Standard Life Aberdeen PLC (SL) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Analysts
Shares of Standard Life Aberdeen PLC (LON:SL) have earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the eighteen ratings firms that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month target price among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 453.73 ($6.03).
Several analysts have weighed in on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 520 ($6.91) target price on shares of Standard Life Aberdeen PLC in a research note on Monday, September 11th. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Standard Life Aberdeen PLC in a research note on Monday, September 4th. HSBC Holdings plc upgraded shares of Standard Life Aberdeen PLC to a “buy” rating and boosted their target price for the company from GBX 400 ($5.31) to GBX 460 ($6.11) in a research note on Friday, July 14th. Jefferies Group LLC boosted their target price on shares of Standard Life Aberdeen PLC from GBX 398 ($5.29) to GBX 411 ($5.46) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 11th. Finally, Barclays PLC reiterated an “underweight” rating and set a GBX 344 ($4.57) target price on shares of Standard Life Aberdeen PLC in a research note on Wednesday, June 28th.
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Shares of Standard Life Aberdeen PLC (LON SL) traded down 3.75% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching GBX 410.80. 32,124,771 shares of the company were exchanged. Standard Life Aberdeen PLC has a 12 month low of GBX 322.76 and a 12 month high of GBX 447.60. The company’s 50-day moving average is GBX 422.60 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 385.80.
The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, October 18th. Investors of record on Thursday, September 7th were issued a GBX 7 ($0.09) dividend. This represents a yield of 1.61%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, September 7th.
Standard Life Aberdeen PLC Company Profile
Standard Life Aberdeen plc, formerly Standard Life plc, is a United Kingdom-based global investment company. The Company operates through four segments, which include Aberdeen Standard Investments, Pensions and Savings, India and China, and Other. The Aberdeen Standard Investments segment provides a range of investment products for individuals and institutional customers through various investment vehicles.
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