Hays plc (HAS) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages
Shares of Hays plc (LON:HAS) have been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the fourteen analysts that are currently covering the company, Marketbeat.com reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, nine have assigned a hold recommendation and three have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month price objective among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 160.14 ($2.09).
Several brokerages have weighed in on HAS. Barclays PLC reissued an “equal weight” rating on shares of Hays plc in a report on Wednesday, July 19th. BNP Paribas restated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 175 ($2.28) target price on shares of Hays plc in a research report on Tuesday, July 18th. Numis Securities Ltd restated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 180 ($2.34) target price on shares of Hays plc in a research report on Monday, July 17th. Deutsche Bank AG restated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 165 ($2.15) target price on shares of Hays plc in a research report on Monday, July 17th. Finally, Liberum Capital restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 180 ($2.34) target price on shares of Hays plc in a research report on Friday, July 14th.
Hays plc (LON HAS) traded up 1.40% during trading on Tuesday, hitting GBX 166.60. 5,203,169 shares of the stock traded hands. The stock’s market cap is GBX 2.40 billion. The firm’s 50-day moving average is GBX 165.65 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 162.46. Hays plc has a 52 week low of GBX 111.04 and a 52 week high of GBX 176.30.
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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