There is a slight risk associated with trading before and after the market open. Due to lower liquidity and higher volatility, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads on particular security due to the release of critical financial information after regular trading hours. After-hours trades for Janus Henderson Group plc (JHG) shows that investor sentiment remained broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$0.42, or -1.57%, to $26.41. The Janus Henderson Group plc has recorded 9,032 volume in the after hours trading session. The stock was recently discussed on Yahoo Finance as it revealed that US government debt climbs to $24.8 trillion.
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This NYSE-listed company operates within the Asset Management industry segment, falling under the Financial sector. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $26.83 and fluctuated between $26.88 as its day high and $26.13 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Janus Henderson Group plc is $4.54B. A total of 0.62 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 1.19M shares.
Insider trades can also provide insight into a stock’s future direction. During the recent three months, JHG has seen 8 BUY and 7 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 166,579 and the disposition of 23,438 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 27 BUYs and 9 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 425,790 shares during that period but sold 34,250.
In the most recent transaction, Hughes Brennan A. sold 1,874 shares of JHG for 26.69 per share on May 08. After the transaction, the Chief Accounting Officer now owns 4,570 company shares. In a previous transaction on Mar 09, Sheehan Anne bought 332 shares at 27.11 per share. JHG shares that Director owns now total 332.
Among the insiders who sold shares, FOGO GEORGINA disposed of 10,701 shares on Jul 01 at a per-share price of $23.29. This resulted in the Chief Risk Officer holding 101,862 shares of JHG after the transaction.
The income generated by dividends is an indication that a company is improving its financial position, which is why investors prefer companies paying dividends. Janus Henderson Group plc pays an annual dividend of $1.56, resulting in a dividend yield of 5.81%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 12.44. JHG’s most recent ex-dividend date was 5/12/2023 when it declared a $0.39 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 5/31/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 2/28/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 2/10/2023. The JHG stock dividend was $0.39 per share in cash.
Even though price targets are rarely accurate, they do tend to exert some kind of influence from time to time and are often considered important by markets. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for JHG in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $25.45 with high estimates of $30.00 and low estimates of $21.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, JHG has a high of $31.30 and a low of $19.09.
As of this writing, JHG has an earnings estimate of $0.54 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 9 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.58 per share and a lower estimate of $0.5. The company reported an EPS of $0.61 in the last quarter, which was 45.20% higher than expectations of $0.42.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
In a balance sheet, you can see what assets and liabilities the company has, as well as how much equity investors have invested. These figures can be used to calculate a company’s financial ratios to give investors a better idea of its prospects. JHG’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $1.56B in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $310.40M in debt and $786.40M in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $27.39, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $4.83B.
The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for JHG is Buy with a score of 2.22.