Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect 51job (JOBS) Stock Price

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Media headlines about 51job (NASDAQ:JOBS) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. 51job earned a news impact score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 45.4936963337591 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

51job opened at $103.92 on Wednesday, according to Marketbeat Ratings. The company has a market cap of $6.61 billion, a PE ratio of 49.25 and a beta of 1.08. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.38, a current ratio of 3.67 and a quick ratio of 3.67. 51job has a 1-year low of $44.07 and a 1-year high of $114.63.

51job (NASDAQ:JOBS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 3rd. The company reported $0.54 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.08. The company had revenue of $129.34 million during the quarter. 51job had a net margin of 18.16% and a return on equity of 16.01%.

Several analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. BidaskClub raised shares of 51job from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 9th. Citigroup raised shares of 51job from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, March 2nd.

51job Company Profile

51job, Inc is a holding company. The Company is a provider of integrated human resource services in China. The Company focuses on online recruitment advertising. The Company operates over three Websites, including www.51job.com, www.yingjiesheng.com and www.51jingying.com, which are utilized by a base of corporate employers, reach an audience of job seekers and aggregate job information from over 100 cities across China.

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