Hays (HAS)

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Company name:Hays Plc
Company Description:Personnel activities and to take advantage of the deregulation of the UK mail market before considering a disposal of the Mail business. Personnel, specialist recruitment and HR services. Mail, premium mail and specialist courier services. Businesses being disposed of, specialist logistics, information management, business process outsourcing and non-UK mail services
EPIC:HASTrading Currency:GBX
Market Sector:F25FISIN:GB0004161021
Market Segment:STMMShare Type:DE
WWW Address:http://www.hays-plc.com/Description:ORD 1P
Industry Sector:SUPPORT SERVICES
 Price Price Change [%] Bid Offer Open High Low Volume
 162.60 uk.advfn.com/p.php?gfx=/gb/down -2.7 [-1.63] 162.30 162.50 165.90 166.10 162.20 1,861,231
 Market Cap. [m] Shares In Issue [m] Beta EPS DPS PE Ratio Yield 52-Wks-Range
 2,371.35 1,458.40 0.07 11.44 3.81 14.21 2.34 213.40 - 134.60

Hays Key Figures

(at previous day's close)
Market Cap.2,371.35m
Shares In Issue1,458.40m
Prev. Close165.30
PE Ratio14.21 
Dividend Yield2.34%
EPS - basic11.44p
Dividend PS3.81p
Dividend Cover3.00 
Cash Flow PS11.14p
Return On Equity (ROE)23.67%
Operating Margin4.15%
PEG Factor0.77 
EPS Growth Rate18.43%
Dividends PS Growth Rate18.32%
Net Debt685.30m
Gross Gearing53.57%
Quick Assets1,232.40m
Net Working Capital447.70m
Intangibles / Fixed Assets89.40%
Turnover PS394.50p
Pre-Tax Profit PS16.35p
Retained Profit PS3.85p
Cash PS8.43p
Net Cash PS-45.38p
Net Tangible Asset Value PS *31.10p
Net Asset Value PS48.03p
Spread0.20 (0.12%) 

Hays Balance Sheet

HAS:Liabilities+EQHAS:Assets

Share Price Performance

Sample Period HighLow
1 week166.10154.00
4 weeks166.10144.40
12 weeks166.10144.40
1 year213.40134.60

Share Price Chart (5 years)

Hays Historic Returns

Period OpenChange%Open Avg.Avg. Daily Vol [m]Total Vol [m]VWAP
1 week154.707.905.11154.004.25163.05
4 weeks150.3012.308.18144.404.25153.25
12 weeks149.8012.808.54144.404.68151.74
26 weeks135.6027.0019.91134.603.81151.41
1 year186.80-24.20-12.96134.604.32167.21
3 years110.0052.6047.8291.104.09161.76
5 years147.5015.1010.2491.103.79153.57

Hays Key Management Ratios

Hays Investment Ratios

(Market value analysis) at previous day's close
PQ Ratio22.85 
PE Ratio14.21 
Tobin's Q Ratio 1.68 
Tobin's Q Ratio (excl. intangibles)2.04 
Dividend Yield2.34%
Market-to-Book Ratio3.39 
Price-to-Pre-Tax Profit PS9.94 
Price-to-Retained Profit PS42.27 
Price-to-Cash Flow PS14.59 
Price-to-Sales PS0.41 
Price-to-Net Tangible Asset Value PS5.23 
Price-to-Cash PS19.29 
Net Working Capital PS30.70 
Price Pct to Working Capital PS5.30%
Earnings Yield7.04%
Average PE17.88 
Years in average5 
PE to PE average79.50%

Hays Financial Ratios

(Leverage Ratios)
Debt Ratio3.25%
Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.03 
Debt-to-Equity Ratio (excl. Intgbl)0.05 
Debt-to-Equity Market Value0.01 
Net Gearing45.42%
Net Gearing (excl. Intangibles)54.32%
Gross Gearing53.57%
Gross Gearing (excl. Intangibles)64.06%
Gearing Under 1 Year52.01%
Gearing Under 1 Year (excl. Intgbl)62.19%
Assets/Equity2.15 
Cash/Equity17.54 
(Liquidity Ratios)
Net Working Capital to Total Assets29.67%
Current Ratio1.57 
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)1.57 
Liquidity Ratio0.16 
Cash & Equiv/Current Assets9.97%
(Solvency Ratios)
Enterprise Value2,271.95m
CFO/Sales0.03 
CFO/Attributable Profit0.98 
CFO/Assets0.11 
CFO/Debt0.20 
Total Debt/Equity Market Value0.34 
Total Debt/Sales0.14 
Total Debt/Pre-Tax Profit3.39 
Total Debt808.20m
Total Debt/Net Current Assets1.81%
(Dodds - Graham Ratios)
3 yr Compound Earnings Growth9.47%
5 yr Compound Earnings Growth12.07%
10 yr Compound Earnings Growth4.01%
Earn drops > 5% in 10yrs8 
Beta (60-Mnth)Beta (36-Mnth)
0.06940.1123

