HLMA has been the topic of several other research reports. Morgan Stanley lowered their target price on shares of Halma from GBX 1,360 ($17.77) to GBX 1,330 ($17.38) and set an equal weight rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, December 5th. Numis Securities reaffirmed a hold rating and issued a GBX 1,350 ($17.64) target price on shares of Halma in a report on Friday, January 18th. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed an outperform rating on shares of Halma in a report on Thursday, January 24th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered their target price on shares of Halma from GBX 1,200 ($15.68) to GBX 1,185 ($15.48) and set an underweight rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, December 4th. Finally, UBS Group reaffirmed a sell rating on shares of Halma in a report on Monday, November 19th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 1,389.09 ($18.15).
Shares of LON:HLMA traded up GBX 22 ($0.29) during midday trading on Friday, hitting GBX 1,499 ($19.59). The stock had a trading volume of 746,560 shares, compared to its average volume of 921,195. Halma has a 1 year low of GBX 956.50 ($12.50) and a 1 year high of GBX 1,341 ($17.52).
The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, February 6th. Investors of record on Thursday, December 27th were paid a GBX 6.11 ($0.08) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 0.45%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, December 27th.
Halma plc provides process and infrastructure safety, medical, and environmental and analysis products worldwide. Its Process Safety segment offers safety systems for warehousing and hazardous industrial processes; gas detection instruments; pressure management products; interlocking systems for safeguarding dangerous machines; pipeline corrosion monitoring products and systems; and process safety systems.
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