Brokerages predict that 51job, Inc. (NASDAQ:JOBS) will announce earnings per share of $0.53 for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Zero analysts have made estimates for 51job’s earnings. 51job posted earnings per share of $0.63 during the same quarter last year, which suggests a negative year over year growth rate of 15.9%. The business is scheduled to report its next earnings results on Thursday, November 12th.
According to Zacks, analysts expect that 51job will report full-year earnings of $2.57 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.38 to $2.76. For the next year, analysts forecast that the business will report earnings of $3.19 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $3.18 to $3.20. Zacks’ EPS averages are a mean average based on a survey of research analysts that follow 51job.
51job (NASDAQ:JOBS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August 10th. The company reported $0.79 earnings per share for the quarter. 51job had a net margin of 30.14% and a return on equity of 9.95%. The firm had revenue of $117.29 million during the quarter.
Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of JOBS. Royal Bank of Canada boosted its holdings in 51job by 4,541.7% during the first quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 1,114 shares of the company’s stock worth $68,000 after purchasing an additional 1,090 shares during the last quarter. Advisor Group Holdings Inc. purchased a new position in 51job during the first quarter worth about $82,000. Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ purchased a new position in 51job during the second quarter worth about $86,000. Balyasny Asset Management LLC purchased a new position in 51job during the second quarter worth about $205,000. Finally, US Bancorp DE boosted its holdings in 51job by 21.1% during the first quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 3,363 shares of the company’s stock worth $207,000 after purchasing an additional 585 shares during the last quarter. 43.16% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.
JOBS traded down $0.56 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $75.10. The company had a trading volume of 156,190 shares, compared to its average volume of 181,312. 51job has a 52 week low of $53.94 and a 52 week high of $92.61. The company has a market capitalization of $5.02 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 31.69 and a beta of 0.96. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $72.88 and its 200 day moving average price is $67.99.
51job, Inc, through its subsidiaries, provides integrated human resource services in the People's Republic of China. The company offers online recruitment services through its Websites comprising 51job.com, yingjiesheng.com, 51jingying.com, and lagou.com; and mobile applications that enable job seekers to access their accounts through mobile devices and utilize functions available on their Websites.
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