Hays Plc

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
 143.20 images.advfn.com/imagesnew/2/gb/up 0.7 [0.49] 143.50 143.80 144.30 145.50 141.90 3,017,108
 Market Cap. [m] Shares In Issue [m] Beta EPS DPS PE Ratio Yield 52-Wks-Range
 2,403.73 1,678.58 0.07 3.14 1.11 45.61 0.78 186.00 - 85.25

Hays Key Figures

(at previous day's close)
Market Cap.2,403.73m
Shares In Issue1,678.58m
Prev. Close142.50
PE Ratio45.61 
Dividend Yield0.78%
EPS - basic3.14p
Dividend PS1.11p
Dividend Cover2.83 
Cash Flow PS21.10p
Return On Equity (ROE)5.57%
Operating Margin1.46%
PEG Factor-0.64 
EPS Growth Rate-71.71%
Dividends PS Growth Rate-72.04%
Net Debt602.00m
Gross Gearing56.01%
Quick Assets1,378.70m
Net Working Capital493.80m
Intangibles / Fixed Assets84.55%
Turnover PS353.25p
Pre-Tax Profit PS5.14p
Retained Profit PS-4.41p
Cash PS28.86p
Net Cash PS-23.85p
Net Tangible Asset Value PS *22.57p
Net Asset Value PS50.84p
Spread0.30 (0.21%) 

Hays Balance Sheet

LSE:HAS:Liabilities+EQLSE:HAS:Assets

Share Price Performance

Sample Period HighLow
1 week145.50128.30
4 weeks145.50108.30
12 weeks145.50104.40
1 year186.0085.25

Share Price Chart (5 years)

Hays Historic Returns

Period OpenChange%Open Avg.Avg. Daily Vol [m]Total Vol [m]VWAP
1 week129.3013.9010.75128.303.90134.04
4 weeks111.3031.9028.66108.303.56132.45
12 weeks116.3026.9023.13104.403.30119.20
26 weeks123.0020.2016.42104.403.00120.27
1 year167.60-24.40-14.5685.253.54125.14
3 years185.30-42.10-22.7285.253.82154.65
5 years140.702.501.7885.253.91150.61

Hays Key Management Ratios

Hays Investment Ratios

(Market value analysis) at previous day's close
PQ Ratio11.72 
PE Ratio45.61 
Tobin's Q Ratio 1.40 
Tobin's Q Ratio (excl. intangibles)1.78 
Dividend Yield0.78%
Market-to-Book Ratio2.82 
Price-to-Pre-Tax Profit PS27.85 
Price-to-Retained Profit PS-32.44 
Price-to-Cash Flow PS6.79 
Price-to-Sales PS0.41 
Price-to-Net Tangible Asset Value PS6.34 
Price-to-Cash PS4.96 
Net Working Capital PS29.42 
Price Pct to Working Capital PS4.87%
Earnings Yield2.19%
Average PE19.35 
Years in average5 
PE to PE average235.70%

Hays Financial Ratios

(Leverage Ratios)
Debt Ratio19.11%
Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.24 
Debt-to-Equity Ratio (excl. Intgbl)0.53 
Debt-to-Equity Market Value0.08 
Net Gearing31.03%
Net Gearing (excl. Intangibles)41.08%
Gross Gearing56.01%
Gross Gearing (excl. Intangibles)74.14%
Gearing Under 1 Year45.62%
Gearing Under 1 Year (excl. Intgbl)60.39%
Assets/Equity2.27 
Cash/Equity56.77 
(Liquidity Ratios)
Net Working Capital to Total Assets25.45%
Current Ratio1.56 
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)1.56 
Liquidity Ratio0.55 
Cash & Equiv/Current Assets35.14%
(Solvency Ratios)
Enterprise Value2,120.83m
CFO/Sales0.06 
CFO/Attributable Profit7.46 
CFO/Assets0.18 
CFO/Debt0.33 
Total Debt/Equity Market Value0.45 
Total Debt/Sales0.18 
Total Debt/Pre-Tax Profit12.59 
Total Debt1,086.50m
Total Debt/Net Current Assets2.20%
(Dodds - Graham Ratios)
3 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
5 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
10 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
Earn drops > 5% in 10yrs10 
Beta (60-Mnth)Beta (36-Mnth)
0.07190.0737

