Halma (LON:HLMA) had its price target raised by J P Morgan Chase & Co from GBX 1,055 ($14.13) to GBX 1,060 ($14.20) in a report issued on Tuesday. The firm currently has a neutral rating on the stock.
Other equities analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. Barclays downgraded shares of Halma to an equal weight rating and upped their price target for the company from GBX 1,150 ($15.40) to GBX 1,160 ($15.54) in a report on Thursday, August 17th. Shore Capital assumed coverage on shares of Halma in a report on Thursday, August 31st. They set a hold rating on the stock. Liberum Capital reiterated a sell rating and set a GBX 910 ($12.19) price target on shares of Halma in a report on Wednesday, September 27th. Deutsche Bank reiterated a buy rating and set a GBX 1,250 ($16.74) price target on shares of Halma in a report on Thursday, October 12th. Finally, Numis Securities downgraded shares of Halma to a hold rating and set a GBX 1,350 ($18.08) price target on the stock. in a report on Wednesday, November 22nd. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of Hold and an average target price of GBX 1,128.50 ($15.11).
Halma (LON:HLMA) opened at GBX 1,260 ($16.87) on Tuesday. Halma has a fifty-two week low of GBX 879.50 ($11.78) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 1,341 ($17.96).
In related news, insider Tony Rice acquired 9,274 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, September 27th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 1,073 ($14.37) per share, with a total value of £99,510.02 ($133,266.40).
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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