Janus Henderson Group PLC (NYSE:JHG) – Investment analysts at Jefferies Financial Group reduced their FY2018 EPS estimates for shares of Janus Henderson Group in a note issued to investors on Monday, December 3rd. Jefferies Financial Group analyst D. Fannon now anticipates that the company will earn $2.79 per share for the year, down from their prior estimate of $2.90. Jefferies Financial Group also issued estimates for Janus Henderson Group’s Q4 2018 earnings at $0.65 EPS, Q1 2019 earnings at $0.62 EPS, Q2 2019 earnings at $0.69 EPS, Q3 2019 earnings at $0.67 EPS, Q4 2019 earnings at $0.70 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $2.68 EPS.

Janus Henderson Group (NYSE:JHG) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 1st. The company reported $0.69 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.69. Janus Henderson Group had a return on equity of 11.67% and a net margin of 37.59%. The company had revenue of $581.20 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $586.45 million. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.56 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was up 27.8% on a year-over-year basis.

Several other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on the company. TheStreet downgraded Janus Henderson Group from a “c-” rating to a “d+” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 2nd. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed an “underperform” rating and issued a $29.00 target price on shares of Janus Henderson Group in a research report on Friday, August 24th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Janus Henderson Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 13th. Finally, Morgan Stanley downgraded Janus Henderson Group from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Friday, November 23rd. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and six have given a hold rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $33.56.

Shares of NYSE JHG opened at $21.70 on Wednesday. Janus Henderson Group has a 1-year low of $21.02 and a 1-year 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 stock has a market capitalization of $4.53 billion, a PE ratio of 8.75, a P/E/G ratio of 0.81 and a beta of 1.25.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, November 30th. Investors of record on Monday, November 12th were issued a $0.36 dividend. This represents a $1.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.64%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, November 8th. Janus Henderson Group’s dividend payout ratio is currently 58.06%.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of JHG. Dai ichi Life Holdings Inc. boosted its position in shares of Janus Henderson Group by 18.0% during the 2nd quarter. Dai ichi Life Holdings Inc. now owns 30,668,922 shares of the company’s stock worth $942,456,000 after acquiring an additional 4,687,601 shares in the last quarter. Silchester International Investors LLP raised its holdings in Janus Henderson Group by 36.7% in the third quarter. Silchester International Investors LLP now owns 15,137,783 shares of the company’s stock worth $408,115,000 after purchasing an additional 4,064,271 shares in the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. raised its holdings in Janus Henderson Group by 2.3% in the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 12,465,718 shares of the company’s stock worth $383,070,000 after purchasing an additional 278,223 shares in the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its holdings in Janus Henderson Group by 8.8% in the third quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 3,202,190 shares of the company’s stock worth $86,333,000 after purchasing an additional 258,164 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. raised its holdings in Janus Henderson Group by 95.7% in the third quarter. Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. now owns 2,626,681 shares of the company’s stock worth $70,815,000 after purchasing an additional 1,284,680 shares in the last quarter. 56.19% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

About Janus Henderson Group

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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