Hargreaves Lansdown PLC (HL) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts
Shares of Hargreaves Lansdown PLC (LON:HL) have received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the thirteen research firms that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, eight have assigned a hold recommendation and two have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12-month price objective among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,353.75 ($17.57).
HL has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Liberum Capital reissued a “sell” rating and set a GBX 1,107 ($14.37) target price on shares of Hargreaves Lansdown PLC in a research report on Tuesday. J P Morgan Chase & Co reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 1,390 ($18.04) price target on shares of Hargreaves Lansdown PLC in a research report on Friday, May 19th. Numis Securities Ltd reaffirmed an “add” rating and set a GBX 1,486 ($19.29) price target on shares of Hargreaves Lansdown PLC in a research report on Friday, August 4th. Peel Hunt reaffirmed an “add” rating and set a GBX 1,495 ($19.41) price target on shares of Hargreaves Lansdown PLC in a research report on Thursday, May 18th. Finally, Shore Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Hargreaves Lansdown PLC in a research report on Tuesday.
Hargreaves Lansdown PLC (LON HL) traded down 0.81% during trading on Tuesday, hitting GBX 1352.00. 1,203,103 shares of the stock traded hands. Hargreaves Lansdown PLC has a 12 month low of GBX 1,122.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 1,454.00. The company’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 1,325.75 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 1,347.79. The company’s market cap is GBX 6.39 billion.
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In related news, insider Philip Johnson bought 14,872 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 18th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 1,338 ($17.37) per share, for a total transaction of £198,987.36 ($258,324.50).
About Hargreaves Lansdown PLC
Hargreaves Lansdown plc offers a direct to investor investment service. The Company provides execution only, advisory services and third-party investments for individuals and corporates. Its segments are the Vantage division, the Discretionary/Managed division and the Third Party/Other Services division.
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