Adecco Group AG (OTCMKTS:AHEXY) has received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the thirteen ratings firms that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, six have assigned a hold recommendation and five have given a buy recommendation to the company.
A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on the company. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft restated a “buy” rating on shares of Adecco Group in a report on Monday, March 1st. Jefferies Financial Group cut Adecco Group from a “hold” rating to an “underperform” rating in a report on Thursday, January 28th. Zacks Investment Research cut Adecco Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, March 30th. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Adecco Group in a report on Friday, February 26th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut Adecco Group from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday.
Shares of OTCMKTS AHEXY traded down $0.02 during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting $35.81. 211,500 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 23,809. The stock has a market capitalization of $11.68 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 596.83 and a beta of 1.43. The company has a current ratio of 1.35, a quick ratio of 1.35 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.58. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $33.58 and its 200 day moving average price is $31.01. Adecco Group has a 12 month low of $18.85 and a 12 month high of $35.92.
Adecco Group (OTCMKTS:AHEXY) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 25th. The business services provider reported $0.55 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Adecco Group had a return on equity of 0.50% and a net margin of 0.09%. The company had revenue of $6.45 billion during the quarter. Equities analysts anticipate that Adecco Group will post 1.53 EPS for the current year.
The business also recently declared an annual dividend, which will be paid on Friday, April 30th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 15th will be given a $0.824 dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 2.39%. This is a positive change from Adecco Group’s previous annual dividend of $0.79. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, April 14th. Adecco Group’s payout ratio is presently 31.20%.
Adecco Group Company Profile
Adecco Group AG, together with its subsidiaries, provides human resource services worldwide. It provides temporary staffing, permanent placement, and other services. The company offers workplace solutions for candidates in skilled and unskilled roles across industrial and service sectors under the Adecco brand names, as well as recruitment on demand and online staffing platform for hospitality and events under the Adia brand name.
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