Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (LON:JLT) has received an average recommendation of “Buy” from the nine analysts that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month price target among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,118.43 ($14.15).
Several research analysts have commented on JLT shares. Canaccord Genuity upped their target price on shares of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc from GBX 1,070 ($13.54) to GBX 1,120 ($14.17) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 1st. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc in a research note on Tuesday, February 28th. HSBC Holdings plc upped their price target on shares of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc from GBX 1,105 ($13.98) to GBX 1,250 ($15.81) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, March 28th. Numis Securities Ltd lowered shares of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc to a “hold” rating and set a GBX 1,150 ($14.55) price target for the company. in a research note on Thursday, April 27th. Finally, Panmure Gordon reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,120 ($14.17) price target on shares of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc in a research note on Monday, April 24th.
Shares of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (LON:JLT) traded up 2.44% during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching GBX 1219.00. 352,659 shares of the company were exchanged. The company’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 1,156.53 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 1,074.38. Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc has a 52-week low of GBX 825.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 1,219.00. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 2.56 billion.
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In other news, insider Dominic James Burke sold 76,635 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, May 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,100 ($13.92), for a total value of £842,985 ($1,066,394.69). Also, insider Mike Reynolds sold 4,163 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, March 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,144 ($14.47), for a total transaction of £47,624.72 ($60,246.33).
About Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc
Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (JLT) is a provider of insurance, reinsurance and employee benefits related advice, brokerage and associated services. The Company operates through three segments: Risk & Insurance, Employee Benefits, and Head Office & Other operations. The Risk & Insurance segment consists of JLT’s global specialist, wholesale, reinsurance broking, personal lines, and small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) activities.
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