London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LON:LSE) has earned an average rating of “Buy” from the fourteen ratings firms that are currently covering the firm. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and seven have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month target price among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 2,762.92 ($34.19).

A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on LSE shares. Macquarie reissued a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 2,460 ($30.45) price objective on shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc in a report on Thursday, July 21st. BNP Paribas reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 2,700 ($33.42) price target on shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc in a report on Monday, June 27th. Numis Securities Ltd reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 2,700 ($33.42) price target on shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc in a report on Thursday, August 4th. Credit Suisse Group AG reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 2,900 ($35.89) price target on shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc in a report on Tuesday, July 12th. Finally, Barclays PLC reaffirmed a “suspended” rating and issued a GBX 2,840 ($35.15) price target on shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc in a report on Thursday, June 30th.

In related news, insider Jerusalmi,Raffaele sold 23,717 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 2,768 ($34.26), for a total transaction of £656,486.56 ($812,483.37).

London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LON:LSE) opened at 2827.00 on Tuesday. London Stock Exchange Group Plc has a 12 month low of GBX 2,083.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 2,960.00. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 2,788.06 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 2,712.15. The stock’s market cap is GBX 9.84 billion.

The business also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, September 20th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 25th were given a dividend of GBX 12 ($0.15) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 25th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.43%.

London Stock Exchange Group Plc Company Profile

London Stock Exchange Group plc is engaged in infrastructure and capital markets businesses. The Company’s segments include Capital Markets, Post Trade Services CC&G and Monte Titol, Post Trade Services LCH Clearnet, Information Services, Technology Services and Other. Its business activities include Capital Formation, Risk and Balance Sheet Management and Intellectual Property.

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