Liberty Mutual Group Asset Management Inc. lessened its position in Janus Henderson Group PLC (NYSE:JHG) by 22.4% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 35,525 shares of the company’s stock after selling 10,263 shares during the quarter. Liberty Mutual Group Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Janus Henderson Group were worth $1,176,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Several other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in JHG. Anchor Capital Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in Janus Henderson Group by 9.5% during the 4th quarter. Anchor Capital Advisors LLC now owns 15,903 shares of the company’s stock valued at $608,000 after buying an additional 1,380 shares in the last quarter. Profund Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in Janus Henderson Group by 12.1% during the 4th quarter. Profund Advisors LLC now owns 22,088 shares of the company’s stock valued at $845,000 after buying an additional 2,384 shares in the last quarter. Camelot Portfolios LLC lifted its holdings in Janus Henderson Group by 22.2% during the 4th quarter. Camelot Portfolios LLC now owns 13,209 shares of the company’s stock valued at $505,000 after buying an additional 2,400 shares in the last quarter. Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. bought a new stake in Janus Henderson Group during the 4th quarter valued at about $102,000. Finally, Teachers Advisors LLC bought a new stake in Janus Henderson Group during the 4th quarter valued at about $106,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 50.42% of the company’s stock.
NYSE JHG traded down $0.20 during trading on Thursday, reaching $31.57. 803,800 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 932,062. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.07, a quick ratio of 1.73 and a current ratio of 2.66. The company has a market capitalization of $6.44 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.79, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.10 and a beta of 1.52. Janus Henderson Group PLC has a 12-month low of $30.63 and a 12-month high of $41.64.
Janus Henderson Group (NYSE:JHG) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, May 9th. The company reported $0.71 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.66 by $0.05. The business had revenue of $587.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $559.92 million. Janus Henderson Group had a net margin of 36.82% and a return on equity of 11.54%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 152.2% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts expect that Janus Henderson Group PLC will post 2.92 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, June 1st. Stockholders of record on Monday, May 21st were given a $0.36 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, May 18th. This represents a $1.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.56%. This is an increase from Janus Henderson Group’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.32. Janus Henderson Group’s payout ratio is presently 58.06%.
A number of brokerages recently weighed in on JHG. Citigroup upgraded shares of Janus Henderson Group from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, April 20th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Janus Henderson Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, June 1st. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Janus Henderson Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, March 7th. Finally, Bank of America lowered shares of Janus Henderson Group from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating and set a $32.00 price objective for the company. in a report on Monday, April 9th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $37.89.
Janus Henderson Group Profile
Janus Henderson Group plc is an asset management holding entity. Through its subsidiaries, the firm provides services to institutional, retail clients, and high net worth clients. It manages separate client-focused equity and fixed income portfolios. The firm also manages equity, fixed income, and balanced mutual funds for its clients.
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