Investec Reiterates “Buy” Rating for Hays plc (HAS)
Hays plc (LON:HAS)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by stock analysts at Investec in a report issued on Thursday, Analyst Ratings Network reports. They currently have a GBX 140 ($2.25) price objective on the stock, up from their previous price objective of GBX 106 ($1.70). Investec’s price target indicates a potential upside of 21.11% from the company’s current price.
Hays plc (LON:HAS) traded up 2.16% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 118.10. The stock had a trading volume of 3,981,871 shares. Hays plc has a 1-year low of GBX 74.928 and a 1-year high of GBX 119.50. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 106.9 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 97.96. The company’s market cap is £1.650 billion.
Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Deutsche Bank reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Hays plc in a research note to investors on Thursday. They now have a GBX 105 ($1.68) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Panmure Gordon reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Hays plc in a research note to investors on Thursday. They now have a GBX 111 ($1.78) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Jefferies Group reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Hays plc in a research note to investors on Thursday. They now have a GBX 120 ($1.93) price target on the stock. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and thirteen have given a buy rating to the company. Hays plc currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 119.71 ($1.92).
Hays plc is a United Kingdom-based recruitment group engaged in the provision of specialist recruitment activities.
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