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Current Price 132.50p Bid 132.30p Ask 132.50p Change 1.77%
Last Updated: 01/12/2020 15:46. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Hays has undergone a massive transformation from its previous incarnation as a multi business group. The company, which first came to the market in 1958 and again in 1989 after it was taken private in the 1970s, now concentrates on specialist recruitment.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 30/06/2020

Revenue
£5,929.50m
Operating Profit/Loss
£95.10m
Dividend yield (%)
n/a
Total dividend for year
n/ap
Dividend cover
n/a
P/E Ratio
22.50

Key Personnel

Mr Andy Martin
Chairman
Mr Alistair R Cox
Chief Executive Officer
Mr Doug Evans
Company Secretary and General Counsel
Mr Paul Venables
Group Finance Director
Mr Susan Murray
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Torsten Kreindl
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mrs Cheryl Millington
Independent Non-Executive Director
Ms Mary Teresa Rainey
Non-Executive Director
Mr Peter Williams
Senior Independent Director

Stock Details

EPIC
HAS
ISIN
GB0004161021
Shares in Issue
1,677.73m
Market cap
£2,221.17m
Sector

Analyst Views (11)

Strong Buy
 
45.45%
Buy
 
0%
Hold
 
54.55%
Sell
 
0%
Strong Sell
 
0%
This information is provided by Web Financial Group (UK) Limited. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
132.50p
Bid Price
132.30p
Ask Price
132.50p
Volume
598,314
Change Today
2.30p
% Change Today
1.77%
Open
128.30p
Previous Close
130.20p
Intraday High
132.50p
Intraday Low
128.30p
52 Week High
183.50p
52 Week Low
92.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Income Statement

Year End Date
30 Jun 2020
30 Jun 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Continuing Operations
Revenue
5,929.50
6,070.50
Operating Profit/Loss
95.10
233.70
Net Interest
-8.80
-2.50
Pre-Tax Profit
86.30
231.20
Profit After Tax from continuing operations
47.50
161.70
Discontinued Operations
Profit After Tax
n/a
n/a
Profit/Loss for the Year
47.50
161.70
Attributable to:
Equity Holders of Parent Company
47.50
161.70
Minority Interests
n/a
n/a
Total Dividend Paid
n/ap
9.4000p
Retained Profit/(Loss) for the Financial Year
n/a
n/a

Earnings per Share

Year End Date
30 Jun 2020
30 Jun 2019
Basic
3.14p
11.10p
Diluted
3.10p
10.97p
Adjusted
5.28p
11.92p
Dividend per Share
n/ap
9.4000p

Assets

Year End Date
30 Jun 2020
30 Jun 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Non-Current Assets
Property, Plant & Equipment
248.00
33.00
Intangible Assets
257.90
265.60
Investment Properties
n/a
n/a
Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Financial Assets
n/a
n/a
Other Non-Current Assets
66.30
43.70
Current Assets
Inventories
n/a
n/a
Trade & Other Receivables
878.80
1,025.30
Cash at Bank & In Hand
484.50
129.70
Current Asset Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Current Assets
4.40
5.60
Other Assets
n/a
n/a
Total Assets
1,939.90
1,502.90

Liabilities

Year End Date
30 Jun 2020
30 Jun 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Current Liabilities
Borrowings
43.80
n/a
Other Current Liabilities
841.10
785.90
Total Current Liabilities
884.90
785.90
Non-Current Liabilities
Borrowings
184.90
n/a
Provisions
16.70
15.50
Other Non-Current Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Non-Current Liabilities
201.60
15.50
Other Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Liabilities
1,086.50
801.40

Net Assets

Year End Date
30 Jun 2020
30 Jun 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Net Assets
853.40
701.50

Capital & Reserves

Year End Date
30 Jun 2020
30 Jun 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Share Capital
16.80
14.70
Share Premium Account
369.60
369.60
Other Reserves
306.00
110.50
Retained Earnings
161.00
206.70
Shareholders Funds
853.40
701.50
Minority Interests/Other Equity
n/a
n/a
Total Equity
853.40
701.50

Dividend History

Type
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
Payment
Final
03 Oct 2019
15 Nov 2019
2.86p
Final
03 Oct 2019
15 Nov 2019
2.86p
Interim
07 Mar 2019
12 Apr 2019
1.11p
Final
04 Oct 2018
16 Nov 2018
2.75p
Final
04 Oct 2018
16 Nov 2018
2.75p
Interim
01 Mar 2018
12 Apr 2018
1.06p
Final
05 Oct 2017
17 Nov 2017
2.26p
Final
05 Oct 2017
17 Nov 2017
2.26p
Interim
02 Mar 2017
07 Apr 2017
0.96p
Final
13 Oct 2016
11 Nov 2016
1.99p
Interim
03 Mar 2016
05 Apr 2016
0.91p
Final
08 Oct 2015
13 Nov 2015
1.89p
Interim
05 Mar 2015
08 Apr 2015
0.87p

Dividend Metrics

Year End Date
30 Jun 2020
30 Jun 2019
Dividend growth
n/a%
4.20%
Dividend yield
n/a%
2.50%
Dividend cover
n/a
3.00
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