected growth next year.


Price Based on Value of Assets

51job is overvalued based on assets compared to the US Professional Services industry average.


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Future Growth

How is 51job expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

17.8%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

51job's revenue is expected to grow by 18.9% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

51job's earnings are expected to grow by 17.8% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

51job's revenue growth is expected to exceed the United States of America market average.

51job's earnings growth is expected to exceed the United States of America market average.

51job's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Unable to establish if 51job will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.


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Past Performance

How has 51job performed over the past 5 years?

15.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

51job's year on year earnings growth rate has been positive over the past 5 years.

51job has become profitable in the last year making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to the 5-year average.

51job has become profitable in the last year making it difficult to compare the US Professional Services industry average.


Return on Equity

51job has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).


Return on Assets

51job used its assets more efficiently than the US Professional Services industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

51job's use of capital deteriorated last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).


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Financial Health

How is 51job's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

51job is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

51job's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

51job's level of debt (0%) compared to net worth is satisfactory (less than 40%).

The level of debt compared to net worth has been reduced over the past 5 years (33% vs 0% today).

Debt is well covered by operating cash flow (1.2616707692339E+19%, greater than 20% of total debt).

51job earns more interest than it pays, coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet

Low level of unsold assets.

Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 7.4827877795589E+17x debt.


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Dividend

What is 51job's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate 51job's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate 51job's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as 51job has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if 51job's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as 51job has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

No need to calculate the sustainability of 51job's dividends in 3 years as they are not expected to pay a notable one for United States of America.


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Management

What is the CEO of 51job's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

6.5yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Rick Yan (57yo)

19.7yrs

Tenure

0

Mr. Rick Yan is a Co-Founder of 51job Inc. and has been its Chief Executive Officer since 2000 and serves as its President and Secretary. Mr. Yan is responsible for 51job Inc.'s overall strategy and manage ...


Board Age and Tenure

6.5yrs

Average Tenure

54yo

Average Age

The tenure for the 51job board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Kathleen Chien (50yo)

    Co-Founder

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • David Jin (49yo)

    Senior Vice President

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Rick Yan (57yo)

    Co-Founder

    • Tenure: 19.7yrs
  • Tao Wang (57yo)

    Vice President

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Linda Chien

    Head of Investor Relations and Vice President

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Lawrence Chen (51yo)

    Senior Vice President

    • Tenure: 0yrs

Board Members

  • David Chao (52yo)

    Chairman of the Board & Independent Director

    • Tenure: 6.5yrs
  • Rick Yan (57yo)

    Co-Founder

    • Tenure: 19.7yrs
  • Li-Lan Cheng (54yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 6.5yrs
  • Junichi Arai (53yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 2.3yrs
  • Eric He (60yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 5.2yrs

Company Information

51job, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: 51job, Inc.
  • Ticker: JOBS
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1998
  • Industry: Human Resource and Employment Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Market Cap: US$4.909b
  • Shares outstanding: 66.36m
  • Website: https://www.51job.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • 51job, Inc.
  • Building 3
  • No. 1387, Zhang Dong Road
  • Shanghai
  • 201203
  • China

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
JOBSNasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesSPON ADR EACH REPR 1 ORD SHSUSUSDSep 2004
IWQDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesSPON ADR EACH REPR 1 ORD SHSDEEURSep 2004
JOBS NBMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesSPON ADR EACH REPR 1 ORD SHSMXMXNSep 2004

Biography

51job, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides integrated human resource services in the People’s Republic of China. The company offers online recruitment services through its Websites comprising 51job.co ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/09/18 00:10
End of Day Share Price2019/09/17 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.