Paragon Capital Management Ltd acquired a new stake in shares of Janus Henderson Group PLC (NYSE:JHG) in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm acquired 14,116 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $292,000.
Several other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Bank of Montreal Can boosted its holdings in shares of Janus Henderson Group by 6.6% in the fourth quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 7,851 shares of the company’s stock worth $163,000 after buying an additional 483 shares during the period. Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL lifted its position in shares of Janus Henderson Group by 5.1% in the third quarter. Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL now owns 45,000 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,213,000 after purchasing an additional 2,200 shares in the last quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC lifted its position in shares of Janus Henderson Group by 15.6% in the third quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC now owns 16,300 shares of the company’s stock worth $439,000 after purchasing an additional 2,200 shares in the last quarter. Advisors Preferred LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Janus Henderson Group in the fourth quarter worth approximately $66,000. Finally, Standard Life Aberdeen plc lifted its position in shares of Janus Henderson Group by 8.3% in the third quarter. Standard Life Aberdeen plc now owns 48,392 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,304,000 after purchasing an additional 3,704 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 56.96% of the company’s stock.
Shares of Janus Henderson Group stock opened at $23.50 on Thursday. The firm has a market capitalization of $4.56 billion, a PE ratio of 8.58, a P/E/G ratio of 1.14 and a beta of 1.12. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.07, a quick ratio of 2.00 and a current ratio of 2.89. Janus Henderson Group PLC has a 1 year low of $19.00 and a 1 year high of $36.51.
Janus Henderson Group (NYSE:JHG) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 5th. The company reported $0.59 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.63 by ($0.04). Janus Henderson Group had a return on equity of 11.05% and a net margin of 22.53%. The company had revenue of $545.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $560.57 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.73 EPS. The company’s revenue was down 12.3% on a year-over-year basis. On average, sell-side analysts anticipate that Janus Henderson Group PLC will post 2.57 earnings per share for the current year.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, February 26th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 15th will be paid a $0.36 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 14th. This represents a $1.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.13%. Janus Henderson Group’s dividend payout ratio is presently 52.55%.
A number of analysts have recently issued reports on JHG shares. Morgan Stanley lowered shares of Janus Henderson Group from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Friday, November 23rd. ValuEngine raised shares of Janus Henderson Group from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, January 25th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Janus Henderson Group from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 2nd. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and three have given a hold rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Sell” and an average price target of $32.07.
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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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