Standard Chartered (LON:STAN) Lifted to Buy at The Goldman Sachs Group

Standard Chartered (LON:STANGet Free Report) was upgraded by stock analysts at The Goldman Sachs Group to a “buy” rating in a report issued on Monday, Digital Look reports. The brokerage currently has a GBX 868 ($10.66) target price on the financial services provider’s stock, down from their prior target price of GBX 879 ($10.79). The Goldman Sachs Group’s price target indicates a potential upside of 30.62% from the company’s current price.

Several other research firms have also weighed in on STAN. Citigroup restated a “neutral” rating on shares of Standard Chartered in a research note on Monday, October 16th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upped their price target on shares of Standard Chartered from GBX 980 ($12.03) to GBX 990 ($12.16) and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 7th. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Standard Chartered in a research report on Friday, July 28th. Finally, Jefferies Financial Group reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,100 ($13.51) price objective on shares of Standard Chartered in a report on Monday, November 6th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. Based on data from MarketBeat, the stock currently has an average rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 956.33 ($11.74).

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Standard Chartered Price Performance

LON:STAN traded up GBX 4.52 ($0.06) during trading hours on Monday, reaching GBX 664.52 ($8.16). 5,703,493 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 6,481,012. The stock has a market cap of £17.74 billion, a PE ratio of 1,253.81, a PEG ratio of 0.84 and a beta of 0.85. Standard Chartered has a twelve month low of GBX 577.40 ($7.09) and a twelve month high of GBX 799.40 ($9.82). The firm has a 50 day moving average of GBX 703.20 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 691.44.

About Standard Chartered

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Standard Chartered PLC, together with its subsidiaries, provides various banking products and services primarily in Asia, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and the Middle East. The company operates through two segments: Corporate, Commercial and Institutional Banking; and Consumer, Private and Business Banking.

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