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Best Staffing & Employment Service Stocks to Buy Now (2022)
Top staffing & employment service stocks in 2022 ranked by overall Zen Score. See the best staffing & employment service stocks to buy now, according to analyst forecasts for the staffing & employment services industry.

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Exchange
Industry
Zen Score
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Price
1d %
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P/E
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BBSI
BARRETT BUSINESS SERVICES INC
NASDAQ
Staffing & Employment Services
$587.23M$82.84-1.28%$72.73M13.90x3.33
HQI
HIREQUEST INC
NASDAQ
Staffing & Employment Services
$186.81M$13.55-2.17%$12.04M21.17x0.82
HSON
HUDSON GLOBAL INC
NASDAQ
Staffing & Employment Services
$83.58M$29.80-3.53%$8.74M13.55x0.48
HSII
HEIDRICK & STRUGGLES INTERNATIONAL INC
NASDAQ
Staffing & Employment Services
$615.80M$31.20-0.22%$126.46M7.70x1.67
RHI
ROBERT HALF INTERNATIONAL INC
NYSE
Staffing & Employment Services
$8.52B$77.77-1.01%$995.11M12.46x1.00
BGSF
BGSF INC
NYSE
Staffing & Employment Services
$131.13M$12.51-2.04%$41.96M4.50x0.46
ASGN
ASGN INC
NYSE
Staffing & Employment Services
$5.16B$102.70-0.36%$656.70M12.24x0.90
MAN
MANPOWERGROUP INC
NYSE
Staffing & Employment Services
$4.01B$77.42-0.21%$718.00M9.82x2.95
CCRN
CROSS COUNTRY HEALTHCARE INC
NASDAQ
Staffing & Employment Services
$853.71M$22.33-3.17%$285.33M3.84x1.29
JOB
GEE GROUP INC
NYSEMKT
Staffing & Employment Services
$60.25M$0.53-5.71%$26.73M2.40x0.17
TNET
TRINET GROUP INC
NYSE
Staffing & Employment Services
$5.37B$86.370.48%$620.00M14.87x2.99
KFRC
KFORCE INC
NASDAQ
Staffing & Employment Services
$1.18B$55.58-2.17%$124.21M13.02x1.10
KFY
KORN FERRY
NYSE
Staffing & Employment Services
$3.41B$64.23-0.51%$517.23M10.63x1.24
PAYX
PAYCHEX INC
NASDAQ
Staffing & Employment Services
$47.11B$130.900.00%$2.02B33.91x2.12
NSP
INSPERITY INC
NYSE
Staffing & Employment Services
$4.15B$109.17-0.09%$243.62M29.83x52.88
ADP
AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING INC
NASDAQ
Staffing & Employment Services
$103.80B$249.800.48%$4.40B35.48x18.55
MHH
MASTECH DIGITAL INC
NYSEMKT
Staffing & Employment Services
$175.15M$15.10-3.14%$23.09M12.91x0.50
BZ
KANZHUN LTD
NASDAQ
Staffing & Employment Services
$8.85B$20.350.69%-$96.49M-8.59x0.28
TBI
TRUEBLUE INC
NYSE
Staffing & Employment Services
$671.71M$20.55-0.53%$130.25M9.56x1.13
HRT
HIRERIGHT HOLDINGS CORP
NYSE
Staffing & Employment Services
$1.36B$17.074.02%$162.93M43.77x2.23
KELYA
KELLY SERVICES INC
NASDAQ
Staffing & Employment Services
$833.05M$21.970.50%$146.90M10.72x1.19
DHX
DHI GROUP INC
NYSE
Staffing & Employment Services
$240.57M$4.962.27%$16.72M496.00x1.09
UPWK
UPWORK INC
NASDAQ
Staffing & Employment Services
$2.56B$19.64-6.83%-$64.34M-32.20x3.44
RCRT
RECRUITERCOM GROUP INC
NASDAQ
Staffing & Employment Services
$20.10M$1.35-5.59%-$8.87M-7.50x0.65
STAF
STAFFING 360 SOLUTIONS INC
NASDAQ
Staffing & Employment Services
$8.86M$3.66-13.27%$14.61M0.66x2.49
ZIP
ZIPRECRUITER INC
NYSE
Staffing & Employment Services
$2.30B$19.55-2.78%$3.85M-244.38x3.43
IPDN
PROFESSIONAL DIVERSITY NETWORK INC
NASDAQ
Staffing & Employment Services
$12.78M$0.780.26%-$1.99M-3.91x2.25
PIXY
SHIFTPIXY INC
NASDAQ
Staffing & Employment Services
$7.51M$0.20-2.49%-$39.02M-0.14x-1.22

Staffing & Employment Service Stocks FAQ

What are the best staffing & employment service stocks to buy right now in Aug 2022?

