How Have the Numbers Shaped Up for 51job (NASDAQ:JOBS)

Earnings results for 51job (NASDAQ:JOBS)

51job, Inc. is estimated to report earnings on 11/12/2020. The upcoming earnings date is derived from an algorithm based on a company’s historical reporting dates. Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, might revise this date in the future, once the company announces the actual earnings date. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.57.

51job last issued its quarterly earnings data on August 10th, 2020. The reported $0.79 EPS for the quarter. The firm earned $117.29 million during the quarter. 51job has generated $1.15 earnings per share over the last year and currently has a price-to-earnings ratio of 31.0. 51job has not formally confirmed its next earnings publication date, but the company’s estimated earnings date is Thursday, November 12th, 2020 based off prior year’s report dates.

Analyst Opinion on 51job (NASDAQ:JOBS)

3 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for 51job in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $74.00, predicting that the stock has a possible upside of 0.68%. The high price target for JOBS is $80.00 and the low price target for JOBS is $70.00. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of “Hold.”

51job has received a consensus rating of Hold. The company’s average rating score is 2.33, and is based on 1 buy rating, 2 hold ratings, and no sell ratings. According to analysts’ consensus price target of $74.00, 51job has a forecasted upside of 0.7% from its current price of $73.50. 51job has received no research coverage in the past 90 days.

Dividend Strength: 51job (NASDAQ:JOBS)

51job does not currently pay a dividend. 51job does not have a long track record of dividend growth.

Insiders buying/selling: 51job (NASDAQ:JOBS)

In the past three months, 51job insiders have not sold or bought any company stock. 43.16% of the stock of 51job is held by institutions. High institutional ownership can be a signal of strong market trust in this company.

Earnings and Valuation of 51job (NASDAQ:JOBS

Earnings for 51job are expected to grow by 29.55% in the coming year, from $2.20 to $2.85 per share. The P/E ratio of 51job is 31.01, which means that it is trading at a more expensive P/E ratio than the market average P/E ratio of about 20.96. The P/E ratio of 51job is 31.01, which means that it is trading at a less expensive P/E ratio than the Consumer Staples sector average P/E ratio of about 37.68. 51job has a P/B Ratio of 3.09. P/B Ratios above 3 indicate that a company could be overvalued with respect to its assets and liabilities.

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