Henderson Group Plc Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Analysts (LON:HGG)
Henderson Group Plc (LON:HGG) has earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the fifteen brokerages that are currently covering the stock, Analyst Ratings.Net reports. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, nine have given a hold recommendation and two have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year target price among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 235.71 ($3.94).
HGG has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Berenberg Bank raised their price target on shares of Henderson Group Plc from GBX 210 ($3.51) to GBX 230 ($3.84) in a research note on Wednesday, August 13th. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Barclays reiterated an “underweight” rating on shares of Henderson Group Plc in a research note on Monday, August 11th. They now have a GBX 200 ($3.34) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Jefferies Group reiterated an “underperform” rating on shares of Henderson Group Plc in a research note on Friday, August 8th. They now have a GBX 190 ($3.18) price target on the stock.
Henderson Group Plc (LON:HGG) traded down 0.78% on Wednesday, hitting GBX 229.30. 1,307,198 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Henderson Group Plc has a 1-year low of GBX 163.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 275.40. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 242.3 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 243.6. The company’s market cap is £2.477 billion.
The company also recently declared a dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, September 19th. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 27th will be given a dividend of GBX 2.60 ($0.04) per share. This represents a yield of 1.14%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 27th.
Henderson Group plc is a holding company of the investment management group Henderson Global Investors.
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