Macquarie Group Ltd. purchased a new stake in shares of Janus Henderson Group plc (NYSE:JHG) during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 121,450 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,231,000. Macquarie Group Ltd. owned 0.06% of Janus Henderson Group as of its most recent SEC filing.
Other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Bartlett & Co. LLC bought a new stake in shares of Janus Henderson Group in the third quarter worth about $101,000. First Manhattan Co. bought a new stake in shares of Janus Henderson Group in the third quarter worth about $123,000. Trust Co. of Vermont bought a new stake in shares of Janus Henderson Group in the third quarter worth about $143,000. Fiduciary Trust Co. bought a new stake in shares of Janus Henderson Group in the third quarter worth about $210,000. Finally, Oakbrook Investments LLC bought a new stake in shares of Janus Henderson Group in the third quarter worth about $237,000. 46.78% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
Several brokerages have recently issued reports on JHG. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $37.00 target price on shares of Janus Henderson Group in a report on Friday, November 10th. Citigroup raised Janus Henderson Group from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $39.00 target price on the stock in a report on Thursday, November 9th. ValuEngine raised Janus Henderson Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. Zacks Investment Research cut Janus Henderson Group from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 24th. Finally, Deutsche Bank began coverage on Janus Henderson Group in a report on Tuesday, October 17th. They issued a “hold” rating and a $36.00 target price on the stock. Nine equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. Janus Henderson Group has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $35.93.
Janus Henderson Group (NYSE:JHG) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The company reported $0.56 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.60 by ($0.04). The company had revenue of $454.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $524.44 million. Janus Henderson Group had a return on equity of 10.75% and a net margin of 14.18%. The company’s revenue was up 8.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.52 EPS. analysts expect that Janus Henderson Group plc will post 2.39 EPS for the current year.
The business also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 1st. Investors of record on Monday, November 20th were given a $0.32 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, November 17th. This represents a $3.84 annualized dividend and a yield of 10.37%. Janus Henderson Group’s dividend payout ratio is currently 257.63%.
Janus Henderson Group 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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