JRP Group PLC’s (JRP) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Shore Capital
Several other research analysts have also weighed in on the stock. Barclays PLC upgraded shares of JRP Group PLC to an overweight rating and upped their target price for the stock from GBX 119 ($1.55) to GBX 165 ($2.15) in a research report on Friday, September 30th. Panmure Gordon restated a buy rating and set a GBX 207 ($2.70) target price on shares of JRP Group PLC in a research report on Tuesday, July 5th. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated an outperform rating and issued a GBX 200 ($2.61) price target on shares of JRP Group PLC in a research report on Friday, September 23rd. Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a buy rating and issued a GBX 200 ($2.61) price target on shares of JRP Group PLC in a research report on Thursday, September 22nd. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a neutral rating on shares of JRP Group PLC in a research report on Wednesday, August 24th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. JRP Group PLC presently has an average rating of Buy and a consensus target price of GBX 186.40 ($2.43).
JRP Group PLC (LON:JRP) traded up 0.21% during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting GBX 142.30. The stock had a trading volume of 454,414 shares. The stock’s market cap is GBX 1.07 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 109.24 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 123.53. JRP Group PLC has a 12 month low of GBX 84.26 and a 12 month high of GBX 172.50.
The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 28th. Investors of record on Thursday, September 22nd will be given a dividend of GBX 1.10 ($0.01) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 22nd. This represents a yield of 0.96%.
JRP Group PLC Company Profile
JRP Group plc, formerly Just Retirement Group plc, is a United Kingdom-based financial services company. The Company provides retirement income products and services to individuals and corporate clients. Its segments include insurance, other and corporate activities. Its insurance segment writes insurance products for the retirement market, which include guaranteed income for life solutions and defined benefit de-risking solutions, care plans and capped drawdown contracts, and invests the premiums received from these contracts in corporate bonds and lifetime mortgage advances.
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