HQI HireQuest Inc

Price (delayed)

$12.25

Market cap

$171.5M

P/E Ratio

32.24

Dividend/share

$0.24

EPS

$0.38

Enterprise value

$186.51M

HireQuest, Inc. is a nationwide franchisor that provides on-demand labor and commercial staffing solutions in the light industrial, blue-collar, and commercial segments of the staffing industry for HireQuest Direct, HireQuest, ...

Highlights
The quick ratio is up by 8% year-on-year and by 3.8% since the previous quarter
HQI's equity is up by 6% year-on-year
The debt has declined by 25% year-on-year but it has grown by 12% since the previous quarter
The price to earnings (P/E) is 24% lower than the 5-year quarterly average of 42.3 but 4.7% higher than the last 4 quarters average of 30.8
HireQuest's net income has shrunk by 65% YoY and by 16% QoQ
HireQuest's EPS has plunged by 64% YoY and by 16% from the previous quarter

Key stats

What are the main financial stats of HQI
Market
Shares outstanding
14M
Market cap
$171.5M
Enterprise value
$186.51M
Valuations
Price to earnings (P/E)
32.24
Price to book (P/B)
2.68
Price to sales (P/S)
4.64
EV/EBIT
25.37
EV/EBITDA
18.38
EV/Sales
5.12
Earnings
Revenue
$36.44M
EBIT
$7.35M
EBITDA
$10.15M
Free cash flow
$8.84M
Per share
EPS
$0.38
Free cash flow per share
$0.64
Book value per share
$4.56
Revenue per share
$2.64
TBVPS
$4.94
Balance sheet
Total assets
$105.95M
Total liabilities
$42.07M
Debt
$16.58M
Equity
$63.88M
Working capital
$17.98M
Liquidity
Debt to equity
0.26
Current ratio
1.48
Quick ratio
1.38
Net debt/EBITDA
1.48
Margins
EBITDA margin
27.8%
Gross margin
100%
Net margin
14.1%
Operating margin
25.9%
Efficiency
Return on assets
4.8%
Return on equity
8.1%
Return on invested capital
16.8%
Return on capital employed
10.7%
Return on sales
20.2%
Dividend
Dividend yield
1.96%
DPS
$0.24
Payout ratio
63.2%

HQI stock price

How has the HireQuest stock price performed over time
Intraday
1.24%
1 week
-3.24%
1 month
-8.58%
1 year
-56.62%
YTD
-20.2%
QTD
-5.41%

Financial performance

How have HireQuest's revenue and profit performed over time
Revenue
$36.44M
Gross profit
$36.44M
Operating income
$9.43M
Net income
$5.13M
Gross margin
100%
Net margin
14.1%
The net margin has dropped by 67% year-on-year and by 13% since the previous quarter
HireQuest's net income has shrunk by 65% YoY and by 16% QoQ
The operating margin has decreased by 43% YoY and by 8% from the previous quarter
The operating income has contracted by 39% YoY and by 11% from the previous quarter

Growth

What is HireQuest's growth rate over time

Valuation

What is HireQuest stock price valuation
P/E
32.24
P/B
2.68
P/S
4.64
EV/EBIT
25.37
EV/EBITDA
18.38
EV/Sales
5.12
HireQuest's EPS has plunged by 64% YoY and by 16% from the previous quarter
The price to earnings (P/E) is 24% lower than the 5-year quarterly average of 42.3 but 4.7% higher than the last 4 quarters average of 30.8
HQI's P/B is 33% below its 5-year quarterly average of 4.0 and 31% below its last 4 quarters average of 3.9
HQI's equity is up by 6% year-on-year
HQI's P/S is 44% below its 5-year quarterly average of 8.3 and 31% below its last 4 quarters average of 6.7
The company's revenue rose by 8% YoY but it fell by 3.8% QoQ

Efficiency

How efficient is HireQuest business performance
The ROE has plunged by 68% YoY and by 18% from the previous quarter
HireQuest's ROA has plunged by 67% YoY and by 16% from the previous quarter
The company's return on invested capital has shrunk by 64% YoY and by 21% QoQ
HireQuest's ROS has plunged by 62% YoY and by 14% from the previous quarter

Dividends

What is HQI's dividend history
DPS
$0.24
Dividend yield
1.96%
Payout ratio
63.2%
Recent dividends

Financial health

How did HireQuest financials performed over time
HireQuest's total assets is 152% more than its total liabilities
The total liabilities has decreased by 16% YoY but it has increased by 2.4% from the previous quarter
The company's current ratio rose by 11% YoY and by 2.8% QoQ
The debt is 74% smaller than the equity
The debt to equity has declined by 30% year-on-year but it has increased by 8% since the previous quarter
The debt has declined by 25% year-on-year but it has grown by 12% since the previous quarter

All financial data is based on trailing twelve months (TTM) periods - updated quarterly, unless otherwise specified.