St. James's Place (LON:STJ)‘s stock had its “overweight” rating reissued by equities researchers at Barclays in a research note issued on Friday, January 26th. They currently have a GBX 1,361 ($18.80) price target on the stock. Barclays’ price target suggests a potential upside of 22.12% from the company’s current price.
A number of other equities research analysts have also weighed in on STJ. Numis Securities lifted their price objective on shares of St. James's Place from GBX 1,370 ($18.93) to GBX 1,430 ($19.76) and gave the company an “add” rating in a report on Thursday, January 25th. Shore Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of St. James's Place in a report on Thursday, January 25th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted their price objective on shares of St. James's Place from GBX 1,288 ($17.79) to GBX 1,313 ($18.14) and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a report on Friday, January 12th. Deutsche Bank lifted their price objective on shares of St. James's Place from GBX 1,260 ($17.41) to GBX 1,310 ($18.10) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, January 4th. Finally, HSBC lifted their price objective on shares of St. James's Place from GBX 1,350 ($18.65) to GBX 1,380 ($19.07) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, November 23rd. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 1,278.43 ($17.66).
St. James's Place (LON STJ) traded up GBX 9.50 ($0.13) during trading on Friday, hitting GBX 1,114.50 ($15.40). 1,039,923 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,460,000. The company has a market cap of $5,890.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 4,643.75. St. James's Place has a 12-month low of GBX 1,008 ($13.93) and a 12-month high of GBX 1,279.50 ($17.68).
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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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