Halma plc (LON:HLMA) insider Roy Twite bought 2,000 shares of Halma stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 9th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 1,181 ($16.32) per share, with a total value of £23,620 ($32,633.32).

Halma plc (HLMA) opened at GBX 1,190 ($16.44) on Wednesday. The company has a market cap of $4,520.00 and a P/E ratio of 3,216.22. Halma plc has a 12 month low of GBX 947.50 ($13.09) and a 12 month high of GBX 1,341 ($18.53).

The business also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, February 7th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 28th were given a dividend of GBX 5.71 ($0.08) per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, December 28th. This represents a yield of 0.44%.

Several research firms have recently weighed in on HLMA. Numis Securities reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,350 ($18.65) target price on shares of Halma in a research note on Tuesday, December 5th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 1,055 ($14.58) price objective on shares of Halma in a research note on Wednesday, November 22nd. Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,250 ($17.27) price objective on shares of Halma in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Halma in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Finally, Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “sell” rating and set a GBX 945 ($13.06) price objective on shares of Halma in a research note on Thursday, January 18th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 1,192 ($16.47).

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About Halma

Halma plc is involved in the manufacture of a range of products that protect and improve the quality of life for people. The Company operates through four segments: Process Safety, Infrastructure Safety, Medical, and Environmental & Analysis. The Process Safety includes products, which protect assets and people at work, including specialized interlocks, instruments, and explosion protection and corrosion monitoring products.

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