Shore Capital reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Halma (LON:HLMA) in a research report sent to investors on Thursday.

A number of other brokerages have also commented on HLMA. Numis Securities lowered shares of Halma to a hold rating and set a GBX 1,350 ($18.93) price objective on the stock. in a report on Wednesday, November 22nd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued a neutral rating and set a GBX 1,055 ($14.79) price objective on shares of Halma in a report on Wednesday, November 22nd. Liberum Capital reissued a sell rating and set a GBX 945 ($13.25) price objective on shares of Halma in a report on Thursday, January 18th. Deutsche Bank increased their price objective on shares of Halma from GBX 1,250 ($17.53) to GBX 1,490 ($20.89) and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Monday, December 4th. Finally, Barclays reissued an equal weight rating and set a GBX 1,220 ($17.11) price objective on shares of Halma in a report on Monday, December 18th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of GBX 1,193 ($16.73).

Shares of Halma (HLMA) opened at GBX 1,200 ($16.83) on Thursday. Halma has a fifty-two week low of GBX 947.50 ($13.29) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 1,341 ($18.80). The company has a market cap of $4,480.00 and a PE ratio of 3,243.24.

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, February 7th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 28th were paid a GBX 5.71 ($0.08) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 0.44%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, December 28th.

In other Halma news, insider Jo Harlow bought 2,000 shares of Halma stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 1st. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 1,280 ($17.95) per share, with a total value of £25,600 ($35,894.56).

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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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