51job, Inc. (NASDAQ:JOBS) hit a new 52-week high and low on Wednesday . The company traded as low as $93.16 and last traded at $92.86, with a volume of 106243 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $90.37.
A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on JOBS shares. BidaskClub raised 51job from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Saturday, February 3rd. Citigroup raised 51job from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, March 2nd.
The company has a market capitalization of $5,715.47, a P/E ratio of 44.26 and a beta of 1.00. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.28, a current ratio of 3.86 and a quick ratio of 3.86.
51job (NASDAQ:JOBS) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, March 1st. The company reported $0.72 EPS for the quarter. The business had revenue of $134.04 million for the quarter. 51job had a return on equity of 15.72% and a net margin of 13.05%.
Several large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Alliancebernstein L.P. boosted its stake in shares of 51job by 175.0% during the 4th quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 718,797 shares of the company’s stock worth $43,739,000 after acquiring an additional 457,380 shares in the last quarter. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership boosted its stake in shares of 51job by 32.5% during the 4th quarter. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership now owns 457,192 shares of the company’s stock worth $27,820,000 after acquiring an additional 112,232 shares in the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in shares of 51job by 9.6% during the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 427,947 shares of the company’s stock worth $26,040,000 after acquiring an additional 37,327 shares in the last quarter. Handelsbanken Fonder AB boosted its stake in shares of 51job by 1.6% during the 4th quarter. Handelsbanken Fonder AB now owns 402,500 shares of the company’s stock worth $24,492,000 after acquiring an additional 6,500 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Standard Life Aberdeen plc boosted its stake in shares of 51job by 23.2% during the 4th quarter. Standard Life Aberdeen plc now owns 352,214 shares of the company’s stock worth $21,434,000 after acquiring an additional 66,262 shares in the last quarter. 41.81% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
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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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