Just Group PLC (LON:JUST) Receives Average Rating of “Buy” from Brokerages

Shares of Just Group PLC (LON:JUST) have been given an average recommendation of “Buy” by the seven research firms that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat reports. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation, three have issued a buy recommendation and one has given a strong buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month price objective among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 111.20 ($1.45).

Several analysts have issued reports on JUST shares. Shore Capital reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Just Group in a research note on Wednesday, September 4th. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “top pick” rating and issued a GBX 190 ($2.48) target price on shares of Just Group in a research report on Wednesday, August 14th. Barclays reiterated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 68 ($0.89) price target (down previously from GBX 113 ($1.48)) on shares of Just Group in a report on Wednesday, September 4th. Credit Suisse Group lowered their price target on Just Group from GBX 101 ($1.32) to GBX 60 ($0.78) and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, June 25th. Finally, Numis Securities reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 160 ($2.09) price target on shares of Just Group in a research report on Thursday, June 13th.

Just Group stock opened at GBX 51.65 ($0.67) on Wednesday. Just Group has a 52 week low of GBX 35.29 ($0.46) and a 52 week high of GBX 110.30 ($1.44). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 35.03, a quick ratio of 40.51 and a current ratio of 50.14. The firm has a market capitalization of $534.62 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of -7.60. The company has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 44.34 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 62.11.

In related news, insider Paul Bishop bought 36,754 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, June 13th. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 59 ($0.77) per share, for a total transaction of £21,684.86 ($28,335.11).

Just Group Company Profile

Just Group Plc provides various financial services in the retirement income market in the United Kingdom. The company offers de-risking solutions, individually underwritten retirement income products, long term care plans, lifetime mortgages, and protection products. It also provides professional services, including regulated financial advice and guidance services; and a range of business services, such as consultancy and software development, and outsourced customer service delivery and marketing services.

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