Janus Henderson Group PLC (NYSE:JHG) has earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the nine brokerages that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat.com reports. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and four have given a hold rating to the company. The average 12 month price objective among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $31.09.

Several brokerages recently issued reports on JHG. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Janus Henderson Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, November 3rd. Morgan Stanley downgraded shares of Janus Henderson Group from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Friday, November 23rd. Finally, TheStreet downgraded shares of Janus Henderson Group from a “c-” rating to a “d+” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 2nd.

Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Qube Research & Technologies Ltd purchased a new position in shares of Janus Henderson Group in the 2nd quarter worth about $113,000. NumerixS Investment Technologies Inc purchased a new position in Janus Henderson Group in the 2nd quarter worth about $128,000. Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. purchased a new position in Janus Henderson Group in the 2nd quarter worth about $148,000. Ffcm LLC raised its position in Janus Henderson Group by 5,082.3% in the 3rd quarter. Ffcm LLC now owns 9,069 shares of the company’s stock worth $635,000 after buying an additional 8,894 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Raymond James & Associates purchased a new position in Janus Henderson Group in the 2nd quarter worth about $307,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 55.83% of the company’s stock.

Shares of NYSE:JHG traded down $0.03 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $21.36. 56,651 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,069,070. Janus Henderson Group has a fifty-two week low of $19.00 and a fifty-two week high of $41.64. The company has a quick ratio of 2.00, a current ratio of 2.89 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.07. The firm has a market cap of $4.22 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.61, a PEG ratio of 0.91 and a beta of 1.21.

Janus Henderson Group (NYSE:JHG) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 1st. The company reported $0.69 EPS for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.69. The company had revenue of $581.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $586.45 million. Janus Henderson Group had a net margin of 37.59% and a return on equity of 11.67%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 27.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.56 EPS. Research analysts expect that Janus Henderson Group will post 2.82 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Janus Henderson Group Company Profile

Janus Henderson Group plc is an asset management holding entity. Through its subsidiaries, the firm provides services to institutional, retail clients, and high net worth clients. It manages separate client-focused equity and fixed income portfolios. The firm also manages equity, fixed income, and balanced mutual funds for its clients.

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