Hays (HAS)

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
 165.30 images.advfn.com/imagesnew/2/gb/up 0.3 [0.18] 165.70 165.90 165.50 166.00 163.70 4,382,237
 Market Cap. [m] Shares In Issue [m] Beta EPS DPS PE Ratio Yield 52-Wks-Range
 2,410.73 1,458.40 0.06 11.10 3.97 14.89 2.40 166.70 - 131.80

Hays Key Figures

(at previous day's close)
Market Cap.2,410.73m
Shares In Issue1,458.40m
Prev. Close165.00
PE Ratio14.89 
Dividend Yield2.40%
EPS - basic11.10p
Dividend PS3.97p
Dividend Cover2.80 
Cash Flow PS11.58p
Return On Equity (ROE)23.05%
Operating Margin3.81%
PEG Factor-5.01 
EPS Growth Rate-2.97%
Dividends PS Growth Rate4.20%
Net Debt671.70m
Gross Gearing53.32%
Quick Assets1,184.60m
Net Working Capital398.70m
Intangibles / Fixed Assets83.44%
Turnover PS416.24p
Pre-Tax Profit PS15.85p
Retained Profit PS2.24p
Cash PS8.89p
Net Cash PS-44.99p
Net Tangible Asset Value PS *29.89p
Net Asset Value PS48.10p
Spread0.20 (0.12%) 

Hays Balance Sheet

HAS:Liabilities+EQHAS:Assets

Share Price Performance

Sample Period HighLow
1 week166.70158.40
4 weeks166.70155.80
12 weeks166.70131.80
1 year166.70131.80

Share Price Chart (5 years)

Hays Historic Returns

Period OpenChange%Open Avg.Avg. Daily Vol [m]Total Vol [m]VWAP
1 week161.004.302.67158.401.99162.35
4 weeks156.508.805.62155.802.46160.33
12 weeks144.9020.4014.08131.804.68150.70
26 weeks151.9013.408.82131.804.44150.94
1 year154.5010.806.99131.803.98150.90
3 years141.7023.6016.65131.803.91167.63
5 years125.9039.4031.2991.103.81155.80

Hays Key Management Ratios

Hays Investment Ratios

(Market value analysis) at previous day's close
PQ Ratio21.30 
PE Ratio14.89 
Tobin's Q Ratio 1.60 
Tobin's Q Ratio (excl. intangibles)1.93 
Dividend Yield2.40%
Market-to-Book Ratio3.44 
Price-to-Pre-Tax Profit PS10.43 
Price-to-Retained Profit PS73.95 
Price-to-Cash Flow PS14.27 
Price-to-Sales PS0.40 
Price-to-Net Tangible Asset Value PS5.53 
Price-to-Cash PS18.59 
Net Working Capital PS27.34 
Price Pct to Working Capital PS6.05%
Earnings Yield6.72%
Average PE16.15 
Years in average5 
PE to PE average92.21%

Hays Financial Ratios

(Leverage Ratios)
Debt Ratio2.16%
Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.02 
Debt-to-Equity Ratio (excl. Intgbl)0.04 
Debt-to-Equity Market Value0.01 
Net Gearing44.69%
Net Gearing (excl. Intangibles)54.29%
Gross Gearing53.32%
Gross Gearing (excl. Intangibles)64.77%
Gearing Under 1 Year52.29%
Gearing Under 1 Year (excl. Intgbl)63.52%
Assets/Equity2.14 
Cash/Equity18.49 
(Liquidity Ratios)
Net Working Capital to Total Assets26.53%
Current Ratio1.51 
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)1.51 
Liquidity Ratio0.17 
Cash & Equiv/Current Assets10.95%
(Solvency Ratios)
Enterprise Value2,296.53m
CFO/Sales0.03 
CFO/Attributable Profit1.04 
CFO/Assets0.11 
CFO/Debt0.21 
Total Debt/Equity Market Value0.33 
Total Debt/Sales0.13 
Total Debt/Pre-Tax Profit3.47 
Total Debt801.40m
Total Debt/Net Current Assets2.01%
(Dodds - Graham Ratios)
3 yr Compound Earnings Growth4.74%
5 yr Compound Earnings Growth8.27%
10 yr Compound Earnings Growth32.22%
Earn drops > 5% in 10yrs9 
Beta (60-Mnth)Beta (36-Mnth)
0.06120.0915

