Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LON:LLOY)‘s stock had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by equities researchers at Citigroup Inc. in a research note issued on Friday.

Other research analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Shore Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC in a research note on Thursday, April 27th. Societe Generale reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 80 ($1.04) price objective on shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC in a research note on Thursday, March 30th. Jefferies Group LLC boosted their price objective on Lloyds Banking Group PLC from GBX 82 ($1.07) to GBX 86 ($1.12) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, April 3rd. Barclays PLC set a GBX 75 ($0.98) price objective on Lloyds Banking Group PLC and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, April 27th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada set a GBX 90 ($1.18) price objective on Lloyds Banking Group PLC and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, April 27th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and sixteen have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 75.26 ($0.98).

Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LON:LLOY) opened at 68.11 on Friday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 67.66 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 67.33. Lloyds Banking Group PLC has a 52-week low of GBX 50.68 and a 52-week high of GBX 73.58. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 53.93 billion.

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In other Lloyds Banking Group PLC news, insider Antonio Horta-Osorio bought 4,784 shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC stock in a transaction on Tuesday, July 18th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 67 ($0.87) per share, for a total transaction of £3,205.28 ($4,185.53). In the last quarter, insiders acquired 55,580 shares of company stock worth $3,975,500.

About Lloyds Banking Group PLC

Lloyds Banking Group plc is a provider of financial services to individual and business customers in the United Kingdom. The Company’s main business activities are retail and commercial banking, general insurance, and long-term savings, protection and investment. The Company’s segments are Retail, Commercial Banking, Consumer Finance, Insurance and Other.

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