Janus Henderson Group plc (NYSE:JHG) saw an upside of 1.11% to close Friday at $41.79 after adding $0.46 on the day. The 5-day average trading volume is 929,840 shares of the company’s common stock. It has gained $42.71 in the past week and touched a new high 1 time within the past 5 days. An average of 887,430 shares of the company has been traded in the last 20 days, and the 50-day average volume stands at 745,196.
JHG’s 1-month performance is -4.13% or -$1.80 on its low of $40.06 reached on 09/20/21. The company’s shares have touched a 52-week low of $21.44 and high of $44.14, with the stock’s rally to the 52-week high happening on 08/30/21. YTD, JHG has achieved 28.55% or $9.28 and has reached a new high 26 times. However, the current price is down -5.32%% from the 52-week high price.
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The company’s PE ratio for the last five years has touched a high of 76.02 and a low of 4.376. JHG stock has a beta of 1.43. Moving on to other valuation ratios, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is 2.77 while the price-to-book (PB) in the most recent quarter is 1.51, with the price to cash flow ratio at 16.62.
Janus Henderson Group plc pays an annual dividend of $1.52 per share. Its dividend yield is 3.64% and the payout ratio is 44.10%. JHG’s most recent quarterly dividend payment was made on Aug. 25, when it paid $0.38 a share compared with prior rate of $0.38, down 0.0% from last year’s. The company has boosted its dividend for the last 4 consecutive years with the latest dividend increase of $0.02 reported on Friday April 30 2021. Measured over the last 3 years, the Dividend has been growing by 125.00% yearly.
It is projected that Janus Henderson Group plc’s next ex-dividend date will be on 8-Nov. JHG is expected to distribute $0.38 as its next dividend.
Janus Henderson Group plc’s quick ratio for the period ended June 29 was 3.00, with the current ratio over the same period at 3.00 meaning that JHG stock is able to fulfill its debt obligations. As well, the company’s long term debt to equity for the quarter ending June 29 was 0.07, while the total debt to equity was 0.00 while for the period ending June 29; Janus Henderson Group plc’s operating margin was 31.50%. The firm’s gross profit as reported stood at $157.8 million against revenue of $2.3 billion.
The effectiveness of a company’s management is also important for investors when it comes to determining the potential profitability of the investment. Janus Henderson Group plc’s return on assets over the past 12 months stands at 8.90%. Return on investment over the past year is 2.30%, while its return on equity (ROE) trailing 12 months is 12.60%. In comparison, the average ROE for the broader industry over the past year is 14.85.
For the quarterly period ending June 29 this year, Net income and sales went up compared to those figures reported in the previous quarter. Analysts expected JHG to announce $0.98 per share in earnings in its latest quarter, but it posted $1.16, representing a 18.40% surprise. EBITDA for the quarter stood at more than $218.4 million. JHG stock balance sheet for the quarter ending June 29 shows that, with total debt at $445.3 million
Let’s look briefly at Janus Henderson Group plc (JHG) price momentum from a technical analysis perspective. The 9-day relative strength index as at close on 01 October was 47.67% to suggest the stock is trending Neutral, with historical volatility in this time period at 16.70%.
The stock’s 5-day moving average is $41.82, reflecting a -0.21% or -$0.09 change from its current price. JHG is currently trading -3.73% above its 20-day SMA, +13.44% above its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is away from the SMA50 and SMA200 by +5.11% and +30.15% respectively.
Stochastic %K and %D was 42.04% and 45.04% and the average true range (ATR) pointed at 1.00. The RSI (14) points at 48.03%, while the 14-day stochastic is at 46.13% with the period’s ATR at 1.00. The stock’s 9-day MACD Oscillator is pointing at -0.04 and -0.22 on the 14-day charts.
In the most recent analyst report for Janus Henderson Group plc (NYSE: JHG), Citigroup downgraded it to a Neutral rating. They previously had a Buy rating on the stock. Analysts offering their rating for JHG stock have a consensus rating for the stock as Hold. Currently, 1 brokerage advisors rate JHG as a “sell,”, while 7 advise that investors “Hold.” 0 analysts have rated the stock as underweight. 0 rates the stock as overweight while 0 have offered a “buy” rating.
What is JHG’s price target for the next 12 months?
Analysts have a consensus price target ranging from a low of $39.00 and a high of $47.00, with their median price target at $42.50. Looking at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts is for Janus Henderson Group plc (JHG) stock is $42.64.