Ownership Don’t Lie: Q2 2016 Sentiment Janus Capital Group Inc (NYSE:JNS)

December 1, 2016 - By Dolores Ford   ·   0 Comments

Ownership Don't Lie:  Q2 2016 Sentiment Janus Capital Group Inc (NYSE:JNS)

Sentiment for Janus Capital Group Inc (NYSE:JNS)

Janus Capital Group Inc (NYSE:JNS) institutional sentiment increased to 1.14 in Q2 2016. Its up 0.11, from 1.03 in 2016Q1. The ratio has improved, as 90 investment professionals increased and opened new positions, while 87 sold and reduced equity positions in Janus Capital Group Inc. The investment professionals in our partner’s database now hold: 170.15 million shares, down from 172.95 million shares in 2016Q1. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Janus Capital Group Inc in their top 10 positions was flat from 4 to 4 for the same number . Sold All: 20 Reduced: 67 Increased: 73 New Position: 17.

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 and subadvised relationships in both domestic and international markets. The company has a market cap of $2.48 billion. The Firm operates through its investment management business segment. It has a 15.94 P/E ratio.

About 51,726 shares traded hands. Janus Capital Group Inc (NYSE:JNS) has declined 8.72% since April 28, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.65% the S&P500.

Analysts await Janus Capital Group Inc (NYSE:JNS) to report earnings on January, 24. They expect $0.25 earnings per share, 0.00% or $0.00 from last year’s $0.25 per share. JNS’s profit will be $45.60M for 13.65 P/E if the $0.25 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.24 actual earnings per share reported by Janus Capital Group Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 4.17% EPS growth.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “Janus Capital Group Inc. is a leading asset manager offering individual investors and institutional clients complementary asset management disciplines through the firm’s global distribution network. Janus Capital Group consists of Janus Capital Management LLC, Berger Financial Group LLC, Enhanced Investment Technologies LLC and Bay Isle Financial LLC.”

Dai Ichi Life Insurance Co. Ltd. holds 15.42% of its portfolio in Janus Capital Group Inc for 36.79 million shares. Pacific Heights Asset Management Llc owns 3.55 million shares or 4.51% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Olstein Capital Management L.P. has 1.84% invested in the company for 978,420 shares. The Minnesota-based Tealwood Asset Management Inc has invested 1.58% in the stock. Skyline Asset Management Lp, a Illinois-based fund reported 1.40 million shares.#img1#

Insider Transactions: Since January 1, 0001, the stock had 0 buys, and 5 sales for $6.18 million net activity.

Janus Capital Group Inc (NYSE:JNS) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 0 of Janus Capital Group’s analysts are positive. Out of 6 Wall Street analysts rating Janus Capital Group, 0 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 6 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $13 while the high is $18. The stock’s average target of $15.04 is 10.26% above today’s ($13.64) share price. JNS was included in 18 notes of analysts from September 3, 2015. The stock of Janus Capital Group Inc (NYSE:JNS) has “Underweight” rating given on Monday, September 21 by Morgan Stanley. The stock of Janus Capital Group Inc (NYSE:JNS) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, October 7 by Jefferies. Jefferies maintained Janus Capital Group Inc (NYSE:JNS) on Friday, October 23 with “Buy” rating. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, July 27 report. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Monday, January 11 by Goldman Sachs. Wood maintained the stock with “Market Perform” rating in Thursday, September 3 report. Wells Fargo downgraded Janus Capital Group Inc (NYSE:JNS) on Thursday, May 12 to “Market Perform” rating. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 5 by Citigroup. Jefferies downgraded the shares of JNS in a report on Tuesday, October 4 to “Hold” rating. The stock has “Neutral” rating given by JP Morgan on Wednesday, January 13.

JNS Company Profile

Janus Capital Group Inc., incorporated on January 23, 1998, provides investment management, administration, distribution and related services to financial advisors, individuals and institutional clients through mutual funds, separate accounts, other pooled investment vehicles and subadvised relationships (collectively referred to as investment products) in both domestic and international markets. The Firm operates through investment management business segment. The Firm provides investment management solutions across a range of disciplines, including fundamental the United States and global equities (growth and value), mathematical equities, fixed income and alternatives, through its subsidiaries, Janus Capital Management LLC (Janus), INTECH Investment Management LLC (INTECH), Perkins Investment Management LLC (Perkins), VS Holdings, Inc. (VelocityShares) and Kapstream Capital Pty Limited (Kapstream).

More recent Janus Capital Group Inc (NYSE:JNS) news were published by: Forbes.com which released: “Janus Capital Strikes Merger With Henderson Group In Bid To Create $320 …” on October 03, 2016. Also Forbes.com published the news titled: “Ex-Dividend Reminder: Janus Capital Group, Alexander & Baldwin and Citigroup” on November 01, 2016. Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Janus Capital Group, Inc (JNS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 03, 2016” with publication date: November 02, 2016 was also an interesting one.

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