Q4 2017 EPS Estimates for Janus Henderson Group plc Lifted by Analyst (JHG)

Janus Henderson Group plc (NYSE:JHG) – Equities researchers at Jefferies Group increased their Q4 2017 EPS estimates for shares of Janus Henderson Group in a research report issued on Monday. Jefferies Group analyst D. Fannon now expects that the company will post earnings of $0.63 per share for the quarter, up from their previous forecast of $0.62. Jefferies Group currently has a “Hold” rating and a $36.00 target price on the stock. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Janus Henderson Group’s Q1 2018 earnings at $0.61 EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at $0.69 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $0.66 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $0.67 EPS, FY2018 earnings at $2.63 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $2.82 EPS.

Janus Henderson Group (NYSE:JHG) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The company reported $0.56 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.60 by ($0.04). Janus Henderson Group had a return on equity of 10.75% and a net margin of 14.18%. The business had revenue of $454.60 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $524.44 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.52 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 8.4% on a year-over-year basis.

A number of other research analysts have also issued reports on the stock. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Janus Henderson Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, October 27th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Janus Henderson Group from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “hold” rating and set a $37.00 target price on shares of Janus Henderson Group in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. Deutsche Bank started coverage on shares of Janus Henderson Group in a report on Tuesday, October 17th. They set a “hold” rating and a $36.00 price target for the company. Finally, Citigroup raised shares of Janus Henderson Group from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $39.00 price target for the company in a report on Thursday, November 9th. Nine research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $35.93.

Janus Henderson Group (NYSE JHG) opened at $38.12 on Tuesday. Janus Henderson Group has a 52-week low of $23.90 and a 52-week high of $38.32. The stock has a market cap of $7,497.19, a P/E ratio of 17.39, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.26 and a beta of 1.48. The company has a current ratio of 2.17, a quick ratio of 1.48 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.09.

The company also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 1st. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 20th were issued a dividend of $0.32 per share. This represents a $3.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 10.07%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, November 17th. Janus Henderson Group’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 257.63%.

Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of JHG. Sit Investment Associates Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Janus Henderson Group during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $746,000. Profit Investment Management LLC bought a new position in Janus Henderson Group in the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $1,934,000. Fisher Asset Management LLC bought a new position in Janus Henderson Group in the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $57,515,000. State Treasurer State of Michigan bought a new position in Janus Henderson Group in the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $2,363,000. Finally, Oakbrook Investments LLC bought a new position in Janus Henderson Group in the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $237,000. 46.77% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

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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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