HLMA:LSE-Halma plc (GBX)

COMMON STOCK | Conglomerates | LSE

Last Closing Price

GBX 2,670.00

Change

+13.00 (+0.49)%

Market Cap

GBX 10.09B

Volume

0.84M

Avg Analyst Target

GBX 2,941.00 (+10.15%)

Avg User Target

GBX
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


Halma plc (HLMA) Stock Analysis:
Based on the Halma plc stock forecasts from 3 analysts, the average analyst target price for Halma plc is GBX 2,941.00 over the next 12 months. Halma plc’s average analyst rating is Under-perform. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Halma plc is Bullish , which is based on 12 positive signals and 5 negative signals. At the last closing, Halma plc’s stock price was GBX 2,670.00. Halma plc’s stock price has changed by -153.00% over the past week, -398.00% over the past month and +5.33% over the last year.

About

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 critica ...Read More

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Largest Industry Peers for Conglomerates

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
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N/A

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N/A

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CGEO:LSE Georgia Capital PLC

-4.00 (-0.59%)

GBX0.32B 5.95 14.82
STOB:LSE Stobart Group Limited

N/A

GBX0.22B N/A N/A
WIL:LSE Wilmington plc

N/A

GBX0.19B 34.33 25.44
ESKN:LSE Esken Limited

+0.30 (+2.26%)

GBX0.14B N/A N/A
RFX:LSE Ramsdens Holdings PLC

+0.50 (+0.30%)

GBX0.05B 17.66 3.39
FIH:LSE FIH group plc

N/A

GBX0.03B 766.67 10.41
RGP:LSE Ross Group Plc

+0.08 (+3.33%)

GBX5.59M 3.57 113.39
PHSC:LSE PHSC plc

N/A

GBX2.42M 37.00 3.37

ETFs Containing HLMA

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Conglomerates)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -16.56% 14% F 3% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -16.56% 14% F 3% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 5.33% 14% F 45% F
Dividend Return 0.01% 50% F 8% F
Total Return 5.33% 14% F 45% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 183.89% 80% B- 94% A
Dividend Return 6.63% 50% F 29% F
Total Return 190.52% 80% B- 93% A
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 26.23% 71% C- 81% B-
Dividend Return 0.97% 20% F 39% F
Total Return 27.20% 71% C- 80% B-
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 13.72% 100% A+ 76% C
Risk Adjusted Return 198.35% 100% A+ 100% A+
Market Capitalization 10.09B 100% A+ 90% A-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Conglomerates)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 38.45 29% F 19% F
Price/Book Ratio 9.32 14% F 7% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 36.34 13% F 11% F
EV/EBITDA 28.78 29% F 18% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 21.81% 86% B 77% C+
Return on Invested Capital 12.54% 86% B 82% B-
Return on Assets 8.92% 75% C 79% C+
Debt to Equity Ratio 27.62% 75% C 49% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 0.35 100% A+ 89% B+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.