• Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: GBX 2,556.50
  • Forecasted Upside: -13.98 %
  • Number of Analysts: 7
  • Breakdown:
  • 3 Sell Ratings
  • 2 Hold Ratings
  • 2 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
GBX 2,972
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Analyst Price Target for HLMA

Analyst Price Target is GBX 2,556.50
▼ -13.98% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 7 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Halma in the last 3 months. The average price target is GBX 2,556.50, with a high forecast of GBX 2,980 and a low forecast of GBX 2,100. The average price target represents a -13.98% upside from the last price of GBX 2,972.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 7 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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6/6/2020
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9/4/2020
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12/3/2020
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3/3/2021
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6/1/2021
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8/30/2021
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10/29/2021
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11/28/2021

Latest Recommendations

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Display Ratings By
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
11/22/2021Berenberg BankBoost Price 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 Price TargetUnderweightGBX 1,900 ➝ GBX 2,100
6/16/2021Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 2,385 ➝ GBX 2,575
6/11/2021Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuy
6/4/2021UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuy
4/15/2021Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 2,310 ➝ GBX 2,385
11/20/2020BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual WeightGBX 2,140 ➝ GBX 2,190
10/14/2020Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 1,710 ➝ GBX 2,120
7/16/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 2,300 ➝ GBX 2,360
7/16/2020BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual weightGBX 2,030 ➝ GBX 2,140
7/16/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetUnderweightGBX 1,460 ➝ GBX 1,800
7/14/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 2,080 ➝ GBX 2,280
7/14/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 2,030 ➝ GBX 2,530
7/14/2020Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuy
7/14/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingHold
7/8/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetUnderweightGBX 1,370 ➝ GBX 1,460
6/11/2020Peel HuntBoost Price 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 Price TargetHoldGBX 1,860 ➝ GBX 1,710
4/14/2020Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeUnderperformGBX 2,070 ➝ GBX 1,705
3/26/2020Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 1,850 ➝ GBX 1,860
3/25/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price 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 Price TargetHoldGBX 2,040 ➝ GBX 2,070
2/7/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price 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 Price TargetHoldGBX 1,830 ➝ GBX 2,040
12/10/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
12/6/2019Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 1,705 ➝ GBX 1,850
12/5/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price 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 Price 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 Price 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 Price TargetHoldGBX 1,560 ➝ GBX 1,705
6/14/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 1,960 ➝ GBX 2,075
6/12/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetUnderweightGBX 1,185 ➝ GBX 1,420
6/11/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual WeightGBX 1,430 ➝ GBX 1,560
6/11/2019Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price 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 Price 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 Price TargetNeutralGBX 1,400 ➝ GBX 1,490
12/5/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual WeightGBX 1,360 ➝ GBX 1,330
12/4/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetUnderweightGBX 1,200 ➝ GBX 1,185
12/4/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 1,340 ➝ GBX 1,400
11/20/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price 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 Price TargetUnderweightGBX 1,050 ➝ GBX 1,100
6/18/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 1,400 ➝ GBX 1,580
6/15/2018Berenberg BankBoost Price 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 Price TargetOverweightGBX 1,480 ➝ GBX 1,400
3/23/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuy
3/22/2018InvestecLower Price 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 Price TargetBuyGBX 1,350 ➝ GBX 1,390
2/13/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price 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 Price 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 Price TargetBuyGBX 1,250 ➝ GBX 1,490
11/28/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price 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
9/28/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetNeutralGBX 1,065 ➝ GBX 1,055
9/27/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 910
9/27/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
8/31/2017Shore CapitalInitiated CoverageHold
8/30/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 910
8/17/2017BarclaysDowngradeEqual weightGBX 1,150 ➝ GBX 1,160
8/8/2017Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 1,185 ➝ GBX 1,265
7/18/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 900
7/14/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
7/10/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuy
6/19/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,250
6/14/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 925
6/13/2017Shore CapitalReiterated Ratingnot rated
6/13/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 910
6/6/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 910
6/6/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 1,148 ➝ GBX 1,250
5/26/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 970 ➝ GBX 1,000
5/3/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,148
4/18/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
4/12/2017Liberum CapitalBoost Price TargetSellGBX 825 ➝ GBX 910
3/27/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 900
3/24/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutralGBX 910 ➝ GBX 925
3/23/2017Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,200
3/23/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 825
3/21/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweight
3/14/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 910
3/10/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingHoldGBX 825
2/10/2017BNP ParibasLower Price TargetUnderperformGBX 900 ➝ GBX 875
2/6/2017Numis SecuritiesBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 1,160 ➝ GBX 1,200
2/3/2017BarclaysUpgradeOverweightGBX 1,070 ➝ GBX 1,150
1/19/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutralGBX 905 ➝ GBX 910
1/12/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageNeutralGBX 970
1/10/2017Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageOverweightGBX 1,190
1/6/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageNeutralGBX 970
12/8/2016Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 1,085 ➝ GBX 1,210
12/6/2016Numis SecuritiesUpgradeBuyGBX 1,160
(Data available from 11/28/2016 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.13 (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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Halma plc provides technology solutions in the safety, health, and environmental markets. It operates through four segments: Process Safety, Infrastructure Safety, Environmental & Analysis, and Medical. The Process Safety segment offers specialized interlocks that control critical processes safely; instruments that detect hazardous gases; and explosion protection and corrosion monitoring systems. This segment serves the gas detection, industrial access control, pressure management, and safe storage and transfer markets. The Infrastructure Safety segment provides fire detection systems, specialist fire suppression systems, elevator safety systems, people and vehicle flow technologies, and security sensors. It serves the fire detection and suppression, People and Vehicle Flow, Security Sensors, and elevator markets. The Environmental & Analysis segment offers optical, optoelectronic, and spectral imaging systems; water, air and gases monitoring technologies; and systems for water analysis and treatment. It serves the optical analysis, water analysis and treatment, 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 2,972
Low: 2,916
High: 3,003

50 Day Range

MA: GBX 2,978.90
Low: 2,748
High: 3,165

52 Week Range

Now: GBX 2,972
Low: 2,158.22
High: 3,189

Volume

535,366 shs

Average Volume

537,741 shs

Market Capitalization

£11.28 billion

P/E Ratio

43.01

Dividend Yield

0.61%

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: Berenberg Bank, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, Peel Hunt, Peel Hunt LLP, Shore Capital, and UBS Group AG.
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What is the current price target for Halma?

4 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Halma in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is GBX 2,556.50, suggesting a possible downside of 14.0%. Berenberg Bank has the highest price target set, predicting HLMA will reach GBX 2,980 in the next twelve months. JPMorgan Chase & Co. has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of GBX 2,100 for Halma in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Halma?

Halma currently has 3 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings 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.