Shares of Just Group PLC (LON:JUST) have been given an average recommendation of “Buy” by the seven brokerages that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation, three have assigned a buy recommendation and one has assigned a strong buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month price target among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 114.60 ($1.50).
JUST has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Barclays restated an “overweight” rating on shares of Just Group in a research report on Monday, January 21st. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upgraded shares of Just Group to a “neutral” rating and reduced their price objective for the stock from GBX 86 ($1.12) to GBX 78 ($1.02) in a research report on Wednesday, April 3rd. Deutsche Bank reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 100 ($1.31) price target on shares of Just Group in a research report on Monday, January 7th. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated a “top pick” rating on shares of Just Group in a research report on Tuesday, December 18th. Finally, Numis Securities reduced their price target on shares of Just Group from GBX 200 ($2.61) to GBX 160 ($2.09) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, March 18th.
Shares of LON:JUST opened at GBX 70.22 ($0.92) on Friday. The company has a market cap of $726.88 million and a PE ratio of -10.33. The company has a quick ratio of 11.70, a current ratio of 14.49 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 35.03. Just Group has a twelve month low of GBX 57.55 ($0.75) and a twelve month high of GBX 158.50 ($2.07).
In related news, insider David Richardson sold 100,657 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, March 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 69 ($0.90), for a total value of £69,453.33 ($90,753.08).
Just Group Company Profile
Just Group Plc provides various financial services in the retirement income market in the United Kingdom. The company offers de-risking solutions, individually underwritten retirement income products, long term care plans, lifetime mortgages, and protection products. It also provides professional services, including regulated financial advice and guidance services; and a range of business services, such as consultancy and software development, and outsourced customer service delivery and marketing services.
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