Shares of St. James's Place plc (LON:STJ) have been given an average recommendation of “Buy” by the fifteen ratings firms that are covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and nine have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12 month target price among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 1,278.43 ($17.93).
STJ has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 1,288 ($18.06) target price on shares of St. James's Place in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. Credit Suisse Group boosted their target price on St. James's Place from GBX 1,370 ($19.21) to GBX 1,390 ($19.49) and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, January 26th. HSBC boosted their target price on St. James's Place from GBX 1,350 ($18.93) to GBX 1,380 ($19.35) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 23rd. Deutsche Bank reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,310 ($18.37) target price on shares of St. James's Place in a research report on Tuesday. Finally, Numis Securities boosted their target price on St. James's Place from GBX 1,310 ($18.37) to GBX 1,385 ($19.42) and gave the company an “add” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th.
Shares of St. James's Place (LON:STJ) traded down GBX 23 ($0.32) during midday trading on Friday, reaching GBX 1,105 ($15.49). The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,735,057 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,390,000. The stock has a market capitalization of $5,970.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 4,604.17. St. James's Place has a 52 week low of GBX 1,008 ($14.13) and a 52 week high of GBX 1,279.50 ($17.94).
St. James's Place Company Profile
St. James’s Place plc is a United Kingdom-based company, which provides wealth management advice, investment management and related services to businesses and individuals across the United Kingdom. The Company’s segments include Life business, Unit Trust business, Distribution business and Other. The Company’s Life business segment offers pensions, protection and investment products through its life assurance subsidiaries.
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