Halma (LON:HLMA) had its target price lifted by Deutsche Bank from GBX 1,250 ($16.82) to GBX 1,490 ($20.05) in a research report report published on Monday. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.
Other equities analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. Shore Capital upgraded shares of Halma to a buy rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 21st. Jefferies Group upped their target price on shares of Halma from GBX 1,185 ($15.95) to GBX 1,265 ($17.03) and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 8th. Barclays lowered shares of Halma to an equal weight rating and upped their target price for the stock from GBX 1,150 ($15.48) to GBX 1,160 ($15.61) in a research report on Thursday, August 17th. restated a hold rating and set a GBX 1,200 ($16.15) target price on shares of Halma in a research report on Friday, September 29th. Finally, Numis Securities lowered shares of Halma to a hold rating and set a GBX 1,350 ($18.17) target price for the company. in a research report on Wednesday, November 22nd. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average target price of GBX 1,152.50 ($15.51).
Halma (LON HLMA) opened at GBX 1,280.36 ($17.23) on Monday. Halma has a 12-month low of GBX 879.50 ($11.84) and a 12-month high of GBX 1,341 ($18.05).
The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, February 7th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 28th will be given a dividend of GBX 5.71 ($0.08) per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 28th. This represents a yield of 0.44%.
In other news, insider Jo Harlow bought 2,000 shares of Halma stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 1st. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 1,280 ($17.23) per share, with a total value of £25,600 ($34,454.91). Also, insider Tony Rice bought 9,274 shares of Halma stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 27th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 1,073 ($14.44) per share, for a total transaction of £99,510.02 ($133,930.04).
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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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