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Hays plc (LON:HAS)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by equities research analysts at Deutsche Bank in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. They currently have a GBX 122 ($2.09) price target on the stock. Deutsche Bank’s target price suggests a potential downside of 4.76% from the stock’s previous close.

A number of other firms have also recently commented on HAS. Analysts at Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Hays plc in a research note on Wednesday. They now have a GBX 170 ($2.92) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at RBC Capital reiterated a “sector performer” rating on shares of Hays plc in a research note on Tuesday. They now have a GBX 150 ($2.57) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Barclays reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Hays plc in a research note on Friday, July 4th. They now have a GBX 190 ($3.26) price target on the stock. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, thirteen have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 157.75 ($2.71).

Hays plc (LON:HAS) traded down 6.97% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 128.10. The stock had a trading volume of 9,910,884 shares. Hays plc has a one year low of GBX 97.05 and a one year high of GBX 157.50. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 147.6 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 142.1. The company’s market cap is £1.796 billion.

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

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