Janus Henderson Group (JHG) Earning Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Analysis Shows – Tech Know Bits

Headlines about Janus Henderson Group (NYSE:JHG) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Janus Henderson Group earned a news sentiment score of 1.83 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned news articles about the company an news buzz score of 5 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

A number of research analysts recently commented on the stock. ValuEngine raised shares of Janus Henderson Group from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, January 25th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised shares of Janus Henderson Group from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating and set a $24.41 price target for the company in a report on Tuesday, March 12th. Zacks Investment Research raised Janus Henderson Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 13th. Bank of America set a $24.00 price objective on Janus Henderson Group and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 9th. Finally, TheStreet raised Janus Henderson Group from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a research note on Thursday, April 18th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and six have given a hold rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $28.13.

Janus Henderson Group stock opened at $21.68 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.24 billion, a PE ratio of 7.91, a PEG ratio of 1.19 and a beta of 1.16. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.07, a current ratio of 2.74 and a quick ratio of 1.94. Janus Henderson Group has a 12-month low of $19.00 and a 12-month high of $33.04.

Janus Henderson Group (NYSE:JHG) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 2nd. The company reported $0.56 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.59 by ($0.03). The firm had revenue of $519.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $524.37 million. Janus Henderson Group had a return on equity of 10.47% and a net margin of 20.23%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 11.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.71 EPS. Research analysts forecast that Janus Henderson Group will post 2.47 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, May 29th. Investors of record on Monday, May 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.36 per share. This represents a $1.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.64%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 10th. Janus Henderson Group’s dividend payout ratio is currently 52.55%.

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Janus Henderson Group Company 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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