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KELY

Kelly Services NasdaqGS:KELY.A Stock Report

Last Price

US$19.44

Market Cap

US$734.4m

7D

1.6%

1Y

-23.2%

Updated

25 May, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
KELY.A fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation4/6
Future Growth3/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health4/6
Dividends2/6

KELY.A Stock Overview

Kelly Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides workforce solutions to various industries.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Kelly Services
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$19.44
52 Week HighUS$26.35
52 Week LowUS$15.89
Beta1.03
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

Mar 18
Is Now The Time To Look At Buying Kelly Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:KELY.A)?

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...

Shareholder Returns

KELY.AUS Professional ServicesUS Market
7D1.6%2.4%1.0%
1Y-23.2%-16.4%-15.1%

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.

Price Volatility

Is KELY.A's price volatile compared to industry and market?
KELY.A volatility
KELY.A Average Weekly Movement6.2%
Professional Services Industry Average Movement6.8%
Market Average Movement7.8%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.8%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.9%

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

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19467,400Peter W. Quigleyhttps://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

How do Kelly Services's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
KELY.A fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$734.40m
Earnings (TTM)US$81.70m
Revenue (TTM)US$5.00b

9.0x

P/E Ratio

0.1x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
KELY.A income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$5.00b
Cost of RevenueUS$4.04b
Gross ProfitUS$964.50m
Other ExpensesUS$882.80m
EarningsUS$81.70m

Last Reported Earnings

Apr 03, 2022

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)2.15
Gross Margin19.29%
Net Profit Margin1.63%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.01%

How did KELY.A perform over the long term?

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Dividends

1.5%

Current Dividend Yield

7%

Payout Ratio

Does KELY.A pay a reliable dividends?

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When do you need to buy KELY.A by to receive an upcoming dividend?
Kelly Services dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateMay 25 2022
Dividend Pay DateJun 09 2022
Days until Ex dividend2 days
Days until Dividend pay date13 days

Does KELY.A pay a reliable dividends?

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Valuation

Is Kelly Services undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

4/6

Valuation Score 4/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


9.02x

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).


Future Growth

How is Kelly Services forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

Future Growth Score

3/6

Future Growth Score 3/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


40.4%

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


Past Performance

How has Kelly Services performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

0/6

Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


-8.2%

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.


Financial Health

How is Kelly Services's financial position?

Financial Health Score

4/6

Financial Health Score 4/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

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.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Kelly Services's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

2/6

Dividend Score 2/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


1.54%

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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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

2.4yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Peter W. Quigley (60 yo)

2.58yrs

Tenure

US$3,938,608

Compensation

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.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: KELY.A's management team is considered experienced (2.4 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: KELY.A's board of directors are considered experienced (5 years average tenure).


Ownership

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

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Kelly Services, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • 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


Location

  • Kelly Services, Inc.
  • 999 West Big Beaver Road
  • Troy
  • Michigan
  • 48084-4782
  • United States

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/25 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/25 00:00
Earnings2022/04/03
Annual Earnings2022/01/02


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.