Numis Securities Ltd reiterated their add rating on shares of Halma plc (LON:HLMA) in a research report released on Wednesday morning. Numis Securities Ltd currently has a GBX 1,160 ($14.39) target price on the stock.
Several other research analysts also recently issued reports on HLMA. Barclays PLC reaffirmed an equal weight rating and set a GBX 1,070 ($13.27) price objective on shares of Halma plc in a report on Wednesday, November 23rd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upped their target price on shares of Halma plc from GBX 860 ($10.67) to GBX 905 ($11.23) and gave the company a neutral rating in a research report on Monday, November 7th. Deutsche Bank AG dropped their target price on shares of Halma plc from GBX 1,177 ($14.60) to GBX 1,148 ($14.24) and set a buy rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, November 23rd. Jefferies Group upped their target price on shares of Halma plc from GBX 925 ($11.48) to GBX 1,210 ($15.01) and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 31st. Finally, Credit Suisse Group AG reiterated an outperform rating and set a GBX 1,040 ($12.90) target price on shares of Halma plc in a research report on Thursday, August 11th. Eight investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 1,009 ($12.52).
Shares of Halma plc (LON:HLMA) opened at 934.00 on Wednesday. Halma plc has a 52-week low of GBX 773.50 and a 52-week high of GBX 1,131.00. The firm’s market cap is GBX 3.53 billion. The company’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 1,034.93 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 1,018.10.
The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, February 8th. Investors of record on Thursday, December 29th will be paid a GBX 5.33 ($0.07) dividend. This represents a yield of 0.55%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 29th.
In related news, insider Daniela Barone Soares bought 520 shares of Halma plc stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 23rd. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 954 ($11.83) per share, with a total value of £4,960.80 ($6,154.08).