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Best Staffing & Employment Service Stocks to Buy Now (2024)
Top staffing & employment service stocks in 2024 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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BZ
KANZHUN LTD
$6.37B$17.21$25.0045.26%Strong Buy423.60%33.95%37.53%28.31%
BBSI
BARRETT BUSINESS SERVICES INC
$908.79M$34.73$35.131.14%Buy2664.34%7.14%30.28%7.68%
KELYA
KELLY SERVICES INC
$793.20M$22.33$29.0029.87%Buy1-5.82%54.52%8.26%4.40%
PAYX
PAYCHEX INC
$44.76B$124.28$120.13-3.34%Hold85.08%6.45%53.58%19.61%
ADP
AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING INC
$100.61B$245.82$257.144.61%Hold76.34%9.91%107.04%7.72%
KFY
KORN FERRY
$3.68B$71.00$75.005.63%Buy32.44%29.08%16.19%7.63%
KFRC
KFORCE INC
$1.32B$67.84$70.503.92%Buy2-3.67%-3.92%39.51%17.74%
RHI
ROBERT HALF INC
$6.93B$66.03$77.7517.75%Buy42.45%6.87%32.50%17.09%
HSII
HEIDRICK & STRUGGLES INTERNATIONAL INC
$699.18M$34.53$36.505.71%Buy2-2.18%-5.68%11.95%5.80%
UPWK
UPWORK INC
$1.59B$11.97$17.2944.41%Buy711.48%34.71%N/AN/A
NSP
INSPERITY INC
$3.77B$100.05$109.008.95%Hold15.47%-23.54%56.48%3.72%
JOB
GEE GROUP INC
$34.37M$0.32N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
HQI
HIREQUEST INC
$194.88M$13.92$19.5040.09%Strong Buy2-6.08%42.11%15.78%9.51%
TNET
TRINET GROUP INC
$5.55B$109.67$126.3315.19%Strong Buy3-47.91%-4.86%234.79%8.46%
MAN
MANPOWERGROUP INC
$3.47B$72.71$83.6014.98%Hold51.14%153.39%18.39%4.71%
BGSF
BGSF INC
$91.71M$8.38N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A5.24%2.57%
HSON
HUDSON GLOBAL INC
$51.05M$18.02N/AN/AN/AN/A3.91%N/A17.84%13.35%
MHH
MASTECH DIGITAL INC
$95.40M$8.20N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
TBI
TRUEBLUE INC
$338.41M$11.07$13.0017.43%Buy2-8.40%N/A7.94%4.08%
ZIP
ZIPRECRUITER INC
$910.64M$9.17$11.9029.77%Hold5-2.04%N/A-66.73%-1.27%
PIXY
SHIFTPIXY INC
$12.97M$1.92N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
IPDN
PROFESSIONAL DIVERSITY NETWORK INC
$5.72M$0.49N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
RCRT
RECRUITERCOM GROUP INC
$5.86M$2.17N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
STAF
STAFFING 360 SOLUTIONS INC
$1.91M$2.11N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A-3.50%

Staffing & Employment Service Stocks FAQ

What are the best staffing & employment service stocks to buy right now in Jul 2024?

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

1. Kanzhun (NASDAQ:BZ)


Kanzhun (NASDAQ:BZ) is the top staffing & employment service stock with a Zen Score of 75, which is 40 points higher than the staffing & employment service industry average of 35. It passed 25 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Kanzhun has seen its stock return 7.7% over the past year, overperforming other staffing & employment service stocks by 13 percentage points.

Kanzhun has an average 1 year price target of $25.00, an upside of 45.26% from Kanzhun's current stock price of $17.21.

Kanzhun stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 4 analysts covering Kanzhun, 75% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 25% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

2. Barrett Business Services (NASDAQ:BBSI)


Barrett Business Services (NASDAQ:BBSI) is the second best staffing & employment service stock with a Zen Score of 57, which is 22 points higher than the staffing & employment service industry average of 35. It passed 21 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Barrett Business Services has seen its stock return 55.24% over the past year, overperforming other staffing & employment service stocks by 60 percentage points.

Barrett Business Services has an average 1 year price target of $35.13, an upside of 1.14% from Barrett Business Services's current stock price of $34.73.

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

3. Kelly Services (NASDAQ:KELYA)


Kelly Services (NASDAQ:KELYA) is the third best staffing & employment service stock with a Zen Score of 57, which is 22 points higher than the staffing & employment service industry average of 35. It passed 20 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Kelly Services has seen its stock return 20.31% over the past year, overperforming other staffing & employment service stocks by 25 percentage points.

Kelly Services has an average 1 year price target of $29.00, an upside of 29.87% from Kelly Services's current stock price of $22.33.

Kelly Services stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 1 analyst covering Kelly Services, 0% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 100% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

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

Out of 11 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. Robert Half (NYSE:RHI)


Robert Half (NYSE:RHI) has an annual dividend yield of 3.06%, which is 1 percentage points higher than the staffing & employment service industry average of 2.1%. Robert Half's dividend payout is stable, having never dropped by more than 10% in the last 10 years. Robert Half's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Robert Half's dividend payout ratio of 58.6% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

2. Paychex (NASDAQ:PAYX)


Paychex (NASDAQ:PAYX) has an annual dividend yield of 2.94%, which is 1 percentage points higher than the staffing & employment service industry average of 2.1%. Paychex's dividend payout is stable, having never dropped by more than 10% in the last 10 years. Paychex's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Paychex's dividend payout ratio of 77.8% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

3. Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP)


Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP) has an annual dividend yield of 2.22%, which is the same as the staffing & employment service industry average of 2.1%. Automatic Data Processing's dividend payout is stable, having never dropped by more than 10% in the last 10 years. Automatic Data Processing's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Automatic Data Processing's dividend payout ratio of 58.8% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

Why are staffing & employment service stocks up?

Staffing & employment service stocks were up 2.83% in the last day, and up 8.59% over the last week.

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

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. Kelly Services (NASDAQ:KELYA)


Kelly Services (NASDAQ:KELYA) is the most undervalued staffing & employment service stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Kelly Services has a valuation score of 86, which is 53 points higher than the staffing & employment service industry average of 33. It passed 6 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Kelly Services's stock has gained 20.31% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the staffing & employment service industry by 25 percentage points.

2. Heidrick & Struggles International (NASDAQ:HSII)


Heidrick & Struggles International (NASDAQ:HSII) is the second most undervalued staffing & employment service stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Heidrick & Struggles International has a valuation score of 71, which is 38 points higher than the staffing & employment service industry average of 33. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Heidrick & Struggles International's stock has gained 22.23% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the staffing & employment service industry by 27 percentage points.

3. Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY)


Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY) is the third most undervalued staffing & employment service stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Korn Ferry has a valuation score of 57, which is 24 points higher than the staffing & employment service industry average of 33. It passed 4 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Korn Ferry's stock has gained 34.39% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the staffing & employment service industry by 39 percentage points.

Are staffing & employment service stocks a good buy now?

50% of staffing & employment service stocks rated by analysts are a buy right now. On average, analysts expect staffing & employment service stocks to rise by 9.33% 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 27.33x.
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