Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Purchases Shares of 4,688,776 Janus Henderson Group plc (JHG)

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP purchased a new position in shares of Janus Henderson Group plc (NYSE:JHG) in the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund purchased 4,688,776 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $163,353,000. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned about 2.34% of Janus Henderson Group at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in JHG. Dai Ichi Life Holdings Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Janus Henderson Group in the 3rd quarter valued at about $598,165,000. Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Janus Henderson Group in the 3rd quarter valued at about $78,811,000. Fisher Asset Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Janus Henderson Group in the 3rd quarter valued at about $57,515,000. Bank of New York Mellon Corp purchased a new stake in shares of Janus Henderson Group in the 3rd quarter valued at about $52,333,000. Finally, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL purchased a new stake in shares of Janus Henderson Group in the 3rd quarter valued at about $37,359,000. 46.91% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Janus Henderson Group plc (JHG) traded down $0.10 during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $36.57. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 770,600 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,052,788. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.09, a current ratio of 2.17 and a quick ratio of 1.48. Janus Henderson Group plc has a 52 week low of $23.90 and a 52 week high of $37.42. The firm has a market cap of $7,348.89, a PE ratio of 17.05, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.23 and a beta of 1.48.

Janus Henderson Group (NYSE:JHG) last released its earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The company reported $0.56 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.60 by ($0.04). Janus Henderson Group had a return on equity of 10.75% and a net margin of 14.18%. The business had revenue of $454.60 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $524.44 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.52 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 8.4% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts predict that Janus Henderson Group plc will post 2.39 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 1st. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 20th were given a dividend of $0.32 per share. This represents a $3.84 annualized dividend and a yield of 10.50%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, November 17th. Janus Henderson Group’s payout ratio is 257.63%.

Several equities analysts recently issued reports on the company. ValuEngine upgraded Janus Henderson Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, October 27th. Zacks Investment Research cut Janus Henderson Group from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “hold” rating and issued a $37.00 price target on shares of Janus Henderson Group in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. Deutsche Bank assumed coverage on Janus Henderson Group in a research report on Tuesday, October 17th. They issued a “hold” rating and a $36.00 price target on the stock. Finally, Citigroup upgraded Janus Henderson Group from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $39.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Thursday, November 9th. Nine analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $35.93.

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Janus Henderson Group Profile

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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Janus Henderson Group (NYSE:JHG)

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