Shares of London Stock Exchange Group plc (LON:LSE) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the fourteen analysts that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month price target among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 3,980.75 ($52.36).

LSE has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 4,450 ($58.53) price objective on shares of London Stock Exchange Group plc in a research report on Friday, October 6th. Macquarie reiterated a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 3,752 ($49.35) price objective on shares of London Stock Exchange Group plc in a research report on Thursday, August 31st. HSBC Holdings plc reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 3,600 ($47.35) price objective on shares of London Stock Exchange Group plc in a research report on Monday, July 24th. Royal Bank Of Canada set a GBX 4,200 ($55.24) price objective on London Stock Exchange Group plc and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 18th. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 3,800 ($49.98) price objective on shares of London Stock Exchange Group plc in a research report on Thursday, October 19th.

Shares of London Stock Exchange Group plc (LON:LSE) traded down GBX 37 ($0.49) on Monday, hitting GBX 3,733 ($49.10). The company had a trading volume of 522,373 shares, compared to its average volume of 595,814. London Stock Exchange Group plc has a 1-year low of GBX 2,611 ($34.34) and a 1-year high of GBX 4,069 ($53.52).

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In related news, insider David Thomas Nish acquired 515 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, October 20th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 3,879 ($51.02) per share, for a total transaction of £19,976.85 ($26,274.96). Also, insider Xavier Rolet sold 100,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, October 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 3,800 ($49.98), for a total value of £3,800,000 ($4,998,027.09).

London Stock Exchange Group plc Company Profile

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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