BNP Paribas initiated coverage on shares of St. James's Place plc (LON:STJ) in a research report sent to investors on Friday. The firm issued a neutral rating and a GBX 1,000 ($13.05) price target on the stock.

Analyst Recommendations for St. James's Place plc (LON:STJ)

STJ has been the topic of several other research reports. Numis Securities Ltd reiterated an add rating and issued a GBX 1,050 ($13.71) price target on shares of St. James's Place plc in a research note on Friday, September 2nd. Shore Capital reiterated a buy rating on shares of St. James's Place plc in a research note on Friday, June 24th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an overweight rating and issued a GBX 1,015 ($13.25) price target on shares of St. James's Place plc in a research note on Tuesday, September 13th. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a sector performer rating and issued a GBX 970 ($12.66) price target on shares of St. James's Place plc in a research note on Wednesday, September 14th. Finally, Barclays PLC reiterated an overweight rating and issued a GBX 935.50 ($12.21) price target (down previously from GBX 1,034 ($13.50)) on shares of St. James's Place plc in a research note on Wednesday, June 29th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus target price of GBX 1,020.88 ($13.33).

Shares of St. James's Place plc (LON:STJ) opened at 971.00 on Friday. St. James's Place plc has a 12-month low of GBX 521.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 1,031.00. The stock’s 50 day moving average is GBX 957.88 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 898.98. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 5.06 billion.

The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 30th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 1st will be paid a dividend of GBX 12.33 ($0.16) per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 1st. This represents a yield of 1.34%.

About St. James's Place plc

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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