Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact 51job (JOBS) Share Price

Media coverage about 51job (NASDAQ:JOBS) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. 51job earned a news sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 46.3089199159595 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Shares of 51job stock traded down $3.69 during trading on Thursday, hitting $105.79. 412,800 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 277,160. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.38, a current ratio of 3.67 and a quick ratio of 3.67. 51job has a 52-week low of $42.57 and a 52-week high of $114.63. The stock has a market cap of $6.68 billion, a PE ratio of 49.65 and a beta of 1.08.

51job (NASDAQ:JOBS) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, May 3rd. The company reported $0.54 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.08. The firm had revenue of $129.34 million during the quarter. 51job had a net margin of 18.16% and a return on equity of 16.01%.

JOBS has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. BidaskClub cut shares of 51job from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 14th. Citigroup raised shares of 51job from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, March 2nd.

About 51job

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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