Shares of Janus Henderson Group PLC (NYSE:JHG) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the eleven analysts that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, six have assigned a hold recommendation and three have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year target price among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $36.50.
JHG has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Janus Henderson Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $36.00 price objective for the company in a report on Thursday. Citigroup raised shares of Janus Henderson Group from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, April 20th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Janus Henderson Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, March 28th. Finally, Bank of America downgraded shares of Janus Henderson Group from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating and set a $32.00 price objective for the company. in a report on Monday, April 9th.
Shares of Janus Henderson Group traded up $0.39, reaching $32.49, during mid-day trading on Tuesday, according to MarketBeat Ratings. 9,908 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 728,803. Janus Henderson Group has a 52 week low of $30.63 and a 52 week high of $41.64. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.07, a quick ratio of 1.73 and a current ratio of 2.66. The company has a market capitalization of $6.42 billion, a P/E ratio of 12.94, a P/E/G ratio of 1.10 and a beta of 1.52.
Janus Henderson Group (NYSE:JHG) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 9th. The company reported $0.71 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.66 by $0.05. Janus Henderson Group had a net margin of 36.82% and a return on equity of 11.54%. The company had revenue of $587.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $559.92 million. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 152.2% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts forecast that Janus Henderson Group will post 2.92 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, June 1st. Investors of record on Monday, May 21st were given a $0.36 dividend. This represents a $1.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.43%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, May 18th. This is a boost from Janus Henderson Group’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.32. Janus Henderson Group’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 58.06%.
A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan raised its position in Janus Henderson Group by 2.7% in the 1st quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 56,044 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,854,000 after purchasing an additional 1,490 shares during the period. Anchor Capital Advisors LLC raised its position in Janus Henderson Group by 10.7% in the 1st quarter. Anchor Capital Advisors LLC now owns 17,607 shares of the company’s stock worth $583,000 after purchasing an additional 1,704 shares during the period. Mason Street Advisors LLC raised its position in Janus Henderson Group by 1.9% in the 1st quarter. Mason Street Advisors LLC now owns 90,595 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,998,000 after purchasing an additional 1,731 shares during the period. Russell Investments Group Ltd. raised its position in Janus Henderson Group by 23.5% in the 1st quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 12,019 shares of the company’s stock worth $396,000 after purchasing an additional 2,287 shares during the period. Finally, Profund Advisors LLC raised its position in Janus Henderson Group by 12.1% in the 4th quarter. Profund Advisors LLC now owns 22,088 shares of the company’s stock worth $845,000 after purchasing an additional 2,384 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 50.42% of the company’s stock.
Janus Henderson Group Company Profile
Janus Henderson Group plc is an asset management holding entity. Through its subsidiaries, the firm provides services to institutional, retail clients, and high net worth clients. It manages separate client-focused equity and fixed income portfolios. The firm also manages equity, fixed income, and balanced mutual funds for its clients.
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