Standard Life Plc (SL) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages
Shares of Standard Life Plc (LON:SL) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the sixteen analysts that are currently covering the firm. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, ten have assigned a hold recommendation and five have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year price target among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 390.15 ($5.08).
SL has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Goldman Sachs Group Inc boosted their price target on Standard Life Plc from GBX 365 ($4.75) to GBX 370 ($4.81) and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 24th. HSBC Holdings plc reiterated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 400 ($5.20) price target on shares of Standard Life Plc in a research note on Thursday, February 2nd. Barclays PLC reiterated an “underweight” rating and set a GBX 330 ($4.29) price target on shares of Standard Life Plc in a research note on Monday, February 6th. Jefferies Group LLC dropped their price target on Standard Life Plc from GBX 399 ($5.19) to GBX 398 ($5.18) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, February 13th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada reiterated an “underperform” rating on shares of Standard Life Plc in a research note on Wednesday, February 15th.
Shares of Standard Life Plc (LON:SL) traded down 0.29% on Tuesday, reaching GBX 383.40. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 4,304,235 shares. The stock’s market cap is GBX 7.58 billion. Standard Life Plc has a 12-month low of GBX 248.20 and a 12-month high of GBX 414.90. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 372.29 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 363.10.
The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, May 23rd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 13th will be given a dividend of GBX 13.35 ($0.17) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 13th. This represents a yield of 3.8%.
Standard Life Plc Company Profile
Standard Life plc is a United Kingdom-based investment company. The Company operates through four segments, which include Standard Life Investments, Pensions and Savings, India and China, and Other. The Standard Life Investments segment provides a range of investment products for individuals and institutional customers through various investment vehicles.
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