St. James’s Place plc (LON:STJ) has been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the eleven brokerages that are covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have given a hold recommendation and five have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month target price among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 916 ($11.66).
Several research firms have commented on STJ. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of St. James’s Place in a report on Wednesday, May 27th. Goldman Sachs Group reaffirmed a “sell” rating on shares of St. James’s Place in a report on Monday, April 27th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut their price target on St. James’s Place from GBX 1,325 ($16.86) to GBX 937 ($11.93) and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a report on Tuesday, April 21st. Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 950 ($12.09) price target (up previously from GBX 930 ($11.84)) on shares of St. James’s Place in a report on Friday, May 1st. Finally, Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of St. James’s Place in a report on Wednesday, May 27th.
Shares of LON STJ traded up GBX 11.80 ($0.15) during trading hours on Monday, hitting GBX 926.60 ($11.79). 997,224 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,790,000. St. James’s Place has a 1-year low of GBX 614 ($7.81) and a 1-year high of GBX 1,777.50 ($22.62). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 63.74, a current ratio of 1.45 and a quick ratio of 1.10. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.05 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 33.69. The company’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 868.56 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 985.56.
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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