Shares of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (LON:JLT) have earned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the eight brokerages that are covering the firm. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and five have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 1,064 ($13.29).

A number of research analysts recently commented on the company. Canaccord Genuity reduced their target price on Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc from GBX 1,080 ($13.49) to GBX 1,070 ($13.37) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, November 8th. HSBC reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,100 ($13.74) target price on shares of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc in a research note on Friday. Numis Securities Ltd reissued an “add” rating and issued a GBX 1,150 ($14.37) target price on shares of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc in a research note on Tuesday, November 8th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reduced their target price on Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc from GBX 1,020 ($12.74) to GBX 850 ($10.62) and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, August 9th.

Shares of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (LON:JLT) opened at 957.00 on Monday. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 1,002.85 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 965.23. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 2.11 billion. Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc has a one year low of GBX 769.50 and a one year high of GBX 1,070.00.

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In other news, insider Richard J. Harvey sold 11,569 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, October 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,027 ($12.83), for a total transaction of £118,813.63 ($148,442.82).

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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