UBS AG set a GBX 3,900 ($50.37) target price on London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LON:LSE) in a research note published on Thursday, August 31st, www.boersen-zeitung.de reports. The firm currently has a neutral rating on the stock.
Several other research analysts have also weighed in on LSE. Barclays PLC reissued an overweight rating and issued a GBX 4,140 ($53.47) price objective on shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc in a research report on Friday, August 4th. J P Morgan Chase & Co lifted their price objective on London Stock Exchange Group Plc from GBX 3,550 ($45.85) to GBX 3,750 ($48.43) and gave the stock a neutral rating in a research report on Friday, August 4th. Numis Securities Ltd lifted their price objective on London Stock Exchange Group Plc from GBX 2,800 ($36.16) to GBX 3,600 ($46.49) and gave the stock a hold rating in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. BNP Paribas reissued an outperform rating and issued a GBX 4,000 ($51.66) price objective on shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc in a research report on Tuesday, July 18th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group lifted their price objective on London Stock Exchange Group Plc from GBX 3,100 ($40.04) to GBX 3,600 ($46.49) and gave the stock an outperform rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 13th. Seven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus target price of GBX 3,856.71 ($49.81).
Shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LON:LSE) traded down 1.06% during trading on Thursday, reaching GBX 3816.00. The company had a trading volume of 921,375 shares. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 3,883.76 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 3,520.65. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 13.24 billion. London Stock Exchange Group Plc has a 12 month low of GBX 2,611.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 4,069.00.
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The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, September 19th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 24th will be issued a GBX 14.40 ($0.19) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 24th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.37%.
In other news, insider David Warren sold 36,189 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 3,950 ($51.01), for a total value of £1,429,465.50 ($1,846,139.09).
London Stock Exchange Group Plc Company Profile
London Stock Exchange Group plc is a diversified global financial markets infrastructure business that operates with an Open Access model. The Company is organized into operating units based on its service lines and has six segments: Capital Markets, Post Trade Services-CC&G and Monte Titoli, Post Trade Services-LCH, Information Services, Technology Services and Other.
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