Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LON:LLOY) insider Antonio Horta-Osorio bought 288 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 10th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 52 ($0.64) per share, with a total value of £149.76 ($185.35).

Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LON:LLOY) traded up 2.41% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting GBX 53.64. 261,431,367 shares of the stock traded hands. Lloyds Banking Group PLC has a 52-week low of GBX 47.10 and a 52-week high of GBX 78.02. The firm’s 50-day moving average is GBX 56.83 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 61.17. The firm’s market cap is GBX 31.12 billion.

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The business also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, September 28th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 11th were issued a GBX 0.85 ($0.01) dividend. This represents a yield of 1.62%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, August 11th.

A number of analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Societe Generale restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 70 ($0.87) target price on shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC in a research note on Monday, June 27th. Jefferies Group restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 67 ($0.83) target price on shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC in a research note on Tuesday. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. restated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 83 ($1.03) target price on shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC in a research note on Wednesday, June 15th. Barclays PLC cut shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC to a ” equal-weight” rating and set a GBX 65 ($0.80) target price for the company. in a research note on Monday, June 27th. Finally, BNP Paribas restated an “underperform” rating and set a GBX 70 ($0.87) target price on shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC in a research note on Tuesday, June 21st. Five analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and sixteen have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 69.39 ($0.86).

About Lloyds Banking Group PLC

LLOYDS BANKING GROUP plc provides financial services to individual and business customers in the United Kingdom but also overseas. The Company’s business activities include retail and commercial banking, long-term savings, protection and investment. It operates through its segments, including Retail, Commercial Banking, Consumer Finance and Insurance.

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