Northern Trust Corp boosted its position in Janus Henderson Group PLC (NYSE:JHG) by 2.2% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 1,053,840 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 22,228 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp owned approximately 0.53% of Janus Henderson Group worth $21,835,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Advisors Preferred LLC acquired a new position in Janus Henderson Group in the fourth quarter valued at $66,000. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund lifted its holdings in Janus Henderson Group by 1,972.0% in the fourth quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund now owns 1,481,770 shares of the company’s stock valued at $72,000 after buying an additional 1,410,256 shares during the period. Bank of Montreal Can lifted its holdings in Janus Henderson Group by 6.6% in the fourth quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 7,851 shares of the company’s stock valued at $163,000 after buying an additional 483 shares during the period. Ramsey Quantitative Systems acquired a new position in shares of Janus Henderson Group during the fourth quarter valued at about $213,000. Finally, Paragon Capital Management Ltd acquired a new position in shares of Janus Henderson Group during the fourth quarter valued at about $292,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 60.41% of the company’s stock.
JHG has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. ValuEngine lowered shares of Janus Henderson Group from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Saturday, February 2nd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised shares of Janus Henderson Group from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating and set a $24.41 price objective for the company in a research report on Tuesday, March 12th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Janus Henderson Group from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 2nd. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $30.79.
Janus Henderson Group (NYSE:JHG) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 5th. The company reported $0.59 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ 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 firm had revenue of $545.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $560.57 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.73 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 12.3% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts expect that Janus Henderson Group PLC will post 2.5 EPS for the current year.
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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