According to Zen Score, the 3 best staffing & employment service stocks to buy right now are:

1. Barrett Business Services (NASDAQ:BBSI)


Barrett Business Services (NASDAQ:BBSI) is the top staffing & employment service stock with a Zen Score of 69, which is 24 points higher than the staffing & employment service industry average of 45. It passed 25 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Barrett Business Services has seen its stock return 6.33% over the past year, overperforming other staffing & employment service stocks by 13 percentage points.

Barrett Business Services has an average 1 year price target of $109.50, an upside of 32.18% from Barrett Business Services's current stock price of $82.84.

Barrett Business Services stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 3 analysts covering Barrett Business Services, 100% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

2. Hirequest (NASDAQ:HQI)


Hirequest (NASDAQ:HQI) is the second best staffing & employment service stock with a Zen Score of 65, which is 20 points higher than the staffing & employment service industry average of 45. It passed 25 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Hirequest has seen its stock lose -35.32% over the past year, underperforming other staffing & employment service stocks by -29 percentage points.

Hirequest has an average 1 year price target of $27.50, an upside of 102.95% from Hirequest's current stock price of $13.55.

Hirequest stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 2 analysts covering Hirequest, 50% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 50% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. Hudson Global (NASDAQ:HSON)


Hudson Global (NASDAQ:HSON) is the third best staffing & employment service stock with a Zen Score of 61, which is 16 points higher than the staffing & employment service industry average of 45. It passed 24 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Hudson Global has seen its stock return 66.85% over the past year, overperforming other staffing & employment service stocks by 74 percentage points.

What are the staffing & employment service stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 12 staffing & employment service stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 staffing & employment service stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. Bgsf (NYSE:BGSF)


Bgsf (NYSE:BGSF) has an annual dividend yield of 4.32%, which is 2 percentage points higher than the staffing & employment service industry average of 2.14%. Bgsf's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% one times in the last 10 years. Bgsf's dividend has not shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Bgsf's dividend payout ratio of 19.4% indicates that its high dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

2. Insperity (NYSE:NSP)


Insperity (NYSE:NSP) has an annual dividend yield of 3.54%, which is 1 percentage points higher than the staffing & employment service industry average of 2.14%. Insperity's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% three times in the last 10 years. Insperity's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Insperity's dividend payout ratio of 105.7% indicates that its dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

3. Manpowergroup (NYSE:MAN)


Manpowergroup (NYSE:MAN) has an annual dividend yield of 3.38%, which is 1 percentage points higher than the staffing & employment service industry average of 2.14%. Manpowergroup's dividend payout is stable, having never dropped by more than 10% in the last 10 years. Manpowergroup's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Manpowergroup's dividend payout ratio of 33.2% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

Why are staffing & employment service stocks down?

Staffing & employment service stocks were down -0.55% in the last day, and up 1.27% over the last week.

We couldn't find a catalyst for why staffing & employment service stocks are down.

What are the most undervalued staffing & employment service stocks?

Based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score, the 3 most undervalued staffing & employment service stocks right now are:

1. Hudson Global (NASDAQ:HSON)


Hudson Global (NASDAQ:HSON) is the most undervalued staffing & employment service stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Hudson Global has a valuation score of 100, which is 55 points higher than the staffing & employment service industry average of 45. It passed 7 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Hudson Global's stock has gained 66.85% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the staffing & employment service industry by 74 percentage points.

2. Hirequest (NASDAQ:HQI)


Hirequest (NASDAQ:HQI) is the second most undervalued staffing & employment service stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Hirequest has a valuation score of 86, which is 41 points higher than the staffing & employment service industry average of 45. It passed 6 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Hirequest's stock has dropped -35.32% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the staffing & employment service industry by -29 percentage points.

3. Heidrick & Struggles International (NASDAQ:HSII)


Heidrick & Struggles International (NASDAQ:HSII) is the third most undervalued staffing & employment service stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Heidrick & Struggles International has a valuation score of 71, which is 26 points higher than the staffing & employment service industry average of 45. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Heidrick & Struggles International's stock has dropped -23.36% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the staffing & employment service industry by -17 percentage points.

Are staffing & employment service stocks a good buy now?

47.83% of staffing & employment service stocks rated by analysts are a strong buy right now. On average, analysts expect staffing & employment service stocks to rise by 15.94% over the next year.

What is the average p/e ratio of the staffing & employment services industry?

The average P/E ratio of the staffing & employment services industry is 25.91x.
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