Shares of Just Group PLC (LON:JUST) have earned a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the seven ratings firms that are covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and five have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year price target among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 194.80 ($2.69).
A number of analysts have recently issued reports on JUST shares. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 153 ($2.11) price objective on shares of Just Group in a report on Thursday, November 2nd. Numis Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 220 ($3.04) price objective on shares of Just Group in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Barclays reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 184 ($2.54) price objective on shares of Just Group in a report on Thursday, February 1st. Finally, Shore Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Just Group in a report on Wednesday, November 1st.
In other Just Group news, insider Rodney Cook sold 130,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, December 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 166 ($2.29), for a total value of £215,800 ($298,148.66). Also, insider David Richardson purchased 7,950 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, January 3rd. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 113 ($1.56) per share, with a total value of £8,983.50 ($12,411.58).
Just Group (LON:JUST) traded up GBX 2.10 ($0.03) during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting GBX 140.10 ($1.94). 1,447,835 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 4,460,000. Just Group has a 52 week low of GBX 119.55 ($1.65) and a 52 week high of GBX 173 ($2.39). The company has a market cap of $1,320.00 and a P/E ratio of -14,010.00.
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About Just Group
Just Group plc, formerly JRP Group plc, is a financial services company. Its segments are insurance, other segments and corporate activities. The insurance segment writes insurance products for the retirement market, which include guaranteed income for life solutions and defined benefit de-risking solutions, care plans, and drawdown contracts, and invests the premiums received from these contracts in corporate bonds, lifetime mortgage advances, and other financial investments.
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