Hays (LON:HAS) had its price target upped by equities researchers at Numis Securities from GBX 180 ($2.49) to GBX 190 ($2.63) in a research report issued on Friday. The brokerage presently has a “hold” rating on the stock. Numis Securities’ price target points to a potential downside of 1.81% from the company’s previous close.
HAS has been the topic of a number of other reports. Kepler Capital Markets lifted their price target on shares of Hays from GBX 195 ($2.69) to GBX 205 ($2.83) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, January 12th. Deutsche Bank reissued a “sell” rating and set a GBX 160 ($2.21) price target on shares of Hays in a research report on Monday, February 5th. Liberum Capital reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 195 ($2.69) price target on shares of Hays in a research report on Thursday, November 9th. Credit Suisse Group lifted their price target on shares of Hays from GBX 200 ($2.76) to GBX 210 ($2.90) and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Monday, January 15th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 165 ($2.28) price target on shares of Hays in a research report on Friday, November 10th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 179.22 ($2.48).
Hays (LON:HAS) opened at GBX 193.50 ($2.67) on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $2,810.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 1,935.00. Hays has a 52-week low of GBX 146.50 ($2.02) and a 52-week high of GBX 206.20 ($2.85).
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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