Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LYG) Upgraded to "Hold" by Zacks Investment Research

Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LYG) Upgraded to

Lloyds Banking Group PLC ORD has 70,604,648,000 shares now held by shareholders which now trade around the 66.32 mark which totals Lloyds Banking Group PLC ORD's market capitalisation to 46.83B GBP.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock.

While looking the figure depicted by the Price to Earning we can suggest that the shares of Lloyds Banking Group plc (LYG) are overvalued. 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 period.

"Like most other banks the group has been cutting jobs and branches in order to target £1.4bn of savings, invest in digital services and products, and target a 13.5 to 15 per cent return on equity". Berenberg Bank cut shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Monday, March 27th.

Shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC (NYSE:LYG) remained flat at $3.40 during mid-day trading on Friday. The average 1-year target price among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 234.06 ($2.94).

The Relative Volume of the company is 0.52 and Average Volume (3 months) is 7.75 million.

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Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC (NYSE:RBS) was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest in February.

The business has a 50 day moving average of 67.89 and a 200 day moving average of 61.94 whilst the 52 week high shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC ORD have reached is 74 and the 52 week low is 47.1. Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LYG) has a current ROIC of 1.65. The Moving Average SMA50 is -0.52% while SMA200 is 8.83%.

ATR value of company was 0.05.

In October a year ago, the lender said that it would eliminate 1,230 jobs, as part of restructuring strategy to reduce costs and increase returns for shareholders. Beta factor, which measures the riskiness of the security, was observed as 1.15.

A 52-week high/low is the highest and lowest price that a stock has traded at during the previous year.

Analysts' mean recommendation for Lloyds Banking Group plc (LYG) stands at 4.00.

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