United Kingdom government cuts stake in Lloyds Bank to below 2%

Lloyds Banking Group PLC

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The UK taxpayer's stake in Lloyds Banking Group has dropped to below 2% of the business as the Government continues its efforts to return the bank to private hands. TheStreet upgraded Lloyds Banking Group PLC from a "d+" rating to a "c" rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 22nd.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Lloyds Banking Group plc, where 0 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 0 analysts have given a Buy signal, 0 said it's a HOLD, 0 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. Two Sigma Investments LP raised its stake in shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC by 941.0% in the fourth quarter.

In the duration of 12 months Lloyds Banking Group PLC ORD's share price has increased by 0% to 66.32 from 0.00.

Market Capitalization can be thought of as the overall price to buy the company.

The business has a 50 day moving average of 67.89 and a 200 day moving average of 61.94 whilst the 52 week high shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC ORD have reached is 74 and the 52 week low is 47.1. Investors of record on Thursday, April 6th will be paid a dividend of GBX 2.20 ($0.03) per share.

Lloyds Banking Group is to shrink the size of hundreds of its branches so they have only two staff helping customers with tablet computers. Lloyds Banking Group PLC's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 130.00%. Former chancellor George Osborne pledged to sell £4 billion worth of shares at a 5 per cent discount. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its position in shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC by 13.5% in the fourth quarter.

UK Financial Investments, which manages the stake in Lloyds, cut its holding by around 1% to 1.97%, seeing the bank edge another step closer to full private ownership. UBS Group AG now owns 1,763,804 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $5,062,000 after buying an additional 1,145,867 shares during the period.

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