St. James’s Place plc (LON:STJ) Given Average Rating of “Moderate Buy” by Brokerages

St. James’s Place plc (LON:STJGet Rating) has been given a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” by the seven research firms that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month target price among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,519.20 ($18.36).

STJ has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted their target price on St. James’s Place from GBX 1,370 ($16.55) to GBX 1,380 ($16.67) and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 2nd. Berenberg Bank decreased their target price on St. James’s Place from GBX 1,550 ($18.73) to GBX 1,500 ($18.12) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, August 2nd. Barclays decreased their target price on St. James’s Place from GBX 1,757 ($21.23) to GBX 1,616 ($19.53) and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, July 19th. Finally, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft cut their price target on shares of St. James’s Place from GBX 1,600 ($19.33) to GBX 1,420 ($17.16) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Monday, July 11th.

St. James’s Place Trading Up 1.2 %

Shares of LON:STJ opened at GBX 1,143 ($13.81) on Monday. The company has a market cap of £6.22 billion and a P/E ratio of 1,680.88. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 1,164.77 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 1,247.77. St. James’s Place has a 52-week low of GBX 1,044 ($12.61) and a 52-week high of GBX 1,742.50 ($21.05). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 63.87, a quick ratio of 3.85 and a current ratio of 4.65.

St. James’s Place Cuts Dividend

The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 23rd. Investors of record on Thursday, August 25th will be given a GBX 15.59 ($0.19) dividend. This represents a yield of 1.36%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 25th. St. James’s Place’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 76.41%.

St. James’s Place Company Profile

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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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