Shares of Halma plc (LON:HLMA) have earned an average rating of “Hold” from the eleven analysts that are currently covering the stock. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and three have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1 year target price among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 976.36 ($12.20).

A number of research firms recently commented on HLMA. HSBC cut shares of Halma plc to a “hold” rating and lifted their price target for the stock from GBX 975 ($12.18) to GBX 1,050 ($13.12) in a report on Tuesday, August 16th. Credit Suisse Group AG reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 1,040 ($12.99) price target on shares of Halma plc in a report on Friday, September 30th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 860 ($10.74) price target on shares of Halma plc in a report on Monday, August 22nd. Morgan Stanley began coverage on shares of Halma plc in a report on Thursday, October 27th. They issued an “overweight” rating and a GBX 1,250 ($15.62) price target on the stock. Finally, Jefferies Group lifted their price target on shares of Halma plc from GBX 925 ($11.56) to GBX 1,210 ($15.12) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 31st.

Shares of Halma plc (LON:HLMA) opened at 1000.00 on Thursday. Halma plc has a 1-year low of GBX 773.50 and a 1-year high of GBX 1,131.00. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 3.78 billion. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 1,053.94 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 1,014.20.

Halma plc Company Profile

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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