SCHRODERS/PAR VTG FPD 1 (LON:SDR) had its price objective lowered by Jefferies Financial Group from GBX 3,100 ($40.78) to GBX 2,310 ($30.39) in a report published on Monday, Stock Target Advisor reports. Jefferies Financial Group currently has a hold rating on the stock.

A number of other brokerages also recently weighed in on SDR. Barclays cut their price target on shares of SCHRODERS/PAR VTG FPD 1 from GBX 3,190 ($41.96) to GBX 3,090 ($40.65) and set an equal weight rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, March 5th. Citigroup cut SCHRODERS/PAR VTG FPD 1 to a sell rating in a research note on Friday, January 24th. UBS Group reissued a neutral rating on shares of SCHRODERS/PAR VTG FPD 1 in a research note on Friday, March 13th. Berenberg Bank lowered their target price on SCHRODERS/PAR VTG FPD 1 from GBX 3,510 ($46.17) to GBX 2,620 ($34.46) and set a hold rating for the company in a research note on Monday, March 16th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity increased their target price on SCHRODERS/PAR VTG FPD 1 from GBX 3,165 ($41.63) to GBX 3,270 ($43.01) and gave the stock a hold rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 11th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and twelve have assigned a hold rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of GBX 2,727.78 ($35.88).

Shares of LON:SDR opened at GBX 2,481 ($32.64) on Monday. The company has a market capitalization of $7.07 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.11. The firm’s 50 day simple moving average is GBX 2,906.56 and its 200 day simple moving average is GBX 3,106.94. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 11.05, a current ratio of 5.75 and a quick ratio of 5.38. SCHRODERS/PAR VTG FPD 1 has a fifty-two week low of GBX 1,711 ($22.51) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 3,465 ($45.58).

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, May 7th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 26th will be paid a dividend of GBX 79 ($1.04) per share. This represents a yield of 2.85%. This is a boost from SCHRODERS/PAR VTG FPD 1’s previous dividend of $35.00. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 26th. SCHRODERS/PAR VTG FPD 1’s dividend payout ratio is presently 0.65%.

In other SCHRODERS/PAR VTG FPD 1 news, insider Matthew Westerman purchased 1,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, March 16th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 1,972 ($25.94) per share, with a total value of £19,720 ($25,940.54). Also, insider Richard Keers purchased 8 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, February 10th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 3,414 ($44.91) per share, with a total value of £273.12 ($359.27). Over the last three months, insiders have purchased 2,008 shares of company stock valued at $4,369,312.

About SCHRODERS/PAR VTG FPD 1

Schroders plc is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm also provides advisory and consultancy services. It provides its services to financial institutions, high net worth clients, large corporate, local authority, charitable entities, individuals, pension plans, government funds, insurance companies, and endowments.

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