Source: Imeigu, ChinaScope Financial (Data)
+ The first-quarter report released by 51job, Inc. on May 10 shows that its operating revenue was CNY 380.8 million (USD 60.5 million) in 2012Q1, up 17.3% year-on-year. Net profit amounted to CNY 120.5 million (USD 19.1 million) during the same period.
+ Online recruitment services revenues for the first quarter of 2012 were CNY 229.1 million (USD 36.4 million), a year-on-year increase of 32.6%. The increase was primarily due to higher average revenue per unique employer as well as a greater number of unique employers using the company's online recruitment services.
+ In 2012Q1, the company's average revenue per unique employer increased 19.7% year-on-year, and unique employers increased 10.8% year-on-year to 171,545.
Possibly due to higher management efficiency and economies of scale, operating margins have improved at a rate of 10% since 2010Q1. The company is also enhancing its profitability through non-operating activities, seen from the rapid increase of investment income.