Jefferies Group reiterated their hold rating on shares of Land Securities Group (LON:LAND) in a research report released on Thursday. Jefferies Group currently has a GBX 860 ($11.66) price target on the stock.

A number of other research firms have also weighed in on LAND. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a hold rating and set a GBX 950 ($12.88) price objective on shares of Land Securities Group in a research report on Wednesday, January 17th. Beaufort Securities reissued a long term buy rating and issued a GBX 1,150 ($15.60) target price on shares of Land Securities Group in a report on Friday, October 20th. Liberum Capital raised Land Securities Group to a buy rating and lifted their target price for the stock from GBX 1,050 ($14.24) to GBX 1,125 ($15.26) in a report on Monday, January 8th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised Land Securities Group to an overweight rating and set a GBX 1,200 ($16.27) target price for the company in a report on Monday, January 15th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group reissued a neutral rating and issued a GBX 1,114 ($15.11) target price on shares of Land Securities Group in a report on Wednesday, September 27th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. Land Securities Group currently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 1,059.67 ($14.37).

Land Securities Group (LON LAND) traded up GBX 1.27 ($0.02) during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching GBX 991.47 ($13.45). The company had a trading volume of 907,916 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,490,000. Land Securities Group has a one year low of GBX 912 ($12.37) and a one year high of GBX 1,141 ($15.47). The company has a market cap of $7,350.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 4,131.12.

Land Securities Group (LON:LAND) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 14th. The company reported GBX 25.70 ($0.35) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of GBX 26.60 ($0.36) by GBX (0.90) (($0.01)). Land Securities Group had a negative net margin of 8.59% and a negative return on equity of 0.61%. The company had revenue of £366 million for the quarter.

The business also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Friday, January 5th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 30th were given a dividend of GBX 9.85 ($0.13) per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, November 30th. This represents a yield of 1.07%.

In related news, insider Robert Noel bought 18,365 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 14th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 933 ($12.65) per share, for a total transaction of £171,345.45 ($232,364.32). Also, insider Martin F. Greenslade bought 8,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 1st. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 924 ($12.53) per share, for a total transaction of £73,920 ($100,244.10).

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About Land Securities Group

Land Securities Group PLC is a United Kingdom-based holding company. The Company is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company operates through two segments: Retail Portfolio and the London Portfolio. The Company’s Retail Portfolio includes all the shopping centers and shops (excluding central London shops), hotels and leisure assets, and retail warehouse properties.

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