Barclays Reiterates Overweight Rating for London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LSE)
London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LON:LSE)‘s stock had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by research analysts at Barclays in a report released on Thursday. They currently have a GBX 2,260 ($38.36) price objective on the stock. Barclays’ price objective indicates a potential upside of 18.45% from the company’s current price.
London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LON:LSE) opened at 1944.00 on Thursday. London Stock Exchange Group Plc has a 52 week low of GBX 1278.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 2053.00. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 1880. and its 200-day moving average is GBX 1855.. The company’s market cap is £5.258 billion.
The company also recently announced a dividend, which is scheduled for Tuesday, August 19th. Investors of record on Wednesday, July 23rd will be paid a dividend of GBX 20.70 ($0.35) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.14%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, July 23rd.
LSE has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at Morgan Stanley reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc in a research note on Monday. They now have a GBX 2,280 ($38.70) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at HSBC reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc in a research note on Friday, June 13th. They now have a GBX 2,020 ($34.29) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Espirito Santo Investment Bank Research reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc in a research note on Tuesday, June 10th. They now have a GBX 1,991 ($33.80) price target on the stock. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 1,998.73 ($33.93).
London Stock Exchange Group PLC operates a range of international equity, bond and derivatives markets.
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