Credit Suisse Initiates Coverage On Lloyds Banking Group plc (LYG)'s stock to Neutral with no specific Price Target. The government then announced in October previous year that further sales of Lloyds' shares would also be made through a trading plan.
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Lloyds Banking Group plc (NYSE:LYG) is moving lower ahead of the market open as the stock is gapping down -2.71%. Lloyds Banking Group plc got Downgrade on 27-Mar-17 where investment firm Berenberg Downgrade the stock from Hold to Sell.
Arbuthnot Banking Group had its "Add" rating reiterated by analysts at Numis Securities. JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated a "buy" rating on shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC in a research note on Monday, February 13th.
In other Lloyds news, Jefferies reiterated its "buy" rating on the bailed-out lender yesterday, flagging NIM benefits for the group. Earnings per share serves as an indicator of a company's profitability.
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Stock is now moving with a positive distance from the 200 day simple moving average of approximately 6.92%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 7.1% which means the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.
Market Capitalization can be thought of as the overall price to buy the company. Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC has a 1-year low of $3.91 and a 1-year high of $7.60.
Lloyds Banking Group plc (LYG) is now showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of 0%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, April 5th. Lloyds Banking Group PLC's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 130.00%.
Lloyds Banking Group plc (LYG) belongs to the Financial sector with an industry focus on Foreign Money Center Banks, with Mr. Antonio Mota de Sousa Horta-Osorio as Group Chief Exec. and Exec. Director. NWQ Investment Management Company LLC now owns 3,482,343 shares of the company's stock worth $19,257,000 after buying an additional 884,845 shares during the period.