Hays Operating Ratios

(Profitability Ratios)
Return On Capital Employed (ROCE)32.94%
Return On Assets (ROA)11.77%
Net Profit Margin2.88%
Assets Turnover4.08 
Return On Equity (ROE)23.67%
Return On Investment (ROI)25.18%
Dividend Payout Ratio33.30%
Plowback Ratio66.70%
Growth from Plowback Ratio17.19%
Net Income Of Revenues0.98%
(Asset Utilisation Multiples)
Shareholders Equity Turnover8.94 
Fixed Assets Turnover21.22 
Current Assets Turnover5.06 
Net Working Capital Turnover 
Inventory Turnover- 
(Other Operating Ratios)
Total Assets-to-Sales0.24 
Debtors-to-Sales17.74%
Debt Collection Period64.74Days

Hays Dividends

Announcement DateTypeCurr.Dividend AmountPeriod StartPeriod EndEx DateRecord DatePayment DateTotal Dividend Amount
30 Aug 2018FinalGBX2.7530/06/201730/06/201804/10/201805/10/201816/11/20183.81
30 Aug 2018SpecialGBX5.0030/06/201730/06/201804/10/201805/10/201816/11/2018-
22 Feb 2018InterimGBX1.0630/06/201730/06/201801/03/201802/03/201812/04/2018-
31 Aug 2017SpecialGBX4.2530/06/201630/06/201705/10/201706/10/201717/11/2017-
31 Aug 2017FinalGBX2.2630/06/201630/06/201705/10/201706/10/201717/11/20173.22
22 Feb 2017InterimGBX0.9630/06/201630/06/201702/03/201703/03/201707/04/2017-
01 Sep 2016FinalGBX1.9930/06/201530/06/201613/10/201614/10/201611/11/20162.90
24 Feb 2016InterimGBX0.9130/06/201530/06/201603/03/201604/03/201605/04/2016-
27 Aug 2015FinalGBX1.8930/06/201430/06/201508/10/201509/10/201513/11/20152.76
25 Feb 2015InterimGBX0.8730/06/201430/06/201505/03/201506/03/201508/04/2015-
28 Aug 2014FinalGBX1.8030/06/201330/06/201408/10/201410/10/201414/11/20142.63
26 Feb 2014InterimGBX0.8330/06/201330/06/201405/03/201407/03/201409/04/2014-
29 Aug 2013FinalGBX1.6730/06/201230/06/201309/10/201311/10/201315/11/20132.50
28 Feb 2013InterimGBX0.8330/06/201230/06/201306/03/201308/03/201315/04/2013-
30 Aug 2012FinalGBX1.6730/06/201130/06/201210/10/201212/10/201216/11/20122.50
22 Feb 2012InterimGBX0.8330/06/201130/06/201229/02/201202/03/201210/04/2012-
01 Sep 2011FinalGBX3.9530/06/201030/06/201112/10/201114/10/201118/11/20115.80
28 Feb 2011InterimGBX1.8530/06/201030/06/201109/03/201111/03/201115/04/2011-
02 Sep 2010FinalGBX3.9530/06/200930/06/201020/10/201022/10/201019/11/20105.80
25 Feb 2010InterimGBX1.8530/06/200930/06/201003/03/201005/03/201001/04/2010-
03 Sep 2009FinalGBX3.9530/06/200830/06/200921/10/200923/10/200920/11/20095.80
26 Feb 2009InterimGBX1.8501/07/200831/12/200818/03/200920/03/200917/04/2009-
02 Sep 2008FinalGBX3.9530/06/200730/06/200822/10/200824/10/200821/11/20085.80
26 Feb 2008InterimGBX1.8501/07/200731/12/200723/03/200825/03/200815/04/2008-
04 Sep 2007FinalGBX3.4031/12/200631/12/200717/10/200719/10/200720/11/20075.00
25 Feb 2007InterimGBX1.6001/07/200631/12/200618/04/200720/04/200725/05/2007-
05 Sep 2006FinalGBX2.9030/06/200530/06/200618/10/200620/10/200621/11/20064.35
28 Feb 2006InterimGBX1.4501/07/200531/12/200519/04/200621/04/200626/05/2006-
06 Sep 2005FinalGBX2.2730/06/200430/06/200505/10/200507/10/200508/11/20053.40
01 Mar 2005InterimGBX1.1301/07/200431/12/200420/04/200522/04/200527/05/2005-
07 Sep 2004FinalGBX2.0030/06/200330/06/200420/10/200422/10/200426/11/20043.00
09 Mar 2004InterimGBX1.0001/07/200331/12/200321/04/200423/04/200428/05/2004-
08 Sep 2003FinalGBX3.6330/06/200230/06/200322/10/200324/10/200328/11/20035.38
04 Mar 2003InterimGBX1.7501/07/200231/12/200223/04/200325/04/200330/05/2003-
10 Sep 2002FinalGBX3.1630/06/200130/06/200223/10/200225/10/200229/11/20024.68
05 Mar 2002InterimGBX1.5201/07/200131/12/200124/04/200226/04/200231/05/2002-
10 Sep 2001FinalGBX2.7530/06/200030/06/200124/10/200126/10/200130/11/20014.07
05 Mar 2001InterimGBX1.3201/07/200031/12/200025/04/200127/04/200131/05/2001-
31 Aug 2000FinalGBX2.3930/06/199930/06/200023/10/200027/10/200030/11/20003.54
06 Mar 2000InterimGBX1.1501/07/199931/12/199925/04/200002/05/200031/05/2000-
13 Sep 1999FinalGBX2.0830/06/199830/06/199925/10/199929/10/199929/11/19993.08
01 Mar 1999InterimGBX1.0001/07/199831/12/199826/04/199930/04/199928/05/1999-
14 Sep 1998FinalGBX1.8130/06/199730/06/199826/10/199830/10/199830/11/19982.68

