Kelly Services (KELYA)
Russia, and Potentially Wider, Impact
Kelly Services Inc is a provider of workforce solutions and consulting and staffing services. The company’s operations are divided into three business segments namely Americas Staffing, Global Talent Solutions (“GTS”) and International Staffing. It provides staffing solutions through its branch networks in Americas and International operations and also provides a suite of innovative talent fulfilment and outcome-based solutions through GTS segment. Americas Staffing generates maximum revenue from its operations.
Joe Gomes, Senior Research Analyst, Noble Capital Markets, Inc.
Joshua Zoepfel, Research Associate, Noble Capital Markets, Inc.
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Russia Exposure. Given the recent Russia/Ukraine events, we reviewed Kelly’s direct exposure to the two countries. In 2021, Russia accounted for $132.2 million, or approximately 2.7%, of Kelly’s overall revenue. As of January 2, 2022, Kelly’s Russian operations comprised approximately 1% of the Company’s assets. Customer accounts receivable is the primary asset in Russia. Kelly does not have a subsidiary or employees in Ukraine.
Sanctions. According to the Company, sanctions issued since February 24, 2022 by the European Union, United States, and other countries against certain Russian entities and persons and certain activities involving Russia or Russian entities, have created uncertain economic conditions. The current economic environment, along with the suspension of services by some of the Company’s service providers …
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