London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LON:LSE) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the fourteen research firms that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 3,874.50 ($50.04).

LSE has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) set a GBX 3,672 ($47.42) price objective on London Stock Exchange Group Plc and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Saturday, May 20th. UBS AG set a GBX 3,350 ($43.26) target price on shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 30th. Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 2,800 ($36.16) target price on shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc in a research note on Tuesday, May 30th. J P Morgan Chase & Co reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 3,400 ($43.91) target price on shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc in a research note on Wednesday, May 31st. Finally, Commerzbank Ag set a GBX 3,800 ($49.08) target price on shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 31st.

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This piece was published by American Banking News and is the sole property of of American Banking News. If you are accessing this piece on another website, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of international trademark & copyright legislation. The correct version of this piece can be accessed at https://www.americanbankingnews.com/2017/09/17/london-stock-exchange-group-plc-lse-given-consensus-rating-of-buy-by-brokerages.html.

Shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LON:LSE) opened at 3816.00 on Friday. The company’s market cap is GBX 13.24 billion. London Stock Exchange Group Plc has a 12 month low of GBX 2,611.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 4,069.00. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 3,883.76 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 3,520.65.

The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, September 19th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 24th will be issued a GBX 14.40 ($0.19) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 24th. This represents a yield of 0.37%.

In other news, insider David Warren sold 36,189 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 3,950 ($51.01), for a total value of £1,429,465.50 ($1,846,139.09).

About London Stock Exchange Group Plc

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.

Analyst Recommendations for London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LON:LSE)

Receive News & Ratings for London Stock Exchange Group Plc Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for London Stock Exchange Group Plc and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.