Halma (LON:HLMA)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by equities researchers at Stifel Nicolaus in a note issued to investors on Thursday. They currently have a GBX 1,500 ($21.03) price target on the stock. Stifel Nicolaus’ price objective indicates a potential upside of 26.16% from the company’s previous close.

HLMA has been the topic of several other research reports. Numis Securities reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,350 ($18.93) price objective on shares of Halma in a report on Tuesday, December 5th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 1,055 ($14.79) price objective on shares of Halma in a report on Wednesday, November 22nd. Credit Suisse Group reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Halma in a report on Friday, October 13th. Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,250 ($17.53) price objective on shares of Halma in a report on Thursday, October 12th. Finally, Shore Capital reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Halma in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. Halma currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 1,193 ($16.73).

Shares of Halma (LON:HLMA) opened at GBX 1,189 ($16.67) on Thursday. The stock has a market capitalization of $4,530.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 3,213.51. Halma has a 1-year low of GBX 947.50 ($13.29) and a 1-year high of GBX 1,341 ($18.80).

In other Halma news, insider Jo Harlow acquired 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 1st. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 1,280 ($17.95) per share, with a total value of £25,600 ($35,894.56).

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About Halma

Halma plc is involved in the manufacture of a range of products that protect and improve the quality of life for people. The Company operates through four segments: Process Safety, Infrastructure Safety, Medical, and Environmental & Analysis. The Process Safety includes products, which protect assets and people at work, including specialized interlocks, instruments, and explosion protection and corrosion monitoring products.

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