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- NASDAQ: HQI

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,

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

What are the main financial stats of HQI

Market
Valuations
Earnings

Shares outstanding

14M

Market cap

$171.5M

Enterprise value

$186.51M

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

Revenue

$36.44M

EBIT

$7.35M

EBITDA

$10.15M

Free cash flow

$8.84M

Per share
Balance sheet
Liquidity

EPS

$0.38

Free cash flow per share

$0.64

Book value per share

$4.56

Revenue per share

$2.64

TBVPS

$4.94

Total assets

$105.95M

Total liabilities

$42.07M

Debt

$16.58M

Equity

$63.88M

Working capital

$17.98M

Debt to equity

0.26

Current ratio

1.48

Quick ratio

1.38

Net debt/EBITDA

1.48

Margins
Efficiency
Dividend

EBITDA margin

27.8%

Gross margin

100%

Net margin

14.1%

Operating margin

25.9%

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 yield

1.96%

DPS

$0.24

Payout ratio

63.2%

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%

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

What is HireQuest's growth rate over time

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

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

What is HQI's dividend history

DPS

$0.24

Dividend yield

1.96%

Payout ratio

63.2%

Recent dividends

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.