Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Raises Position in 51job, Inc. (NASDAQ:JOBS)

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Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its position in shares of 51job, Inc. (NASDAQ:JOBS) by 9.4% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities Exchange Commission. The firm owned 200,673 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 17,227 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned about 0.33% of 51job worth $12,163,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in JOBS. Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its position in 51job by 19.6% during the 2nd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 54,875 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,454,000 after buying an additional 8,985 shares during the period. New York State Common Retirement Fund purchased a new stake in 51job during the 2nd quarter valued at $834,000. Northern Trust Corp raised its holdings in 51job by 3.5% in the 2nd quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 181,552 shares of the company’s stock worth $8,120,000 after purchasing an additional 6,224 shares in the last quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System raised its holdings in 51job by 20.9% in the 2nd quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 71,600 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,203,000 after purchasing an additional 12,400 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC bought a new position in 51job in the 2nd quarter worth $241,000. 41.08% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

51job, Inc. (NASDAQ:JOBS) opened at $66.28 on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.31, a current ratio of 4.18 and a quick ratio of 4.18. The company has a market cap of $4,094.91, a price-to-earnings ratio of 100.42 and a beta of 1.24. 51job, Inc. has a 1-year low of $31.25 and a 1-year high of $71.77.

51job (NASDAQ:JOBS) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The company reported $0.46 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The company 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%.

Several research analysts have commented on the stock. TheStreet lowered shares of 51job from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Monday, November 13th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of 51job from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, January 11th.

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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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