Standard Chartered’s (STAN) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Jefferies Financial Group

Standard Chartered (LON:STANGet Free Report)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by stock analysts at Jefferies Financial Group in a report issued on Thursday, Digital Look reports. They presently have a GBX 1,300 ($16.18) target price on the financial services provider’s stock. Jefferies Financial Group’s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 97.81% from the stock’s previous close.

A number of other research firms have also issued reports on STAN. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted their price objective on Standard Chartered from GBX 850 ($10.58) to GBX 900 ($11.20) and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 11th. Shore Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of Standard Chartered in a research report on Friday, February 23rd. Berenberg Bank boosted their price objective on Standard Chartered from GBX 1,000 ($12.45) to GBX 1,050 ($13.07) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, February 23rd. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods upgraded Standard Chartered to a “market perform” rating and set a GBX 790 ($9.83) price objective for the company in a research report on Monday, February 12th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. Based on data from, the company has an average rating of “Moderate Buy” and an average target price of GBX 955.43 ($11.89).

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Standard Chartered Price Performance

LON:STAN opened at GBX 657.20 ($8.18) on Thursday. Standard Chartered has a 12-month low of GBX 571 ($7.11) and a 12-month high of GBX 766.60 ($9.54). The firm has a market capitalization of £17.22 billion, a P/E ratio of 781.19, a P/E/G ratio of 1.07 and a beta of 0.87. The business has a 50 day simple moving average of GBX 650.82 and a 200 day simple moving average of GBX 652.53.

Insider Transactions at Standard Chartered

In related news, insider Bill Winters sold 40,432 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, March 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 655 ($8.15), for a total transaction of £264,829.60 ($329,677.08). Company insiders own 0.31% of the company’s stock.

Standard Chartered Company Profile

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

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