Lloyds Banking Group plc (LLOY) Receives Overweight Rating from Barclays PLC

Marco Green
November 15, 2017

Lloyds Banking Group PLC had 335 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Lloyds Banking Group plc has a twelve month low of GBX 56.93 ($0.75) and a twelve month high of GBX 73.58 ($0.97). Deutsche Bank AG lifted their price target on shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC from GBX 58 ($0.70) to GBX 58 ($0.70) and gave the stock a hold rating in a research note on Friday, January 13th. This is 27.40 % from the last price. Additionally, the price to earnings ratio is another popular way for analysts and investors to determine a company's profitability. The correct version of this report can be read at https://www.truebluetribune.com/2017/11/14/lloyds-banking-group-plc-lloy-earns-overweight-rating-from-barclays-plc.html. A company with a value of 0 is thought to be an undervalued company, while a company with a value of 100 is considered an overvalued company. This percentage is calculated by adding the dividend yield plus the percentage of shares repurchased. The Gross Margin Score of Lloyds Banking Group plc (LSE:LLOY) is 9. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its stake in shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC by 18.7% in the first quarter. This indicator was developed by James Montier in an attempt to identify firms that were altering financial numbers in order to appear better on paper. A score higher than -1.78 is an indicator that the company might be manipulating their numbers. A C-score of -1 would indicate that there is not enough information available to calculate the score. The score helps determine if a company's stock is valuable or not. The MF Rank of Lloyds Banking Group plc (LSE:LLOY) is 9971. This M-score model was developed by Messod Beneish in order to detect manipulation of financial statements. The specifics of the variables and formula can be found in the Beneish paper "The Detection of Earnings Manipulation". The forecast of 1 surveyed investment analysts covering the stock advises investors to Buy stake in the company. For the past 5 years, the company's revenue has grown -8.8%, while the company's earnings per share has grown 38.9%. The ERP5 of Lloyds Banking Group plc (LSE:LLOY) is 9657. The more stable the company, the lower the score.

Stock volatility is a percentage that indicates whether a stock is a desirable purchase. The company's institutional ownership is monitored at 84.1 percent. JP Morgan maintained Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LON:LLOY) rating on Tuesday, September 19. The mean 12-month price target for the shares is US$2.92. The Volatility 6m is 16.5055. Finally, Morgan Stanley set a GBX 85 ($1.12) price target on Lloyds Banking Group plc and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Monday, July 17th.

In addition to ROA, there are a number of additional ratios and Quant signals available to investors in order to decipher if the shares are a good fit for their portfolio. Lloyds Banking Group PLC now has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of GBX 67.73 ($0.82).

The Return on Invested Capital (aka ROIC) for Lloyds Banking Group plc (LSE:LLOY) is 0.00989. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Monday, August 15 report. The ERP5 looks at the Price to Book ratio, Earnings Yield, ROIC and 5 year average ROIC.

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