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Top 5 Companies in the Human Resource & Employment Services Industry With the Highest Beta (KFY, BBSI, KFRC, GPX, TBI)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Human Resource & Employment Services industry with the highest betas. Higher-beta stocks mean greater volatility and are therefore generally considered to be riskier but also may provide the potential for higher returns.

Korn/Ferry Intl ranks highest with a a beta of 1.6. Barrett Bus Svcs is next with a a beta of 1.5. Kforce Inc ranks third highest with a a beta of 1.4.

Gp Strategies follows with a a beta of 1.3, and Trueblue Inc rounds out the top five with a a beta of 1.3.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Gp Strategies on February 10th, 2020 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $13.09. Since that call, shares of Gp Strategies have fallen 50.6%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

Keywords: highest beta korn/ferry intl barrett bus svcs kforce inc gp strategies trueblue inc

Ticker(s): KFY BBSI KFRC GPX TBI