Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LON:LLOY) insider Antonio Horta-Osorio purchased 255 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 11th. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 59 ($0.77) per share, for a total transaction of £150.45 ($195.97).

Antonio Horta-Osorio also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, June 14th, Antonio Horta-Osorio sold 221,307 shares of Lloyds Banking Group stock. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 63 ($0.82), for a total value of £139,423.41 ($181,611.84).

Shares of LLOY stock opened at GBX 58.88 ($0.77) on Friday. Lloyds Banking Group PLC has a twelve month low of GBX 61.81 ($0.81) and a twelve month high of GBX 73.58 ($0.96).

The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, September 26th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 16th will be paid a GBX 1.07 ($0.01) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 16th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.69%.

A number of research analysts recently issued reports on the company. Goldman Sachs Group dropped their price target on Lloyds Banking Group from GBX 56 ($0.73) to GBX 55 ($0.72) and set a “sell” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday. Citigroup restated a “neutral” rating on shares of Lloyds Banking Group in a research note on Wednesday, September 5th. Barclays reiterated an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 90 ($1.17) target price on shares of Lloyds Banking Group in a research note on Thursday, September 6th. Credit Suisse Group reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 85 ($1.11) target price on shares of Lloyds Banking Group in a research note on Tuesday, June 26th. Finally, Societe Generale reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Lloyds Banking Group in a research note on Monday, September 10th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and fourteen have given a buy rating to the stock. Lloyds Banking Group currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 75.43 ($0.98).

Lloyds Banking Group Company Profile

Lloyds Banking Group plc provides banking and financial services under the Lloyds Bank, Halifax, Bank of Scotland, and Scottish Widows brands in the United Kingdom and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Retail, Commercial Banking, and Insurance and Wealth. The Retail segment offers a range of financial service products, including current accounts, savings accounts, mortgages, motor finance, and unsecured consumer lending products to personal and small business customers.

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