Janus Henderson Group plc (NYSE:JHG) Shares Sold by Assenagon Asset Management S.A.

Assenagon Asset Management S.A. trimmed its holdings in Janus Henderson Group plc (NYSE:JHGFree Report) by 8.1% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 64,838 shares of the company’s stock after selling 5,711 shares during the period. Assenagon Asset Management S.A.’s holdings in Janus Henderson Group were worth $2,133,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Greenwood Capital Associates LLC raised its position in shares of Janus Henderson Group by 0.8% during the 4th quarter. Greenwood Capital Associates LLC now owns 45,635 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,376,000 after acquiring an additional 350 shares in the last quarter. EverSource Wealth Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of Janus Henderson Group by 39.7% during the 4th quarter. EverSource Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 1,299 shares of the company’s stock valued at $39,000 after acquiring an additional 369 shares in the last quarter. Hexagon Capital Partners LLC raised its position in shares of Janus Henderson Group by 72.6% during the 4th quarter. Hexagon Capital Partners LLC now owns 1,210 shares of the company’s stock valued at $36,000 after acquiring an additional 509 shares in the last quarter. Retirement Systems of Alabama raised its position in shares of Janus Henderson Group by 0.3% during the 4th quarter. Retirement Systems of Alabama now owns 165,982 shares of the company’s stock valued at $5,004,000 after acquiring an additional 509 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Arizona State Retirement System raised its position in shares of Janus Henderson Group by 1.4% during the 3rd quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 37,734 shares of the company’s stock valued at $974,000 after acquiring an additional 510 shares in the last quarter. 87.94% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Insider Buying and Selling

In related news, CAO Brennan A. Hughes sold 1,812 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, March 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $32.27, for a total value of $58,473.24. Following the completion of the sale, the chief accounting officer now directly owns 3,535 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $114,074.45. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. In related news, CFO Roger Mj Thompson sold 30,656 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, February 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $30.93, for a total value of $948,190.08. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 126,439 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,910,758.27. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, CAO Brennan A. Hughes sold 1,812 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, March 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $32.27, for a total value of $58,473.24. Following the sale, the chief accounting officer now directly owns 3,535 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $114,074.45. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders sold 70,133 shares of company stock valued at $2,172,459. Corporate insiders own 20.00% of the company’s stock.

Janus Henderson Group Trading Down 0.1 %

Shares of NYSE JHG traded down $0.04 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $34.33. 1,017,685 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,080,963. Janus Henderson Group plc has a 1 year low of $22.17 and a 1 year high of $34.96. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.51 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.95, a PEG ratio of 1.00 and a beta of 1.53. The company has a quick ratio of 2.64, a current ratio of 3.92 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.07. The business has a 50 day moving average of $32.22 and a two-hundred day moving average of $30.03.

Janus Henderson Group (NYSE:JHGGet Free Report) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, May 2nd. The company reported $0.71 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.63 by $0.08. Janus Henderson Group had a return on equity of 10.02% and a net margin of 19.89%. The business had revenue of $551.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $547.20 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.55 earnings per share. Janus Henderson Group’s revenue was up 11.3% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, sell-side analysts anticipate that Janus Henderson Group plc will post 2.98 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Janus Henderson Group Announces Dividend

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, May 29th. Investors of record on Monday, May 13th will be paid a $0.39 dividend. This represents a $1.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.54%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 10th. Janus Henderson Group’s dividend payout ratio is currently 58.87%.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

Several research firms recently issued reports on JHG. TD Cowen raised Janus Henderson Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and upped their price target for the company from $34.00 to $37.00 in a research report on Wednesday, May 15th. UBS Group upped their price objective on Janus Henderson Group from $28.00 to $30.00 and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, April 12th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upped their price objective on Janus Henderson Group from $35.00 to $36.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, May 3rd. The Goldman Sachs Group upped their price objective on Janus Henderson Group from $29.00 to $32.00 and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 2nd. Finally, Morgan Stanley upped their price objective on Janus Henderson Group from $30.00 to $33.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 17th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, the company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $30.37.

View Our Latest Stock Analysis on JHG

Janus Henderson Group Profile

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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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