Lloyds Banking Group plc (NYSE:LYG) produced a 19.68% rally since recording the worst price of $3.15. Thanks to the latest -0.79% decrease, it now trades at $3.77. Throughout the trading on 03/15/2018, the share price floated between $3.76 and $3.81. This company shares are -22.55% up from its target price of $2.92 and the current market capitalization stands at $67.85B. The recent change has given its price a -3.27% deficit over SMA 50 and -10.45% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -0.79% declines, 3.57% gains and 9.91% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found LYG’s volatility during a week at 1.04% and during a month it has been found around 1.43%.Lloyds Banking Group plc (LYG) Top Holders
Institutional investors currently hold around $1.65 billion or 2.4% in LYG stock. Look at its top three institutional owners. Fisher Asset Management, Llc owns $467.42 million in Lloyds Banking Group plc, which represents roughly 0.69% of the company’s market cap and approximately 28.33% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Boston Partners, which owns 49,446,281 shares of the stock are valued at $187.9 million. The third largest holder is Cambiar Investors Llc, which currently holds $140.65 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 0.21% of its market capitalization.
At the end of 12/31/2017 reporting period, 145 institutional holders increased their position in Lloyds Banking Group plc (NYSE:LYG) by some 67,884,052 shares, 71 decreased positions by 15,888,176 and 45 held positions by 350,537,812. That puts total institutional holdings at 434,310,040 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 62 new institutional investments totaling 6,771,435 shares while 18 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 716,275 shares.Lloyds Banking Group plc (LYG) Analyst Guide
Several analysts have released their opinion on Lloyds Banking Group plc (NYSE:LYG), with 1 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 1 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 0 buy, 2 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 3 average brokerage recommendation.