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ManpowerGroup (NYSE:MAN) Insider Jeffrey A. Joerres sold 219,890 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, April 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $80.73, for a total transaction of $17,751,719.70. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 178,782 shares in the company, valued at approximately $14,433,071. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

ManpowerGroup (NYSE:MAN) traded up 1.25% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $80.22. The stock had a trading volume of 1,091,943 shares. ManpowerGroup has a 1-year low of $51.06 and a 1-year high of $87.16. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $77.94 and a 200-day moving average of $79.71. The company has a market cap of $6.382 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.89.

ManpowerGroup (NYSE:MAN) last released its earnings data on Wednesday, April 23rd. The company reported $0.86 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.68 by $0.18. The company had revenue of $4.90 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.83 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.63 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 2.9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that ManpowerGroup will post $5.12 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Monday, June 16th. Stockholders of record on Monday, June 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.49 per share. This represents a $1.96 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.44%.

MAN has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Jefferies Group raised their price target on shares of ManpowerGroup from $89.00 to $95.00 in a research note on Friday. Separately, analysts at Credit Suisse reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of ManpowerGroup in a research note on Thursday, April 24th. They now have a $97.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Barclays raised their price target on shares of ManpowerGroup from $85.00 to $90.00 in a research note on Thursday, April 24th. They now have an “equal weight” rating on the stock. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $90.38.

ManpowerGroup Inc, formerly Manpower Inc provides workforce solutions and services. The Company provides a comprehensive suite of high-impact workforce solutions and services for the entire business cycle, which includes recruitment and assessment, training and development, career management, outsourcing and workforce consulting.

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