Hays Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1968

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Public

  • Employees
  • 12,300


  • Stock Symbol
  • HAS

Stock Symbol

  • Investments
  • 7

  • Share Price
  • $1.21
  • (As of Friday Closing)

Hays General Information


Hays PLC is a British staffer and recruiting agency. The company offers recruitment services for a temporary, contractor, and permanent roles in the information technology, accounting and finance, construction and property, engineering, and office support sectors. The revenue generated through fees is equally split between permanent and temporary contract types. The largest end market for Hays is Continental Europe and the rest of the world, followed by the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Career Care Group
Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Human Capital Services
Stock Exchange
Corporate Office
  • 20 Triton Street, Regent's Place
  • 4th Floor
  • London NW1 3BF
  • England, United Kingdom
+44 020 0000 0000

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Hays Stock Performance

(As of Friday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$1.21 $1.21 $1.08 - $1.42 $1.92B 1.58B 3.3M

Hays Financials Summary

In Thousands,
TTM 31-Dec-2023 FY 2023 30-Jun-2023 FY 2022 30-Jun-2022 FY 2021 30-Jun-2021
EV 2,271,189 2,155,345 2,175,665 3,449,646
Revenue 9,120,463 8,761,369 7,594,692
EBITDA 317,273 364,475 219,031
Net Income 166,334 205,042 82,691
Total Assets 2,267,672 2,401,524 2,519,649 2,592,936
Total Debt 356,438 252,009 224,505 278,324
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Hays Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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Hays Comparisons

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Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Hays Competitors (41)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
PageGroup Corporation Addlestone, United Kingdom 0000 000000 - 000
SThree Corporation London, United Kingdom 0000 00000 000000000 00000
Antal International Corporation London, United Kingdom 0000
Robert Half Corporation Menlo Park, CA 000000 00000000
ManpowerGroup Corporation Milwaukee, WI 00000 00000000
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Hays Executive Team (19)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Dirk Hahn Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
James Hilton Group Finance Director
Yvonne Smyth Director of Human Resources & Legal Practices, Hays UK&I. UKI Lead for Diversity & Inclusion,Solutions
Stuart Hill Finance Director, Hays Talent Solutions
Doug Evans Company Secretary, General Counsel & Board Member
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Hays Board Members (15)

Name Representing Role Since
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0000 0000 Hays Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
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0000 00000000 Hays Independent Non-Executive Director 000 0000
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Hays Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Hays Investments & Acquisitions (7)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Vercida 18-May-2023 0000000000 Human Capital Services 00000000
Veredus 04-Dec-2014 0000000000 000.00 Human Capital Services 00000000
Seedcamp 15-Jul-2014 00000 0000 000.00 Private Equity
3 Story Software 20-May-2011 0000000000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software
James Harvard International 27-Feb-2007 Merger/Acquisition 000.00 Human Capital Services 00000 000
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Hays Subsidiaries (11)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Vercida Human Capital Services Birmingham, United Kingdom 2017
Hays Enterprise Solutions Consulting Services (B2B) Paris, France 0000
H101 Human Capital Services London, United Kingdom 0000
Hays Recruitment Services Corporation London, United Kingdom 0000
Biofibre Plastic Containers and Packaging Altdorf, Germany 0000
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Hays ESG

Risk Overview

Risk Rating

Updated May, 31, 2024

10.82 | Low Risk

Risk Scale

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Management is related to actions taken to manage ESG issues


Peers Analysis

Peer performance insights compare the company’s ESG performance to the performance of selected peers to help inform future ESG decisions and drive internal performance improvements.


Covered Companies

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Hays FAQs

  • When was Hays founded?

    Hays was founded in 1968.

  • Who is the CEO of Hays?

    Dirk Hahn is the CEO of Hays.

  • Where is Hays headquartered?

    Hays is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

  • What is the size of Hays?

    Hays has 12,300 total employees.

  • What industry is Hays in?

    Hays’s primary industry is Human Capital Services.

  • Is Hays a private or public company?

    Hays is a Public company.

  • What is Hays’s stock symbol?

    The ticker symbol for Hays is HAS.

  • What is the current stock price of Hays?

    As of 12-Jul-2024 the stock price of Hays is $1.21.

  • What is the current market cap of Hays?

    The current market capitalization of Hays is $1.92B.

  • Who are Hays’s competitors?

    PageGroup, SThree, Antal International, Robert Half, and ManpowerGroup are some of the 41 competitors of Hays.

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