Standard Chartered PLC (LON:STAN) Receives Average Recommendation of “Moderate Buy” from Brokerages

Standard Chartered PLC (LON:STANGet Free Report) has received a consensus recommendation of “Moderate Buy” from the eight analysts that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and five have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month price target among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 951.33 ($12.11).

A number of research firms recently issued reports on STAN. Barclays increased their price objective on Standard Chartered from GBX 750 ($9.55) to GBX 800 ($10.19) and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a report on Friday, May 3rd. Berenberg Bank increased their price objective on Standard Chartered from GBX 1,000 ($12.73) to GBX 1,050 ($13.37) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, February 23rd. Shore Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Standard Chartered in a report on Friday, February 23rd. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods raised Standard Chartered to a “market perform” rating and set a GBX 790 ($10.06) price target for the company in a research report on Monday, February 12th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued an “overweight” rating on shares of Standard Chartered in a research report on Thursday, May 2nd.

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Standard Chartered Price Performance

Shares of Standard Chartered stock opened at GBX 739.60 ($9.42) on Tuesday. Standard Chartered has a 1 year low of GBX 571 ($7.27) and a 1 year high of GBX 796 ($10.14). The business has a 50-day moving average of GBX 727.20 and a two-hundred day moving average of GBX 668.32. The company has a market capitalization of £18.86 billion, a P/E ratio of 855.91, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.06 and a beta of 0.83.

Insider Activity

In other news, insider Bill Winters sold 40,432 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, March 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 655 ($8.34), for a total value of £264,829.60 ($337,233.67). Insiders own 1.38% of the company’s stock.

About Standard Chartered

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Standard Chartered PLC, together with its subsidiaries, provides various banking products and services in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Europe, and the Americas. The company operates in three segments: Corporate, Commercial & Institutional Banking; Consumer, Private & Business Banking; and Ventures.

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