Hays plc (LON:HAS)‘s stock had its “hold” rating restated by stock analysts at Deutsche Bank AG in a research note issued on Monday. They presently have a GBX 165 ($2.17) price target on the stock. Deutsche Bank AG’s target price indicates a potential downside of 8.79% from the company’s current price.

Several other analysts have also weighed in on the stock. J P Morgan Chase & Co reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 165 ($2.17) target price on shares of Hays plc in a research note on Friday, November 10th. Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 195 ($2.56) target price on shares of Hays plc in a research note on Thursday, November 9th. Kepler Capital Markets boosted their target price on shares of Hays plc from GBX 190 ($2.50) to GBX 195 ($2.56) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, October 13th. Jefferies Group LLC upped their price target on shares of Hays plc from GBX 145 ($1.91) to GBX 195 ($2.56) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada upped their price target on shares of Hays plc from GBX 160 ($2.10) to GBX 180 ($2.37) and gave the stock a “sector performer” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. Hays plc currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 174.38 ($2.29).

Shares of Hays plc (HAS) opened at GBX 180.90 ($2.38) on Monday. Hays plc has a 12 month low of GBX 135.70 ($1.78) and a 12 month high of GBX 199.90 ($2.63).

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In related news, insider Doug Evans sold 31,220 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 185 ($2.43), for a total value of £57,757 ($75,966.07).

About Hays plc

Hays plc is a recruitment company. The Company’s segments include Asia Pacific; Continental Europe & Rest of World, and United Kingdom & Ireland. The Company offers temporary and permanent recruitment services to private and public sector markets. It operates in over 30 countries and approximately 20 specialisms.

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