Kelly Services (KELYA) – Transformation Continued in the Fourth Quarter; Raising PT to $27

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Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Kelly (Nasdaq: KELYA, KELYB) connects talented people to companies in need of their skills in areas including Science, Engineering, Education, Office, Contact Center, Light Industrial, and more. We’re always thinking about what’s next in the evolving world of work, and we help people ditch the script on old ways of thinking and embrace the value of all workstyles in the workplace. We directly employ nearly 350,000 people around the world and connect thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners in our outsourcing and consulting practice. Revenue in 2021 was $4.9 billion. Visit and let us help with what’s next for you.

Joe Gomes, Managing Director, Equity Research Analyst, Generalist , Noble Capital Markets, Inc.

Joshua Zoepfel, Research Associate, Noble Capital Markets, Inc.

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4Q23 Results. Kelly reported revenue of $1,232.2 million, essentially flat y-o-y and down just 1.3% on a constant currency basis. We had estimated $1,220 million. Adjusted net income was $34.1 million or EPS of $0.93, compared to $7 million, or $0.18/sh last year. We had estimated EPS of $0.56. Adjusted EBITDA was $32.5 million, or a 2.6% margin, up from $24.1 million and 2%, respectively, last year. We had forecast $33.8 million.

International Sale. As previously announced, Kelly completed the sale of its International staffing business in early January. This business generated some $810 million of revenue and $120 million of gross profit in 2023.

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