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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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Company
Forecast Score
Market Cap
Price
Price Target
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Analysts
Fore. Revenue Growth
Fore. Earnings Growth
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Forecast ROA
BBSI
BARRETT BUSINESS SERVICES INC
$690.55M$99.19$109.5010.39%Strong Buy3608.19%-2.48%28.03%6.89%
CCRN
CROSS COUNTRY HEALTHCARE INC
$1.32B$35.35$35.20-0.42%Buy5-11.85%-28.02%23.56%11.28%
HSII
HEIDRICK & STRUGGLES INTERNATIONAL INC
$597.41M$30.08$45.0049.60%Buy1-2.23%-4.42%12.86%4.61%
RHI
ROBERT HALF INTERNATIONAL INC
$8.51B$78.48$71.17-9.32%Sell61.19%-1.51%46.28%23.71%
PAYX
PAYCHEX INC
$45.37B$125.90$130.003.26%Hold95.76%6.35%55.14%18.96%
BGSF
BGSF INC
$137.86M$13.13$19.2546.61%Strong Buy221.48%-55.96%15.17%9.85%
BZ
KANZHUN LTD
$7.81B$17.90$27.3852.93%Strong Buy426.15%32.51%67.26%53.92%
TNET
TRINET GROUP INC
$4.48B$71.92$90.5025.83%Sell2-47.16%-7.59%38.09%10.59%
KFY
KORN FERRY
$3.04B$56.90$68.3320.09%Strong Buy3-6.85%-19.15%13.65%6.66%
HQI
HIREQUEST INC
$246.33M$17.75$26.3348.35%Strong Buy32.70%24.14%29.55%18.40%
HSON
HUDSON GLOBAL INC
$70.27M$25.18$42.5068.78%Strong Buy10.50%6.54%21.07%13.96%
KFRC
KFORCE INC
$1.21B$58.32$75.0028.60%Hold3-0.31%-5.24%36.45%18.45%
ADP
AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING INC
$111.15B$267.95$243.67-9.06%Buy66.93%11.82%164.87%9.16%
JOB
GEE GROUP INC
$89.80M$0.79N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
MAN
MANPOWERGROUP INC
$4.45B$88.00$81.80-7.05%Hold60.26%1.93%19.77%5.56%
MHH
MASTECH DIGITAL INC
$155.91M$13.42N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
TBI
TRUEBLUE INC
$689.71M$21.08$24.5016.22%Buy2N/AN/AN/AN/A
ASGN
ASGN INC
$4.48B$89.69$99.0010.38%Hold44.52%11.90%22.48%11.76%
KELYA
KELLY SERVICES INC
$652.33M$17.19$24.0039.62%Buy12.11%719.05%7.63%3.57%
HRT
HIRERIGHT HOLDINGS CORP
$1.00B$12.59$15.1220.10%Buy54.06%13.60%31.50%10.94%
NSP
INSPERITY INC
$4.49B$118.39$129.509.38%Strong Buy34.25%2.28%263.33%8.94%
ZIP
ZIPRECRUITER INC
$1.83B$16.60$24.0044.58%Strong Buy44.26%0.44%74.42%12.12%
UPWK
UPWORK INC
$1.59B$12.13$24.88105.07%Buy812.24%N/AN/AN/A
DHX
DHI GROUP INC
$272.83M$5.71$12.00110.16%Buy12.04%75.00%5.44%2.57%
STAF
STAFFING 360 SOLUTIONS INC
$6.89M$2.72$20.00635.29%Strong Buy115.33%N/A13.85%2.94%
IPDN
PROFESSIONAL DIVERSITY NETWORK INC
$16.20M$0.88N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
RCRT
RECRUITERCOM GROUP INC
$8.63M$0.53$9.001,598.11%Strong Buy1-1.12%N/A-20.59%-10.42%
LPTV
LOOP MEDIA INC
N/A$3.91$6.5066.24%Strong Buy1N/AN/AN/AN/A
PIXY
SHIFTPIXY INC
$5.99M$15.62N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Staffing & Employment Service Stocks FAQ

What are the best staffing & employment service stocks to buy right now in Dec 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 61, which is 19 points higher than the staffing & employment service industry average of 42. It passed 23 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Barrett Business Services has seen its stock return 42.17% over the past year, overperforming other staffing & employment service stocks by 53 percentage points.

Barrett Business Services has an average 1 year price target of $109.50, an upside of 10.39% from Barrett Business Services's current stock price of $99.19.

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. Cross Country Healthcare (NASDAQ:CCRN)


Cross Country Healthcare (NASDAQ:CCRN) is the second best staffing & employment service stock with a Zen Score of 58, which is 16 points higher than the staffing & employment service industry average of 42. It passed 19 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Cross Country Healthcare has seen its stock return 38.85% over the past year, overperforming other staffing & employment service stocks by 50 percentage points.

Cross Country Healthcare has an average 1 year price target of $35.20, a downside of -0.42% from Cross Country Healthcare's current stock price of $35.35.

Cross Country Healthcare stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 5 analysts covering Cross Country Healthcare, 40% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 20% have issued a Buy, 40% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. Heidrick & Struggles International (NASDAQ:HSII)


Heidrick & Struggles International (NASDAQ:HSII) is the third best staffing & employment service stock with a Zen Score of 58, which is 16 points higher than the staffing & employment service industry average of 42. It passed 21 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Heidrick & Struggles International has seen its stock lose -28.97% over the past year, underperforming other staffing & employment service stocks by -18 percentage points.

Heidrick & Struggles International has an average 1 year price target of $45.00, an upside of 49.6% from Heidrick & Struggles International's current stock price of $30.08.

Heidrick & Struggles International stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 1 analyst covering Heidrick & Struggles International, 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 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 5.71%, which is 3 percentage points higher than the staffing & employment service industry average of 2.3%. 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 20.6% 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 3.33%, which is 1 percentage points higher than the staffing & employment service industry average of 2.3%. 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 100% 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 3.09%, which is 1 percentage points higher than the staffing & employment service industry average of 2.3%. 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 31.8% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

Why are staffing & employment service stocks up?

Staffing & employment service stocks were up 0.12% in the last day, and up 1.11% 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. Hireright Holdings (NYSE:HRT)


Hireright Holdings (NYSE:HRT) is the most undervalued staffing & employment service stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Hireright Holdings has a valuation score of 71, which is 31 points higher than the staffing & employment service industry average of 40. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Hireright Holdings's stock has dropped -29.07% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the staffing & employment service industry by -18 percentage points.

2. Hudson Global (NASDAQ:HSON)


Hudson Global (NASDAQ:HSON) is the second most undervalued staffing & employment service stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Hudson Global has a valuation score of 71, which is 31 points higher than the staffing & employment service industry average of 40. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Hudson Global's stock has dropped -14.24% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the staffing & employment service industry by -3 percentage points.

3. Mastech Digital (NYSEMKT:MHH)


Mastech Digital (NYSEMKT:MHH) is the third most undervalued staffing & employment service stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Mastech Digital has a valuation score of 71, which is 31 points higher than the staffing & employment service industry average of 40. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Mastech Digital's stock has dropped -21.06% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the staffing & employment service industry by -10 percentage points.

Are staffing & employment service stocks a good buy now?

44% 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 13.02% 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 31.8x.
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