Peel Hunt Reaffirms Buy Rating for St. James’s Place (LON:STJ)

Peel Hunt reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of St. James’s Place (LON:STJ) in a report released on Monday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.

A number of other equities research analysts have also commented on STJ. UBS Group restated a neutral rating on shares of St. James’s Place in a report on Monday, July 29th. Numis Securities restated a buy rating on shares of St. James’s Place in a report on Monday, June 3rd. Deutsche Bank restated a hold rating on shares of St. James’s Place in a report on Tuesday, September 3rd. Shore Capital restated a buy rating on shares of St. James’s Place in a report on Wednesday, July 31st. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada dropped their price objective on shares of St. James’s Place from GBX 980 ($12.81) to GBX 950 ($12.41) and set a sector performer rating on the stock in a report on Monday, August 5th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. St. James’s Place presently has an average rating of Buy and a consensus price target of GBX 1,131.80 ($14.79).

Shares of LON:STJ opened at GBX 979.40 ($12.80) on Monday. St. James’s Place has a 12 month low of GBX 903.20 ($11.80) and a 12 month high of GBX 1,155 ($15.09). The company has a quick ratio of 2.28, a current ratio of 3.37 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 74.22. The company’s fifty day simple moving average is GBX 960.79 and its 200 day simple moving average is GBX 1,045.85. The firm has a market cap of $5.21 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 35.10.

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 27th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 29th will be given a GBX 18.49 ($0.24) dividend. This represents a yield of 1.85%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 29th. St. James’s Place’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 1.72%.

St. James’s Place Company Profile

St. James's Place plc is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm launches and manages equity, fixed income, and balanced mutual funds for its clients. It invests in public equity and fixed income market across the globe. The firm was formerly known as St. James's Place Capital plc. St.

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