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London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LON:LSE) declared a dividend on Thursday, May 15th, Analyst Ratings Network.com reports. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, July 23rd will be given a dividend of GBX 20.70 ($0.35) per share on Tuesday, August 19th. This represents a yield of 1.14%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, July 23rd. The official announcement can be seen at this link.

A number of research firms have recently commented on LSE. Analysts at Credit Suisse reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc in a research note on Thursday. They now have a GBX 2,220 ($37.39) price target on the stock. On the ratings front, analysts at Numis Securities Ltd upgraded shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc to an “add” rating in a research note on Thursday. They now have a GBX 2,010 ($33.86) price target on the stock, up previously from GBX 1,881 ($31.68). Finally, analysts at Societe Generale reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc in a research note on Thursday. They now have a GBX 2,160 ($36.38) price target on the stock. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 1,808.94 ($30.47).

London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LON:LSE) traded up 0.56% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 1811.00. The stock had a trading volume of 879,269 shares. London Stock Exchange Group Plc has a 1-year low of GBX 1278.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 2053.00. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 1866.43 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 1804.. The company’s market cap is £4.890 billion.

London Stock Exchange Group PLC operates a range of international equity, bond and derivatives markets.

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