Hays Fundamentals

 30 Jun 2015 (GBP)30 Jun 2016 (GBP)30 Jun 2017 (GBP)30 Jun 2018 (GBP)
turnover3,842.80100.00%4,231.40100.00%5,081.00100.00%5,753.30100.00%m
pre tax profit156.104.06%173.004.09%204.604.03%238.504.15%m
attributable profit105.602.75%124.502.94%139.102.74%165.802.88%m
retained profit67.701.76%84.602.00%96.501.90%56.100.98%m
eps - basic (p)7.46 8.72 9.66 11.44 
eps - diluted (p)7.33 8.60 9.54 11.30 
dividends per share2.76 2.90 3.22 3.81 

Hays Balance Sheet

 30 Jun 2015 (GBP)30 Jun 2016 (GBP)30 Jun 2017 (GBP)30 Jun 2018 (GBP)
HAS:Liabilities+EQHAS:AssetsHAS:Liabilities+EQHAS:AssetsHAS:Liabilities+EQHAS:AssetsHAS:Liabilities+EQHAS:Assets
 30 Jun 2015 (GBP)30 Jun 2016 (GBP)30 Jun 2017 (GBP)30 Jun 2018 (GBP)
ASSETS
fixed assets fixed assets15.601.64%19.801.77%24.001.83%29.301.94%m
intangibles intangibles228.2024.01%242.0021.62%241.9018.47%247.0016.37%m
fixed investments fixed investments--%6.600.59%--%--%m
current assets - other current assets - other--%--%--%--%m
stocks stocks--%--%--%--%m
debtors debtors636.9067.01%787.8070.40%931.5071.14%1,109.5073.54%m
cash & securities cash & securities69.807.34%62.905.62%112.008.55%122.908.15%m
TOTAL950.50100%1,119.10100%1,309.40100%1,508.70100%m
LIABILITIES
creditors - short creditors - short501.7052.78%604.6054.03%716.6054.73%784.7052.01%m
creditors - long creditors - long179.2018.85%56.705.07%6.400.49%23.501.56%m
creditors - other creditors - other--%--%--%--%m
subordinated loans subordinated loans--%--%--%--%m
insurance funds insurance funds--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL680.9071.64%661.3059.09%723.0055.22%808.2053.57%m
EQUITY
ord cap, reserves ord cap, reserves269.6028.36%457.8040.91%586.4044.78%700.5046.43%m
prefs, minorities prefs, minorities--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL269.6028.36%457.8040.91%586.4044.78%700.5046.43%m
OTHER
NAV Basic- - - - 
NAV Diluted- - - - 

Hays Cash Flow Statement

30 Jun 2015 (GBP)30 Jun 2016 (GBP)30 Jun 2017 (GBP)30 Jun 2018 (GBP)
Operating CF132.10103.20134.00162.50m
Pre-Financing CF83.4088.80113.20124.40m
Retained CF31.40-28.1043.3013.00m

Hays Brokers

NameActivityTypeMnemonicCode
Cenkos Securities PlcMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerCNKSCNKOGB21
Evolution Securities LimitedMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerEVOEVBGGB21MMT
Shore Capital Stockbrokers LtdMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerSCAPSHOCGB21
Winterflood Securities LtdMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerWINSWNTSGB2LBIC
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