51job (NASDAQ:JOBS) was downgraded by stock analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday.

Separately, TheStreet cut 51job from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Monday, November 13th.

51job (NASDAQ:JOBS) opened at $57.79 on Tuesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $3,543.82, a PE ratio of 31.17 and a beta of 1.25. The company has a quick ratio of 4.18, a current ratio of 4.18 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.31. 51job has a 1-year low of $31.25 and a 1-year high of $65.85.

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Harding Loevner LP grew its holdings in 51job by 2.3% during the third quarter. Harding Loevner LP now owns 5,016,352 shares of the company’s stock worth $304,041,000 after purchasing an additional 113,414 shares during the period. Wasatch Advisors Inc. grew its holdings in 51job by 98.5% during the third quarter. Wasatch Advisors Inc. now owns 1,364,389 shares of the company’s stock worth $82,696,000 after purchasing an additional 677,037 shares during the period. Sensato Investors LLC grew its holdings in 51job by 18.0% during the second quarter. Sensato Investors LLC now owns 525,012 shares of the company’s stock worth $23,484,000 after purchasing an additional 80,269 shares during the period. Nordea Investment Management AB bought a new position in 51job during the second quarter worth about $19,027,000. Finally, Handelsbanken Fonder AB grew its holdings in 51job by 0.8% during the third quarter. Handelsbanken Fonder AB now owns 396,000 shares of the company’s stock worth $24,002,000 after purchasing an additional 3,000 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 41.34% of the company’s stock.

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51job Company Profile

51job, Inc is a holding company. The Company is a provider of integrated human resource services in China. The Company focuses on online recruitment advertising. The Company operates over three Websites, including www.51job.com, www.yingjiesheng.com and www.51jingying.com, which are utilized by a base of corporate employers, reach an audience of job seekers and aggregate job information from over 100 cities across China.

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