Shares of Janus Henderson Group PLC (NYSE:JHG) have been assigned an average rating of “Hold” from the ten analysts that are covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation and seven have given a hold recommendation to the company. The average 1 year target price among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $33.91.

Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on JHG shares. ValuEngine lowered Janus Henderson Group from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 2nd. Deutsche Bank lowered Janus Henderson Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and lowered their price objective for the company from $35.00 to $31.00 in a research note on Wednesday, August 1st. Citigroup lowered Janus Henderson Group from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and lowered their price objective for the company from $37.00 to $32.35 in a research note on Thursday, August 2nd. Credit Suisse Group reiterated an “underperform” rating and issued a $29.00 price objective on shares of Janus Henderson Group in a research note on Friday, August 24th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Janus Henderson Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $36.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Thursday, June 21st.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan grew its position in Janus Henderson Group by 2.7% during the 1st quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 56,044 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,854,000 after acquiring an additional 1,490 shares during the last quarter. Anchor Capital Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in Janus Henderson Group by 10.7% during the 1st quarter. Anchor Capital Advisors LLC now owns 17,607 shares of the company’s stock worth $583,000 after buying an additional 1,704 shares in the last quarter. Mason Street Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in Janus Henderson Group by 1.9% during the 1st quarter. Mason Street Advisors LLC now owns 90,595 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,998,000 after buying an additional 1,731 shares in the last quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. lifted its holdings in Janus Henderson Group by 23.5% during the 1st quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 12,019 shares of the company’s stock worth $396,000 after buying an additional 2,287 shares in the last quarter. Finally, American International Group Inc. lifted its holdings in Janus Henderson Group by 0.7% during the 2nd quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 359,666 shares of the company’s stock worth $11,053,000 after buying an additional 2,602 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 53.58% of the company’s stock.

Shares of JHG stock traded down $0.02 during trading hours on Monday, hitting $27.62. The company had a trading volume of 961,473 shares, compared to its average volume of 782,952. Janus Henderson Group has a 12 month low of $26.95 and a 12 month high of $41.64. The firm has a market cap of $5.54 billion, a P/E ratio of 11.14, a P/E/G ratio of 0.96 and a beta of 1.37. The company has a current ratio of 3.05, a quick ratio of 2.02 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.07.

Janus Henderson Group (NYSE:JHG) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 1st. The company reported $0.74 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.75 by ($0.01). Janus Henderson Group had a net margin of 37.79% and a return on equity of 11.43%. The company had revenue of $592.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $610.10 million. sell-side analysts forecast that Janus Henderson Group will post 2.88 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Friday, August 24th. Investors of record on Monday, August 13th were given a dividend of $0.36 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, August 10th. Janus Henderson Group’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 58.06%.

About Janus Henderson Group

Janus Henderson Group plc is an asset management holding entity. Through its subsidiaries, the firm provides services to institutional, retail clients, and high net worth clients. It manages separate client-focused equity and fixed income portfolios. The firm also manages equity, fixed income, and balanced mutual funds for its clients.

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