Analysts Opinions on: Lloyds Banking Group plc (NYSE:LYG)

Josh Kim
December 31, 2016

The Company's business activities include retail and commercial banking, long-term savings, protection and investment. The UK Retail Banking segment provides banking and financial services, mortgages, and private banking services. Its Insurance segment provides long-term savings, protection and investment products, as well as general insurance products in the United Kingdom.

In a report released on Tuesday November 29, 2016 Credit Suisse increased the stock price target of Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LON:LLOY) to 65.00GBX reporting a possible upside of 0.11%. The stock has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 66.21 ($0.81).

1 analysts projected Price Targets for Lloyds Banking Group plc. The stock's market capitalization is 38.42B, it has a 52-week low of 47.10 and a 52-week high of 74.04. The stock traded with the volume of 4.74 Million shares yesterday. Eqis Capital Management Inc. now owns 48,232 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $138,000 after buying an additional 33,056 shares during the last quarter.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of -0.66 Percent, SMA50 of 4.09 Percent and SMA200 of -5.7 percent.

09/26/2016 - Lloyds Banking Group Plc was downgraded to "sell" by analysts at Goldman Sachs. The price to earnings ratio for the company is 0 with a beta of 1.28. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 0 percent and 58.7 percent respectively. Beaufort Securities restated a buy rating on shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC in a report on Thursday, October 27th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and fourteen have given a buy rating to the company's stock.

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LLOYDS BANKING GROUP plc provides financial services to individual and business customers in the United Kingdom but also overseas.

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The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 1.67. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

Zynga, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZNGA) inclined 0.78% in the last Trading session and closed at $2.6. The company has the market capitalization of $85.41 Billion. The stock's 52-week range is $2.47 - $4.44. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on May 25, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jul 6, 2016. The Wholesale and International Banking segment provides banking and related services for companies, small and medium-sized businesses, banks, and financial institutions; and asset finance to personal and corporate customers. The latest broker reports which are now outstanding on Thursday 29th of December state 11 analyst has a rating of "strong buy", 0 analysts "buy", 9 analysts "neutral", 1 analysts "sell" and 3 analysts "strong sell". The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.07.

While looking at the Stock's Performance, Lloyds Banking Group plc now shows a Weekly Performance of -3.74%, where Monthly Performance is 6.92%, Quarterly performance is 7.67%, 6 Months performance is 5.66% and yearly performance percentage is -26.9%. As for the quarter, diluted EPS from continuing operations for the three-month ended 2015-12-31 stood at $0.0596.

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