• Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: GBX 2,315
  • Forecasted Upside: -13.81%
  • Number of Analysts: 4
  • Breakdown:
  • 1 Sell Ratings
  • 2 Hold Ratings
  • 1 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
GBX 2,686
▼ -16 (-0.59%)

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Analyst Price Target for HLMA

Analyst Price Target is GBX 2,315
▼ -13.81% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 4 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Halma in the last 3 months. The average price target is GBX 2,315, with a high forecast of GBX 2,650 and a low forecast of GBX 2,000. The average price target represents a -13.81% upside from the last price of GBX 2,686.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 4 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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1/2/2023
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4/2/2023
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7/1/2023
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9/29/2023
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12/28/2023
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3/27/2024
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5/26/2024
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6/25/2024

Latest Recommendations

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Display Ratings By
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
4/9/2024BarclaysUpgradeOverweightGBX 2,425 ➝ GBX 2,650
3/14/2024Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
3/4/2024Shore CapitalDowngradeHold
11/21/2023Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,295
11/20/2023BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual WeightGBX 2,425
11/16/2023Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuy
9/21/2023Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuy
7/17/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetUnderweightGBX 2,300 ➝ GBX 2,000
6/19/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetUnderweightGBX 2,190 ➝ GBX 2,300
6/15/2023Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,295
6/15/2023Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuy
2/20/2023Berenberg BankBoost TargetHoldGBX 2,260 ➝ GBX 2,295
2/1/2023Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,200
12/8/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetUnderweightGBX 2,175 ➝ GBX 2,190
11/17/2022Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuy
10/6/2022BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual WeightGBX 2,100
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
(Data available from 6/25/2019 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.60 (Buy)

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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11/28/2023
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Current Sentiment

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Halma plc, together its subsidiaries, provides technology solutions in the safety, health, and environmental markets in the United States, Mainland Europe, the United Kingdom, the Asia Pacific, Africa, the Middle East, and internationally. It operates through three segments: Safety, Environmental & Analysis, and Medical. The Safety segment provides fire safety, fire detection and fire suppression; safe movement in public, commercial, and industrial spaces; elevator safety; communications in emergencies; control of access in potentially hazardous industrial and commercial environments; electrical safety; and the safe management of pipelines and storage assets solutions. This segment serves shops and restaurants, healthcare facilities, and offices and stadiums; industrial and logistics assets; public spaces and critical infrastructure; and aerospace, and rail and automotive markets. The Environmental & Analysis segment offers optical, optoelectronic, and spectral imaging systems; environmental monitoring, water and waste water analysis and treatment, gas analysis and detection, and optical analysis systems. 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; components, devices and systems that provide information and analytics 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 treatment across clinical specialties. This segment serves the life sciences, health assessment and analytics, 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 2,686
Low: 2,656
High: 2,704

50 Day Range

MA: GBX 2,331.74
Low: 2,178
High: 2,702

52 Week Range

Now: GBX 2,686
Low: 1,802
High: 2,711

Volume

728,118 shs

Average Volume

618,394 shs

Market Capitalization

£10.15 billion

P/E Ratio

4,263.49

Dividend Yield

0.90%

Beta

0.59

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, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Shore Capital.
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What is the current price target for Halma?

3 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Halma in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is GBX 2,315, suggesting a possible downside of 13.8%. Barclays PLC has the highest price target set, predicting HLMA will reach GBX 2,650 in the next twelve months. JPMorgan Chase & Co. has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of GBX 2,000 for Halma in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Halma?

Halma currently has 1 sell rating, 2 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.