AHEXY:OTC-Adecco Group AG (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Staffing & Employment Services | OTC

Last Closing Price

USD 19.31


-0.75 (-3.74)%

Market Cap

USD 5.81B



Average Target Price

Average Analyst Rating


Fundamental Analysis



Adecco Group AG, together with its subsidiaries, provides workforce solutions to businesses and organizations worldwide. The company provides temporary staffing, permanent placement, and outsourcing services for clerical and support personnel in the areas of office-based employment; and candidates for blue collar job profiles across various industrial and service sectors under the Adecco brand names, as well as recruitment on demand and online staffing platform for hospitality and events under Adia brand name. It also offers professional staffing services in the information technology, engineering and technical, finance and legal, and medical and science-related industries under the Badenoch & Clark, Modis, Spring Professional, Vettery, and YOSS brand names. In addition, the company provides talent development and career transition services, including leadership coaching, career development programs, and change management support under the Lee Hecht Harrison and General Assembly brand names; and managed service programs and recruitment process outsourcing solutions under Pontoon name. As of December 31, 2018, it operated approximately 5,300 branches in 60 countries and territories. The company was formerly known as Adecco S.A. Adecco Group AG was founded in 1957 and is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.

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Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap


Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Staffing & Employment Services)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Capital Gain -38.97% 38% F 30% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -38.97% 38% F 30% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -25.90% 44% F 54% F
Dividend Return 2.90% 67% D+ 52% F
Total Return -23.00% 44% F 54% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -52.85% 50% F 40% F
Dividend Return 10.59% 100% A+ 50% F
Total Return -42.27% 63% D 43% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -3.21% 35% F 31% F
Dividend Return 2.31% 38% F 58% F
Total Return -0.90% 35% F 32% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 24.62% 60% D- 69% D+
Risk Adjusted Return -3.66% 30% F 32% F
Market Capitalization 5.81B 100% A+ 88% B+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Staffing & Employment Services)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 5.73 60% D- 75% C
Price/Book Ratio 1.31 33% F 38% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 6.60 17% F 17% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 19.32% 60% D- 88% B+
Return on Invested Capital 11.91% 33% F 71% C-
Return on Assets 6.17% 60% D- 87% B+
Debt to Equity Ratio 40.76% 33% F 41% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 1.08 42% F 38% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector