Media headlines about Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Jones Lang LaSalle earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.4779639653773 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

Shares of Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) opened at 119.40 on Monday. The firm has a market cap of $5.41 billion, a PE ratio of 18.03 and a beta of 1.81. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $124.86 and a 200 day moving average of $116.82. Jones Lang LaSalle has a 1-year low of $86.62 and a 1-year high of $134.76.

Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. The financial services provider reported $1.82 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.45 by $0.37. The company had revenue of $1.84 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.76 billion. Jones Lang LaSalle had a return on equity of 10.68% and a net margin of 4.29%. The business’s revenue was up 14.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $1.93 earnings per share. Equities research analysts anticipate that Jones Lang LaSalle will post $8.20 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several brokerages have issued reports on JLL. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “hold” rating and set a $132.00 price objective on shares of Jones Lang LaSalle in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Jones Lang LaSalle from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, July 31st. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Jones Lang LaSalle from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Jones Lang LaSalle from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, June 19th. Finally, UBS AG began coverage on shares of Jones Lang LaSalle in a research report on Wednesday, July 26th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $134.00 price objective on the stock. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $133.43.

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In other Jones Lang LaSalle news, Director Sheila A. Penrose sold 1,000 shares of Jones Lang LaSalle stock in a transaction on Friday, July 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $125.80, for a total transaction of $125,800.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 47,417 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $5,965,058.60. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Over the last three months, insiders have sold 3,000 shares of company stock valued at $368,870. Company insiders own 0.72% of the company’s stock.

Jones Lang LaSalle Company Profile

Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated (JLL) is a financial and professional services company specializing in real estate. The Company operates through four business segments: Americas; Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA); Asia Pacific, and LaSalle. It offers integrated services on a local, regional and global basis to owner, occupier, investor and developer clients.

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