St. James's Place plc Given Average Recommendation of “Buy” by Analysts (LON:STJ)
Shares of St. James's Place plc (LON:STJ) have received a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the fourteen brokerages that are currently covering the company, AnalystRatingsNetwork.com reports. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, ten have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month target price among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 872.17 ($14.68).
St. James's Place plc (LON:STJ) opened at 714.50 on Friday. St. James's Place plc has a 52-week low of GBX 584.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 908.50. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 758.6 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 788.6. The company’s market cap is £3.665 billion.
The company also recently announced a dividend, which is scheduled for Wednesday, September 24th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 27th will be paid a dividend of GBX 8.93 ($0.15) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.16%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 27th.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on STJ shares. Analysts at Panmure Gordon reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of St. James's Place plc in a research note on Wednesday. They now have a GBX 977 ($16.44) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Barclays reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of St. James's Place plc in a research note on Tuesday. Finally, analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of St. James's Place plc in a research note on Tuesday. They now have a GBX 924 ($15.55) price target on the stock.
St. James’s Place plc is a financial services holding company, with principal interests in the provision of wealth management advice and services to the clients.
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