Shares of Hammerson plc (LON:HMSO) have earned an average rating of “Hold” from the fifteen ratings firms that are presently covering the firm. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, seven have issued a hold recommendation and six have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month target price among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 594.79 ($7.68).

A number of research firms have commented on HMSO. BNP Paribas reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 600 ($7.74) target price on shares of Hammerson plc in a report on Monday, April 3rd. Numis Securities Ltd reaffirmed a “reduce” rating and set a GBX 504 ($6.51) target price on shares of Hammerson plc in a report on Monday, February 20th. HSBC Holdings plc lifted their price target on shares of Hammerson plc from GBX 658 ($8.49) to GBX 668 ($8.62) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 25th. Jefferies Group LLC reissued an “underperform” rating and set a GBX 473 ($6.11) price target on shares of Hammerson plc in a research report on Wednesday, April 26th. Finally, Beaufort Securities reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Hammerson plc in a research report on Tuesday, February 21st.

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Shares of Hammerson plc (LON:HMSO) traded down 0.93% during trading on Monday, reaching GBX 583.50. The company had a trading volume of 2,920,808 shares. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 585.26 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 567.38. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 4.62 billion. Hammerson plc has a 12 month low of GBX 400.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 606.00.

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Thursday, April 27th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 16th were given a GBX 13.90 ($0.18) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, March 16th. This is an increase from Hammerson plc’s previous dividend of $10.10. This represents a dividend yield of 2.36%.

About Hammerson plc

Hammerson plc is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company is an owner, manager and developer of retail destinations in Europe. The Company’s segments include United Kingdom, France and Ireland. The Company’s portfolio includes investments in approximately 20 prime shopping centers in the United Kingdom, France and Ireland, over 20 convenient retail parks in the United Kingdom and approximately 20 premium outlets across Europe.

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