Janus Henderson Group (JHG) – Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Changes

Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of Janus Henderson Group (NYSE: JHG) in the last few weeks:

  • 4/11/2019 – Janus Henderson Group was downgraded by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating.
  • 4/10/2019 – Janus Henderson Group was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $28.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Janus Henderson Group plc is an investment management company. It provides investment advisors for equities, fixed income, property and private equity sectors. Janus Henderson Group plc, formerly known as Janus Cap Grp, is based in London, United Kingdom. “
  • 4/9/2019 – Janus Henderson Group was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating.
  • 4/9/2019 – Janus Henderson Group was given a new $24.00 price target on by analysts at Bank of America Corp. They now have a “sell” rating on the stock.
  • 3/19/2019 – Janus Henderson Group was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating.
  • 3/13/2019 – Janus Henderson Group was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Janus Henderson Group plc is an investment management company. It provides investment advisors for equities, fixed income, property and private equity sectors. Janus Henderson Group plc, formerly known as Janus Cap Grp, is based in London, United Kingdom. “
  • 3/12/2019 – Janus Henderson Group was upgraded by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating. They now have a $24.41 price target on the stock.

Shares of Janus Henderson Group stock traded up $0.06 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $24.45. 2,249,863 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,089,104. The firm has a market capitalization of $4.75 billion, a PE ratio of 8.92, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.29 and a beta of 1.18. The company has a current ratio of 2.77, a quick ratio of 1.98 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.07. Janus Henderson Group PLC has a 12 month low of $19.00 and a 12 month high of $34.62.

Janus Henderson Group (NYSE:JHG) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, February 5th. The company reported $0.59 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.63 by ($0.04). Janus Henderson Group had a return on equity of 11.05% and a net margin of 22.53%. The business had revenue of $545.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $560.57 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.73 earnings per share. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down 12.3% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, research analysts anticipate that Janus Henderson Group PLC will post 2.55 earnings per share for the current year.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of JHG. Norges Bank acquired a new position in shares of Janus Henderson Group in the 4th quarter worth approximately $41,678,000. Silchester International Investors LLP increased its stake in shares of Janus Henderson Group by 11.2% in the 4th quarter. Silchester International Investors LLP now owns 16,833,086 shares of the company’s stock valued at $348,782,000 after acquiring an additional 1,695,303 shares in the last quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund increased its stake in shares of Janus Henderson Group by 1,972.0% in the 4th quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund now owns 1,481,770 shares of the company’s stock valued at $72,000 after acquiring an additional 1,410,256 shares in the last quarter. American Century Companies Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Janus Henderson Group in the 4th quarter valued at $26,569,000. Finally, Capital World Investors increased its stake in shares of Janus Henderson Group by 58.7% in the 3rd quarter. Capital World Investors now owns 1,904,781 shares of the company’s stock valued at $51,353,000 after acquiring an additional 704,740 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 60.41% of the company’s stock.

Janus Henderson Group plc is an asset management holding entity. Through its subsidiaries, the firm provides services to institutional, retail clients, and high net worth clients. It manages separate client-focused equity and fixed income portfolios. The firm also manages equity, fixed income, and balanced mutual funds for its clients.

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