Hays (HAS) Receives Hold Rating from Investec
Hays (LON:HAS)‘s stock had its “hold” rating restated by stock analysts at Investec in a research note issued on Thursday. They currently have a GBX 190 ($2.58) price target on the stock. Investec’s target price would indicate a potential downside of 2.46% from the stock’s previous close.
A number of other brokerages have also recently issued reports on HAS. Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 195 ($2.64) price objective on shares of Hays in a research note on Thursday. Kepler Capital Markets lifted their price objective on Hays from GBX 163 ($2.21) to GBX 190 ($2.58) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 19th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 165 ($2.24) price objective on shares of Hays in a research note on Friday, November 10th. Credit Suisse Group cut Hays to a “neutral” rating and lifted their price objective for the company from GBX 190 ($2.58) to GBX 200 ($2.71) in a research note on Wednesday, January 3rd. Finally, Jefferies Group lifted their price objective on Hays from GBX 145 ($1.97) to GBX 195 ($2.64) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Hays currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 175.86 ($2.38).
Hays (LON:HAS) opened at GBX 194.80 ($2.64) on Thursday. The stock has a market capitalization of $2,820.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 1,948.00. Hays has a one year low of GBX 146.50 ($1.99) and a one year high of GBX 199.90 ($2.71).
Hays Company Profile
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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