Halma plc (LON:HLMA) has earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the ten research firms that are presently covering the company. Eight investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and two have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month target price among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 944.50 ($11.69).

A number of brokerages recently issued reports on HLMA. Credit Suisse Group AG restated an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 1,040 ($12.87) target price on shares of Halma plc in a research note on Friday, September 30th. Jefferies Group lifted their price objective on Halma plc from GBX 925 ($11.45) to GBX 1,210 ($14.98) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 31st. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 860 ($10.64) price objective on shares of Halma plc in a research note on Monday, August 22nd. HSBC lowered Halma plc to a “hold” rating and lifted their price objective for the company from GBX 975 ($12.07) to GBX 1,050 ($13.00) in a research note on Tuesday, August 16th. Finally, BNP Paribas reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 950 ($11.76) price objective on shares of Halma plc in a research note on Friday, July 22nd.

In related news, insider Meyers,Adam sold 25,311 shares of Halma plc stock in a transaction dated Saturday, August 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,065 ($13.18), for a total value of £269,562.15 ($333,616.52).

Halma plc (LON:HLMA) opened at 1099.00 on Thursday. The company’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 1,060.76 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 991.59. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 4.16 billion. Halma plc has a 52 week low of GBX 726.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 1,131.00.

Halma plc Company Profile

Halma plc is a United Kingdom-based company, which is engaged in developing products that secure and protect the elements critical to lives. The Company’s products save lives, prevent injuries, and protect people and assets around the world. The Company operates in four segments: Process Safety, which provides products that protect assets and people at work; Infrastructure Safety, which includes products that detect hazards to protect assets and people in public spaces and commercial buildings; Medical, which includes products that improve personal and public health, and Environmental & Analysis, which includes products and technologies for analysis in safety, life sciences and environmental markets.

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