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Hays plc (LON:HAS)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by investment analysts at Liberum Capital in a note issued to investors on Thursday, StockRatingsNetwork reports. They currently have a GBX 170 ($2.79) target price on the stock. Liberum Capital’s target price indicates a potential upside of 28.69% from the company’s current price.

Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Credit Suisse reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Hays plc in a research note to investors on Friday, January 24th. Separately, analysts at Deutsche Bank reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Hays plc in a research note to investors on Friday, January 17th. They now have a GBX 121 ($1.99) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at HB Markets raised their price target on shares of Hays plc from GBX 140 ($2.30) to GBX 157 ($2.58) in a research note to investors on Thursday, January 16th. They now have an “overweight” rating on the stock. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and sixteen have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 137.94 ($2.27).

Hays plc (LON:HAS) traded up 1.77% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 132.10. 3,460,153 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 141.50. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 131.1 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 118.7. The company’s market cap is £1.846 billion.

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

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