London Stock Exchange Group

London Stock Exchange Group is a global markets infrastructure business based in the United Kingdom. Co's operating segments include: Information Services, which provides a range of information and data products including indexes and benchmarks; Post Trade Services LCH, which provides clearing services through which counterparty risk is mitigated across multiple asset classes; Capital Markets, provides access to capital for domestic and international businesses and electronic platforms for secondary market trading of equities, bonds and derivatives; and Group Technology, which provides secure technologies to customers that require performance at high levels of availability and throughput.
  • TickerLSE
  • ISINGB00B0SWJX34
  • ExchangeLondon Stock Exchange
  • SectorFinancial Services
  • CountryUnited Kingdom

Analysts

Eric Compton

Morningstar | London Stock Exchange Finishes Excellent 2018, Appears Well Positioned for Multiple Brexit Scenarios

Wide-moat-rated London Stock Exchange reported fourth-quarter and full-year results that fit well with our long-term thesis on the firm. LSE is easily meeting all of its medium-term growth goals, margins are improving, and the worries over the effects of Brexit on LSE’s OTC clearing dominance appear to be waning. Overall, 2018 was an excellent year for the exchange. Gross profit was up 10% for the year while underlying operating expenses were up roughly 2%, leading to a 16% increase in yearly profits and a 17.5% increase in adjusted EPS. EPS of GBP 1.71 came in almost exactly in line with our ...

Eric Compton

London Stock Exchange Finishes Excellent 2018, Appears Well Positioned for Multiple Brexit Scenarios

Wide-moat-rated London Stock Exchange reported fourth-quarter and full-year results that fit well with our long-term thesis on the firm. LSE is easily meeting all of its medium-term growth goals, margins are improving, and the worries over the effects of Brexit on LSE’s OTC clearing dominance appear to be waning. Overall, 2018 was an excellent year for the exchange. Gross profit was up 10% for the year while underlying operating expenses were up roughly 2%, leading to a 16% increase in yearly pr...

London Stock Exchange Group plc: London Stock Exchange Group will acquire stake in Euroclear, a credit positive

LSEG will acquire 4.92% of Euronext and will have one seat on its board, enhancing the close relationship between the two market infrastructure providers.

Eric Compton

Morningstar | London Stock Exchange Acquires Minority Stake in Euroclear

Wide-moat rated London Stock Exchange announced today that it has purchased a minority stake in Euroclear, a Belgian-based provider of settlement, custody, and collateral management services. The exchange has agreed to pay EUR 278.5 million for a 4.92% stake in what is the largest International Central Securities Depository (ICSD) in Europe. Deutsche Boerse owns the second largest ICSD in Europe, Clearstream, with these two players dominating the settlement and custody landscape in that market. We view the move favorably and like that David Schwimmer, the exchange's new CEO, is not sitting bac...

Eric Compton

London Stock Exchange Acquires Minority Stake in Euroclear

Wide-moat rated London Stock Exchange announced today that it has purchased a minority stake in Euroclear, a Belgian-based provider of settlement, custody, and collateral management services. The exchange has agreed to pay EUR 278.5 million for a 4.92% stake in what is the largest International Central Securities Depository (ICSD) in Europe. Deutsche Boerse owns the second largest ICSD in Europe, Clearstream, with these two players dominating the settlement and custody landscape in that market. ...

London Stock Exchange Group plc: London Stock Exchange Group will acquire stake in Euroclear, a credit positive

LSEG will acquire 4.92% of Euronext and will have one seat on its board, enhancing the close relationship between the two market infrastructure providers.

London Stock Exchange Group plc: Periodic update

A detailed rationale for LSEG’s A3 stable rating, highlighting its strong profitability, favorable business diversification and disciplined debt leverage policy.

London Stock Exchange Group plc: London Stock Exchange Group’s plan to increase ownership in LCH is credit positive

LSEG plans to increase its majority ownership of LCH, a key strategic asset, to over 80%, and will be able to quickly de-lever from debt issued to partially finance the stock purchases.

London Stock Exchange Group plc: Key Facts and Statistics - December 2017

A summary company profile, detailing London Stock Exchange Group plc’s business operations and financial highlights.

CME Group Inc.: CME, ICE and LSEG benefit from record trading of interest rate derivatives

Increased demand for interest rate derivatives to manage risk in uncertain and volatile markets has boosted derivatives exchanges and clearing house operators’ revenue.

Eric Compton

Morningstar | London Stock Exchange Finishes Excellent 2018, Appears Well Positioned for Multiple Brexit Scenarios

Wide-moat-rated London Stock Exchange reported fourth-quarter and full-year results that fit well with our long-term thesis on the firm. LSE is easily meeting all of its medium-term growth goals, margins are improving, and the worries over the effects of Brexit on LSE’s OTC clearing dominance appear to be waning. Overall, 2018 was an excellent year for the exchange. Gross profit was up 10% for the year while underlying operating expenses were up roughly 2%, leading to a 16% increase in yearly profits and a 17.5% increase in adjusted EPS. EPS of GBP 1.71 came in almost exactly in line with our ...

Eric Compton

London Stock Exchange Finishes Excellent 2018, Appears Well Positioned for Multiple Brexit Scenarios

Wide-moat-rated London Stock Exchange reported fourth-quarter and full-year results that fit well with our long-term thesis on the firm. LSE is easily meeting all of its medium-term growth goals, margins are improving, and the worries over the effects of Brexit on LSE’s OTC clearing dominance appear to be waning. Overall, 2018 was an excellent year for the exchange. Gross profit was up 10% for the year while underlying operating expenses were up roughly 2%, leading to a 16% increase in yearly pr...

