Hays (HAS) Receives Sell Rating from Deutsche Bank
Hays (LON:HAS)‘s stock had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by research analysts at Deutsche Bank in a research report issued on Friday. They presently have a GBX 160 ($2.17) target price on the stock. Deutsche Bank’s price target points to a potential downside of 19.92% from the stock’s current price.
Other analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Investec reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 190 ($2.58) price target on shares of Hays in a report on Thursday. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 195 ($2.64) price target on shares of Hays in a report on Thursday, October 12th. Kepler Capital Markets upped their price target on shares of Hays from GBX 163 ($2.21) to GBX 190 ($2.58) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 19th. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 195 ($2.64) price target on shares of Hays in a report on Friday. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 165 ($2.24) price target on shares of Hays in a report on Friday, October 13th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 178.51 ($2.42).
Hays (HAS) traded down GBX 0.20 ($0.00) during midday trading on Friday, reaching GBX 199.80 ($2.71). 2,479,017 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 3,070,000. The company has a market cap of $2,900.00 and a P/E ratio of 1,998.00. Hays has a 52-week low of GBX 146.50 ($1.99) and a 52-week high of GBX 200.70 ($2.72).
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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