Hays Operating Ratios

(Profitability Ratios)
Return On Capital Employed (ROCE)32.25%
Return On Assets (ROA)10.74%
Net Profit Margin2.66%
Assets Turnover4.03 
Return On Equity (ROE)23.05%
Return On Investment (ROI)22.44%
Dividend Payout Ratio35.77%
Plowback Ratio64.23%
Growth from Plowback Ratio14.82%
Net Income Of Revenues0.54%
(Asset Utilisation Multiples)
Shareholders Equity Turnover8.66 
Fixed Assets Turnover20.42 
Current Assets Turnover5.02 
Net Working Capital Turnover 
Inventory Turnover- 
(Other Operating Ratios)
Total Assets-to-Sales0.25 
Debtors-to-Sales17.83%
Debt Collection Period65.07Days

Hays Dividends

Announcement DateTypeCurr.Dividend AmountPeriod StartPeriod EndEx DateRecord DatePayment DateTotal Dividend Amount
29 Aug 2019SpecialGBX5.4330/06/201830/06/201903/10/201904/10/201915/11/2019-
29 Aug 2019FinalGBX2.8630/06/201830/06/201903/10/201904/10/201915/11/20193.97
21 Feb 2019InterimGBX1.1130/06/201830/06/201907/03/201908/03/201912/04/2019-
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 2017FinalGBX2.2630/06/201630/06/201705/10/201706/10/201717/11/20173.22
31 Aug 2017SpecialGBX4.2530/06/201630/06/201705/10/201706/10/201717/11/2017-
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 2016 (GBP)30 Jun 2017 (GBP)30 Jun 2018 (GBP)30 Jun 2019 (GBP)
turnover4,231.40100.00%5,081.00100.00%5,753.30100.00%6,070.50100.00%m
pre tax profit173.004.09%204.604.03%238.504.15%231.203.81%m
attributable profit124.502.94%139.102.74%165.802.88%161.702.66%m
retained profit84.602.00%96.501.90%56.100.98%32.600.54%m
eps - basic (p)8.72 9.66 11.44 11.10 
eps - diluted (p)8.60 9.54 11.30 10.97 
dividends per share2.90 3.22 3.81 3.97 

Hays Balance Sheet

 30 Jun 2016 (GBP)30 Jun 2017 (GBP)30 Jun 2018 (GBP)30 Jun 2019 (GBP)
HAS:Liabilities+EQHAS:AssetsHAS:Liabilities+EQHAS:AssetsHAS:Liabilities+EQHAS:AssetsHAS:Liabilities+EQHAS:Assets
 30 Jun 2016 (GBP)30 Jun 2017 (GBP)30 Jun 2018 (GBP)30 Jun 2019 (GBP)
ASSETS
fixed assets fixed assets19.801.77%24.001.83%29.301.94%33.002.20%m
intangibles intangibles242.0021.62%241.9018.47%247.0016.37%265.6017.67%m
fixed investments fixed investments6.600.59%--%--%19.701.31%m
current assets - other current assets - other--%--%--%--%m
stocks stocks--%--%--%--%m
debtors debtors787.8070.40%931.5071.14%1,109.5073.54%1,054.9070.19%m
cash & securities cash & securities62.905.62%112.008.55%122.908.15%129.708.63%m
TOTAL1,119.10100%1,309.40100%1,508.70100%1,502.90100%m
LIABILITIES
creditors - short creditors - short604.6054.03%716.6054.73%784.7052.01%785.9052.29%m
creditors - long creditors - long56.705.07%6.400.49%23.501.56%15.501.03%m
creditors - other creditors - other--%--%--%--%m
subordinated loans subordinated loans--%--%--%--%m
insurance funds insurance funds--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL661.3059.09%723.0055.22%808.2053.57%801.4053.32%m
EQUITY
ord cap, reserves ord cap, reserves457.8040.91%586.4044.78%700.5046.43%701.5046.68%m
prefs, minorities prefs, minorities--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL457.8040.91%586.4044.78%700.5046.43%701.5046.68%m
OTHER
NAV Basic- - - - 
NAV Diluted- - - - 

Hays Cash Flow Statement

30 Jun 2016 (GBP)30 Jun 2017 (GBP)30 Jun 2018 (GBP)30 Jun 2019 (GBP)
Operating CF103.20134.00162.50168.90m
Pre-Financing CF88.80113.20124.40136.50m
Retained CF-28.1043.3013.005.90m

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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