Halma plc (LON:HLMA) had its target price decreased by Deutsche Bank AG from GBX 1,177 ($14.71) to GBX 1,148 ($14.34) in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday morning. Deutsche Bank AG currently has a buy rating on the stock.
Other equities analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Credit Suisse Group AG reissued an outperform rating and issued a GBX 1,040 ($12.99) target price on shares of Halma plc in a report on Thursday, August 11th. Barclays PLC reissued an equal weight rating and issued a GBX 1,070 ($13.37) target price on shares of Halma plc in a report on Wednesday, November 23rd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upped their price target on shares of Halma plc from GBX 860 ($10.74) to GBX 905 ($11.31) and gave the company a neutral rating in a research note on Monday, November 7th. Morgan Stanley assumed coverage on shares of Halma plc in a research note on Thursday, October 27th. They set an overweight rating and a GBX 1,250 ($15.62) price target on the stock. Finally, Jefferies Group upped their price target on shares of Halma plc from GBX 925 ($11.56) to GBX 1,210 ($15.12) and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 31st. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 1,009 ($12.61).
Shares of Halma plc (LON:HLMA) opened at 933.50 on Wednesday. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 3.53 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 1,041.08 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 1,016.40. Halma plc has a 52-week low of GBX 773.50 and a 52-week high of GBX 1,131.00.
The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, February 8th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 29th will be issued a GBX 5.33 ($0.07) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 0.55%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 29th.