Land Securities Group (LON:LAND) Receives Underperform Rating from Jefferies Financial Group

Jefferies Financial Group restated their underperform rating on shares of Land Securities Group (LON:LANDFree Report) in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday, Digital Look reports. Jefferies Financial Group currently has a GBX 465 ($5.71) target price on the stock.

Several other equities analysts also recently weighed in on LAND. Shore Capital restated a hold rating on shares of Land Securities Group in a research report on Tuesday, November 14th. Morgan Stanley downgraded Land Securities Group to an equal weight rating and decreased their target price for the company from GBX 750 ($9.21) to GBX 650 ($7.98) in a research report on Monday, September 4th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. According to MarketBeat, Land Securities Group presently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average target price of GBX 649 ($7.97).

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Land Securities Group Stock Up 2.1 %

Land Securities Group stock opened at GBX 653.40 ($8.02) on Wednesday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.54, a current ratio of 0.82 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 50.03. Land Securities Group has a 52 week low of GBX 551.20 ($6.77) and a 52 week high of GBX 743.40 ($9.13). The business’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 592.58 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 604.38. The firm has a market cap of £4.87 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -777.86, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 12.39 and a beta of 1.43.

Land Securities Group Increases Dividend

The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 2nd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 23rd will be paid a GBX 9.20 ($0.11) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 23rd. This is a boost from Land Securities Group’s previous dividend of $9.00. This represents a dividend yield of 1.52%. Land Securities Group’s payout ratio is presently -4,642.86%.

Insider Activity

In other news, insider Miles Roberts acquired 3,645 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 15th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 653 ($8.02) per share, with a total value of £23,801.85 ($29,229.83). Insiders own 0.68% of the company’s stock.

Land Securities Group Company Profile

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At Landsec, we build and invest in buildings, spaces and partnerships to create sustainable places, connect communities and realise potential. We are one of the largest real estate companies in Europe, with a £12 billion portfolio of retail, leisure, workspace and residential hubs. Landsec is shaping a better future by leading our industry on environmental and social sustainability while delivering value for our shareholders, great experiences for our guests and positive change for our communities.

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