Hays plc Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Liberum Capital (HAS)
Investment analysts at Liberum Capital began coverage on shares of Hays plc (LON:HAS) in a note issued to investors on Friday, Analyst Ratings Net reports. The firm set a “buy” rating and a GBX 170 ($2.80) price target on the stock. Liberum Capital’s price target would suggest a potential upside of 25.00% 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 Friday. They now have a GBX 121 ($1.99) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at HB Markets raised their price target on shares of Hays plc from GBX 140 ($2.31) to GBX 157 ($2.59) in a research note to investors on Thursday. They now have an “overweight” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at HSBC raised their price target on shares of Hays plc from GBX 140 ($2.31) to GBX 157 ($2.59) in a research note to investors on Thursday. They now have an “overweight” rating on the stock. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and seventeen have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 137.23 ($2.26).
Shares of Hays plc (LON:HAS) traded down 0.29% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting GBX 136.00. 2,607,652 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Hays plc has a 52 week low of GBX 81.95 and a 52 week high of GBX 140.10. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 125.9 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 115.2. The company’s market cap is £1.901 billion.
Hays plc is a United Kingdom-based recruitment group engaged in the provision of specialist recruitment activities.
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