St. James’s Place plc (LON:STJ) Insider Andrew Croft Sells 367 Shares


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St. James’s Place plc (LON:STJ) insider Andrew Croft sold 367 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, April 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,331 ($17.39), for a total value of £4,884.77 ($6,381.98).

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

  • On Tuesday, May 4th, Andrew Croft purchased 987 shares of St. James’s Place stock. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 911 ($11.90) per share, for a total transaction of £8,991.57 ($11,747.54).
  • On Friday, March 26th, Andrew Croft sold 23,930 shares of St. James’s Place stock. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,263 ($16.50), for a total transaction of £302,235.90 ($394,873.14).

LON:STJ opened at GBX 1,360.50 ($17.78) on Wednesday. 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 company’s fifty day moving average price is GBX 1,305.28 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 1,164.54. St. James’s Place plc has a 1-year low of GBX 772 ($10.09) and a 1-year high of GBX 1,476.50 ($19.29). The firm has a market capitalization of £7.33 billion and a P/E ratio of 27.99.

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

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

About St. James’s Place

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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