Insider Buying: Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (JLT) Insider Purchases £144 in Stock

Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (LON:JLT) insider Dominic James Burke purchased 10 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 13th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 1,440 ($18.76) per share, for a total transaction of £144 ($187.57).

Dominic James Burke also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, August 13th, Dominic James Burke bought 10 shares of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group stock. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 1,431 ($18.64) per share, for a total transaction of £143.10 ($186.40).
  • On Thursday, July 12th, Dominic James Burke bought 9 shares of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group stock. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 1,360 ($17.72) per share, for a total transaction of £122.40 ($159.44).

Shares of LON:JLT remained flat at $GBX 1,888 ($24.59) during trading on Friday. 135,534 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 145,303. Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc has a 1 year low of GBX 1,078 ($14.04) and a 1 year high of GBX 1,468 ($19.12).

Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group (LON:JLT) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 26th. The company reported GBX 34.70 ($0.45) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of GBX 34.90 ($0.45) by GBX (0.20) ($0.00). Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group had a net margin of 10.22% and a return on equity of 41.00%.

The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, October 3rd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 23rd were given a dividend of GBX 12.70 ($0.17) per share. This represents a yield of 0.92%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 23rd.

Several research analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Canaccord Genuity cut shares of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group to a “hold” rating and upped their price target for the stock from GBX 1,610 ($20.97) to GBX 1,915 ($24.94) in a report on Tuesday, September 25th. Barclays upped their target price on shares of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group from GBX 1,495 ($19.47) to GBX 1,523 ($19.84) and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Friday, September 7th. Numis Securities upped their target price on shares of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group from GBX 1,150 ($14.98) to GBX 1,470 ($19.15) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 26th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group in a research report on Thursday, July 12th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 1,500.60 ($19.55).

Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group Company Profile

Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc provides insurance, reinsurance, employee benefits related advice, brokerage, and associated service worldwide. The company's Risk and Insurance segment provides advice and consultancy services; brokerage and placement services; specialist insurance products; and other services in the areas, such as captive management, claims management and administration, capital raising, and corporate finance advice.

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