Morgan Stanley reaffirmed their overweight rating on shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LON:LSE) in a report published on Friday. They currently have a GBX 4,380 ($56.65) price target on the stock.

Several other analysts have also recently issued reports on LSE. UBS AG set a GBX 3,350 ($43.33) price objective on London Stock Exchange Group Plc and gave the company a neutral rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 14th. Macquarie restated a neutral rating and set a GBX 3,752 ($48.53) price objective on shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc in a research note on Thursday. Barclays PLC restated an overweight rating and set a GBX 4,140 ($53.54) price objective on shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc in a research note on Friday, August 4th. J P Morgan Chase & Co upped their price objective on London Stock Exchange Group Plc from GBX 3,550 ($45.91) to GBX 3,750 ($48.50) and gave the company a neutral rating in a research note on Friday, August 4th. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd upped their price objective on London Stock Exchange Group Plc from GBX 2,800 ($36.21) to GBX 3,600 ($46.56) and gave the company a hold rating in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. London Stock Exchange Group Plc currently has an average rating of Buy and an average target price of GBX 3,856.71 ($49.88).

London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LON LSE) traded down 0.03% on Friday, reaching GBX 3949.00. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 495,180 shares. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 13.70 billion. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 3,846.49 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 3,468.66. London Stock Exchange Group Plc has a 52 week low of GBX 2,611.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 4,069.00.

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The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, September 19th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 24th will be given a dividend of GBX 14.40 ($0.19) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 0.37%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 24th.

In other news, insider David Warren sold 36,189 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 3,950 ($51.09), for a total transaction of £1,429,465.50 ($1,848,765.52).

About London Stock Exchange Group Plc

London Stock Exchange Group plc is a diversified global financial markets infrastructure business that operates with an Open Access model. The Company is organized into operating units based on its service lines and has six segments: Capital Markets, Post Trade Services-CC&G and Monte Titoli, Post Trade Services-LCH, Information Services, Technology Services and Other.

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