Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (JLT) Given Average Recommendation of “Buy” by Analysts
Shares of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (LON:JLT) have received an average recommendation of “Buy” from the nine analysts that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and five have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12 month price objective among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,139.86 ($15.37).
A number of research firms have issued reports on JLT. HSBC Holdings plc reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,250 ($16.85) price objective on shares of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc in a research note on Tuesday, June 13th. J P Morgan Chase & Co lifted their price objective on Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc from GBX 1,030 ($13.89) to GBX 1,050 ($14.16) and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. Finally, Shore Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc in a research note on Thursday, July 27th.
In other news, insider Charlie Rozes sold 10,541 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,144 ($15.42), for a total transaction of £120,589.04 ($162,584.66). In the last three months, insiders have bought 35 shares of company stock worth $41,341.
Shares of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (LON JLT) traded up 0.25% on Friday, reaching GBX 1194.00. 51,741 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The company has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 1,178.05 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 1,161.62. The firm’s market cap is GBX 2.52 billion. Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc has a one year low of GBX 938.62 and a one year high of GBX 1,253.00.
The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, October 3rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 24th will be given a dividend of GBX 12.20 ($0.16) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.03%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 24th.
Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc Company Profile
Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (JLT) is a provider of insurance, reinsurance and employee benefits related advice, brokerage and associated services. The Company operates through three segments: Risk & Insurance, Employee Benefits, and Head Office & Other operations. The Risk & Insurance segment consists of JLT’s global specialist, wholesale, reinsurance broking, personal lines, and small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) activities.
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