HAS.L - Hays plc

LSE - LSE Delayed price. Currency in GBp
149.80
-3.40 (-2.22%)
At close: 4:35PM GMT
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Previous close153.20
Open156.70
Bid0.00 x 0
Ask0.00 x 0
Day's range149.65 - 156.70
52-week range131.80 - 186.00
Volume4,386,235
Avg. volume2,641,323
Market cap2.198B
Beta (5Y monthly)1.23
PE ratio (TTM)15.44
EPS (TTM)9.70
Earnings date20 Feb 2020
Forward dividend & yield0.04 (2.59%)
Ex-dividend date05 Mar 2020
1y target est193.33
  • A Close Look At Hays plc’s (LON:HAS) 24% ROCE
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  • Brexit, Germany slowdown and Australia fires hit hiring at UK recruiter Hays
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    Brexit, Germany slowdown and Australia fires hit hiring at UK recruiter Hays

    The global recruitment giant warned of a hiring slowdown in Europe's three largest economies last year.

  • Reuters - UK Focus

    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. The company, which operates in 33 countries, said on Thursday operating profit fell to 100.1 million pounds for the six months to December 31, from 124.1 million pounds a year earlier. The company had warned in January that first-half 2020 operating profit would be about 100 million pounds ($130.36 million).

  • The Attractive Combination That Could Earn Hays plc (LON:HAS) A Place In Your Dividend Portfolio
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  • Recruiter Hays shares crash as UK election hit hiring
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    Recruiter Hays shares crash as UK election hit hiring

    It said political uncertainty stopped many employers hiring and candidates moving jobs, but hoped the election result would boost confidence.

  • Recruiter Hays sounds profit warning as December hiring slows
    Reuters

    Recruiter Hays sounds profit warning as December hiring slows

    Its peers PageGroup Plc and Robert Walters also had a tough quarter ending December, with weakness in hiring seen in similar markets including China, UK and France. Hays' profit warning was the first this year among its peers but comes just three months after similar warnings from PageGroup and Robert Walters.

  • Is There Now An Opportunity In Hays plc (LON:HAS)?
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    Is There Now An Opportunity In Hays plc (LON:HAS)?

    Hays plc (LON:HAS), which is in the professional services business, and is based in United Kingdom, saw a significant...

  • Do You Know What Hays plc's (LON:HAS) P/E Ratio Means?
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  • Need To Know: Hays plc (LON:HAS) Insiders Have Been Selling Shares
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  • Reuters - UK Focus

    LIVE MARKETS-A Brexit high but still no fat lady singing at the close

    FTSE 100 flat * Wirecard sinks after FT report * Strong earnings help Wall Street open higher Welcome to the home for real-time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Thyagaraju Adinarayan. Reach him on Messenger to share your thoughts on market moves: rm://thyagaraju.adinarayan.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net A BREXIT HIGH BUT STILL NO FAT LADY SINGING AT THE CLOSE (1555 GMT) One thing we know for sure at the close is that many investors are betting good money that the latest round of positive reports on Brexit negotiations will indeed lead to a deal.

  • Reuters - UK Focus

    LIVE MARKETS-Brexit breakthrough buzz boosts markets

    FTSE 100 flat * Wirecard sinks after FT report * Strong earnings help Wall Street open higher Welcome to the home for real-time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Thyagaraju Adinarayan. Reach him on Messenger to share your thoughts on market moves: rm://thyagaraju.adinarayan.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net BREXIT BREAKTHROUGH BUZZ BOOSTS MARKETS (1509 GMT) A Bloomberg report suggesting that EU and UK negotiators are close to a deal has just triggered a late afternoon rally across European equity markets.

  • Reuters - UK Focus

    LIVE MARKETS-Chart speaks: Europe wins the small-cap race

    * European stocks up on fresh Brexit deal hopes * STOXX 600 off highs, +0.6%, FTSE 100 lags as sterling rises * UK midcaps, Irish banks lead gains * Wirecard sinks after FT report * Strong earnings help Wall Street open higher Welcome to the home for real-time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Thyagaraju Adinarayan. Reach him on Messenger to share your thoughts on market moves: rm://thyagaraju.adinarayan.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net CHART SPEAKS: EUROPE WINS THE SMALL-CAP RACE (1414 GMT) Picking a winner between S&P 500 and STOXX 600 is a no brainer, but in stark contrast to that in the small caps space it's Europe who wins it! Europe's outperformance in small caps versus the U.S. equivalent is only by a thin margin, but still it's a win, while the underperformance in the large cap space is staggering (see chart).

