Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LON:LLOY) has been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the twenty-seven research firms that are presently covering the stock. Five analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, seven have issued a hold recommendation and fifteen have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year target price among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 65.23 ($0.81).

LLOY has been the subject of a number of research reports. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 63 ($0.78) price target on shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC in a research report on Tuesday, July 19th. BNP Paribas reiterated an “underperform” rating and set a GBX 55 ($0.68) price target on shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC in a research report on Thursday, July 21st. Berenberg Bank upgraded shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC to a “hold” rating and set a GBX 55 ($0.68) price target for the company in a research report on Tuesday, July 26th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 65 ($0.81) price objective on shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC in a research note on Tuesday, July 26th. Finally, Shore Capital reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC in a research note on Thursday, July 28th.

In other news, insider Horta-Osorio,Antonio bought 3,330 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, September 16th. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 57 ($0.71) per share, for a total transaction of £1,898.10 ($2,351.17).

Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LON:LLOY) opened at 59.87 on Wednesday. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 36.41 billion. Lloyds Banking Group PLC has a 1-year low of GBX 47.10 and a 1-year high of GBX 75.56. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 55.30 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 59.31.

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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