Equities research analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. upped their target price on shares of Hays plc (LON:HAS) from GBX 132 ($2.11) to GBX 159 ($2.55) in a research note issued to investors on Friday, Analyst Ratings Network reports. The firm currently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 38.62% from the stock’s previous close.
Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Analysts at Citigroup Inc. upgraded shares of Hays plc (LON:HAS) from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note to investors on Monday, September 16th. They now have a GBX 115 ($1.84) price target on the stock, up previously from GBX 85 ($1.36). Separately, analysts at RBC Capital raised their price target on shares of Hays plc (LON:HAS) from GBX 94 ($1.51) to GBX 108 ($1.73) in a research note to investors on Wednesday, September 11th. They now have a “sector performer” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Numis Securities Ltd upgraded shares of Hays plc (LON:HAS) from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note to investors on Friday, August 30th. They now have a GBX 140 ($2.24) price target on the stock, up previously from GBX 100 ($1.60). Eight analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 112.81 ($1.81).
Hays plc (LON:HAS) opened at 115.20 on Friday. Hays plc has a 52-week low of GBX 74.928 and a 52-week high of GBX 115.90. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 106.9 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 97.96. The company’s market cap is £1.610 billion.
Hays plc is a United Kingdom-based recruitment group engaged in the provision of specialist recruitment activities.
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