Published On: Wed, Oct 19th, 2016

JP Morgan Indicates Potential -9.41% Decrease In Shares Of Hays PLC

On Wednesday JP Morgan reiterated its broker consensus on shares of Hays PLC (LON:HAS) giving the company a ‘Neutral’ rating.

JP Morgan gave shares of Hays PLC a price target of 130 indicating a potential decrease of -9.41% from Hays PLC’s current price of 143.5.


In the prior 12 months Hays PLC’s stock price has increased by 4.54% from 137.27 to 143.5.

Hays PLC has 1,432,932,000 shares in issue which have a share price of 143.5 giving Hays PLC a market capitalisation of 2.06B GBp .

The 52 week high of Hays PLC’s shares is 151 whilst the 52 week low for the company’s shares is 91.1. The 50 day moving average of LON:HAS is 133.22 and the 200 day moving average is 125.43.

Hays plc is a recruitment company. The Company’s segments include Asia Pacific; Continental Europe & Rest of World, and United Kingdom & Ireland. The Company offers temporary and permanent recruitment services to private and public sector markets. It operates in over 30 countries and approximately 20 specialisms. Its services include its job search engine, employer services and Hays Talent solutions. Its job search engine allows employees to search jobs in various areas of specialism, which include accountancy and finance, construction and property, information technology, life sciences, sales and marketing, banking and capital markets, contact centers, education, and engineering and manufacturing. It offers Hays Executive and Hays Oil & Gas. Hays Executive recruits for private and public sector employers from around the world, and is engaged in identifying senior managers and board directors. Hays Oil & Gas focuses on recruiting for the full lifecycle of the oil and gas industry.