Several other equities analysts also recently weighed in on the company. Jefferies Financial Group reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Halma in a research note on Wednesday, September 5th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed an underweight rating on shares of Halma in a research note on Thursday, August 23rd. Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a GBX 1,570 ($20.51) price objective on shares of Halma in a research note on Thursday, September 6th. Finally, UBS Group reaffirmed a sell rating on shares of Halma in a research note on Friday, September 28th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of GBX 1,346.50 ($17.59).
Shares of HLMA traded down GBX 21 ($0.27) during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting GBX 1,317 ($17.21). The company’s stock had a trading volume of 684,877 shares, compared to its average volume of 921,195. Halma has a 1-year low of GBX 956.50 ($12.50) and a 1-year high of GBX 1,341 ($17.52).
Halma plc provides process and infrastructure safety, medical, and environmental and analysis products worldwide. Its Process Safety segment offers safety systems to control hazardous industrial processes and access to dangerous machines; gas detection instruments; pressure management products; key interlocks and interlocking systems; pipeline corrosion monitoring products and systems; and process safety systems.
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