London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LON:LSE) has received a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the fourteen analysts that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 3,882.83 ($52.35).

A number of research analysts have recently issued reports on LSE shares. Macquarie restated a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 3,752 ($50.59) price target on shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc in a research report on Thursday, August 31st. HSBC Holdings plc restated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 3,600 ($48.54) price target on shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc in a research report on Monday, July 24th. Morgan Stanley restated an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 4,380 ($59.05) price target on shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Numis Securities Ltd restated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 2,800 ($37.75) price target on shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc in a research report on Tuesday, May 30th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada raised their price target on shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc from GBX 3,600 ($48.54) to GBX 3,800 ($51.23) and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 13th.

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In other news, insider David Warren sold 36,189 shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 3,950 ($53.26), for a total value of £1,429,465.50 ($1,927,282.59).

London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LSE) traded down 0.68% on Friday, reaching GBX 3801.00. 344,433 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. London Stock Exchange Group Plc has a 1-year low of GBX 2,611.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 4,069.00. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 3,885.92 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 3,536.53. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 13.19 billion.

The business also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, September 19th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 24th were paid a dividend of GBX 14.40 ($0.19) per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, August 24th. This represents a yield of 0.37%.

About London Stock Exchange Group Plc

London Stock Exchange Group plc is a diversified global financial markets infrastructure business that operates with an Open Access model. The Company is organized into operating units based on its service lines and has six segments: Capital Markets, Post Trade Services-CC&G and Monte Titoli, Post Trade Services-LCH, Information Services, Technology Services and Other.

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