Halma (LON:HLMA)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by equities researchers at Numis Securities in a research report issued on Tuesday. They presently have a GBX 1,350 ($18.17) target price on the stock. Numis Securities’ target price suggests a potential upside of 5.55% from the stock’s current price.

Several other equities analysts also recently weighed in on the company. Deutsche Bank raised their price objective on Halma from GBX 1,250 ($16.82) to GBX 1,490 ($20.05) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday. J P Morgan Chase & Co raised their price target on Halma from GBX 1,055 ($14.20) to GBX 1,060 ($14.27) and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 28th. Shore Capital raised Halma to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 21st. Liberum Capital reissued a “sell” rating and issued a GBX 910 ($12.25) price objective on shares of Halma in a report on Monday, November 20th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group restated an “outperform” rating on shares of Halma in a research note on Friday, October 13th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 1,152.50 ($15.51).

Shares of Halma (LON HLMA) traded up GBX 3.28 ($0.04) during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching GBX 1,279 ($17.21). The company’s stock had a trading volume of 462,366 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,000,000. Halma has a 12 month low of GBX 879.50 ($11.84) and a 12 month high of GBX 1,341 ($18.05).

In related news, insider Jo Harlow bought 2,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, December 1st. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 1,280 ($17.23) per share, for a total transaction of £25,600 ($34,454.91). Also, insider Tony Rice bought 9,274 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, September 27th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 1,073 ($14.44) per share, with a total value of £99,510.02 ($133,930.04).

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Halma 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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