Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LLOY) Insider Antonio Horta-Osorio Purchases 288 Shares of Stock
Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LON:LLOY) insider Antonio Horta-Osorio purchased 288 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 10th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 52 ($0.64) per share, with a total value of £149.76 ($185.35).
Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LON:LLOY) opened at 53.64 on Wednesday. The company has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 56.70 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 61.09. Lloyds Banking Group PLC has a 52 week low of GBX 47.10 and a 52 week high of GBX 78.02. The stock’s market cap is GBX 31.12 billion.
The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, September 28th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 11th were paid a GBX 0.85 ($0.01) dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, August 11th. This represents a yield of 1.62%.
LLOY has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Deutsche Bank AG restated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 63 ($0.78) price target (down previously from GBX 78 ($0.97)) on shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC in a research note on Sunday, June 26th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. set a GBX 53 ($0.66) price objective on Lloyds Banking Group PLC and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 9th. Societe Generale reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 70 ($0.87) price objective on shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC in a research report on Sunday, July 3rd. Barclays PLC reiterated an “equal weight” rating and set a GBX 65 ($0.80) price objective on shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC in a research report on Thursday, October 6th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. reduced their price objective on Lloyds Banking Group PLC from GBX 53 ($0.66) to GBX 48 ($0.59) and set a “sell” rating for the company in a research report on Monday. Five analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and sixteen have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 69.39 ($0.86).
About Lloyds Banking Group PLC
LLOYDS BANKING GROUP plc provides financial services to individual and business customers in the United Kingdom but also overseas. The Company’s business activities include retail and commercial banking, long-term savings, protection and investment. It operates through its segments, including Retail, Commercial Banking, Consumer Finance and Insurance.
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