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LON:AJB

AJ Bell - AJB Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 329.40
+3.80 (+1.17%)
(As of 08/12/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
325.20
331.20
50-Day Range
261.85
328.86
52-Week Range
242.80
447.40
Volume
237,256 shs
Average Volume
777,549 shs
Market Capitalization
£1.35 billion
P/E Ratio
3,294.00
Dividend Yield
2.24%
Price Target
GBX 369

AJ Bell MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
12.0% Upside
GBX 369 Price Target
Short Interest
N/A
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
N/A
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
£15.04 M Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

1.22 out of 5 stars

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About AJ Bell (LON:AJB) Stock

AJ Bell plc, through its subsidiaries, operates investment platforms in the United Kingdom. The company offers AJ Bell Investcentre, which provides a suite of products, services, investment solutions, and online tools for regulated financial advisers and wealth managers to help them manage retail customers' portfolio; and AJ Bell Youinvest, an investment platform proposition that include investment solutions through in-house funds, ready-made portfolios, and guidance through the AJ Bell funds list to execution-only retail customers, as well as cash savings solutions. It also provides adviser-led and D2C pension administration services to customers with bespoke SIPP and SSAS accounts; dealing, settlement, and custody services to institutional investment businesses; and white label SIPP administration, as well as publishes shares magazine and other proprietary investment content to support platform propositions. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Manchester, the United Kingdom.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

AJB has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Berenberg Bank dropped their target price on AJ Bell from GBX 400 ($4.83) to GBX 300 ($3.62) and set a "hold" rating for the company in a research report on Monday, April 25th. Barclays decreased their price target on shares of AJ Bell from GBX 320 ($3.87) to GBX 280 ($3.38) and set an "underweight" rating for the company in a research note on Friday, July 15th. Finally, Shore Capital reaffirmed a "buy" rating on shares of AJ Bell in a research note on Thursday, July 21st. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company's stock. According to MarketBeat.com, the company has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of GBX 369 ($4.46).

AJ Bell Trading Up 1.2 %

Shares of AJ Bell stock traded up GBX 3.80 ($0.05) on Friday, hitting GBX 329.40 ($3.98). 237,256 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 777,549. The stock's 50 day moving average price is GBX 287.26 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 291.93. The company has a current ratio of 7.75, a quick ratio of 7.75 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 12.70. AJ Bell has a 52 week low of GBX 242.80 ($2.93) and a 52 week high of GBX 447.40 ($5.41). The company has a market cap of £1.35 billion and a PE ratio of 3,294.00.

AJ Bell Cuts Dividend

The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Friday, July 1st. Investors of record on Thursday, June 9th were paid a GBX 2.78 ($0.03) dividend. This represents a yield of 1.09%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, June 9th. AJ Bell's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 7,000.00%.

Insider Buying and Selling

In other AJ Bell news, insider Evelyn Bourke acquired 52,297 shares of AJ Bell stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 31st. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 287 ($3.47) per share, with a total value of £150,092.39 ($181,358.62). In other news, insider Michael Thomas Summersgill sold 22,268 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 261 ($3.15), for a total transaction of £58,119.48 ($70,226.53). Also, insider Evelyn Bourke purchased 52,297 shares of AJ Bell stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 31st. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 287 ($3.47) per share, for a total transaction of £150,092.39 ($181,358.62). Insiders acquired 52,407 shares of company stock valued at $15,039,062 over the last 90 days.

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AJB Stock News Headlines

Retirees in line for £2,000 state pension windfall
British fund managers are losing more than the market
Why do we still bother with active funds?
Shore Capital Reaffirms Buy Rating for AJ Bell (LON:AJB)
NS&I accused of ‘excluding’ older customers
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AJB Company Calendar

Last Earnings
5/21/2020
Ex-Dividend for 7/1 Dividend
6/09/2022
Dividend Payable
7/01/2022
Today
8/13/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Capital Markets
Sub-Industry
N/A
Sector
Finance
CIK
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
1,065
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
GBX 369
High Stock Price Forecast
GBX 535
Low Stock Price Forecast
GBX 280
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+12.0%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
6 Analysts

Profitability

Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£146.68 million
Cash Flow
GBX 17.80 per share
Book Value
GBX 28.20 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
£1.35 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
N/A

Key Executives

  • Mr. Andrew George Bell
    CEO, Member of the Management Board & Director
  • Mr. Michael T. Summersgill
    Deputy CEO, Member of the Management Board & Director
  • Mr. Peter Birch
    Chief Financial Officer
  • Mr. Richard Taylor
    Chief Operating Officer
  • Mr. Charles Galbraith
    MD of AJ Bell Youinvest & Member of the Management Board
  • Mr. Roger John Stott (Age 57)
    COO, Member of the Management Board & Director
  • Mr. Billy Mackay
    MD of AJ Bell Investcentre & Member of Management Board
  • Ms. Elizabeth Anne Carrington (Age 48)
    HR Director & Member of the Management Board
  • Mr. Christopher Bruce Robinson
    Group Legal Services Director, Company Sec. & Member of the Management Board
  • Mr. Kevin Doran CFA (Age 46)
    MD & Chief Investment Officer of AJ Bell Investments and Member of Management Board













AJB Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell AJ Bell stock right now?

6 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AJ Bell in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" AJB shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in AJB, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is AJ Bell's stock price forecast for 2022?

6 Wall Street research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for AJ Bell's stock. Their AJB share price forecasts range from GBX 280 to GBX 535. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach GBX 369 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 12.0% from the stock's current price.
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How have AJB shares performed in 2022?

AJ Bell's stock was trading at GBX 379.40 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, AJB stock has decreased by 13.2% and is now trading at GBX 329.40.
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How were AJ Bell's earnings last quarter?

AJ Bell plc (LON:AJB) released its earnings results on Thursday, May, 21st. The company reported $4.38 EPS for the quarter.

How often does AJ Bell pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for AJ Bell?

AJ Bell declared a dividend on Thursday, May 26th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 9th will be paid a dividend of GBX 2.78 per share on Friday, July 1st. This represents a dividend yield of 1.09%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 9th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.
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Is AJ Bell a good dividend stock?

AJ Bell (LON:AJB) pays an annual dividend of GBX 7 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.24%. The dividend payout ratio is 7,000.00%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable.
Read our dividend analysis for AJB.

What other stocks do shareholders of AJ Bell own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other AJ Bell investors own include Close Brothers Group (CBG), Man Group (EMG), Experian (EXPN), easyJet (EZJ), Fresnillo (FRES), Hummingbird Resources (HUM), Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY), Micron Technology (MU), Vodafone Group Public (VOD) and Aviva (AV).

What is AJ Bell's stock symbol?

AJ Bell trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "AJB."

How do I buy shares of AJ Bell?

Shares of AJB stock and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.
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What is AJ Bell's stock price today?

One share of AJB stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 329.40.

How much money does AJ Bell make?

AJ Bell (LON:AJB) has a market capitalization of £1.35 billion and generates £146.68 million in revenue each year.

How many employees does AJ Bell have?

The company employs 1,065 workers across the globe.

How can I contact AJ Bell?

The official website for the company is www.ajbell.co.uk. The company can be reached via phone at 44 8454 089 100.

This page (LON:AJB) was last updated on 8/14/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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