Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (LON:JLT) has been given a consensus rating of “Buy” by the nine brokerages that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and five have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month target price among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,118.43 ($14.15).

Several analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Numis Securities Ltd downgraded Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc to a “hold” rating and set a GBX 1,150 ($14.55) price objective on the stock. in a research report on Thursday, April 27th. HSBC Holdings plc restated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,250 ($15.81) price objective on shares of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc in a research report on Tuesday, June 13th. Panmure Gordon restated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,120 ($14.17) price objective on shares of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc in a research report on Monday, April 24th. Stockdale Securities restated a “neutral” rating on shares of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc in a research report on Thursday, April 27th. Finally, Shore Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc in a research report on Thursday, April 27th.

In related news, insider Mike Reynolds sold 4,163 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, March 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,144 ($14.47), for a total value of £47,624.72 ($60,246.33). Also, insider Dominic James Burke sold 76,635 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, May 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,100 ($13.92), for a total value of £842,985 ($1,066,394.69).

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Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (LON:JLT) traded up 2.44% during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching GBX 1219.00. 352,659 shares of the company were exchanged. Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc has a 52-week low of GBX 825.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 1,219.00. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 2.56 billion. The company has a 50 day moving average of GBX 1,156.53 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 1,074.38.

About Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc

Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (JLT) is a provider of insurance, reinsurance and employee benefits related advice, brokerage and associated services. The Company operates through three segments: Risk & Insurance, Employee Benefits, and Head Office & Other operations. The Risk & Insurance segment consists of JLT’s global specialist, wholesale, reinsurance broking, personal lines, and small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) activities.

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