St. James's Place plc (LON:STJ) had its price objective raised by equities research analysts at BNP Paribas from GBX 1,000 ($12.38) to GBX 1,055 ($13.06) in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday. The firm currently has a “neutral” rating on the stock. BNP Paribas’ price target would indicate a potential upside of 11.52% from the company’s current price.
STJ has been the topic of several other research reports. Deutsche Bank AG upped their price objective on St. James's Place plc from GBX 825 ($10.21) to GBX 885 ($10.95) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, July 25th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. upped their target price on St. James's Place plc from GBX 1,040 ($12.87) to GBX 1,060 ($13.12) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 27th. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “sector performer” rating and set a GBX 970 ($12.00) target price on shares of St. James's Place plc in a research note on Wednesday, September 14th. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of St. James's Place plc in a research note on Friday, June 24th. Finally, Barclays PLC reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 935.50 ($11.58) target price (down from GBX 1,034 ($12.80)) on shares of St. James's Place plc in a research note on Wednesday, June 29th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 1,022.44 ($12.65).
Shares of St. James's Place plc (LON:STJ) opened at 934.50 on Tuesday. 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 cap is GBX 4.87 billion. The stock’s 50 day moving average is GBX 961.97 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 905.03.
The firm also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 30th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 1st were issued a dividend of GBX 12.33 ($0.15) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.34%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, September 1st.
St. James's Place plc Company Profile
St. James’s Place plc is a United Kingdom-based company, which provides wealth management advice, investment management and related services to businesses and individuals across the United Kingdom. The Company’s segments include Life business, Unit Trust business, Distribution business and Other. The Company’s Life business segment offers pensions, protection and investment products through its life assurance subsidiaries.
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