UBS AG set a GBX 85 ($1.12) price target on Lloyds Banking Group plc (LON:LLOY) in a research report report published on Tuesday. The firm currently has a buy rating on the financial services provider’s stock.

A number of other analysts also recently weighed in on LLOY. Morgan Stanley set a GBX 85 ($1.12) target price on Lloyds Banking Group plc and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Monday, July 17th. Investec restated a buy rating and issued a GBX 75 ($0.99) target price on shares of Lloyds Banking Group plc in a research report on Tuesday, July 18th. BNP Paribas restated an underperform rating and issued a GBX 63 ($0.83) target price on shares of Lloyds Banking Group plc in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th. Citigroup Inc. restated a sell rating on shares of Lloyds Banking Group plc in a research report on Friday, July 21st. Finally, Shore Capital restated a buy rating on shares of Lloyds Banking Group plc in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and sixteen have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Lloyds Banking Group plc has a consensus rating of Buy and an average price target of GBX 75.98 ($1.00).

Lloyds Banking Group plc (LLOY) traded down GBX 0.40 ($0.01) during trading hours on Tuesday, reaching GBX 66.25 ($0.87). The company had a trading volume of 124,599,611 shares, compared to its average volume of 136,060,000. Lloyds Banking Group plc has a one year low of GBX 56.93 ($0.75) and a one year high of GBX 73.58 ($0.97).

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In other Lloyds Banking Group plc news, insider George Culmer purchased 101,589 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 18th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 66 ($0.87) per share, with a total value of £67,048.74 ($88,187.22). Also, insider Antonio Horta-Osorio purchased 4,837 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, October 18th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 66 ($0.87) per share, for a total transaction of £3,192.42 ($4,198.90). Over the last three months, insiders bought 107,074 shares of company stock worth $7,066,824.

Lloyds Banking Group plc Company Profile

Lloyds Banking Group plc is a provider of financial services to individual and business customers in the United Kingdom. The Company’s main business activities are retail and commercial banking, general insurance, and long-term savings, protection and investment. The Company’s segments are Retail, Commercial Banking, Consumer Finance, Insurance and Other.

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