Deutsche Bank reaffirmed their hold rating on shares of St. James’s Place (LON:STJ) in a research note released on Friday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.

STJ has been the topic of a number of other reports. Barclays dropped their price target on St. James’s Place from GBX 1,351 ($17.77) to GBX 1,344 ($17.68) and set an overweight rating on the stock in a report on Monday, February 10th. Peel Hunt reiterated a buy rating on shares of St. James’s Place in a report on Thursday. UBS Group reiterated a neutral rating on shares of St. James’s Place in a report on Friday, February 21st. Goldman Sachs Group lowered St. James’s Place to a sell rating and dropped their price target for the stock from GBX 980 ($12.89) to GBX 900 ($11.84) in a report on Friday, November 29th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group lowered St. James’s Place to an underperform rating and dropped their price target for the stock from GBX 940 ($12.37) to GBX 900 ($11.84) in a report on Monday, January 13th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of GBX 1,168.80 ($15.37).

St. James’s Place stock traded down GBX 29.50 ($0.39) during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching GBX 1,015.50 ($13.36). 3,195,448 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,790,000. The business’s fifty day simple moving average is GBX 1,140.98 and its 200 day simple moving average is GBX 1,058.47. The firm has a market capitalization of $5.43 billion and a PE ratio of 36.40. St. James’s Place has a one year low of GBX 897.80 ($11.81) and a one year high of GBX 1,777.50 ($23.38). The company has a quick ratio of 2.28, a current ratio of 3.37 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 74.22.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, May 22nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 16th will be given a GBX 31.22 ($0.41) dividend. This is an increase from St. James’s Place’s previous dividend of $18.49. This represents a yield of 2.96%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 16th. St. James’s Place’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 1.72%.

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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