Shares of Land Securities Group plc (LON:LAND) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the twelve analysts that are covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, eight have assigned a hold recommendation and two have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year target price among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,059.67 ($14.37).
A number of brokerages have recently issued reports on LAND. Goldman Sachs Group restated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 1,114 ($15.11) price target on shares of Land Securities Group in a report on Wednesday, September 27th. Jefferies Group restated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 875 ($11.87) price target on shares of Land Securities Group in a report on Wednesday, November 15th. Peel Hunt restated an “add” rating and set a GBX 1,150 ($15.60) price target on shares of Land Securities Group in a report on Tuesday, November 14th. Liberum Capital upgraded shares of Land Securities Group to a “buy” rating and raised their price target for the stock from GBX 1,050 ($14.24) to GBX 1,125 ($15.26) in a report on Monday, January 8th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. upgraded shares of Land Securities Group to an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 1,200 ($16.27) price target for the company in a report on Monday.
In related news, insider Martin F. Greenslade bought 8,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 1st. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 924 ($12.53) per share, for a total transaction of £73,920 ($100,244.10). Also, insider Robert Noel bought 18,365 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 14th. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 933 ($12.65) per share, with a total value of £171,345.45 ($232,364.32).
Land Securities Group (LON:LAND) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, November 14th. The company reported GBX 25.70 ($0.35) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of GBX 26.60 ($0.36) by GBX (0.90) (($0.01)). Land Securities Group had a negative return on equity of 0.61% and a negative net margin of 8.59%. The business had revenue of £366 million during the quarter.
The business also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Friday, January 5th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 30th were issued a GBX 9.85 ($0.13) dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, November 30th. This represents a yield of 1.07%.
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About Land Securities Group
Land Securities Group PLC is a United Kingdom-based holding company. The Company is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company operates through two segments: Retail Portfolio and the London Portfolio. The Company’s Retail Portfolio includes all the shopping centers and shops (excluding central London shops), hotels and leisure assets, and retail warehouse properties.
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