AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Global staffing group Randstad on Tuesday reported second-quarter core earnings and revenue growth ahead of market expectations, driven by widespread demand for services across its markets.
Randstad reported quarterly earning before interest, taxes, amortisation (EBITA) of 260 million euros ($306.77 million), beating an average forecast of 244 million euros in a company poll of a dozen analysts.
Randstad said organic revenue per working day increased by 38.2% year-on-year in the latest quarter and that “volumes in early July indicate continued positive momentum.”
Group sales were up 38% from a year earlier at 6.08 billion euros, compared to a forecast of 5.84 billion and were 3% higher than to pre-pandemic levels in 2019.
“It is pretty much across the board,” Randstad’s…