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Hays PLC Fundamentals

Company NameHays PLCLast Updated2021-03-02
IndustryStaffing & Employment ServicesSectorIndustrials
Shares in Issue1.676 bnMarket Cap£25.70 m
PE Ratio51.02Dividend per Share£0.03
Dividend Yield2.1Dividend Cover1.08
EPS£0.03EPS Growth (%)-0.63
PEG0DPS Growth (%)-0.2591
Debt Ratio0.1346Debt Equity Ratio0.2283
Asset Equity Ratio2.0592Cash Equity Ratio0.4860
Quick Ratio1.7234Current Ratio1.73
Price To Book Value3.1928ROCE0

Hays PLC Dividends

TypeEx-DatePay DateCurrencyNet DividendYear Total
Prelim2019-10-032019-11-15GBP0.0286
Interim2019-03-072019-04-12GBP0.0111
Prelim2018-10-042018-11-16GBP0.0275
Interim2018-03-012018-04-12GBP0.0106

Hays PLC Company Financials

Assets202020192018
Tangible Assets£248.00 m£33.00 m£29.30 m
Intangible Assets£257.90 m£265.60 m£247.00 m
Investments000
Total Fixed Assets£572.20 m£342.30 m£375.40 m
Stocks000
Debtors£878.80 m£1.03 bn£1.01 bn
Cash & Equivalents£484.50 m£129.70 m£122.90 m
Other Assets000
Total Assets£1.94 bn£1.50 bn£1.51 bn
Liabilities202020192018
Creditors within 1 year£884.90 m£785.90 m£784.70 m
Creditors after 1 year£201.60 m£15.50 m£23.50 m
Other Liabilities000
Total Liabilities£1.09 bn£801.40 m£808.20 m
Net assets£853.40 m£701.50 m£700.50 m
Equity202020192018
Called up share capital£16.80 m£14.70 m£14.70 m
Share Premium£372.30 m£372.30 m£372.30 m
Profit / Loss£86.30 m£231.20 m£238.50 m
Other Equity£853.40 m£701.50 m£700.50 m
Preference & Minorities000
Total Capital Employed£853.40 m£701.50 m£700.50 m
Ratios202020192018
Debt Ratio£0.1800
Debt-to-Equity£0.2200
Assets / Equity2.05922.05922.0592
Cash / Equity0.48600.48600.4860
EPS£0.05£0.12£0.12
Cash Flow202020192018
Cash from operating activities£354.20 m£168.90 m£162.50 m
Cashflow before financing£380.70 m£38.30 m£51.10 m
Increase in Cash£355.30 m£5.90 m£13.00 m
Income202020192018
Turnover£5.93 bn£6.07 bn£5.75 bn
Cost of sales£4.93 bn£4.94 bn£4.68 bn
Gross Profit£996.20 m£1.13 bn£1.07 bn
Operating Profit£95.10 m£233.70 m£243.40 m
Pre-Tax profit£86.30 m£231.20 m£238.50 m

Hays PLC Company Background

SectorIndustrials
ActivitiesHays PLC is a British staffer and recruiting agency. The company offers recruitment services for a temporary, contractor, and permanent roles in the information technology, accounting and finance, construction and property, engineering, and office support sectors. The revenue generated through fees is equally split between permanent and temporary contract types. The largest end market for Hays is Continental Europe and the rest of the world, followed by the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Latest Interim Date18 Feb 2021
Latest Fiscal Year End Date27 Aug 2020

Hays PLC Directors

AppointedNamePosition
2015-11-11Mr Richard SmeltDirector
2011-10-03Mr. Robert Arthur Lawson Non-Executive Director,Chairman
2020-10-08Mr. John Peter WilliamsSenior Independent Director
2020-11-20Mr. Alistair R. CoxChief Executive Officer
2011-08-31Ms. Lesley Mary Samuel Knox
2007-06-30Mr. Brian Godman Wallace
2014-11-12Mr Christopher William EccleshareDirector
2017-11-15Mr. Paul Scott HarrisonDirector
2019-10-04Ms. Susan Elizabeth Murray Director
2018-07-23Mr. Alan Matthew ThomsonChairman of the Board/Director
2020-10-08Andrew D MartinChairman
2020-11-20Mr. Paul VenablesGroup Finance Director
2011-08-09Denis Ralph WaxmanExecutive Director,Cheif Executive
2020-10-08Ms. Mary Teresa RaineyDirector
2018-11-14Ms. Victoria JarmanDirector
2019-10-04Doug EvansCompany Secretary & General Council

Hays PLC Contact Details

Company NameHays PLC
Address250 Euston Road, London, NW1 2AF
Telephone+44 2073832266
Websitehttp://www.hays.com

Hays PLC Advisors

Financial PR AdviserBell Pottinger - Financial and Corporate
Phone+44 2037722500
RegistrarEquiniti Limited
StockbrokerJefferies Hoare Govett
Phone+44 2070298000
Fax+44 2070298010
BankLloyds Bank PLC
AuditorDeloitte LLP
Phone+44 2079363000
Fax+44 2075831198
StockbrokerUBS Limited
Phone+44 2075678000
Financial AdviserCiti
Phone+44 2079864000
Fax+44 2079862266
SolicitorFreshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Phone+44 2079364000
Fax+44 2078327001
BankBarclays Bank PLC