Halma (LON:HLMA) had its price objective hoisted by stock analysts at Liberum Capital from GBX 910 ($12.34) to GBX 945 ($12.82) in a report released on Friday. The firm presently has a “sell” rating on the stock. Liberum Capital’s target price points to a potential downside of 26.57% from the company’s current price.

HLMA has been the topic of several other research reports. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised their price target on Halma from GBX 1,055 ($14.31) to GBX 1,060 ($14.37) and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 28th. reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,200 ($16.27) price target on shares of Halma in a report on Friday, September 29th. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Halma in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed an “outperform” rating on shares of Halma in a report on Friday, October 13th. Finally, Barclays reaffirmed an “equal weight” rating and issued a GBX 1,220 ($16.54) price target on shares of Halma in a report on Monday, December 18th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 1,158.89 ($15.72).

Halma (LON:HLMA) traded down GBX 6 ($0.08) during trading hours on Friday, hitting GBX 1,287 ($17.45). The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,302,586 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,170,000. Halma has a 1 year low of GBX 912.50 ($12.37) and a 1 year high of GBX 1,341 ($18.19). The stock has a market cap of $4,890.00 and a PE ratio of 3,478.38.

In other news, insider Jo Harlow acquired 2,000 shares of Halma stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 1st. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 1,280 ($17.36) per share, for a total transaction of £25,600 ($34,716.57).

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Halma Company Profile

Halma plc is involved in the manufacture of a range of products that protect and improve the quality of life for people. The Company operates through four segments: Process Safety, Infrastructure Safety, Medical, and Environmental & Analysis. The Process Safety includes products, which protect assets and people at work, including specialized interlocks, instruments, and explosion protection and corrosion monitoring products.

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