Halma plc (HLMA) Plans GBX 5.71 Dividend

Halma plc (LON:HLMA) declared a dividend on Tuesday, November 21st, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 28th will be given a dividend of GBX 5.71 ($0.08) per share on Wednesday, February 7th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.44%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 28th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.

Halma (HLMA) traded down GBX 1 ($0.01) during midday trading on Friday, hitting GBX 1,260 ($16.96). The stock had a trading volume of 343,380 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,360,000. The stock has a market cap of $4,780.00 and a PE ratio of 3,405.41. Halma has a fifty-two week low of GBX 879.50 ($11.84) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 1,341 ($18.05).

In related news, insider Jo Harlow purchased 2,000 shares of Halma stock in a transaction on Friday, December 1st. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 1,280 ($17.23) per share, with a total value of £25,600 ($34,454.91). Also, insider Tony Rice purchased 9,274 shares of Halma stock in a transaction on Wednesday, September 27th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 1,073 ($14.44) per share, for a total transaction of £99,510.02 ($133,930.04).

A number of research firms have recently weighed in on HLMA. reiterated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 1,200 ($16.15) price target on shares of Halma in a report on Friday, September 29th. Shore Capital began coverage on Halma in a report on Thursday, August 31st. They set a “hold” rating for the company. Liberum Capital reissued a “sell” rating and set a GBX 910 ($12.25) target price on shares of Halma in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. J P Morgan Chase & Co decreased their target price on Halma from GBX 1,065 ($14.33) to GBX 1,055 ($14.20) and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, September 28th. Finally, Barclays reissued an “equal weight” rating and set a GBX 1,220 ($16.42) target price on shares of Halma in a research note on Monday, December 18th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Halma presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 1,158.50 ($15.59).

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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.

Dividend History for Halma (LON:HLMA)

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