The market has been down on 51job, Inc. (JOBS) stock recently. JOBS gets a Bearish score from InvestorsObserver's Stock Sentiment Indicator.
What is Stock Sentiment?
When making investment decisions, sentiment gives a good overview of what stocks investors currently favor. Sentiment incorporates short-term technical analysis into its score and does not encompass any fundamental analysis such as profitability of the company. This means that earnings updates and other news can greatly impact overall sentiment.
Sentiment is how investors, or the market, feels about a stock. There are lots of ways to measure sentiment. At the core, sentiment is pretty easy to understand. If a stock is going up, investors must be bullish, while if it is going down, sentiment is bearish.
InvestorsObserver’s Sentiment Indicator looks at price trends over the past week and also considers changes in volume. Increasing volume can mean a trend is getting stronger, while decreasing volume can mean a trend is nearing a conclusion.
For stocks that have options, our system also considers the balance between calls, which are often bets that the price will go up, and puts, which are frequently bets that the price will fall.
What's Happening With JOBS Stock Today?
51job, Inc. (JOBS) stock is trading at $77.10 as of 1:36 PM on Thursday, Sep 24, a decline of -$0.87, or -1.12% from the previous closing price of $77.97. The stock has traded between $76.02 and $77.81 so far today. Volume today is light. So far 106,706 shares have traded compared to average volume of 173,687 shares.
More About 51job, Inc.
51job Inc is a provider of integrated human resource services in China. It offers online recruitment advertising and also other complementary human resource related services which includes business process outsourcing training, campus recruitment, and executive search services. The Group provides online recruitment services through several websites, including www.51job.com, www.yingjiesheng.com, www.51jingying.com, www.lagou.com and www.51mdd.com, and their related mobile applications.