BidaskClub upgraded shares of 51job (NASDAQ:JOBS) from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a research note released on Saturday.
Separately, TheStreet downgraded shares of 51job from a b rating to a c+ rating in a report on Monday, November 13th.
51job (JOBS) opened at $68.09 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $4,210.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 93.27 and a beta of 1.24. 51job has a twelve month low of $31.25 and a twelve month high of $71.77. The company has a quick ratio of 4.18, a current ratio of 4.18 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.31.
51job (NASDAQ:JOBS) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The company reported $0.46 EPS for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $108.27 million for the quarter. 51job had a net margin of 9.70% and a return on equity of 14.43%.
Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio raised its holdings in 51job by 21.2% in the 3rd quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio now owns 82,110 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,977,000 after acquiring an additional 14,347 shares during the period. OxFORD Asset Management LLP bought a new position in 51job in the 3rd quarter worth $272,000. New York State Common Retirement Fund acquired a new stake in 51job in the 2nd quarter worth $834,000. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its position in 51job by 104.7% in the 2nd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 183,446 shares of the company’s stock worth $8,208,000 after purchasing an additional 93,817 shares during the last quarter. Finally, KCS Wealth Advisory acquired a new stake in 51job in the 4th quarter worth $633,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 41.08% of the company’s stock.
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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