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How to buy Robert Half International (RHI) stocks in Canada

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Robert Half International (RHI) is a leading staffing & employment services business based in the US. It opened the day at $111.1 after a previous close of $111.37. During the day the price has varied from a low of $110.7401 to a high of $111.98. The latest price was $111.52 (25 minute delay). Robert Half International is listed on the NYSE and employs 14,600 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

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Robert Half International stock price (NYSE:RHI)

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Robert Half International shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-12-31.
Open$111.10
High$111.98
Low$110.74
Close$111.52
Previous close$111.37
Change $0.15
Change % 0.1347%
Volume 338,988
Information last updated 2022-05-13.
52-week range$82.57 - $125.30
50-day moving average $110.48
200-day moving average $109.69
Wall St. target price$111.44
PE ratio 15.7428
Dividend yield $1.57 (1.84%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $5.90

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Robert Half International price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $111.52 from 2022-05-18

1 week (2022-05-11) 19.13%
1 month (2022-04-19) -1.40%
3 months (2022-02-18) -7.36%
6 months (2021-11-19) -5.28%
1 year (2021-05-19) 26.66%
2 years (2020-05-19) 131.51%
3 years (2019-05-17) 99.14%
5 years (2017-05-19) 141.33%

Is Robert Half International under- or over-valued?

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

Robert Half International's P/E ratio

Robert Half International's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 16x. In other words, Robert Half International shares trade at around 16x recent earnings.

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

Robert Half International's PEG ratio

Robert Half International's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.3729. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Robert Half International's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Robert Half International's EBITDA

Robert Half International's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $915.2 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Robert Half International's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Robert Half International financials

Revenue TTM $6.9 billion
Operating margin TTM 12.53%
Gross profit TTM $2.7 billion
Return on assets TTM 16.85%
Return on equity TTM 46.29%
Profit margin 9.54%
Book value $12.68
Market capitalisation $10.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Robert Half International's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Robert Half International.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Robert Half International's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 12.32

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Robert Half International's overall score of 12.32 (as at 01/01/2019) is excellent – landing it in it in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Robert Half International is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Robert Half International's environmental score

Environmental score: 1.6/100

Robert Half International's environmental score of 1.6 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Robert Half International is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Robert Half International's social score

Social score: 7.93/100

Robert Half International's social score of 7.93 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Robert Half International is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Robert Half International's governance score

Governance score: 1.29/100

Robert Half International's governance score puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Robert Half International is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Robert Half International's controversy score

Controversy score: 1/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Robert Half International scored a 1 out of 5 for controversy – the highest score possible, reflecting that Robert Half International has managed to keep its nose clean.

Robert Half International share dividends

28%

Dividend payout ratio: 27.5% of net profits

Recently Robert Half International has paid out, on average, around 27.5% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.84% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Robert Half International shareholders could enjoy a 1.84% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Robert Half International's case, that would currently equate to about $1.57 per share.

While Robert Half International's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Robert Half International may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Robert Half International's most recent dividend payout was on 15 June 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 24 May 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Robert Half International's shares ever split?

Robert Half International's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 13 June 2000. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Robert Half International shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Robert Half International shares which in turn could have impacted Robert Half International's share price.

Robert Half International share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Robert Half International's shares have ranged in value from as little as $82.573 up to $125.3012. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

RHI.US volatility(beta: 1.44)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Robert Half International's is 1.4392. This would suggest that Robert Half International's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Robert Half International overview

Robert Half International Inc. provides staffing and risk consulting services in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. The company operates through three segments: Temporary and Consultant Staffing, Permanent Placement Staffing, and Risk Consulting and Internal Audit Services. It places temporary services for accounting, finance, and bookkeeping; temporary and full-time office and administrative personnel consisting of executive and administrative assistants, receptionists, and customer service representatives; full-time accounting, financial, tax, and accounting operations personnel; and information technology contract professionals and full-time employees in the areas of platform systems integration to end-user technical and desktop support, including specialists in application development, networking and cloud, systems integration and deployment, database design and administration, and security and business continuity. The company also offers temporary and full-time employees in attorney, paralegal, legal administrative, and legal secretarial positions; and senior-level project professionals in the accounting and finance fields for financial systems conversions, expansion into new markets, business process re-engineering, business systems performance improvement, and post-merger financial consolidation. It is involved in serving professionals in the areas of creative, design, marketing, advertising, and public relations; and placing various positions, such as creative directors, graphics designers, web designers, media buyers, front end developers, copywriters, digital marketing managers, marketing analytics specialists, brand managers, and public relations specialists. The company provides internal audit, technology consulting, risk and compliance consulting, and business performance services.

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