Jones Lang LaSalle Inc. (NYSE:JLL) shot up 2.6% during trading on Monday . The stock traded as high as $105.79 and last traded at $105.53, with a volume of 190,571 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $102.90.

Several brokerages recently commented on JLL. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Jones Lang LaSalle from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday. JMP Securities restated a “buy” rating on shares of Jones Lang LaSalle in a research report on Wednesday, June 8th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. upgraded shares of Jones Lang LaSalle from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $141.00 price target for the company in a research report on Friday, May 20th. Barclays PLC reduced their price target on shares of Jones Lang LaSalle from $141.00 to $137.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, May 16th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods began coverage on shares of Jones Lang LaSalle in a research report on Monday, May 16th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $131.00 target price for the company. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. Jones Lang LaSalle presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $158.00.

The firm has a market cap of $4.77 billion and a P/E ratio of 11.39. The company has a 50-day moving average of $109.15 and a 200 day moving average of $117.43.

Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April 27th. The company reported $0.82 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.74 by $0.08. The business earned $1.34 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.21 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.94 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 11.0% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts forecast that Jones Lang LaSalle Inc. will post $9.70 earnings per share for the current year.

In other Jones Lang LaSalle news, Director Piazza Samuel A. Jr. Di acquired 2,200 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, June 21st. The shares were acquired at an average price of $112.00 per share, with a total value of $246,400.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 2,763 shares in the company, valued at approximately $309,456. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

A number of institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of JLL. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its position in shares of Jones Lang LaSalle by 0.5% in the fourth quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 3,259,561 shares of the company’s stock worth $521,073,000 after buying an additional 17,333 shares during the last quarter. Swiss National Bank increased its position in shares of Jones Lang LaSalle by 1.5% in the fourth quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 81,300 shares of the company’s stock worth $12,997,000 after buying an additional 1,200 shares during the last quarter. Strategic Global Advisors LLC increased its position in shares of Jones Lang LaSalle by 27.9% in the fourth quarter. Strategic Global Advisors LLC now owns 24,673 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,944,000 after buying an additional 5,381 shares during the last quarter. OppenheimerFunds Inc. increased its position in shares of Jones Lang LaSalle by 22.0% in the fourth quarter. OppenheimerFunds Inc. now owns 102,562 shares of the company’s stock worth $16,396,000 after buying an additional 18,492 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Liberty Mutual Group Asset Management Inc. increased its position in shares of Jones Lang LaSalle by 51.4% in the fourth quarter. Liberty Mutual Group Asset Management Inc. now owns 28,986 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,635,000 after buying an additional 9,837 shares during the last quarter.

Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated (JLL) is a financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate. The Company operates through four business segments. JLL provides real estate services through three business segments: the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Asia Pacific.

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