Eqis Capital Management Inc. lifted its position in shares of 51job, Inc. (NASDAQ:JOBS) by 18.5% in the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 5,264 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 823 shares during the quarter. Eqis Capital Management Inc.’s holdings in 51job were worth $320,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of JOBS. Wasatch Advisors Inc. increased its position in shares of 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 buying an additional 677,037 shares during the period. Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. acquired a new stake in 51job in the second quarter worth $10,571,000. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership grew its holdings in 51job by 250.3% in the second quarter. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership now owns 220,470 shares of the company’s stock worth $9,862,000 after purchasing an additional 157,537 shares during the period. Harding Loevner LP grew its holdings in 51job by 2.3% in 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. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its holdings in 51job by 104.7% in the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 183,446 shares of the company’s stock worth $8,208,000 after purchasing an additional 93,817 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 41.07% of the company’s stock.

Shares of 51job, Inc. (NASDAQ JOBS) opened at $69.03 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 4.18, a current ratio of 4.18 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.31. The company has a market cap of $4,264.81, a price-to-earnings ratio of 37.52 and a beta of 1.24. 51job, Inc. has a twelve month low of $31.25 and a twelve month high of $71.77.

51job (NASDAQ:JOBS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The company reported $0.46 EPS for the quarter. The business had revenue of $108.27 million during the quarter. 51job had a net margin of 9.70% and a return on equity of 14.43%.

A number of research firms have commented on JOBS. BidaskClub upgraded shares of 51job from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Saturday. TheStreet cut shares of 51job from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Monday, November 13th.

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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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for 51job (NASDAQ:JOBS)

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