UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. decreased its position in Janus Henderson Group plc (NYSE:JHG) by 9.4% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 135,126 shares of the company’s stock after selling 14,038 shares during the quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. owned 0.07% of Janus Henderson Group worth $5,170,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Dai Ichi Life Holdings Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Janus Henderson Group in the 3rd quarter worth about $598,165,000. BlackRock Inc. grew its holdings in Janus Henderson Group by 3.4% during the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 11,583,878 shares of the company’s stock worth $443,199,000 after acquiring an additional 378,389 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP bought a new stake in Janus Henderson Group during the 3rd quarter worth about $163,353,000. Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. bought a new stake in Janus Henderson Group during the 3rd quarter worth about $78,811,000. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp bought a new stake in Janus Henderson Group during the 3rd quarter worth about $52,333,000. 48.55% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
Janus Henderson Group plc (JHG) opened at $36.16 on Monday. The company has a current ratio of 2.38, a quick ratio of 1.56 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.08. Janus Henderson Group plc has a 52-week low of $24.02 and a 52-week high of $41.64. The stock has a market cap of $7,246.69, a PE ratio of 10.48, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.06 and a beta of 1.46.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, March 2nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 16th were given a dividend of $0.32 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, February 15th. This represents a $1.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.54%. Janus Henderson Group’s payout ratio is presently 37.10%.
A number of equities research analysts have commented on JHG shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Janus Henderson Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $44.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Friday, January 5th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “hold” rating and set a $41.00 price objective on shares of Janus Henderson Group in a report on Tuesday, January 9th. Citigroup lowered shares of Janus Henderson Group from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $41.00 price objective on the stock. in a report on Thursday, January 25th. Credit Suisse Group decreased their price objective on shares of Janus Henderson Group from $38.00 to $37.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, February 7th. Finally, Gabelli reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Janus Henderson Group in a report on Friday, February 9th. Ten equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $37.75.
Janus Henderson Group Profile
Janus Henderson Group plc is an asset management holding entity. Through its subsidiaries, the firm provides services to institutional, retail clients, and high net worth clients. It manages separate client-focused equity and fixed income portfolios. The firm also manages equity, fixed income, and balanced mutual funds for its clients.
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