Liberum Capital reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Hays plc (LON:HAS) in a research note released on Thursday morning. The brokerage currently has a GBX 145 ($1.76) price objective on the stock.

A number of other equities analysts also recently commented on the company. HSBC upgraded Hays plc to a buy rating and lifted their price objective for the stock from GBX 110 ($1.34) to GBX 150 ($1.82) in a research report on Monday, November 21st. Jefferies Group lifted their price objective on Hays plc from GBX 120 ($1.46) to GBX 140 ($1.70) and gave the stock a hold rating in a research report on Friday, October 7th. Deutsche Bank AG upgraded Hays plc to a hold rating and lifted their price objective for the stock from GBX 120 ($1.46) to GBX 160 ($1.95) in a research report on Thursday. Kepler Capital Markets reiterated a hold rating and set a GBX 150 ($1.82) price objective on shares of Hays plc in a research report on Friday, December 23rd. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co lifted their price objective on Hays plc from GBX 110 ($1.34) to GBX 130 ($1.58) and gave the stock a neutral rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 19th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Hays plc presently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 149.94 ($1.82).

Analyst Recommendations for Hays plc (LON:HAS)

Hays plc (LON:HAS) traded down 0.32% during trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 157.00. The stock had a trading volume of 5,455,502 shares. The firm has a 50 day moving average of GBX 145.26 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 131.24. Hays plc has a one year low of GBX 91.10 and a one year high of GBX 161.00. The company’s market cap is GBX 2.25 billion.

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Hays plc Company Profile

Hays plc is a United Kingdom-based recruitment company engaged in the provision of specialist recruitment activities. The Company’s geographical segments include: Asia Pacific, Continental Europe & Rest of World, and United Kingdom & Ireland. The Company operates worldwide in 20 specialism, including accounting and finance, construction and property, information and technology (IT), sales and marketing, education, engineering and manufacturing, health and social care, legal, financial services, retail, executive, life sciences and human resources.

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