Eric Compton

Morningstar | London Stock Exchange Acquires Minority Stake in Euroclear

Wide-moat rated London Stock Exchange announced today that it has purchased a minority stake in Euroclear, a Belgian-based provider of settlement, custody, and collateral management services. The exchange has agreed to pay EUR 278.5 million for a 4.92% stake in what is the largest International Central Securities Depository (ICSD) in Europe. Deutsche Boerse owns the second largest ICSD in Europe, Clearstream, with these two players dominating the settlement and custody landscape in that market. We view the move favorably and like that David Schwimmer, the exchange's new CEO, is not sitting bac...

Eric Compton

London Stock Exchange Acquires Minority Stake in Euroclear

Wide-moat rated London Stock Exchange announced today that it has purchased a minority stake in Euroclear, a Belgian-based provider of settlement, custody, and collateral management services. The exchange has agreed to pay EUR 278.5 million for a 4.92% stake in what is the largest International Central Securities Depository (ICSD) in Europe. Deutsche Boerse owns the second largest ICSD in Europe, Clearstream, with these two players dominating the settlement and custody landscape in that market. ...

Eric Compton

Morningstar | London Stock Exchange Rides the Strength of Its FTSE Russell and SwapClear Franchises

London Stock Exchange has transformed itself from a small, regional fixture and frequent acquisition target to a dominant global player in the exchange industry. We think London Stock Exchange has successfully pivoted toward moatier and faster-growing businesses in FTSE Russell and LCH. These two subsegments collectively account for over 50% of the firm's revenue. We expect each to drive double-digit top-line growth. We still see many opportunities for FTSE Russell to disproportionately benefit from the continue trend of growth in passive investing, particularly in the demand for smart beta, m...

1 director sold

A director at London Stock Exchange Group sold 15,617 shares at 4,507p and the significance rating of the trade was 100/100. Is that information sufficient for you to make an investment decision? This report gives details of those trades and adds context and analysis to them such that you can judge whether these trading decisions are ones worth following. Included in the report is a detailed share price chart which plots discretionary trades by all the company's directors over the last two years clearly showing Close periods where trading activity is restricted under listing rules. T...

LONDON STOCK EX.GP.PLC. increases its risk exposure and slightly lowers to Neutral

LONDON STOCK EX.GP.PLC. (GB), a company active in the Investment Services industry, now shows a lower overall rating. The independent financial analyst theScreener confirms the fundamental rating of 3 out of 4 stars. However, the market behaviour deterioration triggered a risk requalification, which can be thus described as moderately risky. theScreener believes that increased risk justifies the general evaluation downgrade to Neutral. As of the analysis date January 25, 2019, the closing price was GBp 4,420.00 and its expected value was estimated at GBp 4,197.20.

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Expert Corporate Governance Service (ECGS)

Etude de l'AG du 19/12/2017

 Item 1: To remove as a director of the Company, Donald BrydonShareholders are asked to approve a shareholder proposal proposed by The Children’s Investment Master Fund (TCI), which owns 5% of the share capital, to remove the Chairman of the Company, Donald Brydon, from the Board.  The Company’s former CEO, Xavier Rolet, has left the Company.  Primarily due to concerns that his departure was not voluntary, TCI has proposed the removal of the Chairman from the Board. In addition, they are concerned with his track record, and the ‘corporate governance crisis’ in leadership over which he has pres...

Expert Corporate Governance Service (ECGS)

Etude de l'AG du 26/04/2017

Item 3: Approve the Remuneration Report. Total variable remuneration exceeds 300% of base salary, the structure is considered unsatisfactory and the quantum is high.Items 4 - 15: Elect the Board of Directors. There is insufficient independent representation on the Board and on the Audit Committee. The level of independence on the Board is very low (27.3%) compared with the average of 58.5% for the FTSE 100.On February 28, 2017, LSE refused to divest its Italian bond trading platform, MTS, severely jeopardizing the chances of regulatory blessing for its controversial €29 billion merger with con...

Jérôme VINERIER

Short term view - LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE PLC : Falling prices.

The trend is bearish. Prices are falling again, but the movement has become hesitant. The next support is at 3,995.00 p. The bearish trend would be challenged above 4,808.80 p.

Jérôme VINERIER

Analyse court terme - LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE PLC : Les prix baissent.

La tendance est baissière. Les prix baissent à nouveau, mais le mouvement est devenu hésitant. Le prochain support est à 3 995,00 p. La tendance baissière serait remise en cause au-dessus de 4 808,80 p.

Jérôme VINERIER

Analyse court terme - LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE PLC : La tendance est baissière.

La tendance est baissière. Les prix baissent à nouveau, mais le mouvement est devenu hésitant. Le prochain support est à 3 995,00 p. La tendance baissière serait remise en cause au-dessus de 4 808,80 p.

Jérôme VINERIER

Short term view - LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE PLC : The trend is bearish.

The trend is bearish. Prices are falling again, but the movement has become hesitant. The next support is at 3,995.00 p. The bearish trend would be challenged above 4,808.80 p.

Jérôme VINERIER

Analyse moyen terme - LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE PLC : La correction gagne en vigueur.

La tendance de fond est clairement orientée à la hausse. La correction en cours gagne en vigueur. Il est trop tôt pour parler de retournement baissier. La tendance serait invalidée sous le support à 3 536,72 p.

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