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Manpower Inc. (MAN)

  • Thu, Mar. 5, 10:24 AM
    • Select staffing stocks are lower after jobless claims came in at +7K to 320K
    • Other movers include Resources Connection (NASDAQ:RECN) -1.3%, Monster Worldwide (NYSE:MWW) -1.2%, Dice Holdings (NYSE:DHX) -1.1%, Manpower (NYSE:MAN) -0.7%.
    • Also in the sector, Cross Country Healthcare (NASDAQ:CCRN) is down 6.6% on heavy volume after reporting earnings yesterday.
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  • Dec. 5, 2014, 10:32 AM
    • Staffing stocks are higher after the U.S. economy adds 321K jobs in November.
    • Gainers: Kelly Services (NASDAQ:KELYA) +4.4%, On Assignment (NYSE:ASGN) +1.6%, Robert Half International (NYSE:RHI) +1.3%, ManpowerGroup (NYSE:MAN) +2.1%, Barrett Business Services (NASDAQ:BBSI) +2.8%, TriNet Group Z(NYSE:TRI) +1.7%, Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY) +1.3%, Hudson Global (NASDAQ:HSON) +1.4%.
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  • Jul. 5, 2013, 10:16 AM
    Select staffing stocks outperform market indexes following a payrolls report that signals some strength in the labor market. Advancers: Manpower (MAN) +4.3%, On Assignment  (ASGN) +1.5%, Kelly Services (KELYA) +1.2%, Trueblue (TBI) +2%.
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  • Apr. 19, 2013, 10:23 AM
    Shares of Manpower (MAN +6.2%) are sharply higher after the company guides above analyst estimates for Q2 saying EPS will come in between $0.84-0.92 (the Street sees $0.77). CEO Jeffrey Joerres says Q1's results were the result of "slightly stronger than anticipated revenue and tax credits." The company's European operations were negatively impacted by weakness in France.
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  • Oct. 19, 2012, 12:45 PM
    Midday top 10 gainers: GURE +18%. RVBD +13%. CALL +12%. EFUT +10%. MAN +9%. NCTY +9%. FWRD +8%. USCR +8%. XIN +7%. CCIH +6%.
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  • Oct. 19, 2012, 7:35 AM
    Manpower (MAN): Q3 EPS of $0.79 beats by $0.11. Revenue of $5.2B (-11% Y/Y) beats by $90M. Shares +2.8% premarket. (PR)
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  • Jul. 23, 2012, 2:55 PM
    BofA Merrill Lynch cuts its price target for Manpower (MAN -3.6%) to $45 from $54, primarily on a slowdown in Europe and assuming that macro headwinds "intensify." The firm says it likes the long-term risk/reward profile for the temp employment agency, which reported Q2 earnings Friday, but that investors should expect near-term volatility.
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  • Jun. 1, 2012, 11:04 AM
    Shares of staffing companies slump after the jobs report highlights a weaker-than-expected market. Decliners: HSON -5.8%, KFRC -3.8%, MAN -2.8%, RHI -3.9%, ASGN -4.8%.
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  • Apr. 20, 2012, 4:09 PM
    ManpowerGroup (MAN +2.6%) finishes up after beating Q1 estimates earlier. Net profit rose 13% Y/Y on modest revenue gains and strength in its European operations, but adds that overall labor demand still remains weak in some key U.S. markets. The company reafirms Q2 expectations in-line with Street estimates.
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  • Mar. 8, 2012, 11:10 AM
    A number of select employment-related stocks are running hot after the rise in jobless claims doesn't alter the general perception that the labor market is trending positive. Also in the mix, M&A speculation stirred up last week on word that Monster Worldwide was exploring strategic alternative and more chatter this week that LinkedIn could be taking a look. Gainers: LNKD +5.5%, MWW +3.8%, KELYA +3.1%, MAN +2.8%, DHX +5.1%.
  • Mar. 1, 2012, 1:22 PM
    A host of career and professional staffing names are moving higher off the flurry of speculative buying engulfing Monster Worldwide (MWW +17.1%). Dice Holdings (DHX) +5.1%, Hudson Highland Group (HHGP) +4.9%, LiveDeal (LIVE) +4%, Manpower (MAN) +3.8%, CDI Corp. (CDI) +3.6%.
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  • Nov. 30, 2011, 10:13 AM
    Following a familiar pattern, staffing company stocks ratchet higher following a positive jobs report. Part-time hiring by companies is viewed by analysts as a likely scenario for many companies who want to stay flexible in the face of economic uncertainty. Gainers: KELYA +5.4%, MAN +7.5%, KFRC +7.2%, RHI +5.7%.
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  • Nov. 4, 2011, 10:13 AM
    Sticking with the normal roadmap following a jobs report, staffing companies are showing trading volatility. The slight tick down in the unemployment rate isn't the headliner of the report, it's the overall gloomy trend that has the attention of investors. Decliners: KLYA -1.6%, TBI -1.7%, RHI -1.3%, MAN -1.5%.
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  • Oct. 24, 2011, 3:20 PM
    Companies offering online career services are rallying with gusto, led out by Dice Holdings (DHX +10.1%). With no employment reports out today, the surge could be tied to glimmers of hope that a double-dip recession can be dodged - pushing the underemployed back online for a career retooling. Advancers: LNKD +6.9%, MWW +4.2%, MAN 5.9%.
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  • Sep. 29, 2011, 10:12 AM
    Shares of staffing companies are breaking out today on positive economic news, paced by a 6% jump in Kforce (KFRC). It's welcome relief for a sector down 38% YTD as companies have been paring excess part-time workers. Gainers: MAN +3.9%, KELYA +5%, BBSI +5.8%, RHI +3.8%.
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  • Sep. 2, 2011, 8:48 AM
    Shares of Monster Worldwide (MWW) fall 2.5% premarket after a weak job report hits. Other staffing firms in the line of fire after the market opens: KELYA, MAN, RHI, NSP.
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Company Description
ManpowerGroup is engaged in the employment services industry. It offers permanent, temporary, and contract recruitment services; assessment and selection services; training and development services; outsourcing services, among others.