Shares of Just Energy Group Inc. (NYSE:JE) saw unusually-high trading volume on Monday . Approximately 165,311 shares were traded during mid-day trading, an increase of 3% from the previous session’s volume of 161,106 shares.The stock last traded at $6.17 and had previously closed at $6.11.

Several equities research analysts have recently commented on JE shares. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “sector perform” rating and set a $8.00 target price (up from $7.00) on shares of Just Energy Group in a research report on Thursday, March 31st. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Just Energy Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 14th. FBR & Co reissued a “buy” rating and set a $8.00 target price on shares of Just Energy Group in a research report on Sunday, May 22nd. Finally, Rodman & Renshaw reissued a “buy” rating and set a $10.00 target price on shares of Just Energy Group in a research report on Monday, May 23rd. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $8.53.

The stock has a market cap of $905.26 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.14. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $6.26 and a 200-day moving average of $6.18.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, June 30th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, June 15th were given a $0.0963 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, June 13th. This is a boost from Just Energy Group’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.09. This represents a $0.39 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.28%.

An institutional investor recently bought a new position in Just Energy Group stock. EAM Investors LLC bought a new stake in Just Energy Group Inc. (NYSE:JE) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund bought 216,932 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,543,000. EAM Investors LLC owned 0.15% of Just Energy Group as of its most recent SEC filing.

Just Energy Group Inc (Just Energy) is a Canada-based energy management solutions provider engaged in electricity, natural gas, solar and green energy. The Company’s segments include Consumer Energy and Commercial Energy. The Company operates in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, offering a range of energy products and home energy management services, including long-term fixed-price, variable-priced, and flat-bill programs, smart thermostats and residential solar panel installations.

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