Several other brokerages also recently weighed in on STJ. Shore Capital reissued a buy rating on shares of St. James’s Place in a report on Thursday, January 25th. JPMorgan Chase raised their price target on St. James’s Place from GBX 1,288 ($18.08) to GBX 1,313 ($18.43) and gave the stock an overweight rating in a report on Friday, January 12th. Deutsche Bank raised their price target on St. James’s Place from GBX 1,260 ($17.69) to GBX 1,310 ($18.39) and gave the stock a hold rating in a report on Thursday, January 4th. Credit Suisse Group raised their price objective on St. James’s Place from GBX 1,370 ($19.23) to GBX 1,390 ($19.51) and gave the stock an outperform rating in a research note on Friday, January 26th. Finally, Barclays restated an overweight rating and issued a GBX 1,361 ($19.10) price objective on shares of St. James’s Place in a research note on Friday, January 26th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, nine have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of Buy and a consensus price target of GBX 1,327.85 ($18.64).
LON STJ traded down GBX 7.50 ($0.11) during trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 1,052 ($14.77). The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,092,802 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,790,000. St. James’s Place has a fifty-two week low of GBX 1,008 ($14.15) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 1,279.50 ($17.96).
In other news, insider Iain Cornish acquired 6,500 shares of St. James’s Place stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, March 20th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 1,136 ($15.95) per share, for a total transaction of £73,840 ($103,649.64).
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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