London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LSE) Given Average Recommendation of “Buy” by Brokerages
Shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LON:LSE) have been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the thirteen research firms that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat reports. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and seven have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1-year target price among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 3,691.50 ($47.92).
A number of research firms have commented on LSE. Barclays PLC restated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 4,140 ($53.75) price target on shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc in a research note on Friday, August 4th. J P Morgan Chase & Co upped their price target on London Stock Exchange Group Plc from GBX 3,550 ($46.09) to GBX 3,750 ($48.68) and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, August 4th. HSBC Holdings plc restated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 3,600 ($46.74) price target on shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc in a research note on Monday, July 24th. Royal Bank Of Canada set a GBX 4,000 ($51.93) price target on London Stock Exchange Group Plc and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, July 21st. Finally, Credit Suisse Group restated an “outperform” rating on shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc in a research note on Friday, July 21st.
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Shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LON LSE) opened at 3972.00 on Wednesday. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 13.78 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 3,787.54 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 3,426.29. London Stock Exchange Group Plc has a 1-year low of GBX 2,611.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 3,988.00.
The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, September 19th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 24th will be paid a GBX 14.40 ($0.19) dividend. This represents a yield of 0.37%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 24th.
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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