Hill & Smith Holdings PLC (LON:HILS)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by equities researchers at Peel Hunt in a report issued on Friday. They currently have a GBX 1,320 ($17.23) target price on the stock. Peel Hunt’s price target would suggest a potential upside of 12.05% from the company’s previous close.

A number of other analysts also recently issued reports on the stock. Numis Securities Ltd downgraded shares of Hill & Smith Holdings PLC to a “hold” rating and set a GBX 1,040 ($13.58) price target on the stock. in a report on Friday, August 12th. Panmure Gordon raised their price target on shares of Hill & Smith Holdings PLC from GBX 1,100 ($14.36) to GBX 1,250 ($16.32) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 20th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 1,039.50 ($13.57).

Analyst Recommendations for Hill & Smith Holdings PLC (LON:HILS)

Shares of Hill & Smith Holdings PLC (LON:HILS) opened at 1178.00 on Friday. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 924.73 million. The firm has a 50-day moving average of GBX 1,169.57 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 978.08. Hill & Smith Holdings PLC has a 12-month low of GBX 636.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 1,245.00.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, January 5th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 24th will be paid a dividend of GBX 8.50 ($0.11) per share. This represents a yield of 0.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 24th.

In other Hill & Smith Holdings PLC news, insider Muir,Derek W sold 27,700 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,178 ($15.38), for a total transaction of £326,306 ($425,931.34).

Hill & Smith Holdings PLC Company Profile

Hill & Smith Holdings PLC is a United Kingdom-based holding company. The Company is engaged in the manufacture and supply of infrastructure products and galvanizing services. The Company operates through three segments: Infrastructure Products-Utilities, Infrastructure Products-Roads and Galvanizing Services.

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