Hays plc Given Buy Rating at Liberum Capital (HAS)
Hays plc (LON:HAS)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by equities research analysts at Liberum Capital in a research note issued to investors on Friday. They currently have a GBX 170 ($2.85) price objective on the stock. Liberum Capital’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 36.22% from the stock’s previous close.
A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on HAS. Analysts at RBC Capital reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Hays plc in a research note on Tuesday. They now have a GBX 140 ($2.35) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Hays plc in a research note on Friday, August 1st. They now have a GBX 184 ($3.09) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at BNP Paribas reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Hays plc in a research note on Thursday, July 24th. They now have a GBX 170 ($2.85) price target on the stock. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, fourteen have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. Hays plc has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 163.11 ($2.74).
Shares of Hays plc (LON:HAS) traded up 1.12% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting GBX 126.20. The stock had a trading volume of 853,838 shares. Hays plc has a 1-year low of GBX 99.95 and a 1-year high of GBX 157.50. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 129.3 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 140.4. The company’s market cap is £1.770 billion.
Hays plc is a United Kingdom-based recruitment group engaged in the provision of specialist recruitment activities.
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