• Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: GBX 2,293.50
  • Forecasted Upside: 6.03 %
  • Number of Analysts: 8
  • Breakdown:
  • 4 Sell Ratings
  • 3 Hold Ratings
  • 1 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
GBX 2,163
▲ +104 (5.05%)

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Analyst Price Target for HLMA

Analyst Price Target is GBX 2,293.50
▲ +6.03% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 8 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Halma in the last 3 months. The average price target is GBX 2,293.50, with a high forecast of GBX 2,573 and a low forecast of GBX 1,820. The average price target represents a 6.03% upside from the last price of GBX 2,163.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 8 contributing investment analysts is to hold stock in Halma. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 4 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
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4/12/2021
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  • 2 hold ratings
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7/11/2021
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  • 1 sell ratings
10/9/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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1/7/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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4/7/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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  • 3 sell ratings
7/6/2022
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  • 1 buy ratings
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  • 3 sell ratings
9/4/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
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  • 4 sell ratings
10/4/2022

Latest Recommendations

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  • 1 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 4 sell ratings

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/22/2022Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuy
9/12/2022Jefferies Financial GroupLower TargetUnderperformGBX 1,960 ➝ GBX 1,820
7/21/2022Berenberg BankLower TargetHoldGBX 2,980 ➝ GBX 2,260
6/23/2022BarclaysLower TargetEqual WeightGBX 2,750 ➝ GBX 2,100
6/20/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetUnderweightGBX 2,415 ➝ GBX 2,435
6/16/2022Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuy
6/7/2022Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,980
5/11/2022Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight
3/31/2022Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,980
3/23/2022Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,980
3/23/2022Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuy
3/9/2022Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight
2/1/2022BarclaysLower TargetEqual WeightGBX 3,220 ➝ GBX 2,750
1/10/2022BarclaysBoost TargetEqual WeightGBX 3,030 ➝ GBX 3,220
11/30/2021Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,980
11/30/2021BarclaysBoost TargetEqual WeightGBX 2,620 ➝ GBX 3,030
11/22/2021Berenberg BankBoost TargetHoldGBX 2,575 ➝ GBX 2,980
11/18/2021Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduceGBX 2,573
11/18/2021Peel HuntReiterated RatingReduceGBX 2,573
11/18/2021Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuy
11/15/2021Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight
6/25/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetUnderweightGBX 1,900 ➝ GBX 2,100
6/16/2021Berenberg BankBoost TargetHoldGBX 2,385 ➝ GBX 2,575
6/11/2021Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuy
6/4/2021UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuy
4/15/2021Berenberg BankBoost TargetHoldGBX 2,310 ➝ GBX 2,385
11/20/2020BarclaysBoost TargetEqual WeightGBX 2,140 ➝ GBX 2,190
10/14/2020Berenberg BankBoost TargetHoldGBX 1,710 ➝ GBX 2,120
7/16/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost TargetBuyGBX 2,300 ➝ GBX 2,360
7/16/2020BarclaysBoost TargetEqual weightGBX 2,030 ➝ GBX 2,140
7/16/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetUnderweightGBX 1,460 ➝ GBX 1,800
7/14/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 2,080 ➝ GBX 2,280
7/14/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperformGBX 2,030 ➝ GBX 2,530
7/14/2020Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuy
7/14/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingHold
7/8/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetUnderweightGBX 1,370 ➝ GBX 1,460
6/11/2020Peel HuntBoost TargetHoldGBX 1,800 ➝ GBX 2,100
5/18/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual weight
5/15/2020Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHold
5/11/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingUnderweight
4/22/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,980 ➝ GBX 2,080
4/21/2020Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuy
4/21/2020Peel HuntDowngradeHold
4/14/2020Berenberg BankLower TargetHoldGBX 1,860 ➝ GBX 1,710
4/14/2020Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeUnderperformGBX 2,070 ➝ GBX 1,705
3/26/2020Berenberg BankBoost TargetHoldGBX 1,850 ➝ GBX 1,860
3/25/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetUnderweightGBX 1,510 ➝ GBX 1,370
3/19/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 2,060 ➝ GBX 1,980
3/19/2020Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuy
3/19/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingAdd
3/16/2020Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual weight
3/6/2020Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,850
2/19/2020Peel HuntInitiated CoverageAddGBX 2,350
2/14/2020Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetHoldGBX 2,040 ➝ GBX 2,070
2/7/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetUnderweightGBX 1,500 ➝ GBX 1,510
2/5/2020Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
1/27/2020Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
1/20/2020BarclaysInitiated CoverageEqual weightGBX 2,030
1/13/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeBuyGBX 1,900 ➝ GBX 2,300
12/20/2019Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetHoldGBX 1,830 ➝ GBX 2,040
12/10/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
