KELY.A Stock Overview
Kelly Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides workforce solutions to various industries.
Kelly Services Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$19.44|
|52 Week High||US$26.35|
|52 Week Low||US$15.89|
|1 Month Change||-8.13%|
|3 Month Change||-9.71%|
|1 Year Change||-23.16%|
|3 Year Change||-17.90%|
|5 Year Change||-16.31%|
|Change since IPO||-38.09%|
Recent News & Updates
Is Now The Time To Look At Buying Kelly Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:KELY.A)?
While Kelly Services, Inc. ( NASDAQ:KELY.A ) might not be the most widely known stock at the moment, it led the...
|KELY.A||US Professional Services||US Market|
Return vs Industry: KELY.A underperformed the US Professional Services industry which returned -17.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: KELY.A underperformed the US Market which returned -13.2% over the past year.
|KELY.A Average Weekly Movement||6.2%|
|Professional Services Industry Average Movement||6.8%|
|Market Average Movement||7.8%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.9%|
Stable Share Price: KELY.A is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: KELY.A's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
|1946||7,400||Peter W. Quigley||https://www.kellyservices.com|
Kelly Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides workforce solutions to various industries. The company operates through five segments: Professional & Industrial; Science, Engineering & Technology; Education; Outsourcing & Consulting; and International. The Professional & Industrial segment delivers staffing, outcome-based, and direct-hire services in the areas of office, professional, light industrial, and contact center specialties.
Kelly Services Fundamentals Summary
|KELY.A fundamental statistics|
Is KELY.A overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|KELY.A income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$4.04b|
Last Reported Earnings
Apr 03, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||2.15|
|Net Profit Margin||1.63%|
How did KELY.A perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.5%Current Dividend Yield
Does KELY.A pay a reliable dividends?See KELY.A dividend history and benchmarks
|Kelly Services dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||May 25 2022|
|Dividend Pay Date||Jun 09 2022|
|Days until Ex dividend||2 days|
|Days until Dividend pay date||13 days|
Does KELY.A pay a reliable dividends?See KELY.A dividend history and benchmarks
Is Kelly Services undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 4/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: KELY.A ($19.44) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($7.58)
Significantly Below Fair Value: KELY.A is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: KELY.A is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (9x) compared to the US Professional Services industry average (16.8x).
PE vs Market: KELY.A is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (9x) compared to the US market (14.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: KELY.A is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: KELY.A is good value based on its Price-To-Book Ratio (0.6x) compared to the US Professional Services industry average (2.5x).
How is Kelly Services forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
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: KELY.A's forecast earnings growth (40.4% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: KELY.A's earnings (40.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (12.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: KELY.A's revenue (4.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: KELY.A's revenue (4.5% 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 KELY.A's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Kelly Services performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: KELY.A has a large one-off gain of $35.1M impacting its April 3 2022 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: KELY.A's current net profit margins (1.6%) are lower than last year (2.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: KELY.A's earnings have declined by 8.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: KELY.A's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: KELY.A had negative earnings growth (-21.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Professional Services industry average (32.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: KELY.A's Return on Equity (6.5%) is considered low.
How is Kelly Services's financial position?
Financial Health Score4/6
Financial Health Score 4/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: KELY.A's short term assets ($1.8B) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.2B).
Long Term Liabilities: KELY.A's short term assets ($1.8B) exceed its long term liabilities ($315.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: KELY.A has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: KELY.A's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0% to 0.02% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: KELY.A's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: KELY.A earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Kelly Services's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 2/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: KELY.A's dividend (1.54%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.57%).
High Dividend: KELY.A's dividend (1.54%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.06%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: KELY.A's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: KELY.A's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (7.2%), KELY.A's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: KELY.A is paying a dividend but the company has no free cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Peter W. Quigley (60 yo)
Mr. Peter W. Quigley has been President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Kelly Services, Inc. since October 01, 2019. He served as Executive Vice President, General Manager of Global Information Te...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Peter W.'s total compensation ($USD3.94M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.95M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Peter W.'s compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: KELY.A's management team is considered experienced (2.4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: KELY.A'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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Kelly Services, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Kelly Services, Inc.
- Ticker: KELY.A
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1946
- Industry: Human Resource and Employment Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Implied Market Cap: US$734.400m
- Shares outstanding: 37.92m
- Website: https://www.kellyservices.com
Number of Employees
- Kelly Services, Inc.
- 999 West Big Beaver Road
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/25 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/25 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.