Halma (LON:HLMA) Reaches New 12-Month Low at $19.03

Halma plc (LON:HLMA)’s stock price reached a new 52-week low during trading on Wednesday . The company traded as low as GBX 19.03 ($0.25) and last traded at GBX 1,911.50 ($24.98), with a volume of 632613 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at GBX 1,907.50 ($24.92).

A number of research firms have commented on HLMA. Credit Suisse Group restated an “outperform” rating on shares of Halma in a research report on Thursday, October 17th. UBS Group restated a “neutral” rating on shares of Halma in a research report on Friday, October 11th. Goldman Sachs Group restated a “neutral” rating on shares of Halma in a research report on Friday, October 11th. Shore Capital restated a “hold” rating on shares of Halma in a research report on Wednesday, September 25th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted their price target on shares of Halma from GBX 1,420 ($18.55) to GBX 1,500 ($19.60) and gave the company an “underweight” rating in a research report on Friday, October 11th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Halma presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 1,714.50 ($22.40).

The company has a quick ratio of 1.51, a current ratio of 2.28 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 26.79. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 1,899.79 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 1,922.32. The company has a market capitalization of $7.26 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 42.67.

Halma Company Profile (LON:HLMA)

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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