Media coverage about Janus Henderson Group (NYSE:JHG) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Janus Henderson Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the company an impact score of 47.2662640312583 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Shares of NYSE JHG opened at $27.94 on Wednesday. The company has a market capitalization of $5.66 billion, a PE ratio of 11.27, a PEG ratio of 0.98 and a beta of 1.38. Janus Henderson Group has a 52-week low of $26.95 and a 52-week high of $41.64. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.07, a quick ratio of 2.02 and a current ratio of 3.05.

Janus Henderson Group (NYSE:JHG) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 1st. The company reported $0.74 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.75 by ($0.01). The firm had revenue of $592.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $610.10 million. Janus Henderson Group had a return on equity of 11.43% and a net margin of 37.79%. equities research analysts expect that Janus Henderson Group will post 2.88 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Friday, August 24th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 13th were given a $0.36 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Friday, August 10th. Janus Henderson Group’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 58.06%.

Several equities research analysts recently commented on the stock. Deutsche Bank downgraded shares of Janus Henderson Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and cut their target price for the stock from $35.00 to $31.00 in a research report on Wednesday, August 1st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Janus Henderson Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $36.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Thursday, June 21st. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Janus Henderson Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, June 1st. Citigroup downgraded shares of Janus Henderson Group from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and dropped their price target for the stock from $37.00 to $32.35 in a research report on Thursday, August 2nd. Finally, Credit Suisse Group restated an “underperform” rating and issued a $29.00 price target on shares of Janus Henderson Group in a research report on Friday, August 24th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and seven have issued a hold rating to the company. Janus Henderson Group has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $34.17.

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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