London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LON:LSE) has been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the fourteen research firms that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. Seven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and seven have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12 month price target among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 3,952 ($51.96).

Several equities research analysts have weighed in on the company. Morgan Stanley restated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 4,380 ($57.59) target price on shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc in a research note on Friday, September 1st. Deutsche Bank AG assumed coverage on London Stock Exchange Group Plc in a research note on Friday, September 1st. They set a “hold” rating and a GBX 4,000 ($52.59) target price for the company. UBS AG set a GBX 3,900 ($51.28) target price on London Stock Exchange Group Plc and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 31st. Macquarie restated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 3,752 ($49.33) target price on shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc in a research note on Thursday, August 31st. Finally, HSBC Holdings plc restated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 3,600 ($47.33) target price on shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc in a research note on Thursday.

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In other news, insider David Warren sold 36,189 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 3,950 ($51.93), for a total transaction of £1,429,465.50 ($1,879,391.93).

Shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LON LSE) opened at 3939.00 on Thursday. 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 market capitalization is GBX 13.67 billion. The company’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 3,879.49 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 3,624.31.

The business also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, September 19th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 24th were issued a dividend of GBX 14.40 ($0.19) per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, August 24th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.37%.

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.

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