Liberum Capital Reaffirms “Buy” Rating for Hays plc (HAS)
Hays plc (LON:HAS)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by stock analysts at Liberum Capital in a report released on Friday. They currently have a GBX 180 ($2.33) target price on the stock. Liberum Capital’s target price indicates a potential upside of 7.40% from the stock’s current price.
A number of other analysts also recently issued reports on HAS. BNP Paribas downgraded shares of Hays plc to a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 175 ($2.27) price target for the company. in a report on Wednesday. Morgan Stanley cut their price target on shares of Hays plc from GBX 157 ($2.03) to GBX 149 ($1.93) and set an “underweight” rating for the company in a report on Tuesday, July 4th. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 145 ($1.88) price target on shares of Hays plc in a report on Tuesday, April 11th. HSBC Holdings plc restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 173 ($2.24) price target on shares of Hays plc in a report on Monday, April 10th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group raised their price target on shares of Hays plc from GBX 170 ($2.20) to GBX 185 ($2.40) and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 18th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 157.63 ($2.04).
Shares of Hays plc (HAS) traded up 0.06% on Friday, hitting GBX 167.60. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 4,078,450 shares. Hays plc has a one year low of GBX 91.10 and a one year high of GBX 176.30. The firm’s market cap is GBX 2.42 billion. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 166.75 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 160.21.
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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