Hays Operating Ratios

(Profitability Ratios)
Return On Capital Employed (ROCE)8.18%
Return On Assets (ROA)2.76%
Net Profit Margin0.80%
Assets Turnover3.44 
Return On Equity (ROE)5.57%
Return On Investment (ROI)5.36%
Dividend Payout Ratio35.35%
Plowback Ratio64.65%
Growth from Plowback Ratio3.95%
Net Income Of Revenues-1.25%
(Asset Utilisation Multiples)
Shareholders Equity Turnover7.63 
Fixed Assets Turnover13.48 
Current Assets Turnover4.63 
Net Working Capital Turnover 
Inventory Turnover- 
(Other Operating Ratios)
Total Assets-to-Sales0.29 
Debtors-to-Sales16.44%
Debt Collection Period59.99Days

Hays Dividends

Announcement DateTypeCurr.Dividend AmountPeriod StartPeriod EndEx DateRecord DatePayment DateTotal Dividend Amount
20 Feb 2020InterimGBX1.1130/06/201930/06/202005/03/202006/03/202009/04/20201.11
29 Aug 2019FinalGBX2.8630/06/201830/06/201903/10/201904/10/201915/11/20193.97
29 Aug 2019SpecialGBX5.4330/06/201830/06/201903/10/201904/10/201915/11/2019-
21 Feb 2019InterimGBX1.1130/06/201830/06/201907/03/201908/03/201912/04/2019-
30 Aug 2018SpecialGBX5.0030/06/201730/06/201804/10/201805/10/201816/11/2018-
30 Aug 2018FinalGBX2.7530/06/201730/06/201804/10/201805/10/201816/11/20183.81
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 2017 (GBP)30 Jun 2018 (GBP)30 Jun 2019 (GBP)30 Jun 2020 (GBP)
turnover5,081.00100.00%5,753.30100.00%6,070.50100.00%5,929.50100.00%m
pre tax profit204.604.03%238.504.15%231.203.81%86.301.46%m
attributable profit139.102.74%165.802.88%161.702.66%47.500.80%m
retained profit96.501.90%56.100.98%32.600.54%-74.10-1.25%m
eps - basic (p)9.66 11.44 11.10 3.14 
eps - diluted (p)9.54 11.30 10.97 3.10 
dividends per share3.22 3.81 3.97 1.11 

Hays Balance Sheet

 30 Jun 2017 (GBP)30 Jun 2018 (GBP)30 Jun 2019 (GBP)30 Jun 2020 (GBP)
LSE:HAS:Liabilities+EQLSE:HAS:AssetsLSE:HAS:Liabilities+EQLSE:HAS:AssetsLSE:HAS:Liabilities+EQLSE:HAS:AssetsLSE:HAS:Liabilities+EQLSE:HAS:Assets
 30 Jun 2017 (GBP)30 Jun 2018 (GBP)30 Jun 2019 (GBP)30 Jun 2020 (GBP)
ASSETS
fixed assets fixed assets24.001.83%29.301.94%33.002.20%31.401.62%m
intangibles intangibles241.9018.47%247.0016.37%265.6017.67%474.5024.46%m
fixed investments fixed investments--%--%19.701.31%55.302.85%m
current assets - other current assets - other--%--%--%--%m
stocks stocks--%--%--%--%m
debtors debtors931.5071.14%1,109.5073.54%1,054.9070.19%894.2046.10%m
cash & securities cash & securities112.008.55%122.908.15%129.708.63%484.5024.98%m
TOTAL1,309.40100%1,508.70100%1,502.90100%1,939.90100%m
LIABILITIES
creditors - short creditors - short716.6054.73%784.7052.01%785.9052.29%884.9045.62%m
creditors - long creditors - long6.400.49%23.501.56%15.501.03%201.6010.39%m
creditors - other creditors - other--%--%--%--%m
subordinated loans subordinated loans--%--%--%--%m
insurance funds insurance funds--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL723.0055.22%808.2053.57%801.4053.32%1,086.5056.01%m
EQUITY
ord cap, reserves ord cap, reserves586.4044.78%700.5046.43%701.5046.68%853.4043.99%m
prefs, minorities prefs, minorities--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL586.4044.78%700.5046.43%701.5046.68%853.4043.99%m
OTHER
NAV Basic- - - - 
NAV Diluted- - - - 

Hays Cash Flow Statement

30 Jun 2017 (GBP)30 Jun 2018 (GBP)30 Jun 2019 (GBP)30 Jun 2020 (GBP)
Operating CF134.00162.50168.90354.20m
Pre-Financing CF113.20124.40136.50328.80m
Retained CF43.3013.005.90355.30m

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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