St. James's Place plc (STJ) Receives “Add” Rating from Numis Securities Ltd
St. James's Place plc (LON:STJ)‘s stock had its “add” rating reaffirmed by research analysts at Numis Securities Ltd in a report released on Wednesday. They presently have a GBX 1,050 ($13.71) target price on the stock. Numis Securities Ltd’s target price indicates a potential upside of 8.19% from the company’s previous close.
A number of other brokerages also recently commented on STJ. Deutsche Bank AG decreased their target price on St. James's Place plc from GBX 1,025 ($13.38) to GBX 825 ($10.77) and set a “hold” rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, June 29th. Panmure Gordon decreased their target price on St. James's Place plc from GBX 1,146 ($14.96) to GBX 1,078 ($14.07) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Tuesday, July 19th. BNP Paribas started coverage on St. James's Place plc in a report on Friday, September 16th. They set a “neutral” rating and a GBX 1,000 ($13.05) target price for the company. Barclays PLC decreased their target price on St. James's Place plc from GBX 935.50 ($12.21) to GBX 924 ($12.06) and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, July 21st. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 1,015 ($13.25) target price on shares of St. James's Place plc in a report on Tuesday, September 13th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 1,019 ($13.30).
Shares of St. James's Place plc (LON:STJ) opened at 976.50 on Wednesday. The firm’s market cap is GBX 5.09 billion. St. James's Place plc has a 12 month low of GBX 521.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 1,031.00. The stock’s 50 day moving average is GBX 962.32 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 903.38.
The business also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 30th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 1st were given a GBX 12.33 ($0.16) dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, September 1st. This represents a dividend yield of 1.34%.
St. James's Place plc Company Profile
St. James’s Place plc is a United Kingdom-based company, which provides wealth management advice, investment management and related services to businesses and individuals across the United Kingdom. The Company’s segments include Life business, Unit Trust business, Distribution business and Other. The Company’s Life business segment offers pensions, protection and investment products through its life assurance subsidiaries.
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