Shares of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (LON:JLT) have received a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the eight analysts that are covering the stock. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and five have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12 month price objective among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,056 ($13.07).

JLT has been the topic of several analyst reports. Numis Securities Ltd downgraded Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc to an “add” rating and raised their target price for the company from GBX 1,020 ($12.62) to GBX 1,150 ($14.23) in a report on Tuesday, July 26th. Royal Bank Of Canada restated an “outperform” rating on shares of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc in a report on Wednesday, July 27th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. dropped their price objective on Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc from GBX 1,020 ($12.62) to GBX 850 ($10.52) and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, August 9th. Panmure Gordon restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,150 ($14.23) price objective on shares of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc in a report on Tuesday, July 26th. Finally, HSBC lifted their price objective on Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc from GBX 1,020 ($12.62) to GBX 1,050 ($13.00) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 29th.

Shares of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (LON:JLT) opened at 1021.00 on Friday. The company’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 1,002.19 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 935.68. Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc has a one year low of GBX 769.50 and a one year high of GBX 1,056.00. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 2.25 billion.

The company also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Monday, October 3rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 1st were issued a GBX 11.60 ($0.14) dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, September 1st. This represents a dividend yield of 1.18%.

About Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc

Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (JLT) is a provider of insurance, reinsurance and employee benefits related advice, brokerage and associated services. The Company operates through three segments: Risk & Insurance, Employee Benefits, and Head Office & Other operations. The Risk & Insurance segment consists of JLT’s global specialist, wholesale, reinsurance broking, personal lines, and small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) activities.

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