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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 4.59
JOBS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
57% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. JOBS: 4.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
JOBS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.86  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 4.59
Equity to Asset 0.65
JOBS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
75% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. JOBS: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
JOBS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 0.84 Max: 0.91
Current: 0.65
0.63
0.91
Interest Coverage N/A
JOBS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
81% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 51.07 vs. JOBS: N/A )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
JOBS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: N/A  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: N/A
N/A
No Debt
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 5.33
WACC vs ROIC
12.27%
163.04%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 26.57
JOBS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.28 vs. JOBS: 26.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
JOBS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.87  Med: 21.99 Max: 33.95
Current: 26.57
11.87
33.95
Net-margin (%) 25.88
JOBS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. JOBS: 25.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
JOBS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.39  Med: 18.64 Max: 32.48
Current: 25.88
9.39
32.48
ROE (%) 13.50
JOBS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.22 vs. JOBS: 13.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
JOBS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.73  Med: 11.84 Max: 20.98
Current: 13.5
6.73
20.98
ROA (%) 8.66
JOBS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.71 vs. JOBS: 8.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
JOBS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.92  Med: 9.31 Max: 17.35
Current: 8.66
5.92
17.35
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 103.10
JOBS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 72.77 vs. JOBS: 103.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
JOBS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 48.71  Med: 112.46 Max: 283.39
Current: 103.1
48.71
283.39
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 12.70
JOBS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. JOBS: 12.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
JOBS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.4  Med: 12.7 Max: 24.4
Current: 12.7
7.4
24.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 7.40
JOBS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.80 vs. JOBS: 7.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
JOBS' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.9  Med: 21.15 Max: 82.9
Current: 7.4
5.9
82.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 4.90
JOBS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.60 vs. JOBS: 4.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
JOBS' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.9  Med: 32.8 Max: 150.2
Current: 4.9
4.9
150.2
» JOBS's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-11-10)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
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JOBS Guru Trades in Q2 2016

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Business Description

Industry: Employment Services » Staffing & Outsourcing Services
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51job Inc is a provider of integrated human resource services in China. It provides these services in two categories includes Recruitment Advertising Services & Other Human Resource Related Services.

51job Inc was incorporated in the Cayman Islands on March 24, 2000. The Company provides integrated human resource services in China. It provides its services in two categories namely; Recruitment Advertising Services and Other Human Resource Related Services. Recruitment Advertising Services includes online recruitment services and print advertising. Online recruitment services are provided through the website www.51job.com. Online recruitment advertisements appear in both Chinese and English on this website. These advertisements cover many different job categories from professional and middle management positions to clerical, industrial and hourly jobs. Other Human Resource Related Services include business process outsourcing, training, campus recruitment, executive search services, Salary and Other Human Resource Related Surveys and Human Resource Conferences. Business process outsourcing services are provided by managing human resource administrative functions for employers on an outsourced basis. Its services to corporate clients consist of social insurance and benefits processing, regulatory compliance with local governmental employment regulations and payroll processing. Training includes training seminars conducted in business management, leadership, sales and marketing, human resource, negotiation skills, financial planning and analysis, public administration, manufacturing, secretarial and other skills. Campus Recruitment includes campus recruitment services to corporations seeking to recruit college and university student. The Company assists corporations with recruitment strategy, selection of schools, schedule of campus visits, promotion of their image to students and logistical arrangements. Executive Search includes eSearch executive search and placement services provided to employers seeking to fill mid-level professional, managerial and junior executive positions. Salary and Other Human Resource Related Surveys includes general and customized salary survey studies with analyses of compensation and benefits packages across various cities, industries and job positions. Human Resource Conferences includes annual human resource conferences and events organized by the company including lectures, seminars, workshops and networking opportunities for human resource professionals. It designs and updates its websites and develops its proprietary software entirely in-house. The Company faces competition in online recruitment services business from dedicated online recruitment websites and websites affiliated with local job fair operators such as Zhaopin.com, ChinaHR.com and Cjol.com. In case of print advertising, it competes with one or more large local newspapers that include a help-wanted section, such as Guangzhou Daily.

