Comprehensive Stock Analysis of: Lloyds Banking Group plc (NYSE:LYG)

South32 Ltd (LON:S32) had its target price trimmed by Jefferies Group LLC from GBX 225 ($2.80) to GBX 215 ($2.68) in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday morning.

Lloyds Banking Group plc Gross Margin percentage stands at 0% while its Operating Margin for trailing twelve month is 0 percent and Profit margin (ttm) is 0 Percent. RBS mean recommendation is 1.00. HSBC Holdings plc reiterated a hold rating and issued a GBX 410 ($5.11) target price on shares of Drax Group Plc in a research note on Wednesday, January 25th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed a neutral rating and set a GBX 160 ($1.99) price target on shares of South32 in a research note on Wednesday, December 7th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and sixteen have given a buy rating to the company's stock. Post opening the session at $3.49, the shares hit an intraday low of $3.47 and an intraday high of $3.52 and the price was in this range throughout the day. 2,811,349 shares of the stock were exchanged. The Stock now has the market capitalization of $61.8 Billion, P/E (price to earnings ttm) of 23.97 and Weekly volatility of 1.28% and monthly volatility of 1.29% respectively. The company's 50-day moving average is GBX 164.88 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 151.67.

The 20 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Lloyds Banking Group have a median target of 3.70, with a high estimate of 4.52 and a low estimate of 2.03.

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A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of LYG.

Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc is a banking and financial services company. The firm now has an "underperform" rating on the stock.

Lloyds' share price has been steady in London in today's session, having inched 0.09 percent higher to 69.34p as of 14:21 GMT, slightly outperforming the benchmark FTSE 100 index which now stands at 7,243.41 points, flat in percentage terms.

20/02/2017 - Royal Bank of Scotland Group had its "Equal-weight" rating reiterated by analysts at Morgan Stanley.

"With the United Kingdom due to embark on European Union exit negotiations in due course, we prize Lloyds' highly collateralised loan portfolio and flexibility to manage funding costs and opex to deliver strong returns and capital to shareholders", the Swiss bank pointed out, as quoted by Proactive Investors. KCG Holdings Inc. now owns 606,405 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $1,740,000 after buying an additional 221,740 shares during the last quarter.

08/31/2016 - Lloyds Banking Group Plc had its "sell" rating reiterated by analysts at Citigroup.

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