51job Inc. (NASDAQ:JOBS) has a beta value of 0.66 and has seen 0.36 million shares traded in the last trading session. The company, currently valued at $5.82B, closed the last trade at $77.00 per share which meant it lost -$0.03 on the day or -0.04% during that session. The JOBS stock price is -4.55% off its 52-week high price of $80.50 and 22.42% above the 52-week low of $59.74. If we look at the company’s 10-day average daily trading volume, we find that it stood at 0.31 million shares traded. The 3-month trading volume is 560.29K shares.
The consensus among analysts is that 51job Inc. (JOBS) is a Hold stock at the moment, with a recommendation rating of 3.00. 0 analysts rate the stock as a Sell, while 0 rate it as Overweight. 1 out of 1 have rated it as a Hold, with 0 advising it as a Buy. 0 have rated the stock as Underweight. The expected earnings per share for the stock is $3.77.
51job Inc. (NASDAQ:JOBS) trade information
Sporting -0.04% in the red in last session, the stock has traded in the green over the last five days, with the highest price hit on Friday, 09/03/21 when the JOBS stock price touched $77.00 or saw a rise of 0.63%. Year-to-date, 51job Inc. shares have moved 10.00%, while the 5-day performance has seen it change 2.74%. Over the past 30 days, the shares of 51job Inc. (NASDAQ:JOBS) have changed 10.58%. Short interest in the company has seen 2.81 million shares shorted with days to cover at 3.99.
Wall Street analysts have a consensus price target for the stock at $402.73, which means that the shares’ value could jump 80.88% from current levels. The projected low price target is $402.73 while the price target rests at a high of $402.73. In that case, then, we find that the current price level is -423.03% off the targeted high while a plunge would see the stock gain -423.03% from current levels.
51job Inc. (JOBS) estimates and forecasts
Figures show that 51job Inc. shares have outperformed across the wider relevant industry. The company’s shares have gained 21.07% over the past 6 months, with this year growth rate of 12.50%, compared to 4.60% for the industry. Other than that, the company has, however, increased its growth outlook for the 2021 fiscal year revenue. Growth estimates for the current quarter are 383.30% and 709.10% for the next quarter. Revenue growth from the last financial year stood is estimated to be 11.50%.
1 analysts offering their estimates for the company have set an average revenue estimate of $133.33 million for the current quarter. 1 have an estimated revenue figure of $141.41 million for the next quarter concluding in Sep 2021.
If we evaluate the company’s growth over the last 5-year and for the next 5-year period, we find that annual earnings growth was 10.30% over the past 5 years. Earnings growth for 2021 is a modest 102.00% while over the next 5 years, the company’s earnings are expected to increase by 3.02%.
51job Inc. is expected to release its next earnings report between November 17 and November 22 this year, and investors are excited at the prospect of better dividends despite the company’s debt issue.
51job Inc. (NASDAQ:JOBS)’s Major holders
Insiders own 48.67% of the company shares, while shares held by institutions stand at 42.37% with a share float percentage of 82.54%. Investors are also buoyed by the number of investors in a company, with 51job Inc. having a total of 270 institutions that hold shares in the company. The top two institutional holders are Massachusetts Financial Services Co. with over 4.29 million shares worth more than $268.57 million. As of Mar 30, 2021, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. held 6.36% of shares outstanding.
The other major institutional holder is Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, with the holding of over 2.37 million shares as of Mar 30, 2021. The firm’s total holdings are worth over $148.1 million and represent 3.51% of shares outstanding.
Also the top two Mutual Funds that are holding company’s shares are MFS Series Trust X-MFS Emerging Markets Equity Fund and Wells Fargo Emerging Markets Equity Fd. As of Feb 27, 2021, the former fund manager holds about 1.57% shares in the company for having 1.06 million shares of worth $69.47 million while later fund manager owns 0.78 million shares of worth $48.04 million as of Apr 29, 2021, which makes it owner of about 1.16% of company’s outstanding stock.