News stories about Janus Henderson Group (NYSE:JHG) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Janus Henderson Group earned a daily sentiment score of 1.29 on their scale. InfoTrie also gave news stories about the company an news buzz score of 10 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

NYSE JHG opened at $20.32 on Monday. Janus Henderson Group has a 52 week low of $19.00 and a 52 week high of $33.04. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.07, a quick ratio of 1.94 and a current ratio of 2.74. The firm has a market cap of $3.97 billion, a PE ratio of 7.42, a P/E/G ratio of 1.12 and a beta of 1.27.

Janus Henderson Group (NYSE:JHG) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 2nd. The company reported $0.56 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.59 by ($0.03). Janus Henderson Group had a return on equity of 10.47% and a net margin of 20.23%. The company had revenue of $519.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $524.37 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.71 EPS. The firm’s revenue was down 11.6% on a year-over-year basis. Sell-side analysts expect that Janus Henderson Group will post 2.47 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, May 29th. Stockholders of record on Monday, May 13th were issued a dividend of $0.36 per share. The ex-dividend date was Friday, May 10th. This represents a $1.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 7.09%. Janus Henderson Group’s dividend payout ratio is presently 52.55%.

JHG has been the topic of a number of research reports. Macquarie lowered Janus Henderson Group from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, May 2nd. Bank of America set a $24.00 price objective on Janus Henderson Group and gave the company a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 9th. ValuEngine upgraded Janus Henderson Group from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, March 19th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upgraded Janus Henderson Group from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating and set a $24.41 price objective on the stock in a report on Tuesday, March 12th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Janus Henderson Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $28.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Wednesday, April 10th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and six have assigned a hold rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $28.13.

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Janus Henderson Group Company Profile

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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