Insider Buying: St. James’s Place plc (LON:STJ) Insider Buys 987 Shares of Stock

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St. James’s Place plc (LON:STJ) insider Andrew Croft purchased 987 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 4th. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 911 ($11.90) per share, with a total value of £8,991.57 ($11,747.54).

Andrew Croft also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, April 29th, Andrew Croft sold 367 shares of St. James’s Place stock. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,331 ($17.39), for a total transaction of £4,884.77 ($6,381.98).
  • On Friday, March 26th, Andrew Croft sold 23,930 shares of St. James’s Place stock. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,263 ($16.50), for a total transaction of £302,235.90 ($394,873.14).

Shares of STJ stock traded down GBX 1 ($0.01) during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting GBX 1,360.50 ($17.78). The stock had a trading volume of 1,413,074 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,033,949. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 49.81, a current ratio of 1.56 and a quick ratio of 1.16. The firm has a market capitalization of £7.33 billion and a PE ratio of 28.01. The stock’s 50 day moving average is GBX 1,303.11 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 1,162.46. St. James’s Place plc has a twelve month low of GBX 772 ($10.09) and a twelve month high of GBX 1,476.50 ($19.29).

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, May 21st. Investors of record on Thursday, April 15th will be given a GBX 38.49 ($0.50) dividend. This is an increase from St. James’s Place’s previous dividend of $11.22. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 15th. This represents a yield of 3.13%. St. James’s Place’s dividend payout ratio is 0.41%.

A number of research firms have weighed in on STJ. Shore Capital restated an “under review” rating on shares of St. James’s Place in a research note on Thursday, April 29th. Barclays reissued an “equal weight” rating and set a GBX 1,218 ($15.91) target price on shares of St. James’s Place in a research report on Thursday, January 14th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “sector perform” rating and issued a GBX 975 ($12.74) price target on shares of St. James’s Place in a report on Tuesday, February 16th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. St. James’s Place currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 1,058.57 ($13.83).

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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