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STEM - SThree Share Price

403p 3.0  0.8%

Last Trade - 17/05/21

Mid Cap
Market Cap £533.7m
Enterprise Value £519.3m
Revenue £1.20bn
Position in Universe 594th / 1826
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Relative Strength (%)
1m +3.02%
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52w High -1.48%
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Financial Summary
Year End 30th Nov 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
848.8 959.9 1,115 1,258 1,325 1,203 1,278 1,371 +7.2%
+18.9 +4.7 +32.1 +16.6 +8.8 -51.1 +13.3 +26.5
Balance Sheet
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 30 November 2020, SThreePlc revenues decreased 9% to £1.2B. Net income beforeextraordinary items decreased 55% to £18.8M. Revenuesreflect Contract segment decrease of 9% to £1.12B,Permanent segment decrease of 12% to £77.8M, United Kingdomsegment decrease of 21% to £186.1M, Netherlands segmentdecrease of 10% to £234.5M. Net income also reflectsDepreciation in SGA increase of 18% to £3.5M (expense).
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Profile Summary

SThree plc is an international staffing company, which provides specialist recruitment services in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) industries. The Company provides permanent and contract staff to sectors, including information and communication technology (ICT), banking and finance, life sciences, engineering and energy. The Company's segments include the United Kingdom & Ireland (UK&I), Continental Europe, the USA, and Asia Pacific & Middle East (APAC & ME). The Company's recruitment brands include Computer Futures, Progressive Recruitment, Huxley and Real Staffing. The Company's other brands include Global Enterprise Partners, Hyden, JP Gray, Madison Black, Newington International and Orgtel. The Company delivers contract, permanent, projects, retained and executive search recruitment solutions. Its support and mobility services offer contracting, relocation and relevant visa support. It provides resources to support its brands with contractor services.

Last Annual November 30th, 2020
Last Interim November 30th, 2020
Incorporated July 13, 1999
Public Since November 10, 2005
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 1,957
Sector Industrials
Industry Professional & Commercial Services
Index FTSE All Share , FTSE All-share - Industrials Price Return Gbp End Of Day, FTSE All-share - Support Services Price Return Gbp End Of Day, FTSE Smallcap , FTSE Smallcap Ex Its ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (Full)
Shares in Issue 133,419,005
Free Float (0.0%)
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Frequently Asked Questions for SThree
What is the SThree share price?

As of 17/05/21, shares in SThree are trading at 403p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £533.7m. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the SThree share price performed this year?

Shares in SThree are currently trading at 403p and the price has moved by 90.48% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the SThree price has moved by 53.13% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for SThree?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for SThree, there are there are currently 3 "buy" , 1 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for SThree is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will SThree next release its financial results?

SThree is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-11-30
What is the SThree dividend yield?

The SThree dividend yield is 1.25% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does SThree pay a dividend?

Last year, SThree paid a total dividend of 0.05, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 1.25%. Looking ahead, SThree has not announced an ex-dividend date yet and the next dividend pay date is 2021-06-04.

When does SThree next pay dividends?

SThree has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date and the next dividend pay date is 2021-06-04. The historic dividend yield on SThree shares is currently 1.25%.

How do I buy SThree shares?

To buy shares in SThree you'll need a share-dealing account with an online or offline stock broker. Once you have opened your account and transferred funds into it, you'll be able to search and select shares to buy and sell. You can use Stockopedia’s share research software to help you find the the kinds of shares that suit your investment strategy and objectives.

What is the market cap of SThree?

Shares in SThree are currently trading at 403p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £533.7m.

Where are SThree shares listed? Where are SThree shares listed?

Here are the trading details for SThree:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: STEM
What kind of share is SThree?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, SThree is currently classified as a Super Stock. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a SThree share price forecast 2021?

Shares in SThree are currently priced at 403p. At that level they are trading at 8.22% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 439.09.

Analysts covering SThree currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.19235 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the SThree share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like SThree. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 25.02%. At the current price of 403p, shares in SThree are trading at 29.44% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the SThree PE Ratio?

The SThree PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 23.55. The shares are currently trading at 403p.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of SThree?

SThree's management team is headed by:

Steve Hornbuckle - SEC
Alexander Smith - CFO
Anne Fahy - NID
Denise Collis - NID
James Bilefield - NEC
Barrie Brien - NID
Mark Dorman - CEO
Who are the major shareholders of SThree?

Here are the top five shareholders of SThree based on the size of their shareholding:

J O Hambro Capital Management Limited Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 9.94% (13.3m shares)
JOHCM UK Equity Income Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 6.56% (8.76m shares)
Fidelity International Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5.58% (7.44m shares)
Legal & General Investment Management Ltd. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 5.27% (7.03m shares)
HBOS plc Holding Company
Percentage owned: 5.23% (6.98m shares)
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