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Hays plc

HAYS.L

Latest Trade

172.10GBp

Change

0.70(+0.41%)

Volume

2,600,734

Today's Range

166.90

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172.80

52 Week Range

104.40

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181.10

As of on the London Stock Exchange (LON) ∙ Minimum 15 minute delay

Pricing

Previous Close
171.40
Open
166.90
Volume
2,600,734
3M AVG Volume
62.36
Today's High
172.80
Today's Low
166.90
52 Week High
181.10
52 Week Low
104.40
Shares Out (MIL)
1,676.50
Market Cap (MIL)
2,873.04
Forward P/E
25.63
Dividend (Yield %)
0.71

Next Event

Dividend For HAYS.L - 1.2200 GBX

Latest Developments

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Hays FY Net Fees 918.1 Million Stg

Hays Plc Qtrly Fees Up 39%

Hays Says FY21 Operating Profit Expected To Be At Least £85 Mln

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About Hays plc

Hays PLC is a United Kingdom-based recruitment company. The Company provides qualified professional and skilled recruitment process. The Company’s operating segment include Australia & New Zealand (ANZ), Germany, United Kingdom & Ireland (UK&I) and Rest of World (ROW). It provides various specialisms including accountancy and finance, information technology, life sciences, construction and property and engineering, supporting the career development of candidates with temporary, contracting, and permanent jobs. It works on one-off placements for small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) and global multinationals, as well as contract-based recruitments for its clients. The Company operates approximately around 257 office in 33 countries covered globally.

Industry

Business Services

Contact Info

4th Fl, Regent's Place, 20 Triton Street

NW1 3BF

United Kingdom

+44.20.39782520

https://www.haysplc.com/

Executive Leadership

Andrew Martin

Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Alistair Richard Cox

Chief Executive, Executive Director

Paul Venables

Group Finance Director, Executive Director

Doug Evans

Company Secretary, General Counsel

Torsten G. Kreindl

Independent Non-Executive Director

Key Stats

2.50 mean rating - 16 analysts
Sell
Hold
Buy
Revenue (MM, GBP)

2019

6.1K

2020

5.9K

2021

5.6K

2022(E)

6.2K
EPS (GBp)

2019

11.770

2020

5.230

2021

3.640

2022(E)

6.688
Price To Earnings (TTM)
47.06
Price To Sales (TTM)
0.51
Price To Book (MRQ)
3.29
Price To Cash Flow (TTM)
22.19
Total Debt To Equity (MRQ)
23.07
LT Debt To Equity (MRQ)
18.83
Return on Investment (TTM)
5.84
Return on Equity (TTM)
3.23

Latest News

Latest News

UK recruiter Hays resumes dividends after 'dramatic' recovery

British recruitment agency Hays said on Thursday it will resume dividend payouts that it paused last year because of the pandemic, betting on a stronger than expected recovery in the job market.

UPDATE 2-Recruiter Hays expects IT sector fees to double in 5 years

* Consultant headcount up 4% y-o-y (Adds CFO comment, more details, shares)

Recruiter Hays posts jump in Q4 fees as hiring rebounds

Recruitment agency Hays Plc on Thursday posted a 39% rise in fourth-quarter net fees as new hiring rebounded in its key markets that saw an easing of coronavirus restrictions, especially in the last month.

UPDATE 1-Hays sees profit ahead of market view after strong March hiring

Recruitment agency Hays Plc on Tuesday forecast annual profit ahead of market expectations after a strong pick up in hiring activity in March in Germany, Australia, UK and Asia.

Hays sees profit ahead of market view after strong March hiring

Recruitment agency Hays Plc on Tuesday forecast annual profit ahead of market expectations after a strong pick up in hiring activity in March in Germany, Australia, UK and Asia.

