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Hays plc (LON:HAS)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by analysts at Jefferies Group in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday, Analyst RN reports. They currently have a GBX 148 ($2.43) price target on the stock. Jefferies Group’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 11.78% from the stock’s previous close.

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 112 ($1.84) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Investec reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Hays plc in a research note to investors on Thursday. They now have a GBX 150 ($2.46) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Hays plc in a research note to investors on Tuesday. They now have a GBX 118 ($1.94) price target on the stock. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fourteen have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 127.10 ($2.08).

Hays plc (LON:HAS) traded down 1.74% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 130.10. The stock had a trading volume of 5,552,637 shares. Hays plc has a 1-year low of GBX 81.95 and a 1-year high of GBX 138.10. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 122.7 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 113.1. The company’s market cap is £1.818 billion.

Hays plc is a United Kingdom-based recruitment group engaged in the provision of specialist recruitment activities.

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