Halma plc (LON:HLMA) insider Daniela Barone Soares purchased 520 shares of Halma plc stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 23rd. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 954 ($11.83) per share, for a total transaction of £4,960.80 ($6,154.08).
Shares of Halma plc (LON:HLMA) traded down 3.45% during midday trading on Monday, hitting GBX 936.50. 1,445,151 shares of the stock were exchanged. The company’s market cap is GBX 3.54 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 1,041.08 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 1,016.40. Halma plc has a 12 month low of GBX 773.50 and a 12 month high of GBX 1,131.00.
The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, February 8th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 29th will be given a dividend of GBX 5.33 ($0.07) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 29th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.55%.
A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Numis Securities Ltd reaffirmed an “add” rating and set a GBX 1,160 ($14.39) price target on shares of Halma plc in a research report on Wednesday, November 23rd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 905 ($11.23) price target on shares of Halma plc in a research report on Wednesday, November 23rd. Deutsche Bank AG reduced their price target on Halma plc from GBX 1,177 ($14.60) to GBX 1,148 ($14.24) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, November 23rd. Barclays PLC reaffirmed an “equal weight” rating and set a GBX 1,070 ($13.27) price target on shares of Halma plc in a research report on Wednesday, November 23rd. Finally, Morgan Stanley assumed coverage on Halma plc in a research report on Thursday, October 27th. They set an “overweight” rating and a GBX 1,250 ($15.51) price target on the stock. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 1,009 ($12.52).