Syquant Capital Sas Invests $312,000 in Janus Henderson Group plc (NYSE:JHG)


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Syquant Capital Sas purchased a new position in shares of Janus Henderson Group plc (NYSE:JHG) during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund purchased 10,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $312,000.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of JHG. Lederer & Associates Investment Counsel CA acquired a new position in Janus Henderson Group in the 1st quarter valued at $25,000. Freedman Financial Associates Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Janus Henderson Group during the 4th quarter valued at $28,000. CWM LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Janus Henderson Group during the 4th quarter valued at $60,000. Van ECK Associates Corp grew its stake in shares of Janus Henderson Group by 24.3% during the 3rd quarter. Van ECK Associates Corp now owns 4,336 shares of the company’s stock valued at $94,000 after buying an additional 848 shares during the period. Finally, Wetherby Asset Management Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Janus Henderson Group during the 4th quarter valued at $201,000. Institutional investors own 77.17% of the company’s stock.

NYSE:JHG traded down $0.26 during trading hours on Thursday, reaching $33.25. 1,930 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,297,133. The company has a market capitalization of $5.73 billion, a P/E ratio of 75.98, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.25 and a beta of 1.48. Janus Henderson Group plc has a 12 month low of $14.39 and a 12 month high of $35.23. The company has a quick ratio of 2.22, a current ratio of 2.87 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.07. The business’s 50-day simple moving average is $31.67 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $30.35.

Janus Henderson Group (NYSE:JHG) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, February 4th. The company reported $1.04 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.75 by $0.29. The firm had revenue of $657.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $607.43 million. Janus Henderson Group had a net margin of 3.71% and a return on equity of 10.41%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 9.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.65 earnings per share. As a group, sell-side analysts anticipate that Janus Henderson Group plc will post 2.75 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, March 3rd. Investors of record on Wednesday, February 17th were issued a dividend of $0.36 per share. This represents a $1.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.33%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, February 16th. Janus Henderson Group’s payout ratio is 58.30%.

Several analysts have recently issued reports on JHG shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Janus Henderson Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $36.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Monday, April 12th. The Goldman Sachs Group lowered shares of Janus Henderson Group from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating and increased their price objective for the stock from $28.50 to $29.00 in a research note on Tuesday, January 5th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group raised their price target on shares of Janus Henderson Group from $30.00 to $32.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, February 5th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $26.49.

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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