UBS Group restated their neutral rating on shares of Hays (LON:HAS) in a report issued on Wednesday morning, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.
HAS has been the topic of a number of other reports. Barclays dropped their price target on Waters from $218.00 to $210.00 and set an equal weight rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, April 24th. Royal Bank of Canada set a €475.00 ($552.33) price target on Rational and gave the stock a sell rating in a research note on Monday, May 20th. Numis Securities dropped their price target on Hays from GBX 170 ($2.22) to GBX 160 ($2.09) and set a hold rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, April 16th. Jefferies Financial Group restated a hold rating on shares of COMPASS GRP PLC/S in a research note on Tuesday, April 9th. Finally, HSBC downgraded China Mobile from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Thursday, March 21st. Nine equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 174.09 ($2.27).
HAS stock opened at GBX 151 ($1.97) on Wednesday. The stock has a market cap of $2.20 billion and a P/E ratio of 12.80. Hays has a 1 year low of GBX 134.60 ($1.76) and a 1 year high of GBX 213.40 ($2.79). The company has a current ratio of 1.60, a quick ratio of 1.60 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 13.41. The business has a fifty day moving average price of GBX 155.10.
Hays plc operates as a recruitment company in Australia, New Zealand, Germany, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and internationally. The company offers permanent, temporary, and contractor recruitment services, such as qualified, professional, and skilled recruitment to public and private sector. It specializes in offering recruitment services in the areas of accountancy and finance, construction and property, information technology, life sciences, sales and marketing, banking and capital markets, contact centers, education, engineering and manufacturing, executive, financial services, health and social care, human resources, legal, office professionals, energy, oil and gas, purchasing, retail, resources and mining, and telecoms.
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