Shares of Jones Lang LaSalle Inc. (NYSE:JLL) shot up 2.6% 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.

A number of analysts have recently commented on JLL shares. JMP Securities restated a “buy” rating on shares of Jones Lang LaSalle in a research note on Wednesday, June 8th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Jones Lang LaSalle from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, April 18th. Barclays PLC lowered their target price on Jones Lang LaSalle from $141.00 to $137.00 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, May 16th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods started coverage on Jones Lang LaSalle in a research note on Monday, May 16th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $131.00 target price on the stock. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. upgraded Jones Lang LaSalle from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $141.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Friday, May 20th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $158.00.

The stock has a market capitalization of $4.72 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.27. The company has a 50-day moving average of $108.71 and a 200-day moving average of $116.32.

Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April 27th. The company reported $0.82 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.74 by $0.08. The business earned $1.34 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.21 billion. The company’s revenue was up 11.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.94 earnings per share. Equities research analysts predict that Jones Lang LaSalle Inc. will post $9.69 EPS for the current year.

In other Jones Lang LaSalle news, Director Piazza Samuel A. Jr. Di purchased 2,200 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, June 21st. The stock was bought at an average cost of $112.00 per share, for a total transaction of $246,400.00. Following the acquisition, the director now owns 2,763 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $309,456. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

Other hedge funds recently made changes to their positions in the company. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Jones Lang LaSalle by 1.5% in the fourth quarter. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC now owns 30,391 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,858,000 after buying an additional 436 shares in the last quarter. Gulf International Bank UK Ltd boosted its stake in shares of Jones Lang LaSalle by 5.1% in the fourth quarter. Gulf International Bank UK Ltd now owns 14,300 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,286,000 after buying an additional 690 shares in the last quarter. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS boosted its stake in shares of Jones Lang LaSalle by 0.6% in the fourth quarter. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS now owns 13,059 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,088,000 after buying an additional 79 shares in the last quarter. Liberty Mutual Group Asset Management Inc. boosted its stake 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 valued at $4,635,000 after buying an additional 9,837 shares in the last quarter. Finally, New Amsterdam Partners LLC NY boosted its stake in shares of Jones Lang LaSalle by 8.2% in the fourth quarter. New Amsterdam Partners LLC NY now owns 157,103 shares of the company’s stock valued at $25,114,000 after buying an additional 11,968 shares in 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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