St. James’s Place plc (STJ) Given Average Rating of “Buy” by Analysts

Shares of St. James’s Place plc (LON:STJ) have been assigned an average rating of “Buy” from the twelve brokerages that are covering the company, Marketbeat reports. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year price objective among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 1,347 ($17.93).

A number of equities analysts recently weighed in on the company. Berenberg Bank reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,500 ($19.97) price target on shares of St. James’s Place in a research note on Thursday, March 1st. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 1,347 ($17.93) target price on shares of St. James’s Place in a research note on Wednesday, February 14th. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 1,390 ($18.51) target price on shares of St. James’s Place in a research note on Tuesday, February 20th. Numis Securities lifted their target price on St. James’s Place from GBX 1,495 ($19.90) to GBX 1,550 ($20.64) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 24th. Finally, Barclays reaffirmed an “overweight” rating on shares of St. James’s Place in a research note on Wednesday, April 11th.

St. James’s Place traded up GBX 10.50 ($0.14), reaching GBX 1,240.50 ($16.52), during trading on Thursday, according to Marketbeat. The company had a trading volume of 1,719,593 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,790,000. St. James’s Place has a 12-month low of GBX 1,008 ($13.42) and a 12-month high of GBX 1,279.50 ($17.04).

In other news, insider David Lamb sold 15,000 shares of St. James’s Place stock in a transaction dated Friday, April 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,126 ($14.99), for a total transaction of £168,900 ($224,870.19). Also, insider Iain Cornish purchased 6,500 shares of St. James’s Place stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, March 20th. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 1,136 ($15.12) per share, with a total value of £73,840 ($98,309.15).

St. James’s Place Company Profile

St. James's Place plc is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm launches and manages equity, fixed income, and balanced mutual funds for its clients. It invests in public equity and fixed income market across the globe. The firm was formerly known as St. James's Place Capital plc. St.

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