Halma plc (LON:HLMA)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reiterated by equities research analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a report issued on Wednesday. They currently have a GBX 905 ($11.31) target price on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s target price points to a potential downside of 7.04% from the company’s previous close.
A number of other equities analysts also recently commented on the stock. Deutsche Bank AG reduced their price objective on shares of Halma plc from GBX 1,177 ($14.71) to GBX 1,148 ($14.34) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday. Barclays PLC reaffirmed an “equal weight” rating and set a GBX 1,070 ($13.37) price target on shares of Halma plc in a research report on Wednesday. Morgan Stanley started coverage on Halma plc in a research report on Thursday, October 27th. They set an “overweight” rating and a GBX 1,250 ($15.62) price target on the stock. Credit Suisse Group AG reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 1,040 ($12.99) price target on shares of Halma plc in a research report on Friday, September 30th. Finally, Jefferies Group upped their price target on Halma plc from GBX 925 ($11.56) to GBX 1,210 ($15.12) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 31st. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Halma plc has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 1,009 ($12.61).
Halma plc (LON:HLMA) opened at 957.00 on Wednesday. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 3.62 billion. The company’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 1,044.22 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 1,016.73. Halma plc has a 52-week low of GBX 773.50 and a 52-week high of GBX 1,131.00.
The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, February 8th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 29th will be issued a GBX 5.33 ($0.07) dividend. This represents a yield of 0.55%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 29th.