Seizert Capital Partners LLC lifted its stake in shares of Janus Henderson Group PLC (NYSE:JHG) by 31.0% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 115,533 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 27,349 shares during the quarter. Seizert Capital Partners LLC’s holdings in Janus Henderson Group were worth $2,472,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Greenleaf Trust acquired a new stake in Janus Henderson Group in the 1st quarter valued at about $204,000. Commerce Bank purchased a new position in Janus Henderson Group in the 1st quarter valued at about $212,000. Allstate Corp purchased a new position in Janus Henderson Group in the 1st quarter valued at about $217,000. World Asset Management Inc purchased a new position in Janus Henderson Group in the 2nd quarter valued at about $221,000. Finally, Parametrica Management Ltd purchased a new position in Janus Henderson Group in the 1st quarter valued at about $222,000. 64.88% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
JHG has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Goldman Sachs Group lowered shares of Janus Henderson Group from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, May 3rd. Citigroup reduced their target price on shares of Janus Henderson Group from $25.50 to $23.55 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, July 9th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Janus Henderson Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, July 25th. Macquarie lowered shares of Janus Henderson Group from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, May 2nd. Finally, Gabelli restated a “hold” rating on shares of Janus Henderson Group in a report on Thursday, August 1st. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and seven have given a hold rating to the company’s stock. Janus Henderson Group currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $26.85.
Janus Henderson Group (NYSE:JHG) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 31st. The company reported $0.61 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.66 by ($0.05). The company had revenue of $525.90 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $539.37 million. Janus Henderson Group had a return on equity of 9.97% and a net margin of 19.32%. The company’s revenue was down 11.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.74 earnings per share. As a group, research analysts forecast that Janus Henderson Group PLC will post 2.44 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, August 28th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 12th will be issued a dividend of $0.36 per share. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 9th. This represents a $1.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 7.87%. Janus Henderson Group’s payout ratio is currently 52.55%.
About Janus Henderson Group
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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