Zacks: 51job, Inc. (NASDAQ:JOBS) Receives Average Recommendation of “” from Brokerages
51job, Inc. (NASDAQ:JOBS) has received a consensus broker rating score of 0.00 () from the zero brokers that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports.
Zacks has also given 51job an industry rank of 231 out of 265 based on the ratings given to related companies.
Several research firms have weighed in on JOBS. Macquarie upgraded 51job from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $60.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Friday. BidaskClub upgraded 51job from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Friday, June 23rd.
Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. SG Americas Securities LLC purchased a new position in 51job during the second quarter valued at $127,000. Bank of America Corp DE boosted its position in shares of 51job by 154.2% in the first quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 2,860 shares of the company’s stock worth $105,000 after buying an additional 1,735 shares during the last quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. bought a new position in shares of 51job during the first quarter worth approximately $224,000. Penserra Capital Management LLC boosted its position in shares of 51job by 19.0% in the first quarter. Penserra Capital Management LLC now owns 6,746 shares of the company’s stock worth $247,000 after buying an additional 1,079 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC bought a new position in shares of 51job during the second quarter worth approximately $319,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 42.64% of the company’s stock.
Shares of 51job (JOBS) traded down 2.645% during midday trading on Monday, reaching $53.925. 175,663 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $46.36 and a 200-day moving average of $40.65. The stock has a market cap of $3.30 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 33.349 and a beta of 1.33. 51job has a 52-week low of $31.05 and a 52-week high of $55.30.
51job (NASDAQ:JOBS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 4th. The company reported $0.45 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.39 by $0.06. The firm had revenue of $88.29 million for the quarter. 51job had a return on equity of 14.73% and a net margin of 21.23%. On average, equities research analysts expect that 51job will post $2.09 EPS for the current year.
51job Company Profile
51job, Inc is a holding company. The Company is a provider of integrated human resource services in China. The Company focuses on online recruitment advertising. The Company operates over three Websites, including www.51job.com, www.yingjiesheng.com and www.51jingying.com, which are utilized by a base of corporate employers, reach an audience of job seekers and aggregate job information from over 100 cities across China.
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