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St. James's Place plc (LON:STJ) has been given a consensus rating of “Buy” by the fourteen analysts that are presently covering the stock, StockRatingsNetwork reports. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation, ten have given a buy recommendation and one has assigned a strong buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 872.17 ($14.63).

A number of research firms have recently commented on STJ. Analysts at Panmure Gordon reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of St. James's Place plc in a research note on Wednesday, August 6th. They now have a GBX 977 ($16.39) 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, August 5th. Finally, analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of St. James's Place plc in a research note on Tuesday, August 5th. They now have a GBX 924 ($15.50) price target on the stock.

Shares of St. James's Place plc (LON:STJ) opened at 724.00 on Friday. St. James's Place plc has a 1-year low of GBX 584.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 908.50. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 756.9 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 787.8. The company’s market cap is £3.714 billion.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which is scheduled for Wednesday, September 24th. Investors 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.

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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