UPDATE 2-Resilience in tech hiring helps Hays promise bumper payouts

* CEO says pandemic creating new roles in tech, life sciences

Hays to give back 150 mln pounds in special dividends

Recruitment agency Hays Plc said on Thursday it had identified 150 million pounds ($207.69 million) of surplus capital that it planned to return to shareholders as special dividends, encouraged by hiring activity rebounding to pre-Christmas levels by early February.

Recruiter Hays Q2 net fees slide 19%, says too early to quantify fresh lockdowns

Recruitment agency Hays Plc said on Thursday it was too early to quantify the impact of new lockdowns in the United Kingdom and Europe, after posting a steep drop in second-quarter net fees as COVID-19 restrictions stymied new hiring across the world.

UPDATE 1-Recruiter Hays sees modestly profitable first half, shares fall

Recruitment agency Hays Plc said on Thursday it now expects to squeeze out a "modest" profit for the first half of the year, down from 100 million pounds ($129.91 million) last year as the coronavirus-driven downturn in hiring slashed fee income by nearly a third.

Recruiter Hays posts lower Q1 net fees, sees modestly profitable first half

Recruitment agency Hays Plc said on Thursday it expects first half of the year to be modestly profitable as its temporary hiring remained stable overall, even as it posted a 29% drop in its first-quarter net fees due to the coronavirus crisis.

UPDATE 2-Recruiter Hays reports drop in fees, sees headcount falling this quarter

Recruitment agency Hays Plc reported a 12% fall in full-year net fees on Thursday and said it expects its headcount to fall this quarter after a hiring slump driven by COVID-19 knocked fees by more than a third in the three months to June.

Recruiter Hays annual net fees drop, warns of more job cuts in first quarter

Hays Plc, one of the world's biggest recruitment agencies, posted a 12% fall in its annual net fees on Thursday and said it expected to cut more jobs this quarter by not refilling roles as it adjusts to the slump in hiring due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

UPDATE 2-Recruiter Hays flags summer losses after lockdowns put off hiring

Hays, one of the world's biggest recruiters, expects to face losses in the summer after reporting a 34% drop in fourth-quarter net fees on Thursday, as companies slowed new hiring to ride out the coronavirus downturn.

Recruiter Hays warns on annual profit as net fees slump

Hays, one of the world's biggest recruiters, said on Thursday its fourth-quarter net fees dropped 34% and also warned on annual operating profit, as companies across the world halted new hiring during the coronavirus-induced lockdown.

UPDATE 1-SThree scraps final dividend, seeking other support

British recruiting firm SThree joined peers Hays and Robert Walters in scrapping its final dividend payout for 2019 on Monday, and said it was actively exploring options to support operations across regions to battle the impact of the coronavirus on the industry.

REFILE-UPDATE 3-Recruiter Hays raises $248 mln in equity to cope with coronavirus hit

One of the world's biggest recruiters, Hays, raised about 200 million pounds ($248 million) via a new share issue on Thursday, seeking to prop up its finances in the face of an expected collapse in fees due to the coronavirus.

BRIEF-Hays Targets £200 Mln Equity Placing As Virus Hits Fees

* HAYS PLC - EQUITY PLACING TARGETING GROSS PROCEEDS OF APPROXIMATELY £200 MILLION

UPDATE 1-Recruiter Hays profit sinks as fees slide, Germany weighs

Recruiter Hays operating profit fell by just under a fifth in the first half, with fee revenue as expected taking a hit from a weak German economy and the company also citing disruption from December's Australian bushfires and political events in Britain and France.

Recruiter Hays profit sinks as fees slide, Germany weighs

Recruiter Hays operating profit fell 19% on a reported basis in the first half, in line with guidance from the company a month ago as low business confidence and a struggling euro zone economy dented hiring in Germany.

BRIEF-Hays Reports 18% Fall In H1 Operating Profit; Sees China Difficulty To Continue Across Whole Of Q3

* HAYS PLC - HY OPERATING PROFIT 100.1 MILLION STG VERSUS 124.1 MILLION STG REPORTED A YEAR EARLIER

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