St. James's Place plc (LON:STJ)‘s stock had its “add” rating reaffirmed by Numis Securities Ltd in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. They currently have a GBX 1,050 ($13.71) price target on the stock. Numis Securities Ltd’s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 9.03% from the company’s current price.
A number of other equities research analysts have also recently commented on STJ. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,090 ($14.23) price target on shares of St. James's Place plc in a research note on Wednesday, June 15th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 1,019 ($13.30) price objective on shares of St. James's Place plc in a research note on Friday, June 17th. Shore Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of St. James's Place plc in a research note on Friday, June 24th. Deutsche Bank AG reduced their price objective on St. James's Place plc from GBX 1,025 ($13.38) to GBX 825 ($10.77) and set a “hold” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, June 29th. Finally, Barclays PLC restated an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 935.50 ($12.21) price objective (down from GBX 1,034 ($13.50)) on shares of St. James's Place plc in a research note on Wednesday, June 29th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and twelve have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 1,019 ($13.30).
Shares of St. James's Place plc (LON:STJ) traded down 0.62% on Wednesday, hitting GBX 963.00. The company had a trading volume of 1,616,461 shares. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 962.77 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 904.92. St. James's Place plc has a 52 week low of GBX 521.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 1,031.00. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 5.02 billion.
The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 30th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 1st were issued a GBX 12.33 ($0.16) dividend. This represents a yield of 1.34%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, September 1st.