Hill & Smith Holdings PLC (HILS) Receives Consensus Rating of “Buy” from Analysts
Hill & Smith Holdings PLC (LON:HILS) has earned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the six analysts that are covering the company. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year target price among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,039.50 ($12.67).
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Numis Securities Ltd downgraded shares of Hill & Smith Holdings PLC to a “hold” rating and set a GBX 990 ($12.07) price objective on the stock. in a report on Thursday, August 4th. Peel Hunt increased their price target on shares of Hill & Smith Holdings PLC from GBX 975 ($11.88) to GBX 1,320 ($16.09) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, August 12th. Finally, Panmure Gordon increased their price target on shares of Hill & Smith Holdings PLC from GBX 1,100 ($13.41) to GBX 1,250 ($15.23) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 20th.
Shares of Hill & Smith Holdings PLC (LON:HILS) traded up 2.64% during trading on Tuesday, hitting GBX 1167.00. 73,394 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The company has a 50-day moving average of GBX 1,173.22 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 1,023.52. The company’s market cap is GBX 916.10 million. Hill & Smith Holdings PLC has a 12-month low of GBX 636.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 1,245.00.
The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, January 5th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 24th will be given a GBX 8.50 ($0.10) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 0.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 24th.
In other news, insider Muir,Derek W sold 27,700 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,178 ($14.36), for a total value of £326,306 ($397,691.65).
Hill & Smith Holdings PLC Company Profile
Hill & Smith Holdings PLC is a United Kingdom-based holding company. The Company is engaged in the manufacture and supply of infrastructure products and galvanizing services. The Company operates through three segments: Infrastructure Products-Utilities, Infrastructure Products-Roads and Galvanizing Services.
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