Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (LON:JLT) insider Richard J. Harvey sold 11,569 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, October 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,027 ($12.52), for a total value of £118,813.63 ($144,806.37).

Shares of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (LON:JLT) traded up 2.16% during trading on Tuesday, reaching GBX 1039.00. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 98,343 shares. Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc has a 52 week low of GBX 769.50 and a 52 week high of GBX 1,056.00. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 1,003.71 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 937.50. The company’s market cap is GBX 2.29 billion.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (LON:JLT)

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

A number of brokerages have recently weighed in on JLT. Canaccord Genuity upped their target price on Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc from GBX 960 ($11.70) to GBX 1,080 ($13.16) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 27th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased their price objective on Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc from GBX 925 ($11.27) to GBX 970 ($11.82) and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, June 30th. HSBC increased their price objective on Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc from GBX 1,020 ($12.43) to GBX 1,050 ($12.80) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 29th. Panmure Gordon restated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,150 ($14.02) price objective on shares of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc in a report on Tuesday, July 26th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada restated an “outperform” rating on shares of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc in a report on Wednesday, July 27th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 1,030 ($12.55).

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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