Halma plc (LON:HLMA) has received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the ten research firms that are presently covering the stock. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and two have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month price target among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 944.50 ($11.51).

Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on HLMA shares. Credit Suisse Group AG reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 1,040 ($12.68) price objective on shares of Halma plc in a report on Friday, September 30th. HSBC cut Halma plc to a “hold” rating and lifted their price objective for the company from GBX 975 ($11.88) to GBX 1,050 ($12.80) in a report on Tuesday, August 16th. Jefferies Group lifted their price objective on Halma plc from GBX 925 ($11.27) to GBX 1,210 ($14.75) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 31st. BNP Paribas reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 900 ($10.97) price objective on shares of Halma plc in a report on Monday, June 27th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 860 ($10.48) price objective on shares of Halma plc in a report on Monday, June 27th.

Halma plc (LON:HLMA) opened at 1094.00 on Thursday. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 1,061.53 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 994.26. Halma plc has a one year low of GBX 726.00 and a one year high of GBX 1,131.00. The firm’s market cap is GBX 4.14 billion.

In other Halma plc news, insider Meyers,Adam sold 25,311 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Saturday, August 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,065 ($12.98), for a total transaction of £269,562.15 ($328,534.00).

About Halma plc

Halma plc is a United Kingdom-based company, which is engaged in developing products that secure and protect the elements critical to lives. The Company’s products save lives, prevent injuries, and protect people and assets around the world. The Company operates in four segments: Process Safety, which provides products that protect assets and people at work; Infrastructure Safety, which includes products that detect hazards to protect assets and people in public spaces and commercial buildings; Medical, which includes products that improve personal and public health, and Environmental & Analysis, which includes products and technologies for analysis in safety, life sciences and environmental markets.

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