Janus Henderson Group plc [NYSE:JHG]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Expert stock traders often make certain they pay attention what leading Wall Street analysts think regarding a potential stock purchase. As it relates to Janus Henderson Group plc [JHG] currently, the latest ratings from Wall St. experts that can be seen publicly is related to the fiscal quarter that’s scheduled to end in December. On average, stock market experts give JHG an Hold rating. The average 12-month price forecast for this stock is $26.48, with the high estimate being $34.80, the low estimate being $20.00 and the median estimate amounting to $25.50. This is compared to its latest closing price of $21.27.

Wall Street analysts provide their ratings on a scale of 1 to 5, and the current average score for Janus Henderson Group plc [JHG] is sitting at 3.00. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 3.00.

For the quarter ending in Sep-18 Janus Henderson Group plc [JHG] generated $0.46 billion in sales. That’s 1.75% higher than the average estimate of $0.45 billion as provided by Wall Street analysts. The three indicators above suggest that overall, this stock is demonstrating a mixed bag of positive appeal and some drawbacks, making it a somewhat risky investment that also has the potential to generate high ROI in the long run.

Pay attention to the next-scheduled financial results for this company to be released, which is slated for Tue 5 Feb (In 28 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of Janus Henderson Group plc [JHG]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Janus Henderson Group plc [JHG] sitting at +31.54 and its Gross Margin at +79.04, this company’s Net Margin is now 24.10%. These measurements indicate that Janus Henderson Group plc [JHG] is generating considerably more profit, after expenses are accounted for, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 16.59, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 6.00%. its Return on Equity is 20.74, and its Return on Assets is 13.66. These metrics show a mixed bag, which means that this investment’s attractiveness can be quickly increased or decreased in the short term, depending on future updates JHG financial performance.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, Janus Henderson Group plc [JHG] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 7.84. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 7.27, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 5.16. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 6.66, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 6.17. This company has a healthy balance between its debt and its current holdings, suggesting it is a reliable investment due to its ability to leverage debt in an efficient way.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 8.49 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 0.60. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 2.98, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.07. Janus Henderson Group plc [JHG] has a Price to Book Ratio of 1.55, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 13.98 and P/E Ratio of 4.89. These metrics all suggest that Janus Henderson Group plc is more likely to generate a positive ROI.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Janus Henderson Group plc [JHG] earns $757,088 for each employee under its payroll. Income works out to $270,883 per employee. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 3.61 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.38.

Performance Indicators

Let’s now turn our attention to trading performance: Janus Henderson Group plc [JHG] has 197.20M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $4.23B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 19.00 to 41.64. At its current price, it has moved by -48.46% from its 52-week high, and it has moved 12.95% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently , which indicates that it is more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 54.51. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is Janus Henderson Group plc [JHG] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of Janus Henderson Group plc [JHG], on the whole, present investors with both positive and negative signals. Wall Street analysts have mixed reviews when it comes to the 12-month price outlook, and this company’s financials show a combination of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the price performance, this investment is somewhat risky while presenting reasonable potential for ROI.