John Laing Group PLC (LON:JLG) announced a dividend on Thursday, August 25th. Investors of record on Thursday, September 29th will be given a dividend of GBX 1.85 ($0.02) per share on Friday, October 28th. This represents a yield of 0.73%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 29th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.
Shares of John Laing Group PLC (LON:JLG) opened at 270.30 on Friday. John Laing Group PLC has a 12-month low of GBX 185.60 and a 12-month high of GBX 276.10. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 991.79 million. The company’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 250.55 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 228.16.
In other John Laing Group PLC news, insider Brousse,Olivier bought 5,815 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, August 26th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 256 ($3.34) per share, for a total transaction of £14,886.40 ($19,431.41).
Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on JLG shares. Barclays PLC reiterated an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 270 ($3.52) price target on shares of John Laing Group PLC in a research note on Friday, August 26th. Berenberg Bank started coverage on John Laing Group PLC in a research note on Thursday, June 23rd. They issued a “buy” rating and a GBX 280 ($3.65) price target for the company. Beaufort Securities reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of John Laing Group PLC in a research note on Friday, July 1st. Finally, HSBC boosted their price target on John Laing Group PLC from GBX 275 ($3.59) to GBX 315 ($4.11) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, August 26th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 295 ($3.85).
About John Laing Group PLC
John Laing Group plc, formerly Henderson Infrastructure Holdco (UK) Limited, is an originator and active investor and manager of greenfield infrastructure projects. The Company operates through segments, including Primary Investment, Secondary Investment and Asset Management. Its Primary Investment segment includes costs and cost recoveries associated with originating, bidding for and winning greenfield infrastructure and renewable energy projects.
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