Factors Likely to Have Influenced Earnings Results 51job (NASDAQ:JOBS)

Earnings results for 51job (NASDAQ:JOBS)

51job, Inc. is estimated to report earnings on 08/16/2021. 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. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 1 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $0.47. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.79.

51job last released its quarterly earnings data on June 25th, 2021. The reported $0.23 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.43 by $0.20. The company had revenue of $136.63 million for the quarter. 51job has generated $2.80 earnings per share over the last year ($2.06 diluted earnings per share) and currently has a price-to-earnings ratio of 33.9. Earnings for 51job are expected to grow by 9.84% in the coming year, from $3.15 to $3.46 per share. 51job has not formally confirmed its next earnings publication date, but the company’s estimated earnings date is Monday, August 16th, 2021 based off prior year’s report dates.

Analyst Opinion on 51job (NASDAQ:JOBS)

1 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for 51job in the last 12 months. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of “Hold.”

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. 42.25% 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 9.84% in the coming year, from $3.15 to $3.46 per share. The P/E ratio of 51job is 33.90, which means that it is trading at a more expensive P/E ratio than the market average P/E ratio of about 17.89. The P/E ratio of 51job is 33.90, which means that it is trading at a more expensive P/E ratio than the Consumer Staples sector average P/E ratio of about 29.01. 51job has a P/B Ratio of 2.46. P/B Ratios below 3 indicates that a company is reasonably valued with respect to its assets and liabilities.

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