Hays plc (LON:HAS) insider Alistair R. Cox sold 1,100,000 shares of Hays stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 157 ($2.05), for a total value of £1,727,000 ($2,256,631.39).
Shares of LON:HAS opened at GBX 145.60 ($1.90) on Friday. Hays plc has a 1 year low of GBX 155 ($2.03) and a 1 year high of GBX 206.20 ($2.69).
Several analysts have commented on HAS shares. UBS Group restated a “buy” rating on shares of Hays in a report on Friday, October 5th. Citigroup restated a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 180 ($2.35) price target on shares of Hays in a report on Wednesday, October 31st. Credit Suisse Group lowered their price target on Hays from GBX 210 ($2.74) to GBX 170 ($2.22) and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a report on Tuesday, October 16th. Liberum Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of Hays in a report on Thursday, October 11th. Finally, Kepler Capital Markets lowered their price target on Hays from GBX 205 ($2.68) to GBX 170 ($2.22) and set a “hold” rating for the company in a report on Monday, October 15th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Hays has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 186.01 ($2.43).
Hays plc operates as a recruitment company in Australia, New Zealand, Germany, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and internationally. The company offers permanent, temporary, and contractor recruitment services, such as qualified, professional, and skilled recruitment to public and private sector. It specializes in offering recruitment services in the areas of accountancy and finance, construction and property, information technology, life sciences, sales and marketing, banking and capital markets, contact centers, education, engineering and manufacturing, executive, financial services, health and social care, human resources, legal, office professionals, energy, oil and gas, purchasing, retail, resources and mining, and telecoms.
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