Hays plc PT Raised to GBX 157 (HAS)
Equities researchers at HSBC raised their target price on shares of Hays plc (LON:HAS) from GBX 140 ($2.31) to GBX 157 ($2.59) in a research report issued on Thursday, AnalystRatingsNetwork.com reports. The firm currently has an “overweight” rating on the stock. HSBC’s price objective points to a potential upside of 15.10% from the company’s current price.
Shares of Hays plc (LON:HAS) traded down 2.29% on Thursday, hitting GBX 136.40. 2,738,827 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 has a 50-day moving average of GBX 125.1 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 114.9. The company’s market cap is £1.906 billion.
HAS has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at RBC Capital downgraded shares of Hays plc to an “underperform” rating in a research note to investors on Monday. They now have a GBX 120 ($1.98) price target on the stock, up previously from GBX 108 ($1.78). Separately, analysts at Barclays raised their price target on shares of Hays plc from GBX 120 ($1.98) to GBX 155 ($2.55) in a research note to investors on Monday. They now have an “overweight” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Citigroup Inc. raised their price target on shares of Hays plc from GBX 115 ($1.90) to GBX 135 ($2.22) in a research note to investors on Monday. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and sixteen have given a buy rating to the stock. Hays plc has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 135.14 ($2.23).
Hays plc is a United Kingdom-based recruitment group engaged in the provision of specialist recruitment activities.
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