Teachers Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of Janus Capital Group Inc (NYSE:JNS) by 3.0% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 271,391 shares of the asset manager’s stock after buying an additional 7,938 shares during the period. Teachers Advisors LLC’s holdings in Janus Capital Group were worth $3,582,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can raised its stake in Janus Capital Group by 3.6% in the first quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can now owns 83,786 shares of the asset manager’s stock valued at $1,105,000 after buying an additional 2,914 shares in the last quarter. Camelot Portfolios LLC acquired a new stake in Janus Capital Group during the first quarter valued at approximately $463,000. North Star Investment Management Corp. raised its stake in Janus Capital Group by 8.2% in the first quarter. North Star Investment Management Corp. now owns 264,246 shares of the asset manager’s stock valued at $3,488,000 after buying an additional 19,980 shares in the last quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund raised its stake in Janus Capital Group by 1.4% in the first quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund now owns 50,838 shares of the asset manager’s stock valued at $671,000 after buying an additional 700 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Paragon Capital Management Ltd acquired a new stake in Janus Capital Group during the first quarter valued at approximately $155,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 90.21% of the company’s stock.

Janus Capital Group Inc (NYSE JNS) opened at 14.17 on Thursday. The company’s 50 day moving average is $13.76 and its 200 day moving average is $13.29. Janus Capital Group Inc has a 1-year low of $11.96 and a 1-year high of $16.62.

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Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Janus Capital Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, April 13th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and seven have assigned a hold rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $14.50.

In other news, SVP Brennan A. Hughes sold 2,100 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $14.34, for a total value of $30,114.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now owns 34,748 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $498,286.32. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Company insiders own 2.08% of the company’s stock.

Janus Capital Group Company Profile

Janus Capital Group Inc provides investment management, administration, distribution and related services to financial advisors, individuals and institutional clients through mutual funds, separate accounts, other pooled investment vehicles, exchange-traded products (ETPs) and subadvised relationships (collectively referred to as investment products) in both domestic and international markets.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Janus Capital Group (NYSE:JNS)

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