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Hays plc (LON:HAS)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by equities research analysts at Jefferies Group in a research note issued to investors on Monday, Analyst Ratings Net reports. They currently have a GBX 165 ($2.78) target price on the stock. Jefferies Group’s target price suggests a potential upside of 15.79% from the stock’s previous close.

Hays plc (LON:HAS) opened at 142.60 on Monday. Hays plc has a 52 week low of GBX 81.95 and a 52 week high of GBX 157.50. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 148. and its 200-day moving average is GBX 135.0. The company’s market cap is £2.000 billion.

A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on HAS. Analysts at Panmure Gordon raised their price target on shares of Hays plc from GBX 151 ($2.54) to GBX 155 ($2.61) in a research note on Thursday, May 8th. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Goldman Sachs raised their price target on shares of Hays plc from GBX 167 ($2.81) to GBX 200 ($3.37) in a research note on Tuesday, April 15th. They now have a “strong-buy” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Hays plc in a research note on Friday, April 11th. They now have a GBX 184 ($3.10) price target on the stock. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, thirteen have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 155.95 ($2.63).

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

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