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Hays plc (LON:HAS) announced a dividend on Thursday, August 28th, Analyst RN reports. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 9th will be paid a dividend of GBX 1.80 ($0.03) per share on Friday, November 14th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.37%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 9th. The official announcement can be seen at this link.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on HAS shares. Analysts at Jefferies Group reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Hays plc in a research note on Thursday. They now have a GBX 165 ($2.73) price target on the stock. On the ratings front, analysts at Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Hays plc in a research note on Thursday. They now have a GBX 170 ($2.81) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Oriel Securities Ltd reiterated an “add” rating on shares of Hays plc in a research note on Thursday. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, fifteen have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 163.45 ($2.70).

Shares of Hays plc (LON:HAS) traded up 1.93% on Thursday, hitting GBX 131.90. The stock had a trading volume of 3,097,941 shares. Hays plc has a 52 week low of GBX 101.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 157.50. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 124.7 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 140.3. The company’s market cap is £1.850 billion.

Hays plc is a United Kingdom-based recruitment group engaged in the provision of specialist recruitment activities.

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