Hays plc’s Conviction-Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Goldman Sachs (HAS)
Hays plc (LON:HAS)‘s stock had its “conviction-buy” rating reaffirmed by investment analysts at Goldman Sachs in a note issued to investors on Monday. They currently have a GBX 187 ($3.20) price target on the stock. Goldman Sachs’ target price indicates a potential upside of 55.42% from the stock’s previous close.
Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Analysts at Credit Suisse reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Hays plc in a research note on Tuesday, July 15th. They now have a GBX 150 ($2.56) price target on the stock, down previously from GBX 165 ($2.82). Separately, analysts at Canaccord Genuity raised their price target on shares of Hays plc from GBX 130 ($2.22) to GBX 170 ($2.90) in a research note on Friday, July 11th. They now have a “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, July 11th. They now have a GBX 184 ($3.14) price target on the stock. Seven research 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. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 163.63 ($2.80).
Shares of Hays plc (LON:HAS) traded down 1.46% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting GBX 120.3199. 3,736,831 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Hays plc has a 52-week low of GBX 99.95 and a 52-week high of GBX 157.50. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 142.5 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 142.0. The company’s market cap is £1.687 billion.
Hays plc is a United Kingdom-based recruitment group engaged in the provision of specialist recruitment activities.
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