Several other equities analysts also recently weighed in on HLMA. J P Morgan Chase & Co restated a neutral rating and issued a GBX 925 ($12.05) target price on shares of Halma plc in a research report on Wednesday, June 14th. Shore Capital restated a not rated rating on shares of Halma plc in a research report on Tuesday, June 13th. Deutsche Bank AG raised their target price on Halma plc from GBX 1,148 ($14.95) to GBX 1,250 ($16.28) and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 6th. Liberum Capital raised their target price on Halma plc from GBX 825 ($10.74) to GBX 910 ($11.85) and gave the company a sell rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 12th. Finally, BNP Paribas reiterated an underperform rating and set a GBX 900 ($11.72) price objective on shares of Halma plc in a research report on Monday, March 27th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 1,093.64 ($14.24).
Halma plc (HLMA) remained flat at GBX 1117.00 on Friday. The company had a trading volume of 656,727 shares. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 4.23 billion. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 1,105.70 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 1,048.84. Halma plc has a 52 week low of GBX 879.50 and a 52 week high of GBX 1,182.00.
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The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, August 16th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, July 13th will be given a GBX 8.38 ($0.11) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 13th. This represents a yield of 0.71%. This is an increase from Halma plc’s previous dividend of $5.33.
About Halma plc
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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