BMO Capital Believes Manpower (NYSE: MAN) Still Has Room to Grow

By Carrie Williams

BMO Capital analyst Jeffrey Silber reiterated a Buy rating on Manpower (NYSE: MAN) today and set a price target of $134. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $121.46, close to its 52-week high of $123.44.

According to, Silber is a top 100 analyst with an average return of 20.7% and a 73.5% success rate. Silber covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as AMN Healthcare Services Inc, Apollo Education Group Inc, and American Public Education.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Manpower is Moderate Buy and the average price target is $117, representing a -3.7% downside.

In a report issued on October 4, Robert W. Baird also reiterated a Buy rating on the stock with a $122 price target.

Manpower’s market cap is currently $8.1B and has a P/E ratio of 18.54. The company has a book value ratio of 3.2251.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 49 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. Most recently, in August 2017, Mara Swan, the EVP of MAN sold 2,393 shares for a total of $261,268.

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ManpowerGroup, Inc. engages in the provision of workforce solutions and services. It operates through the following segments: Americas, Southern Europe, Northern Europe, Asia Pacific Middle East, and Right Management. The Americas segment offers services as Manpower, Experis, and ManpowerGroup Solutions through both branch and franchise offices.