12/6/2019Berenberg BankBoost TargetHoldGBX 1,705 ➝ GBX 1,850
12/5/2019Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual weightGBX 1,600 ➝ GBX 1,680
11/28/2019BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutral
11/19/2019Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
10/17/2019Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperform
10/11/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
10/11/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetUnderweightGBX 1,420 ➝ GBX 1,500
10/11/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
9/26/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
9/25/2019Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
9/12/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
7/12/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuy
7/11/2019Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual weightGBX 1,560 ➝ GBX 1,600
7/10/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
7/4/2019Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
7/3/2019Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperform
6/24/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,075
6/21/2019Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
6/20/2019UBS GroupUpgradeNeutralGBX 945 ➝ GBX 2,060
6/18/2019Berenberg BankBoost TargetHoldGBX 1,560 ➝ GBX 1,705
6/14/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuyGBX 1,960 ➝ GBX 2,075
6/12/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetUnderweightGBX 1,185 ➝ GBX 1,420
6/11/2019Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual WeightGBX 1,430 ➝ GBX 1,560
6/11/2019Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperformGBX 1,770 ➝ GBX 1,990
6/11/2019Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
6/7/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingSell
6/7/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,960
6/6/2019Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingHold
4/10/2019BNP ParibasDowngradeNeutralGBX 1,550 ➝ GBX 1,650
4/10/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuyGBX 1,490 ➝ GBX 1,960
4/3/2019Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,390 ➝ GBX 1,675
3/22/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingSell
3/22/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuy
3/21/2019Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
2/11/2019Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,400
2/8/2019Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,560
2/8/2019Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperform
1/29/2019Berenberg BankDowngradeHoldGBX 1,570 ➝ GBX 1,560
1/25/2019BNP ParibasUpgradeOutperformGBX 1,350 ➝ GBX 1,550
1/24/2019Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperform
1/21/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingSell
1/18/2019Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,350
1/18/2019Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
1/14/2019Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual weight
1/8/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost TargetNeutralGBX 1,400 ➝ GBX 1,490
12/5/2018Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual WeightGBX 1,360 ➝ GBX 1,330
12/4/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetUnderweightGBX 1,200 ➝ GBX 1,185
12/4/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost TargetNeutralGBX 1,340 ➝ GBX 1,400
11/20/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperformGBX 1,530 ➝ GBX 1,620
11/20/2018Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
11/19/2018UBS GroupReiterated RatingSell
10/22/2018UBS GroupReiterated RatingSell
10/19/2018Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
10/8/2018Shore CapitalDowngradeHold
9/28/2018UBS GroupReiterated RatingSell
9/6/2018Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,570
9/5/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy
8/23/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingUnderweight
6/21/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetUnderweightGBX 1,050 ➝ GBX 1,100
6/18/2018Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweightGBX 1,400 ➝ GBX 1,580
6/15/2018Berenberg BankBoost TargetBuyGBX 1,410 ➝ GBX 1,570
6/13/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingUnderweight
6/13/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuy
6/12/2018Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSell
6/12/2018Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuy
4/11/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,490
3/28/2018Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweightGBX 1,480 ➝ GBX 1,400
3/23/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuy
3/22/2018InvestecLower TargetBuyGBX 1,500 ➝ GBX 1,320
3/22/2018Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuy
3/22/2018Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 945
3/7/2018Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 945
2/22/2018Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetBuyGBX 1,350 ➝ GBX 1,390
2/13/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetUnderweightGBX 1,060 ➝ GBX 1,050
2/8/2018Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,500
2/8/2018Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuy
1/18/2018Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 945
1/12/2018Liberum CapitalBoost TargetSellGBX 910 ➝ GBX 945
12/18/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual WeightGBX 1,220
12/8/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeUnderweight
12/5/2017Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,350
12/4/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuyGBX 1,250 ➝ GBX 1,490
11/28/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutralGBX 1,055 ➝ GBX 1,060
11/22/2017Numis SecuritiesDowngradeHoldGBX 1,350
11/22/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,055
11/21/2017Shore CapitalUpgradeBuy
11/20/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 910
11/2/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,055
11/2/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,250
11/1/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
10/13/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperform
10/12/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,250
(Data available from 10/4/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