  • Reuters - UK Focus

    LIVE MARKETS-FOMO in ETFs

  • How Hays plc (LON:HAS) Can Impact Your Portfolio Volatility
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  • Reuters - UK Focus

    LIVE MARKETS-European banks: a (really tiny) ray of light

    * European stocks up on fresh Brexit deal hopes * STOXX 600 comes off highs, +0.4%, FTSE 100 lags as sterling rises * UK midcaps, Irish banks lead gains * Wirecard sinks after FT report Welcome to the home for real-time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Thyagaraju Adinarayan. Reach him on Messenger to share your thoughts on market moves: rm://thyagaraju.adinarayan.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net EUROPEAN BANKS: A (REALLY TINY) RAY OF LIGHT (1211 GMT) European banks have just made their way back to yearly gains with the sector's index up 0.3% so far in 2019 but there's actually very little to celebrate today despite JP Morgan's profit beat.

  • Reuters

    U.S. and China help Hays buck gloom among UK recruiters

    Sluggish growth in Europe's major economies has led many of Britain's recruiters - important barometers of economic health - to expand further afield in search of growth. Hays soothed some of those fears, saying fees from ten countries rose more than 10% in the first quarter of its financial year. Fees in the United States and China rose 12% and 7% respectively, hitting record levels.

  • Reuters - UK Focus

    UPDATE 2-U.S. and China help Hays buck gloom among UK recruiters

    Hays Plc bucked the gloomy trend among British recruiters on Tuesday, with strong net fees growth in the United States and China helping to offset slowing markets closer to home. Hays soothed some of those fears, saying fees from ten countries rose more than 10% in the first quarter of its financial year. Fees in the United States and China rose 12% and 7% respectively, hitting record levels.

  • Reuters - UK Focus

    LIVE MARKETS-Closing snapshot: Brexit, trade war, what's not to like?

    FTSE down 0.8% * London midcaps hit lowest in more than 2 months as sterling falls * German industrial output rises unexpectedly in August * LSE drops after HKEX ditches takeover bid * Wall Street falls as mood sours ahead of China-U.S. trade talks Welcome to the home for real-time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Josephine Mason. Reach her on Messenger to share your thoughts on market moves: rm://josephine.mason.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net CLOSING SNAPSHOT: BREXIT, TRADE WAR, WHAT'S NOT TO LIKE? On the bright side, the rhetoric between the UK and the EU on a possible collapse in negotiations has somewhat helped the FTSE (-0.8) somewhat with a falling pound providing its usual hedge.

  • Reuters - UK Focus

    LIVE MARKETS-What's up with easyJet's drop?

    FTSE down 0.2% * London midcaps hit lowest in more than 2 months as sterling falls * German industrial output rises unexpectedly in August * LSE drops after HKEX ditches takeover bid * Wall Street falls as mood sours ahead of China-U.S. trade talks Welcome to the home for real-time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Josephine Mason. Dealers were almost unanimous in calling the budget carrier shares up before the opening bell after it forecast full-year profit would come in towards the top end of expectations, a rare piece of good news in the airline sector as it struggles with competition over fares and overcapacity in Europe.

  • Reuters - UK Focus

    LIVE MARKETS-What a difference a year makes!

    FTSE down 0.2% * German industrial output rises unexpectedly in August * LSE drops after HKEX ditches takeover bid * Futures point to weaker Wall Street open Welcome to the home for real-time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Josephine Mason. Taking a look at this slide from the JP Morgan AM International Media Summit in London this afternoon, it's quite striking to see how few people in 2018 could imagine the Fed not tightening rates, let alone cut them! Here's the slide in question: (Julien Ponthus and Thyagaraju Adinarayan) ***** EUROPE HITS REVERSE: NO BREXIT OR TRADE BREAKTHROUGHS IN SIGHT (1139 GMT) The Brexit angst may be supporting the FTSE thanks to its depressing effect on the pound but the picture elsewhere in Europe isn't looking good and major indexes have now gone unequivocally into reverse to trade down sharply near session lows.

  • Reuters - UK Focus

    LIVE MARKETS-Europe hits reverse: no Brexit or trade breakthroughs in sight

    FTSE down 0.2% * German industrial output rises unexpectedly in August * LSE drops after HKEX ditches takeover bid * Futures point to weaker Wall Street open Welcome to the home for real-time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Josephine Mason. Reach her on Messenger to share your thoughts on market moves: rm://josephine.mason.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net EUROPE HITS REVERSE: NO BREXIT OR TRADE BREAKTHROUGHS IN SIGHT (1139 GMT) The Brexit angst may be supporting the FTSE thanks to its depressing effect on the pound but the picture elsewhere in Europe isn't looking good and major indexes have now gone unequivocally into reverse to trade down sharply near session lows. Downbeat noise from the Sino-U.S. trade talks is another dampener.

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