Barclays PLC Reaffirms "Underweight" Rating for NEXT plc (LON:NXT)

They now have a GBX 240.00 target price per share on the company.

BT Group plc (LON BT.A) traded up GBX 0.12 ($0.00) during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching GBX 244.57 ($3.22). XL Group has a 52-week low of $35.70 and a 52-week high of $47.27. The insurance provider reported ($4.00) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($3.91) by ($0.09). XL Group had a negative net margin of 2.51% and a negative return on equity of 4.03%. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 15th will be given a $0.22 dividend. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.23%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, September 14th. XL Group's payout ratio is -74.58%.

Analysts await FibroGen Inc (NASDAQ:FGEN) to report earnings on March, 7.

Recently, In a research note issued to clients on 19 September, Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) shares have had their Overweight Rating maintained by analysts at JP Morgan Cazenove, who now has a GBX 240.00 price target on company. Lonmin plc presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of GBX 94.09 ($1.24). Barclays PLC restated an overweight rating and issued a GBX 450 ($5.92) price objective on shares of BT Group plc in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. As per Thursday, November 24, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. Six analysts rating the company a strong buy, sixteen analysts rating the company a buy, zero analysts rating the company a hold, zero analysts rating the company a underperform, and finally zero analysts rating the company a sell with a 12-month price target of 73.73GBX. The average 12 month price objective among analysts that have covered the stock in the previous year is GBX 312.67 ($3.77).

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XL Group plc is an insurance and reinsurance company providing property, casualty and specialty products to industrial, commercial and professional firms, insurance companies and other enterprises. The Company operates through two segments: Natural Resources and Infrastructure plus Alcaidesa in Spain. The Company's segments include PGM Operations, Evaluation, Exploration and Other.