|Bid||129.00 x 0|
|Ask||0.00 x 0|
|Day's range||152.20 - 157.00|
|52-week range||85.25 - 162.50|
|Beta (5Y monthly)||1.39|
|PE ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Forward dividend & yield||N/A (N/A)|
|Ex-dividend date||05 Mar 2020|
|1y target est||N/A|
The CEO of recruitment agency Hays said the COVID-19 pandemic had boosted its technology business as more sectors ramp up their digital presence due to lockdowns, enabling it to promise 150 million pounds in special dividends. Chief Executive Alistair Cox told Reuters on Thursday that Hays has seen relative resilience in its technology business, with some areas including London now operating at levels even higher than what they were at before the pandemic. "The world needs more technology-savvy people, all businesses need them, it is not just the technology industry," he said.
Hays plc ( LON:HAS ) shareholders will doubtless be very grateful to see the share price up 31% in the last quarter...
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