Standard Chartered (LON:STAN) Earns Underweight Rating from Barclays

Barclays reaffirmed their underweight rating on shares of Standard Chartered (LON:STAN) in a research report report published on Thursday morning, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.

Other analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Deutsche Bank reiterated a hold rating and set a GBX 415 ($5.11) target price on shares of Standard Chartered in a research report on Tuesday, July 14th. Credit Suisse Group upgraded Standard Chartered to a neutral rating and lifted their target price for the stock from GBX 395 ($4.86) to GBX 480 ($5.91) in a research report on Thursday, July 23rd. Jefferies Financial Group upgraded Standard Chartered to a buy rating and lifted their price objective for the company from GBX 438 ($5.39) to GBX 575 ($7.08) in a report on Monday, June 1st. Canaccord Genuity decreased their price objective on Standard Chartered from GBX 590 ($7.26) to GBX 550 ($6.77) and set a buy rating for the company in a report on Tuesday, June 2nd. Finally, UBS Group restated a neutral rating on shares of Standard Chartered in a report on Monday, July 27th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 549.93 ($6.77).

LON:STAN opened at GBX 385.80 ($4.75) on Thursday. Standard Chartered has a twelve month low of GBX 4.27 ($0.05) and a twelve month high of GBX 740.80 ($9.12). The company has a market cap of $12.18 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.05. The stock has a fifty day simple moving average of GBX 434.03 and a 200-day simple moving average of GBX 489.18.

In other Standard Chartered news, insider Bill Winters sold 16,470 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 391 ($4.81), for a total value of £64,397.70 ($79,248.95). Also, insider Byron Elmer Grote bought 2,447 shares of Standard Chartered stock in a transaction on Friday, May 15th. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 470 ($5.78) per share, with a total value of £11,500.90 ($14,153.21).

About Standard Chartered

Standard Chartered PLC., together with its subsidiaries, provides various banking products and services primarily in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. The company operates through Corporate & Institutional Banking, Retail banking, Commercial Banking, and Private Banking segments. It offers retail products, such as deposits, savings, mortgages, credit cards, and personal loans; wealth management that include investments, portfolio management, insurance and advices, and planning services; and transaction banking services, such as cash management, payments and transactions, securities services, and trade financing products.

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