Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) Share Price

Headlines about Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Jones Lang LaSalle earned a news sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.0647605468368 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s analysis:

Shares of Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) opened at $155.17 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $7,010.00, a P/E ratio of 20.80, a P/E/G ratio of 1.53 and a beta of 1.91. Jones Lang LaSalle has a 1 year low of $97.60 and a 1 year high of $155.89. The company has a current ratio of 1.60, a quick ratio of 1.60 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35.

Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 6th. The financial services provider reported $1.96 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.55 by $0.41. The firm had revenue of $1.95 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.83 billion. Jones Lang LaSalle had a return on equity of 12.55% and a net margin of 4.52%. Jones Lang LaSalle’s quarterly revenue was up 14.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $1.42 EPS. analysts expect that Jones Lang LaSalle will post 8.41 earnings per share for the current year.

JLL has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. ValuEngine raised shares of Jones Lang LaSalle from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th. Royal Bank of Canada downgraded shares of Jones Lang LaSalle from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Jones Lang LaSalle from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $142.00 target price for the company in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. Jones Lang LaSalle presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $133.57.

In other Jones Lang LaSalle news, CEO Jeff A. Jacobson sold 6,713 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $147.42, for a total value of $989,630.46. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 4,489 shares in the company, valued at approximately $661,768.38. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, Director Martin H. Nesbitt sold 6,701 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, December 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $149.32, for a total value of $1,000,593.32. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 35 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,226.20. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 0.72% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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Jones Lang LaSalle Company Profile

Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated (JLL) is a financial and professional services company specializing in real estate. The Company operates through four business segments: Americas; Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA); Asia Pacific, and LaSalle. It offers integrated services on a local, regional and global basis to owner, occupier, investor and developer clients.

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