Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (JLT) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” by Brokerages
Shares of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (LON:JLT) have been given a consensus rating of “Buy” by the nine ratings firms that are currently covering the company, Marketbeat reports. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price objective among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,139.86 ($15.15).
JLT has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. J P Morgan Chase & Co upped their price target on Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc from GBX 900 ($11.96) to GBX 1,000 ($13.29) and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 27th.
Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (LON:JLT) traded up 0.24% on Wednesday, hitting GBX 1270.00. 88,929 shares of the stock traded hands. Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc has a 12-month low of GBX 938.62 and a 12-month high of GBX 1,283.00. The company’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 1,205.68 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 1,177.71. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 2.68 billion.
The firm also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, October 3rd. Investors of record on Thursday, August 24th were paid a dividend of GBX 12.20 ($0.16) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 24th. This represents a yield of 1.03%.
In related news, insider Charlie Rozes sold 10,541 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,144 ($15.20), for a total transaction of £120,589.04 ($160,229.92). Over the last three months, insiders have purchased 34 shares of company stock valued at $41,216.
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Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc Company Profile
Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (JLT) is a provider of insurance, reinsurance and employee benefits related advice, brokerage and associated services. The Company operates through three segments: Risk & Insurance, Employee Benefits, and Head Office & Other operations. The Risk & Insurance segment consists of JLT’s global specialist, wholesale, reinsurance broking, personal lines, and small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) activities.
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