Shares of Halma plc (LON:HLMA) have been given an average rating of “Hold” by the twelve analysts that are covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price objective among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 1,227.22 ($16.96).
A number of equities research analysts recently commented on the stock. Numis Securities reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,350 ($18.65) price target on shares of Halma in a report on Tuesday, December 5th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 1,055 ($14.58) price target on shares of Halma in a report on Wednesday, November 22nd. Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,250 ($17.27) price target on shares of Halma in a report on Thursday, November 2nd. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Halma in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Finally, Jefferies Group lifted their price target on shares of Halma from GBX 1,350 ($18.65) to GBX 1,390 ($19.20) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday.
Halma (LON:HLMA) traded down GBX 13 ($0.18) during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting GBX 1,207 ($16.68). 599,167 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 963,527. The company has a market cap of $4,580.00 and a PE ratio of 3,262.16. Halma has a 52 week low of GBX 956 ($13.21) and a 52 week high of GBX 1,341 ($18.53).
Halma Company Profile
Halma plc is involved in the manufacture of a range of products that protect and improve the quality of life for people. The Company operates through four segments: Process Safety, Infrastructure Safety, Medical, and Environmental & Analysis. The Process Safety includes products, which protect assets and people at work, including specialized interlocks, instruments, and explosion protection and corrosion monitoring products.
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