April 25 (Reuters) - Randstad Holding Nv ::Q1 revenue of 5.56 billion euros ($6.04 billion); organic growth 6.4 percent; gross profit up 6.4 percent .March organic sales growth in line with Q1; volumes in early April indicate a continuation of trend.Q1 underlying ebita of eur 209 million (+16 percent organically); EBITA margin up 20bp yoy to 3.8 percent.Q1 adjusted net income up 21% to eur 148 million; fcf of eur 120 million (+ 91% YOY).Q1 gross margin 20.4 percent; underlying gross margins stable YOY.Says All acquisitions well on track.Says Monster transition in full swing.Says momentum in Europe remained favorable and North American business continues to grow.For Q2 , expects a moderate increase in underlying operating expenses sequentially, mainly driven by extra marketing investments for monster.Continues to expect M&A activity to be limited in 2017.
April 21 (Reuters) - Manpowergroup Inc :Manpowergroup reports 1st quarter 2017 results.Sees Q2 earnings per share $1.67 to $1.75.Q1 earnings per share $1.09.Q1 revenue $4.8 billion versus I/B/E/S view $4.69 billion.Q1 earnings per share view $1.11 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Manpowergroup Inc - current year quarter included restructuring charges which reduced earnings per share by 30 cents.Q2 earnings per share view $1.71 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Manpowergroup Inc - Q2 earnings per share estimate includes an estimated unfavorable currency impact of 8 cents and excludes restructuring charges.
Hays Plc : Q3 trading update . Q3 net fees for quarter ended 31 march 2017 for asia pacific up 34% . Q3 UK & Ireland private sector was down 1% on a lfl basis, while conditions remained tough in public sector markets, net fees decreased 13% . Q3 net fees for quarter ended 31 march 2017 for United Kingdom & Ireland down 4 percent . Expect full year operating profit to be at top of current range of market estimates, which we understand to be £199 million to £209 million . In UK, while public sector market remained tough, we saw continued signs of improvement in private sector market - ceo . Total q3 net fees for quarter ended 31 march 2017 up 21 percent . In UK, market conditions remain in line with underlying q3 trends . Q3 net fees for quarter ended 31 march 2017 for temporary segemt up 23% . We continue to look to future with confidence . Q3 net fees for quarter ended 31 march 2017 for permanent segment up 19% . In q3 ended 31 march 2017 group net fees increased 21% on a headline basis and 10% on a like-for-like basis (1) against prior year . Q3 UK & ireland perm business net fees were also down 1% (lfl in quarter. Our temp business was down 6% (1) , primarily as a result of continued tough market conditions in public sector, exacerbated by uncertainties created by recent implementations of ir35 regulations.
DHI Group Inc - : Concludes strategic alternatives process .Concluded exploration of strategic alternatives and will continue to operate as an independent company.
Human Holdings Co Ltd <2415.T> : Says its unit plans to fully buy a Tokyo-based firm WebSmile Co Ltd, which is mainly engaged in website system development related business, on April 27 .Says transaction amount remains undisclosed.
Manpowergroup Inc : Manpowergroup appoints josé brenninkmeijer to lead its netherlands business . Says josé brenninkmeijer has been appointed managing director for manpowergroup netherlands, effective april 1, 2017 .Manpowergroup says jilko andringa, current managing director for netherlands, will focus wholly on regional role following handover with brenninkmeijer.
Meitec Corp <9744.T>: Says it to merge its unit all engineer. jp that engaged in tech info service through internet . Says the unit to be dissolved after merger .Says the change will effective on April 1.
Amadeus Fire AG : FY sales rose 2.1 percent to 173.3 million euros ($184.95 million) . In fiscal year 2016 achieved consolidated sales of 173.3 million euros (prior year: 169.7 million euros), an increase of 2.1 pct year-on-year . In 2016 gross profit amounted to 75.8 million euros (prior year: 72.8 million euros), representing an increase of 3.1 million euros or 4.2 pct . FY EBITA, group's most important performance indicator, reached a new peak of 30.0 million euros .Goal for fiscal 2017 is to exceed EBITA level achieved of 30.0 million euros despite three working days less and significant investments in further expansion of its business operations.
Crie Anabuki Inc <4336.T> : Says it plans to merge with it wholly owned Ehime-based unit engaged in personnel business, effective on March 1 .Says the unit will be dissolved after transaction.