The Weekly Research Analysts' Ratings Updates for Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LLOY)

Lloyds Banking Group PLC ORD has 70,604,648,000 shares now held by shareholders which now trade around the 66.32 mark which totals Lloyds Banking Group PLC ORD's market capitalisation to 46.83B GBP.

Earnings per share (EPS) is the portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock.

Currently, the market capitalization of Lloyds Banking Group plc (LYG) is 58.8 Billion.

Lloyds Banking Group plc (LYG) belongs to the Financial sector with an industry focus on Foreign Money Center Banks, with Mr. Antonio Mota de Sousa Horta-Osorio as Group Chief Exec. and Exec. Director.

Lloyds Banking Group plc (LON:LLOY) is another step closer to being fully privatised after the taxpayer's stake was cut to below 2%, even as the lender continues to tackle legacy issues. CIBC World Markets Inc. now owns 510,153 shares of the company's stock worth $2,377,000 after buying an additional 390,399 shares during the period. Overall, 3.78 Million shares exchanged hands versus its average trading volume of 7.67 Million shares. This is an increase from Lloyds Banking Group PLC's previous semiannual dividend of $0.05. The stock is now trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -1.31%. Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LYG) now has Return on Equity of 4.41. Shore Capital Upgrades Lloyds Banking Group plc (LYG) to Buy with no specific Price Target.

A moving average (MA) is a trend-following or lagging indicator because it is based on past prices.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 0%. The stock volatility for week was 1.13% while for month was 1.39%.The stock, as of last close, traded 38.97% to its 52 week low and was changed -22.34% from its 52 week high.

Last month Lloyds said it had recruited professor Russel Griggs to conduct an independent review on compensation for victims of the HBOS scandal. The Relative Volume value measured for Lloyds Banking Group plc (LYG) is 0.52. Lloyds has already revealed plans to close 400 of its branches across the United Kingdom, which will result in 9,000 job losses. Beta factor, which measures the riskiness of the security, was observed as 1.15. The company presently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $3.50.