Standard Chartered PLC (LON:STAN) Given Average Rating of “Moderate Buy” by Analysts

Shares of Standard Chartered PLC (LON:STANGet Free Report) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” from the eight brokerages that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month price objective among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 974 ($11.96).

A number of equities analysts have commented on the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted their price objective on Standard Chartered from GBX 980 ($12.03) to GBX 990 ($12.16) and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 7th. Citigroup reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Standard Chartered in a research report on Monday, October 16th. Jefferies Financial Group restated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,100 ($13.51) price objective on shares of Standard Chartered in a research report on Monday, November 6th. Finally, Shore Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Standard Chartered in a research note on Friday, July 28th.

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Standard Chartered Trading Down 1.2 %

LON:STAN opened at GBX 630.20 ($7.74) on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of £16.83 billion, a P/E ratio of 1,189.06, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.84 and a beta of 0.85. Standard Chartered has a 1 year low of GBX 570 ($7.00) and a 1 year high of GBX 799.40 ($9.82). The firm has a 50 day moving average of GBX 704.12 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 690.10.

About Standard Chartered

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

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