Shares of Halma plc (LON:HLMA) have received an average rating of “Hold” from the eleven analysts that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month target price among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,620 ($21.17).
A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on HLMA shares. UBS Group reissued a “neutral” rating on shares of Halma in a research report on Friday, October 11th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted their target price on Halma from GBX 1,420 ($18.55) to GBX 1,500 ($19.60) and gave the stock an “underweight” rating in a research report on Friday, October 11th. Credit Suisse Group reissued an “outperform” rating on shares of Halma in a research report on Thursday, October 17th. Shore Capital reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Halma in a research report on Tuesday, November 19th. Finally, BNP Paribas reissued a “neutral” rating on shares of Halma in a research report on Thursday.
Shares of LON:HLMA opened at GBX 2,123 ($27.74) on Monday. The company has a market cap of $8.00 billion and a P/E ratio of 44.69. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 1,924.81 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 1,942.46. Halma has a 52-week low of GBX 19.03 ($0.25) and a 52-week high of GBX 2,132 ($27.86). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 36.87, a quick ratio of 1.76 and a current ratio of 2.55.
In other Halma news, insider Marc Ronchetti sold 5,408 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Saturday, November 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 2,055 ($26.85), for a total transaction of £111,134.40 ($145,216.78).
Halma Company Profile
Halma plc provides process and infrastructure safety, medical, and environmental and analysis products worldwide. Its Process Safety segment offers safety systems for warehousing and hazardous industrial processes; gas detection instruments; pressure management products; interlocking systems for safeguarding dangerous machines; pipeline corrosion monitoring products and systems; and process safety systems.
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