-0.06 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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  • 1 very positive mentions
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3/7/2022
  • 2 very positive mentions
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  • 1 negative mentions
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4/6/2022
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5/6/2022
  • 2 very positive mentions
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6/5/2022
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  • 3 negative mentions
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7/5/2022
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8/4/2022
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9/3/2022
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10/3/2022

Current Sentiment

  • 2 very positive mentions
  • 11 positive mentions
  • 10 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
Halma logo
Halma plc, through its subsidiaries, provides technology solutions in the safety, health, and environmental markets. It operates through three segments: Safety, Environmental & Analysis, and Medical. The Safety segment provides fire detection, specialist fire suppression, elevator safety, security sensors, people and vehicle flow technologies, specialized interlocks that control critical processes safely, and explosion protection and corrosion monitoring systems. This segment serves elevator safety, fire suppression, people and vehicle flow, fire detection, pressure management, industrial access control, and safe storage and transfer markets. The Environmental & Analysis segment offers optical, optoelectronic, and spectral imaging systems; water, air and gases monitoring technologies; instruments that detect hazardous gases and analyses air quality; and systems for water analysis and treatment. It serves the optical analysis, water analysis and treatment, gas detection, and environmental monitoring markets. The Medical segment provides critical fluidic components used by medical diagnostics and original equipment manufacturers; laboratory devices and systems that provide information to understand patient health and enable providers to make decisions across the continuum of care; technologies and solutions to enable in-vitro diagnostic systems and life-science discoveries and development; and technologies that enable positive outcomes across clinical specialties. This segment serves the life sciences, health assessment, and therapeutic solutions market. The company was incorporated in 1894 and is headquartered in Amersham, the United Kingdom.
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Today's Range

Now: GBX 2,163
Low: 2,066
High: 2,166.22

50 Day Range

MA: GBX 2,158.59
Low: 1,996.50
High: 2,328

52 Week Range

Now: GBX 2,163
Low: 1,855.30
High: 3,270

Volume

232,625 shs

Average Volume

721,576 shs

Market Capitalization

£8.21 billion

P/E Ratio

3,379.69

Dividend Yield

0.92%

Beta

N/A

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Halma?

The following equities research analysts have issued reports on Halma in the last twelve months: Barclays PLC, Berenberg Bank, Jefferies Financial Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, Peel Hunt, Peel Hunt LLP, and Shore Capital.
View the latest analyst ratings for HLMA.

What is the current price target for Halma?

6 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Halma in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is GBX 2,293.50, suggesting a possible upside of 11.4%. Peel Hunt has the highest price target set, predicting HLMA will reach GBX 2,573 in the next twelve months. Jefferies Financial Group Inc. has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of GBX 1,820 for Halma in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Halma?

Halma currently has 4 sell ratings, 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in HLMA, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact Halma's investor relations team?

Halma's physical mailing address is Misbourne Court, Rectory Way, AMERSHAM, HP7 0DE, United Kingdom. The company's listed phone number is +44-1494-721111. The official website for Halma is www.halma.com. Learn More about contacing Halma investor relations.