51job (NASDAQ: JOBS) is one of 15 publicly-traded companies in the “PUBLISHING” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare 51job to related companies based on the strength of its earnings, risk, profitability, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for 51job and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares 51job and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|51job||$437.82 million||$57.15 million||101.71|
|51job Competitors||$1.40 billion||$89.19 million||46.16|
51job’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than 51job. 51job is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
41.8% of 51job shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 57.7% of shares of all “PUBLISHING” companies are held by institutional investors. 14.2% of shares of all “PUBLISHING” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares 51job and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Risk and Volatility
51job has a beta of 1.27, meaning that its stock price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, 51job’s rivals have a beta of 1.25, meaning that their average stock price is 25% more volatile than the S&P 500.
51job rivals beat 51job on 7 of the 13 factors compared.
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. The Company provides a range of human resource services in the categories, such as recruitment advertising services, including online recruitment services provided by its Websites, and other human resource related services, including business process outsourcing, training, campus recruitment, professional assessment tools, salary and other human resource related surveys, human resource conferences and executive search services.
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