St. James’s Place plc (LON:STJ) had its price objective raised by HSBC Holdings PLC from GBX 1,350 ($17.76) to GBX 1,380 ($18.15) in a report issued on Thursday. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.
Several other research firms have also issued reports on STJ. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) lowered St. James’s Place plc from a buy rating to a neutral rating and reduced their price target for the stock from GBX 1,275 ($16.77) to GBX 1,200 ($15.78) in a research report on Tuesday, September 12th. Deutsche Bank AG raised their price target on St. James’s Place plc from GBX 1,100 ($14.47) to GBX 1,260 ($16.57) and gave the stock a hold rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th. J P Morgan Chase & Co raised their price target on St. James’s Place plc from GBX 1,221 ($16.06) to GBX 1,288 ($16.94) and gave the stock an overweight rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th. Numis Securities Ltd increased their price objective on St. James’s Place plc from GBX 1,310 ($17.23) to GBX 1,385 ($18.22) and gave the stock an add rating in a report on Tuesday, October 24th. Finally, Macquarie reiterated an outperform rating and issued a GBX 1,388 ($18.26) price objective on shares of St. James’s Place plc in a report on Wednesday, August 9th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. St. James’s Place plc has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus price target of GBX 1,251.50 ($16.46).
Shares of St. James’s Place plc (LON STJ) traded up GBX 7 ($0.09) during trading on Thursday, reaching GBX 1,186 ($15.60). The company had a trading volume of 856,108 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,410,000. St. James’s Place plc has a 1-year low of GBX 926 ($12.18) and a 1-year high of GBX 1,245 ($16.38).
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In other St. James’s Place plc news, insider David Lamb sold 38,325 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, October 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,172 ($15.41), for a total value of £449,169 ($590,778.64).
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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