Hays PLC (LON:HAS) Stock Rating Reiterated by Analysts at Barclays Capital; 4 Analysts Covering Barrick Gold (TSE:ABX)

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Barclays Capital maintained their “Equal weight” rating on shares of Hays PLC (LON:HAS) in analysts report shared with investors and clients on Friday, 13 April.

Among 10 analysts covering Barrick Gold Corp. (TSE:ABX), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Barrick Gold Corp. had 40 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. TD Securities maintained Barrick Gold Corporation (TSE:ABX) rating on Thursday, August 11. TD Securities has “Buy” rating and $26 target. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Market Perform” on Thursday, July 6. The stock of Barrick Gold Corporation (TSE:ABX) earned “Sector Perform” rating by Scotia Capital on Thursday, January 26. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating given on Friday, December 4 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sector Perform” on Thursday, December 15. The stock of Barrick Gold Corporation (TSE:ABX) earned “Hold” rating by TD Securities on Friday, April 7. RBC Capital Markets downgraded Barrick Gold Corporation (TSE:ABX) on Wednesday, November 1 to “Sector Perform” rating. TD Securities maintained Barrick Gold Corporation (TSE:ABX) on Thursday, January 26 with “Hold” rating. The rating was initiated by IBC with “Sector Perform” on Friday, July 24. The stock of Barrick Gold Corporation (TSE:ABX) earned “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, April 24. See Barrick Gold Corporation (TSE:ABX) latest ratings:

01/11/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Sector Perform Old Target: $21.00 New Target: $18.00 Downgrade
20/10/2017 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Buy Old Target: $27.50 New Target: $25.00 Target Down

Barrick Gold Corporation engages in the exploration and development of mineral properties in the United States, Canada, Australia, Argentina, Chile, Peru, the Dominican Republic, Papua New Guinea, Tanzania, Zambia, and Saudi Arabia. The company has market cap of $18.87 billion. It primarily explores for gold, copper, and nickel deposits. It has a 13.15 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s principal properties include Cortez, Goldstrike, Pueblo Viejo, Lagunas Norte, and Veladero.

The stock decreased 1.70% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $16.17. About 2.30M shares traded. Barrick Gold Corporation (TSE:ABX) has 0.00% since April 13, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.02 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.08, from 1.1 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 50 investors sold Hays plc shares while 183 reduced holdings. 76 funds opened positions while 161 raised stakes. 97.15 million shares or 0.10% less from 97.25 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Royal Fincl Bank Of Canada holds 771,556 shares. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors has 32,554 shares. Mai invested in 0.05% or 9,148 shares. Balyasny Asset Limited Com holds 0.01% or 26,352 shares. Portland Advisors Limited Company, Maine-based fund reported 36,263 shares. Hightower Advsrs Llc reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Hays plc (LON:HAS). Fort Washington Investment Oh reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Hays plc (LON:HAS). Saturna Capital Corp holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Hays plc (LON:HAS) for 11,676 shares. New York-based Clearbridge Invests Limited Liability has invested 0.05% in Hays plc (LON:HAS). Private Advisor Gp Ltd Liability Com invested 0.02% in Hays plc (LON:HAS). Opus Invest reported 18,500 shares stake. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue stated it has 30,906 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. Ameritas Prtn accumulated 26,609 shares. Oppenheimer holds 5,257 shares. Voya Invest Management Ltd Co invested 0.46% in Hays plc (LON:HAS).

Analysts await Hays plc (LON:HAS) to report earnings on April, 23. They expect $0.40 EPS, down 6.98% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.43 per share. HAS’s profit will be $5.80M for 113.19 P/E if the $0.40 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.30 actual EPS reported by Hays plc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -82.61% negative EPS growth.

Since February 20, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 12 selling transactions for $42.72 million activity. 308,164 shares valued at $29.88 million were sold by GOLDNER BRIAN on Thursday, February 22. On Wednesday, February 28 Tinga Wiebe sold $1.07M worth of Hays plc (LON:HAS) or 11,099 shares. Another trade for 2,500 shares valued at $240,742 was sold by Finigan Barbara. $578,009 worth of Hays plc (LON:HAS) was sold by Thomas Deborah on Friday, February 23. On Tuesday, February 20 Billing Duncan sold $1.45M worth of Hays plc (LON:HAS) or 14,622 shares. Shares for $866,321 were sold by Courtney Thomas J Jr.. 11,206 shares valued at $1.08M were sold by Davis Stephen J on Wednesday, February 28.

The stock decreased 0.11% or GBX 0.2 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 181.1. About 838,812 shares traded. Hays plc (LON:HAS) has 0.00% since April 13, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Hays plc operates as a specialist recruitment firm in the Asia Pacific, Continental Europe, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and internationally. The company has market cap of 2.63 billion GBP. The firm offers permanent, temporary, and contractor recruitment services, such as qualified, professional, and skilled recruitment to public and private sector. It has a 17.41 P/E ratio. It specializes in offering recruitment services in the areas of accountancy and finance, construction and property, information technology, life sciences, sales and marketing, banking and capital markets, contact centers, education, engineering and manufacturing, executive, financial services, health and social care, human resources, legal, office professionals, energy, gas and oil, purchasing, retail, resources and mining, and telecoms.