Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LON:LLOY) insider Antonio Horta-Osorio bought 3,549 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 18th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 53 ($0.65) per share, with a total value of £1,880.97 ($2,292.47).

Antonio Horta-Osorio also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, October 10th, Antonio Horta-Osorio bought 288 shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC stock. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 52 ($0.63) per share, with a total value of £149.76 ($182.52).

Shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LON:LLOY) traded up 1.72% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching GBX 54.87. 159,062,892 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. 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 market cap is GBX 31.83 billion. The company has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 56.09 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 60.59.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LON:LLOY)

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

A number of analysts recently commented on the stock. BNP Paribas restated an “underperform” rating and issued a GBX 55 ($0.67) price objective on shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC in a research report on Friday, July 15th. Royal Bank Of Canada restated an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 75 ($0.91) price objective on shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC in a research report on Monday, June 27th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 65 ($0.79) price objective on shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC in a research report on Monday, August 1st. Deutsche Bank AG restated a “hold” rating on shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC in a research report on Thursday, September 15th. Finally, Morgan Stanley set a GBX 70 ($0.85) price objective on shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, July 29th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and sixteen have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 69.39 ($0.85).

Lloyds Banking Group PLC Company Profile

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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