St. James's Place plc (LON:STJ) Receives “Outperform” Rating from Macquarie

Macquarie restated their outperform rating on shares of St. James's Place plc (LON:STJ) in a research report released on Wednesday, August 9th. Macquarie currently has a GBX 1,388 ($18.02) target price on the stock.

STJ has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Deutsche Bank AG raised their price target on shares of St. James's Place plc from GBX 1,000 ($12.98) to GBX 1,100 ($14.28) and gave the stock a hold rating in a report on Wednesday, April 26th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) raised their price target on shares of St. James's Place plc from GBX 1,205 ($15.64) to GBX 1,240 ($16.10) and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Monday, May 15th. Barclays PLC reaffirmed an overweight rating and issued a GBX 1,169 ($15.18) price target on shares of St. James's Place plc in a report on Thursday, May 4th. Shore Capital reiterated a buy rating on shares of St. James's Place plc in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. Finally, Panmure Gordon restated a buy rating and set a GBX 1,359 ($17.64) price target on shares of St. James's Place plc in a research report on Tuesday, April 25th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company. St. James's Place plc has a consensus rating of Buy and an average price target of GBX 1,226.46 ($15.92).

St. James's Place plc (LON STJ) opened at 1189.00 on Wednesday. St. James's Place plc has a 1-year low of GBX 896.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 1,245.00. The company’s market cap is GBX 6.23 billion. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 1,199.54 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 1,138.49.

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The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 31st will be given a GBX 15.41 ($0.20) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 31st. This represents a yield of 1.26%.

In other news, insider Roger Yates acquired 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, July 31st. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 1,218 ($15.81) per share, with a total value of £121,800 ($158,120.21).

About St. James's Place plc

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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