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Latest Valuation: ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN)


ManpowerGroup is in the industrials sector and employment services industry. The company CEO is Jonas Prising. ManpowerGroup Inc is engaged in the employment services industry. It offers permanent, temporary and contract recruitment services; assessment and selection services; training and development services; outsourcing services, and among others.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The MAN stock showed a previous change of 2.82% with an open at 88.32 and a close of 89.99. It reached an intraday high of 90.41 and a low of 88.04.

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The stock has a market cap of $5.4b with 59.8m shares outstanding, of which the float is 59.3m shares. Trading volume reached 790,646 shares compared to its average volume of 556,900 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, ManpowerGroup shares returned 2.07% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -6.23%. Over three months, it changed 8.82%. In one year it has changed 0.20% and within that year its 52-week high was 97.26 and its 52-week low was 61.57. MAN stock is 46.16% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 80.90 and a 50 day moving average of 88.52. Currently MAN stock is trading 11.23% above its 200 day moving average.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 8.58 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 10.49. Based on 6 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 1.35. The TTM EPS is 8.98, which comes to a TTM PE of 10.02. Historically, the PE high was 24.00 and the PE low was 7.60. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 68.26, which is a decrease of -24.15%.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr of 2019 (Reported on 04/18/2019): 0.88
4thQtr of 2018 (Reported on 01/31/2019): 2.54
3rdQtr of 2018 (Reported on 10/19/2018): 2.43
2ndQtr of 2018 (Reported on 07/20/2018): 2.17
1stQtr of 2018 (Reported on 04/20/2018): 1.45

The dividend per share is currently 2.18, which is a dividend yield of 2.42%. Also, the payout ratio is 24.28%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 118.20, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 23.87%.

Indicators to Watch:

Short-interest was 1,214,385, which was 2.03% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 2.20. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 1.55.

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 19.83%, return on assets is 6.07%, profit margin is 2.40%, price-to-sales is 0.24 and price-to-book is 2.03.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 4  :Valuation Score
 1  :Past Performance Score
 4  :Financial Strength Score
 0  :Future Growth Score
 5  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

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