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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 23.86
JOBS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
76% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.80 vs. JOBS: 23.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
JOBS' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.69  Med: 28.14 Max: 84.22
Current: 23.86
14.69
84.22
PE(NRI) 23.86
JOBS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
76% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.02 vs. JOBS: 23.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
JOBS' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.69  Med: 28.14 Max: 84.9
Current: 23.86
14.69
84.9
P/B 3.05
JOBS's P/B is ranked lower than
66% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. JOBS: 3.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
JOBS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 3.47 Max: 7.15
Current: 3.05
0.96
7.15
P/S 6.27
JOBS's P/S is ranked lower than
98% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. JOBS: 6.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
JOBS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.59  Med: 5.94 Max: 11.22
Current: 6.27
1.59
11.22
EV-to-EBIT 16.14
JOBS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
73% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.53 vs. JOBS: 16.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
JOBS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 18.45 Max: 55.4
Current: 16.14
1.5
55.4
EV-to-EBITDA 16.14
JOBS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
78% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.41 vs. JOBS: 16.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
JOBS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 18.45 Max: 55.4
Current: 16.14
1.5
55.4
PEG 0.85
JOBS's PEG is ranked higher than
61% of the 54 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. JOBS: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
JOBS' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 1.5 Max: 6.94
Current: 0.85
0.35
6.94
Shiller P/E 39.87
JOBS's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
81% of the 37 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.53 vs. JOBS: 39.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
JOBS' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.45  Med: 47.46 Max: 71.9
Current: 39.87
32.45
71.9
Current Ratio 2.54
JOBS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. JOBS: 2.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
JOBS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.54  Med: 5.58 Max: 10.44
Current: 2.54
2.54
10.44
Quick Ratio 2.54
JOBS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. JOBS: 2.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
JOBS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.54  Med: 5.58 Max: 10.44
Current: 2.54
2.54
10.44
Days Sales Outstanding 12.05
JOBS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
96% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 55.21 vs. JOBS: 12.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
JOBS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.46  Med: 13.43 Max: 14.87
Current: 12.05
8.46
14.87
Days Payable 20.89
JOBS's Days Payable is ranked higher than
51% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.77 vs. JOBS: 20.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
JOBS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.97  Med: 13.74 Max: 20.89
Current: 20.89
9.97
20.89

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.20
JOBS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. JOBS: -1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
JOBS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -60.9  Med: -1.2 Max: 0.6
Current: -1.2
-60.9
0.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 4.70
JOBS's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
76% of the 33 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.07 vs. JOBS: 4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
JOBS' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.28  Med: 4.71 Max: 45.13
Current: 4.7
1.28
45.13
Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.79
JOBS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
58% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.35 vs. JOBS: 3.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
JOBS' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 4.09 Max: 29.66
Current: 3.79
1.2
29.66
Price/Tangible Book 3.27
JOBS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
54% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.57 vs. JOBS: 3.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
JOBS' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 3.48 Max: 24.42
Current: 3.27
0.97
24.42
Price/Projected FCF 4.25
JOBS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. JOBS: 4.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
JOBS' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 4.58 Max: 8.81
Current: 4.25
0
8.81
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 0.84
JOBS's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
62% of the 8 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. JOBS: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.05
JOBS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
52% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. JOBS: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
JOBS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.98 Max: 3.13
Current: 1.05
0.26
3.13
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.80
JOBS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
95% of the 39 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. JOBS: 3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
JOBS' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.53 Max: 5.3
Current: 3.8
0.73
5.3
Price/Graham Number 1.86
JOBS's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
56% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. JOBS: 1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
JOBS' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 2.09 Max: 10.44
Current: 1.86
0.83
10.44
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.20
JOBS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. JOBS: 6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
JOBS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.8  Med: 5.4 Max: 68.7
Current: 6.2
1.8
68.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 6.27
JOBS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.26 vs. JOBS: 6.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
JOBS' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.8  Med: 20.5 Max: 55.7
Current: 6.27
5.8
55.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $335.6
EPS (TTM) $ 1.46
Beta1.49
Short Percentage of Float1.33%
52-Week Range $25.33 - 35.49
Shares Outstanding (Mil)59.48

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 336 377
EPS ($) 1.41 1.59
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.41 1.59
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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