Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (LON:JLT) insider Burke,Dominic James acquired 14 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 13th. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 973 ($12.96) per share, for a total transaction of £136.22 ($181.43).

Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (LON:JLT) opened at 1002.00 on Monday. Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc has a 1-year low of GBX 769.50 and a 1-year high of GBX 1,047.00. The firm’s market cap is GBX 2.20 billion. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 982.64 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 911.92.

The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 3rd. Investors of record on Thursday, September 1st will be given a dividend of GBX 11.60 ($0.15) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.18%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 1st.

A number of research firms have commented on JLT. Canaccord Genuity raised their target price on Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc from GBX 960 ($12.79) to GBX 1,080 ($14.38) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 27th. HSBC raised their target price on Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc from GBX 1,020 ($13.59) to GBX 1,050 ($13.99) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 29th. Numis Securities Ltd downgraded Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc to an “add” rating and raised their target price for the company from GBX 1,020 ($13.59) to GBX 1,150 ($15.32) in a report on Tuesday, July 26th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised their target price on Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc from GBX 970 ($12.92) to GBX 1,020 ($13.59) and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 27th. Finally, Panmure Gordon reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,150 ($15.32) target price on shares of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc in a report on Tuesday, July 26th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 1,030 ($13.72).

About Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc

Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (JLT) is a provider of insurance, reinsurance and employee benefits related advice, brokerage and associated services. The Company operates through three segments: Risk & Insurance, Employee Benefits, and Head Office & Other operations. The Risk & Insurance segment consists of JLT’s global specialist, wholesale, reinsurance broking, personal lines, and small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) activities.

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