Hays plc (LON:HAS)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by Liberum Capital in a note issued to investors on Thursday. They currently have a GBX 195 ($2.56) price target on the stock. Liberum Capital’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 2.63% from the stock’s current price.

A number of other equities analysts also recently weighed in on HAS. Morgan Stanley cut their price target on shares of Hays plc from GBX 157 ($2.06) to GBX 149 ($1.96) and set an “underweight” rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, July 4th. BNP Paribas downgraded shares of Hays plc to a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 175 ($2.30) price target on the stock. in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 165 ($2.17) price target on shares of Hays plc in a report on Monday, July 17th. Numis Securities Ltd reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 180 ($2.37) price objective on shares of Hays plc in a report on Monday, July 17th. Finally, Barclays PLC reaffirmed an “equal weight” rating on shares of Hays plc in a report on Wednesday, July 19th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. Hays plc currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 171.71 ($2.26).

Hays plc (LON:HAS) traded down 0.26% during trading on Thursday, reaching GBX 190.00. 3,661,372 shares of the company were exchanged. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 186.90 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 172.26. Hays plc has a one year low of GBX 130.50 and a one year high of GBX 199.90. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 2.74 billion.

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In other news, insider Doug Evans sold 31,220 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 185 ($2.43), for a total transaction of £57,757 ($75,936.10).

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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