51job (NASDAQ:JOBS) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday. The company reported $0.69 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.58 by $0.11, Morningstar.com reports. 51job had a net margin of 13.09% and a return on equity of 18.29%. The firm had revenue of $139.00 million for the quarter. 51job updated its Q4 2018 guidance to $0.65-0.69 EPS.
NASDAQ JOBS traded down $0.68 on Friday, hitting $63.30. 253,749 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 352,194. The company has a market cap of $4.14 billion, a PE ratio of 26.39 and a beta of 1.21. 51job has a twelve month low of $52.15 and a twelve month high of $114.63.
A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of JOBS. Commonwealth Bank of Australia raised its holdings in 51job by 468.7% during the 2nd quarter. Commonwealth Bank of Australia now owns 2,053 shares of the company’s stock worth $191,000 after buying an additional 1,692 shares during the period. Mount Yale Investment Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in 51job during the 2nd quarter worth about $224,000. Unigestion Holding SA acquired a new stake in 51job during the 3rd quarter worth about $224,000. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. acquired a new stake in 51job during the 2nd quarter worth about $261,000. Finally, Atria Investments LLC acquired a new stake in 51job during the 2nd quarter worth about $297,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 41.28% of the company’s stock.
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51job Company Profile
51job, Inc, through its subsidiaries, provides integrated human resource services in the People's Republic of China. The company offers recruitment advertising services, including online recruitment services through its Websites comprising 51job.com, yingjiesheng.com, 51jingying.com, and lagou.com; and mobile applications that enable job seekers to access their accounts through mobile devices and utilize functions available on their Websites.
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