Shares of 51job, Inc. (NASDAQ:JOBS) have earned a consensus broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the one analysts that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a strong buy rating.
Zacks has also assigned 51job an industry rank of 4 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors.
A number of brokerages recently weighed in on JOBS. TheStreet cut 51job from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Monday, November 13th. BidaskClub cut 51job from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 5th.
A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of JOBS. Wasatch Advisors Inc. boosted its position in 51job by 98.5% during the 3rd quarter. Wasatch Advisors Inc. now owns 1,364,389 shares of the company’s stock worth $82,696,000 after acquiring an additional 677,037 shares during the period. Harding Loevner LP boosted its position in 51job by 11.0% during the 2nd quarter. Harding Loevner LP now owns 4,902,938 shares of the company’s stock worth $219,308,000 after acquiring an additional 485,593 shares during the period. Nordea Investment Management AB acquired a new stake in 51job during the 2nd quarter worth about $19,027,000. Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. acquired a new stake in 51job during the 2nd quarter worth about $10,571,000. Finally, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership boosted its position in 51job by 250.3% during the 2nd quarter. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership now owns 220,470 shares of the company’s stock worth $9,862,000 after acquiring an additional 157,537 shares during the period. 40.61% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
51job (NASDAQ:JOBS) opened at $62.51 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $3,861.99, a PE ratio of 33.97 and a beta of 1.24. 51job has a 12 month low of $31.25 and a 12 month high of $65.85. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.31, a current ratio of 4.18 and a quick ratio of 4.18.
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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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