How to buy HeadHunter Group stock - 18 April

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How to buy HeadHunter Group stock

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HeadHunter Group PLC is a staffing & employment services business based in the US. HeadHunter Group shares (HHR) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. HeadHunter Group employs 800 staff and has a market cap (total outstanding shares value) of USD$1.7 billion.

How to buy shares in HeadHunter Group

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for HeadHunter Group. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: HHR. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until HeadHunter Group reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. Weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of HeadHunter Group, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of HeadHunter Group. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

HeadHunter Group share price

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HeadHunter Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-03-18.
52-week rangeUSD$12.989 - USD$37.29
50-day moving average USD$32.7629
200-day moving average USD$27.2618
Wall St. target priceUSD$30.39
PE ratio 59.6929
Dividend yield USD$1 (2.94%)
Earnings per share (TTM) N/A

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Is it a good time to buy HeadHunter Group stock?

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Is HeadHunter Group under- or over-valued?

Valuing HeadHunter Group stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of HeadHunter Group's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

HeadHunter Group's P/E ratio

HeadHunter Group's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 60x. In other words, HeadHunter Group shares trade at around 60x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

HeadHunter Group financials

Gross profit TTM USD$4.8 billion
Return on assets TTM 15.11%
Return on equity TTM 60.2%
Profit margin 20.18%
Book value N/A
Market capitalisation USD$1.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting HeadHunter Group shares

There are currently 43,535 HeadHunter Group shares held short by investors – that's known as HeadHunter Group's "short interest". This figure is 1.7% down from 44,285 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting HeadHunter Group shares can be evaluated.

HeadHunter Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

HeadHunter Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of HeadHunter Group shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of HeadHunter Group shares traded daily (recently around 117662.16216216). HeadHunter Group's SIR currently stands at 0.37. In other words for every 100,000 HeadHunter Group shares traded daily on the market, roughly 370 shares are currently held short.

However HeadHunter Group's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of HeadHunter Group shares, or, against the total number of tradable HeadHunter Group shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case HeadHunter Group's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 HeadHunter Group shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable HeadHunter Group shares, roughly 0 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against HeadHunter Group.

Find out more about how you can short HeadHunter Group stock.

HeadHunter Group share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 99.76% of net profits

Recently HeadHunter Group has paid out, on average, around 99.76% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.94% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), HeadHunter Group shareholders could enjoy a 2.94% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In HeadHunter Group's case, that would currently equate to about $1 per share.

HeadHunter Group's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

HeadHunter Group's most recent dividend payout was on 9 September 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 25 March 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

HeadHunter Group overview

HeadHunter Group PLC operates an online recruitment platform in Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Baltic countries, and internationally. It offers employers and recruiters paid access to its curriculum vitae database and job postings platform; and job seekers and employers with a range of value added services. The company provides its services for businesses that are looking for job seekers to fill vacancies inside their organizations. The company was formerly known as Zemenik Trading Limited and changed its name to HeadHunter Group PLC in March 2018. HeadHunter Group PLC was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Moscow, Russia. .

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