Published On: Tue, Sep 13th, 2016

Henderson Group Plc (LON:HGG) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages

Henderson Group Plc (LON:HGG) has been assigned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the thirteen brokerages that are covering the firm. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, seven have issued a hold recommendation and four have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price objective among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 254 ($3.38).
Several brokerages have issued reports on HGG. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased their target price on shares of Henderson Group Plc from GBX 225 ($3.00) to GBX 245 ($3.26) and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Tuesday. Jefferies Group lowered shares of Henderson Group Plc to an “underperform” rating and decreased their price target for the company from GBX 240 ($3.20) to GBX 172 ($2.29) in a research report on Thursday, June 30th. Barclays PLC reissued an “equal weight” rating on shares of Henderson Group Plc in a research report on Friday, July 29th. Numis Securities Ltd reissued a “hold” rating and set a GBX 225 ($3.00) price target on shares of Henderson Group Plc in a research report on Thursday, July 28th. Finally, BNP Paribas decreased their price target on shares of Henderson Group Plc from GBX 205 ($2.73) to GBX 200 ($2.66) and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, July 7th.
Shares of Henderson Group Plc (LON:HGG) traded down 0.22% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting GBX 230.20. 3,505,187 shares of the stock were exchanged. The firm’s market cap is GBX 2.51 billion. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 239.71 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 243.63. Henderson Group Plc has a 52-week low of GBX 192.60 and a 52-week high of GBX 314.30.

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The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 16th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 25th will be paid a dividend of GBX 3.20 ($0.04) per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 25th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.44%.
About Henderson Group Plc
Henderson Group plc is an independent global asset manager, specializing in active investment. The Company is a client-focused global business with assets under management. The Company’s segments include UK, Americas, Australia and Other. It manages a range of actively managed investment products for institutional and retail investors, across over five capabilities, which include European equities, global equities, global fixed income, multi-asset and alternatives, including private equity and property.

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