Hill & Smith (HILS) Receives Buy Rating from Peel Hunt

Hill & Smith (LON:HILS)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by Peel Hunt in a report issued on Wednesday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.

HILS has been the topic of a number of other research reports. HSBC lifted their price target on Hill & Smith from GBX 1,400 ($18.29) to GBX 1,450 ($18.95) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, March 7th. Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 1,140 ($14.90) price target on shares of Hill & Smith in a report on Friday, March 15th.

HILS opened at GBX 1,295 ($16.92) on Wednesday. The company has a market cap of $1.02 billion and a PE ratio of 21.84. The company has a current ratio of 2.08, a quick ratio of 1.29 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 57.91. Hill & Smith has a twelve month low of GBX 877.50 ($11.47) and a twelve month high of GBX 1,538 ($20.10).

In related news, insider Derek W. Muir sold 7,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, March 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,238 ($16.18), for a total transaction of £86,660 ($113,236.64). Also, insider Mark Pegler sold 13,323 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, March 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,171 ($15.30), for a total value of £156,012.33 ($203,857.74). In the last ninety days, insiders have sold 24,538 shares of company stock worth $29,594,993.

Hill & Smith Company Profile

Hill & Smith Holdings PLC designs, manufactures, and supplies infrastructure products; and provides galvanizing services. The company operates in three segments: Infrastructure Products – Utilities; Infrastructure Products – Roads; and Galvanizing Services segments. The Infrastructure Products – Utilities segment provides industrial floorings, plastic drainage pipes, security fencing, industrial platforms and flooring, glass reinforced composite railway platforms, flood prevention barriers, plastic drainage pipes, energy grid components, pipe supports, and steel and composite products for a range of infrastructure markets, including energy creation and distribution, rail, water, and house building.

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