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51job (NASDAQ:JOBS) was upgraded by Zacks from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research report issued on Wednesday. The firm currently has a $39.30 target price on the stock. Zacks‘s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 12.64% from the stock’s previous close.

Shares of 51job (NASDAQ:JOBS) traded up 1.71% on Wednesday, hitting $35.485. The stock had a trading volume of 257,787 shares. 51job has a 52-week low of $29.50 and a 52-week high of $43.00. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $35.52 and a 200-day moving average of $35.01. The company has a market cap of $2.110 billion and a P/E ratio of 25.41.

51job (NASDAQ:JOBS) last released its earnings data on Monday, August 11th. The company reported $0.89 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.57. The company had revenue of $73.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $72.33 million. Analysts expect that 51job will post $1.43 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Separately, analysts at Macquarie reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of 51job in a research note on Wednesday. They now have a $38.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $84.00.

51job, Inc is a provider of integrated human resource services in China. As of December 31, 2009, the Company had print operations across 19 major cities in China.

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