London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LON:LSE) had its price objective lifted by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co from GBX 3,400 ($44.04) to GBX 3,550 ($45.98) in a note issued to investors on Thursday, Marketbeat.com reports. The brokerage presently has a “neutral” rating on the stock. J P Morgan Chase & Co’s target price points to a potential downside of 4.90% from the company’s current price.

LSE has been the subject of several other reports. Barclays PLC restated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 4,060 ($52.59) target price (up from GBX 3,700 ($47.93)) on shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc in a research note on Wednesday, June 14th. Numis Securities Ltd restated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 2,800 ($36.27) target price on shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc in a research note on Tuesday, March 21st. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) restated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 3,672 ($47.56) target price on shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc in a research note on Friday, May 12th. Royal Bank Of Canada upped their target price on London Stock Exchange Group Plc from GBX 3,500 ($45.34) to GBX 3,600 ($46.63) and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 26th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group restated an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 3,100 ($40.16) target price on shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc in a research note on Monday, March 27th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 3,547.33 ($45.95).

Shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LON LSE) traded up 0.32% during trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 3733.00. The stock had a trading volume of 424,968 shares. London Stock Exchange Group Plc has a 12-month low of GBX 2,409.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 3,785.00. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 3,538.62 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 3,199.50. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 13.06 billion.

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In other news, insider Xavier Rolet sold 53,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 3,382 ($43.81), for a total transaction of £1,809,370 ($2,343,743.52).

London Stock Exchange Group Plc Company Profile

London Stock Exchange Group plc is a diversified global financial markets infrastructure business that operates with an Open Access model. The Company is organized into operating units based on its service lines and has six segments: Capital Markets, Post Trade Services-CC&G and Monte Titoli, Post Trade Services-LCH, Information Services, Technology Services and Other.

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