Hargreaves Lansdown PLC (HL) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages
Hargreaves Lansdown PLC (LON:HL) has been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the thirteen research firms that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, seven have assigned a hold recommendation and three have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month target price among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 1,386.08 ($18.39).
HL has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Numis Securities Ltd reiterated an “add” rating and set a GBX 1,497 ($19.86) target price on shares of Hargreaves Lansdown PLC in a research note on Tuesday. J P Morgan Chase & Co restated a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 1,470 ($19.50) price target on shares of Hargreaves Lansdown PLC in a research note on Thursday, September 21st. Liberum Capital restated a “sell” rating and issued a GBX 1,107 ($14.68) price target on shares of Hargreaves Lansdown PLC in a research note on Tuesday, June 6th. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Hargreaves Lansdown PLC in a report on Friday, August 4th. Finally, Peel Hunt reaffirmed an “add” rating and issued a GBX 1,495 ($19.83) price objective on shares of Hargreaves Lansdown PLC in a report on Tuesday, August 15th.
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Shares of Hargreaves Lansdown PLC (LON HL) opened at 1479.00 on Wednesday. Hargreaves Lansdown PLC has a one year low of GBX 1,122.00 and a one year high of GBX 1,503.00. The company’s market cap is GBX 7.00 billion. The firm has a 50-day moving average of GBX 1,402.28 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 1,362.47.
The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 20th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 28th will be given a dividend of GBX 20.40 ($0.27) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 28th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.51%.
In related news, insider Christopher Hill sold 6,144 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,343 ($17.81), for a total value of £82,513.92 ($109,449.42).
Hargreaves Lansdown PLC Company Profile
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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