Hays plc Given Buy Rating at Numis Securities Ltd (HAS)
Hays plc (LON:HAS)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by Numis Securities Ltd in a research note issued on Friday, American Banking and Market News reports. They currently have a GBX 184 ($3.02) target price on the stock. Numis Securities Ltd’s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 41.43% from the company’s current price.
Hays plc (LON:HAS) traded up 3.00% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting GBX 134.00. 2,194,905 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. 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 123.4 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 113.3. The company’s market cap is £1.873 billion.
HAS has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at Credit Suisse reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Hays plc in a research note to investors on Friday. They now have a GBX 135 ($2.21) price target on the stock. Separately, 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 148 ($2.43) price target on the stock. Finally, 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. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fourteen have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Hays plc presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 127.10 ($2.08).
Hays plc is a United Kingdom-based recruitment group engaged in the provision of specialist recruitment activities.
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