Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LON:LLOY) insider Simon Henry acquired 50,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 19th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 55 ($0.72) per share, with a total value of £27,500 ($35,933.62).

Lloyds Banking Group stock opened at GBX 56.23 ($0.73) on Thursday. Lloyds Banking Group PLC has a 52-week low of GBX 61.81 ($0.81) and a 52-week high of GBX 73.58 ($0.96).

LLOY has been the subject of several recent research reports. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a GBX 85 ($1.11) price objective on Lloyds Banking Group and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 1st. UBS Group decreased their target price on shares of Lloyds Banking Group from GBX 87 ($1.14) to GBX 80 ($1.05) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, August 1st. Deutsche Bank reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 76 ($0.99) target price on shares of Lloyds Banking Group in a research report on Thursday, August 2nd. Goldman Sachs Group set a GBX 56 ($0.73) target price on shares of Lloyds Banking Group and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 8th. Finally, HSBC decreased their target price on shares of Lloyds Banking Group from GBX 72 ($0.94) to GBX 68 ($0.89) and set a “hold” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, August 17th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 76.72 ($1.00).

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About Lloyds Banking Group

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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