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Government reduces stake in Lloyds to below 4%

Government reduces stake in Lloyds to below 4%

Lloyds Banking Group Plc is expected* to report earnings on 02/22/2017 before market open. They issued a "sell" rating on the stock. The price target according to the broker shows a possible increase of 13.25% from the current stock price of 70.64. The legal version of this piece of content can be viewed at https://www.chaffeybreeze.com/2017/02/23/lloyds-banking-group-plc-lloy-price-target-raised-to-gbx-80-at-macquarie.html. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a hold rating and issued a GBX 68 ($0.85) price objective on shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC in a research report on Thursday. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and sixteen have issued a buy rating to the stock. Exane BNP Paribas Downgrades the company's stock to Underperform on 1/13/16 with no specific Price Target. 1 Analysts reported that the Price Target for Lloyds Banking Group plc might touch $2.28 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $2.28 and $2.28 respectively. The stock has 52-week high of $4.42 and 52-Week low of $2.47.

The share price of the company (NYSE:LYG) was up +0.00% during the last trading session, with a high of 3.58 and the volume of Lloyds Banking Group Plc shares traded was 6384839.

The Stock now has Analyst' mean Recommendation of 2.7 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell. This scale runs from 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell. This Finance Sector stock now has the Market Capitalization of 63.15 Billion.

Multiple Victims Found Slain in Peabody Home
The woman was taken to the State Police barracks in Danvers, where she told officers that there had been a crime in the home. Peabody police responded to the scene on Saturday night after a woman reported that a crime had occurred in the house.

Pre-tax profits increased by 158% to £4.24bn, a level last seen in 2006 before the financial crisis. Excluding one-time charges, profit rose 2 percent to 1.79 billion pounds, topping the 1.71 billion-pound average of seven analyst estimates compiled by Bloomberg News. The firm's 50 day moving average is $3.04 and its 200 day moving average is $3.04.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 11.59 Percent, SMA50 of 5.6 Percent and SMA200 of 2.82 percent. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at 8.3% while it's Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 4.4%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 14.19%. The monthly performance exhibited a rate of 8.26% with an annual performance rate of 3.39%. Finally, Beaufort Securities reaffirmed a "buy" rating on shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC in a report on Thursday, October 27th. The stock is now moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of 8.32% with the 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 8.32 percent.


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