Hays plc (LON:HAS) had its price target reduced by investment analysts at Morgan Stanley from GBX 157 ($2.03) to GBX 149 ($1.93) in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. The brokerage currently has an “underweight” rating on the stock. Morgan Stanley’s price target indicates a potential downside of 10.19% from the company’s current price.

Several other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on the stock. HSBC Holdings plc restated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 173 ($2.24) target price on shares of Hays plc in a research note on Monday, April 10th. Liberum Capital restated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 175 ($2.27) target price on shares of Hays plc in a research note on Thursday, April 13th. Credit Suisse Group raised their target price on shares of Hays plc from GBX 170 ($2.20) to GBX 185 ($2.40) and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 18th. J P Morgan Chase & Co raised their target price on shares of Hays plc from GBX 135 ($1.75) to GBX 140.80 ($1.82) and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, April 27th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG restated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 160 ($2.07) target price on shares of Hays plc in a research note on Tuesday, April 18th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Hays plc has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 156.29 ($2.02).

Hays plc (HAS) opened at 164.90 on Tuesday. Hays plc has a one year low of GBX 91.10 and a one year high of GBX 176.30. The company has a 50-day moving average of GBX 166.75 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 160.21. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 2.38 billion.

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Hays plc Company Profile

Hays plc is a recruitment company. The Company’s segments include Asia Pacific; Continental Europe & Rest of World, and United Kingdom & Ireland. The Company offers temporary and permanent recruitment services to private and public sector markets. It operates in over 30 countries and approximately 20 specialisms.

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