Man Group Plc (LON:EMG) insider Jonathan Sorrell sold 97,095 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, March 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 175 ($2.42), for a total transaction of £169,916.25 ($234,755.80).

Shares of Man Group Plc (LON EMG) traded down GBX 1.20 ($0.02) on Wednesday, hitting GBX 170 ($2.35). 4,512,076 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 9,870,000. Man Group Plc has a 52-week low of GBX 140.49 ($1.94) and a 52-week high of GBX 219.20 ($3.03).

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The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, May 18th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 26th will be paid a dividend of GBX 4.18 ($0.06) per share. This is a positive change from Man Group’s previous dividend of $3.79. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 26th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.55%.

A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on EMG shares. Morgan Stanley raised their price target on shares of Man Group from GBX 149 ($2.06) to GBX 223 ($3.08) and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a report on Thursday, February 22nd. Liberum Capital reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Man Group in a report on Friday, February 2nd. Goldman Sachs Group raised their price target on shares of Man Group from GBX 182 ($2.51) to GBX 210 ($2.90) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, February 21st. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised their price target on shares of Man Group from GBX 215 ($2.97) to GBX 225 ($3.11) and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Thursday, January 25th. Finally, Numis Securities cut their price target on shares of Man Group from GBX 189 ($2.61) to GBX 165 ($2.28) and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, March 7th. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. Man Group presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 192.54 ($2.66).

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Man Group Company Profile

Man Group plc provides alternative investment management services worldwide. The company offers a range of liquid investment products and solutions, which include quantitative and discretionary, long only and long short, and single and multi-manager. It distributes its products and solutions directly to institutions; and to private investors through a network of intermediaries.

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