Standard Life Plc (LON:SL) had its price target lifted by stock analysts at Royal Bank of Canada from GBX 290 ($3.58) to GBX 320 ($3.95) in a research note issued on Friday. The firm presently has an “underperform” rating on the stock. Royal Bank of Canada’s price objective would suggest a potential downside of 12.02% from the stock’s current price.

Other equities analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. Deutsche Bank AG downgraded shares of Standard Life Plc to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 13th. Shore Capital restated a “hold” rating on shares of Standard Life Plc in a research note on Monday, March 6th. Barclays PLC restated an “underweight” rating and issued a GBX 330 ($4.08) target price on shares of Standard Life Plc in a research note on Monday, March 6th. Berenberg Bank downgraded shares of Standard Life Plc to a “hold” rating and dropped their target price for the stock from GBX 416 ($5.14) to GBX 400 ($4.94) in a research note on Monday, March 13th. Finally, Macquarie dropped their target price on shares of Standard Life Plc from GBX 450 ($5.56) to GBX 440 ($5.43) and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, February 28th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 391.86 ($4.84).

Analyst Recommendations for Standard Life Plc (LON:SL)

Standard Life Plc (LON:SL) opened at 363.70 on Friday. Standard Life Plc has a 12-month low of GBX 248.20 and a 12-month high of GBX 414.90. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 7.19 billion. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 367.16 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 355.83.

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In other news, insider Melanie Gee bought 20,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 22nd. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 363 ($4.48) per share, with a total value of £72,600 ($89,662.84). Insiders have purchased 20,078 shares of company stock valued at $7,287,682 in the last three months.

Standard Life Plc Company Profile

Standard Life plc is a United Kingdom-based investment company. The Company operates through four segments: Standard Life Investments, UK and Europe, India and China, and Other. The Standard Life Investments segment provides a range of investment products for individuals and institutional customers through various investment vehicles.

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