Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) Given Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.18

Press coverage about Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Jones Lang LaSalle earned a coverage optimism score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.6428169338505 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

JLL has been the subject of several research reports. ValuEngine raised shares of Jones Lang LaSalle from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Sunday, December 31st. Barclays upped their price objective on shares of Jones Lang LaSalle from $150.00 to $170.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 30th. JMP Securities cut shares of Jones Lang LaSalle from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 24th. William Blair reissued an “outperform” rating on shares of Jones Lang LaSalle in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. Finally, Raymond James Financial started coverage on shares of Jones Lang LaSalle in a research note on Tuesday, February 6th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $175.00 price target for the company. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. Jones Lang LaSalle currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $151.38.

Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) traded down $0.22 during trading on Friday, hitting $158.23. 482,028 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 336,146. Jones Lang LaSalle has a twelve month low of $101.83 and a twelve month high of $160.69. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.21, a quick ratio of 1.60 and a current ratio of 1.34. The stock has a market cap of $7,179.53, a PE ratio of 28.51, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.46 and a beta of 1.85.

Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 7th. The financial services provider reported $4.92 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $4.22 by $0.70. Jones Lang LaSalle had a net margin of 3.20% and a return on equity of 13.55%. The business had revenue of $2.54 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.29 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $3.95 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 17.5% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts forecast that Jones Lang LaSalle will post 9.85 earnings per share for the current year.

In other news, Director Martin H. Nesbitt sold 6,701 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, December 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $149.32, for a total value of $1,000,593.32. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 35 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,226.20. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Corporate insiders own 0.72% of the company’s stock.

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Jones Lang LaSalle Company Profile

Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated (JLL) is a financial and professional services company specializing in real estate. The Company operates through four business segments: Americas; Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA); Asia Pacific, and LaSalle. It offers integrated services on a local, regional and global basis to owner, occupier, investor and developer clients.

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