Swiss National Bank increased its position in shares of Janus Henderson Group PLC (NYSE:JHG) by 2.2% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 331,405 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 7,100 shares during the period. Swiss National Bank owned approximately 0.17% of Janus Henderson Group worth $10,966,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Teachers Advisors LLC purchased a new position in Janus Henderson Group during the fourth quarter worth about $106,000. Dai ichi Life Holdings Inc. raised its holdings in Janus Henderson Group by 16.6% during the fourth quarter. Dai ichi Life Holdings Inc. now owns 20,010,527 shares of the company’s stock worth $765,603,000 after purchasing an additional 2,841,605 shares in the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. raised its holdings in Janus Henderson Group by 3.4% during the fourth quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 11,583,878 shares of the company’s stock worth $443,199,000 after purchasing an additional 378,389 shares in the last quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. raised its holdings in Janus Henderson Group by 16.5% during the fourth quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 141,514 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,414,000 after purchasing an additional 20,064 shares in the last quarter. Finally, FNY Partners Fund LP raised its holdings in Janus Henderson Group by 13.1% during the fourth quarter. FNY Partners Fund LP now owns 938,144 shares of the company’s stock worth $35,893,000 after purchasing an additional 108,306 shares in the last quarter. 50.42% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
A number of research analysts have issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Janus Henderson Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, April 21st. ValuEngine cut shares of Janus Henderson Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, June 1st. Citigroup raised shares of Janus Henderson Group from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, April 20th. Finally, Bank of America cut shares of Janus Henderson Group from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating and set a $32.00 target price for the company. in a report on Monday, April 9th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Janus Henderson Group has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $37.89.
Shares of Janus Henderson Group traded down $0.20, reaching $31.57, during mid-day trading on Thursday, according to MarketBeat. 803,800 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 932,062. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.07, a current ratio of 2.66 and a quick ratio of 1.73. Janus Henderson Group PLC has a 52-week low of $30.63 and a 52-week high of $41.64. The stock has a market cap of $6.44 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.79, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.10 and a beta of 1.52.
Janus Henderson Group (NYSE:JHG) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 9th. The company reported $0.71 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.66 by $0.05. Janus Henderson Group had a net margin of 36.82% and a return on equity of 11.54%. The business had revenue of $587.70 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $559.92 million. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 152.2% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts expect that Janus Henderson Group PLC will post 2.92 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, June 1st. Investors of record on Monday, May 21st were given a dividend of $0.36 per share. The ex-dividend date was Friday, May 18th. This represents a $1.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.56%. This is a positive change from Janus Henderson Group’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.32. Janus Henderson Group’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 58.06%.
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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