Favorable News Coverage Likely to Impact Janus Capital Group (JNS) Stock Price

Press coverage about Janus Capital Group (NYSE:JNS) has trended positive on Tuesday, according to AlphaOne. AlphaOne, a unit of Accern, rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Janus Capital Group earned a news impact score of 0.47 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also assigned media stories about the asset manager an impact score of 74 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is likely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Alpha One Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Janus Capital Group (NYSE:JNS)

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised Janus Capital Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 13th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and seven have issued a hold rating to the stock. Janus Capital Group currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $14.50.

Janus Capital Group (JNS) remained flat at $14.17 during midday trading on Tuesday. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $13.76 and a 200 day moving average price of $13.29. Janus Capital Group has a 52 week low of $11.95 and a 52 week high of $16.62.

Janus Capital Group (NYSE:JNS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April 20th. The asset manager reported $0.23 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.02. Janus Capital Group had a return on equity of 8.98% and a net margin of 14.17%. The business had revenue of $257.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $258.10 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.19 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was up 3.7% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts forecast that Janus Capital Group will post $0.96 earnings per share for the current year.

In other Janus Capital Group news, SVP Brennan A. Hughes sold 2,100 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, May 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $14.34, for a total value of $30,114.00. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now owns 34,748 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $498,286.32. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 2.08% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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Janus Capital Group Company Profile

Janus Capital Group Inc provides investment management, administration, distribution and related services to financial advisors, individuals and institutional clients through mutual funds, separate accounts, other pooled investment vehicles, exchange-traded products (ETPs) and subadvised relationships (collectively referred to as investment products) in both domestic and international markets.

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