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Current Trend: Janus Henderson Group (NYSE: JHG)

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Janus Henderson Group trades as part of the financial services sector and asset management industry. The company CEO is Richard M. Weil. Janus Henderson Group is an investment management company. It invests in equities, fixed income, property, and private equity.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The JHG stock showed a previous change of 3.26% with an open at 20.55 and a close of 20.89. It reached an intraday high of 20.92 and a low of 20.40.

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Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $4.1b with 195.2m shares outstanding, of which the float is 195.2m shares. Trading volume reached 867,557 shares compared to its average volume of 1,536,020 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Janus Henderson Group shares returned -2.11% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -17.14%. Over three months, it changed -13.10%. In one year it has changed -28.88% and within that year its 52-week high was 33.04 and its 52-week low was 19.00. JHG stock is 9.95% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 23.25 and a 50 day moving average of 23.24. Currently JHG stock is trading -10.16% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

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Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 2.61 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 8.00. Based on 4 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.56. The TTM EPS is 2.73, which comes to a TTM PE of 7.65.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr of 2019 (Reported on 05/02/2019): 0.48
4thQtr of 2018 (Reported on 02/05/2019): 0.54
3rdQtr of 2018 (Reported on 11/01/2018): 0.55
2ndQtr of 2018 (Reported on 07/31/2018): 0.70
1stQtr of 2018 0.82

The dividend per share is currently 1.44, which is a dividend yield of 6.89%. Also, the payout ratio is 52.75%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations. JHG stock has a high dividend yield, but because the company has sufficient earnings to cover future dividends, it may be a good investment opportunity for an income portfolio.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 36.04, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 42.04%.

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 98.10% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 8,727,461, which was 4.47% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 5.25. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 1.18.

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 9.45%, return on assets is 6.52%, profit margin is 21.71%, price-to-sales is 1.95 and price-to-book is 0.81.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 5  :Valuation Score
 2  :Past Performance Score
 6  :Financial Strength Score
 0  :Future Growth Score
 4  :Dividend Score
 3  :Overall Score

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John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.