J P Morgan Chase & Co reaffirmed their overweight rating on shares of St. James’s Place (LON:STJ) in a research report sent to investors on Thursday, November 16th.
Several other research firms have also recently weighed in on STJ. Macquarie restated an outperform rating and set a GBX 1,388 ($18.68) price target on shares of St. James’s Place in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Goldman Sachs Group lowered St. James’s Place from a buy rating to a neutral rating and lowered their price objective for the company from GBX 1,275 ($17.16) to GBX 1,200 ($16.15) in a research note on Tuesday, September 12th. Deutsche Bank upped their price objective on St. James’s Place from GBX 1,100 ($14.80) to GBX 1,260 ($16.96) and gave the company a hold rating in a research note on Friday, July 28th. Numis Securities upped their price objective on St. James’s Place from GBX 1,310 ($17.63) to GBX 1,385 ($18.64) and gave the company an add rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. Finally, Shore Capital reiterated a buy rating on shares of St. James’s Place in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of Buy and a consensus price target of GBX 1,251.50 ($16.84).
St. James’s Place (STJ) traded down GBX 25 ($0.34) on Thursday, reaching GBX 1,175 ($15.81). The company had a trading volume of 1,756,224 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,470,000. St. James’s Place has a 52-week low of GBX 926 ($12.46) and a 52-week high of GBX 1,245 ($16.76).
In other St. James’s Place news, insider David Lamb sold 38,325 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, October 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,172 ($15.77), for a total transaction of £449,169 ($604,534.32).
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About St. James’s Place
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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