Janus Henderson Group plc (JHG) Stock: Evaluating the Annual Growth

The stock of Janus Henderson Group plc (JHG) has seen a -1.67% decrease in the past week, with a 0.92% gain in the past month, and a 5.61% flourish in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 1.60%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 1.69% for JHG. The simple moving average for the last 20 days is -0.50% for JHG stock, with a simple moving average of 14.21% for the last 200 days.

Is It Worth Investing in Janus Henderson Group plc (NYSE: JHG) Right Now?

Janus Henderson Group plc (NYSE: JHG) has a price-to-earnings ratio that is above its average at 13.43x. The stock has a 36-month beta value of 1.53. Opinions on the stock are mixed, with 1 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 1 as “overweight,” 8 as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”

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The public float for JHG is 161.32M, and at present, short sellers hold a 1.10% of that float. On April 03, 2024, the average trading volume of JHG was 1.14M shares.

JHG) stock’s latest price update

Janus Henderson Group plc (NYSE: JHG) has seen a decline in its stock price by -1.64 in relation to its previous close of 32.37. However, the company has experienced a -1.67% decline in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. Zacks Investment Research reported 2024-04-02 that Janus Henderson Group (JHG) has been upgraded to a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), reflecting growing optimism about the company’s earnings prospects. This might drive the stock higher in the near term.

Analysts’ Opinion of JHG

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for JHG stocks, with JP Morgan repeating the rating for JHG by listing it as a “Neutral.” The predicted price for JHG in the upcoming period, according to JP Morgan is $31 based on the research report published on February 02, 2024 of the current year 2024.

UBS, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see JHG reach a price target of $25. The rating they have provided for JHG stocks is “Sell” according to the report published on January 05th, 2024.

TD Cowen gave a rating of “Market Perform” to JHG, setting the target price at $30 in the report published on January 04th of the current year.

JHG Trading at 2.84% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought JHG to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -4.14% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 1.69%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.60%, as shares sank -0.31% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +8.08% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, JHG fell by -1.67%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +12.43% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $32.00. In addition, Janus Henderson Group plc saw 5.61% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at JHG starting from Hughes Brennan A., who sale 1,812 shares at the price of $32.27 back on Mar 06 ’24. After this action, Hughes Brennan A. now owns 3,535 shares of Janus Henderson Group plc, valued at $58,464 using the latest closing price.

FOGO GEORGINA, the CHIEF RISK OFFICER of Janus Henderson Group plc, sale 3,029 shares at $31.07 during a trade that took place back on Mar 01 ’24, which means that FOGO GEORGINA is holding 124,230 shares at $94,120 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for JHG

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • 0.24 for the present operating margin
  • 0.73 for the gross margin

The net margin for Janus Henderson Group plc stands at 0.18. The total capital return value is set at 0.09. Equity return is now at value 8.55, with 5.98 for asset returns.

Based on Janus Henderson Group plc (JHG), the company’s capital structure generated 0.07 points at debt to capital in total, while cash flow to debt ratio is standing at 1.31. The debt to equity ratio resting at 0.07. The interest coverage ratio of the stock is 80.71.

Currently, EBITDA for the company is 550.0 million with net debt to EBITDA at -1.55. When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 2.06. The receivables turnover for the company is 5.47for trailing twelve months and the total asset turnover is 0.33.


To sum up, Janus Henderson Group plc (JHG) has seen a better performance recently. Analysts have differing views on the stock, with some seeing it as a “buy” and others as a “hold”. It is worth mentioning that the stock is currently trading in close proximity to its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.

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