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LON:LGENLegal & General Group Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 220.30
+6.30 (+2.94 %)
(As of 07/14/2020)
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Today's Range
208.70
Now: GBX 220.30
221.40
50-Day Range
212.70
MA: GBX 221.10
233
52-Week Range
2.14
Now: GBX 220.30
324.70
Volume11.09 million shs
Average Volume20.18 million shs
Market Capitalization£13.14 billion
P/E Ratio7.18
Dividend Yield8.32%
BetaN/A
Legal & General Group Plc provides various insurance products and services worldwide. It operates in Legal & General Retirement (LGR), Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), Legal & General Capital (LGC), Legal & General Insurance (LGI), and General Insurance (GI) segments. The LGR segment offers annuity contracts with guaranteed income for a specified time; longevity insurance products for company pension schemes; and lifetime mortgages. The LGIM segment provides index fund management; active fixed income and liquidity management; solution and liability driven investment; active equity; corporate pension scheme solutions; and real estate funds. The LGC segment offers investment strategy and implementation, and direct investment and structuring services. The LGI segment protection products, such as health, disability, critical illness and accident; individual term assurance; savings and death benefits; and annuities. The GI segment provides household and accident, sickness, unemployment, and pet insurance products. The company is also involved in insurance agency and brokerage, unit trust, institutional fund management, distribution, mortgage finance, treasury, SPV, building project and modular housing development, general insurance, and open ended investment businesses. It also engages in the real estate investment and trading, fund general partner, fund trustee, long term, commercial lending, venture and development capital, contractual scheme, real estate agency, private equity, management, investor alternative investment fund, collective asset-management, reinsurance, and investment management activities, as well as provides investment advisory and property services. The company was founded in 1836 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.1Community Rank: 2.8Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 3.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.53 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Life Insurance
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
CUSIPN/A
CIKN/A
Phone+44-20-31243000

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£19.77 billion
Cash FlowGBX 241.50 per share
Book ValueGBX 157.80 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees7,981
Outstanding Shares5,966,510,080
Market Cap£13.14 billion
Next Earnings Date8/5/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable
GBX 220.30
+6.30 (+2.94 %)
(As of 07/14/2020)
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Legal & General Group (LON:LGEN) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Legal & General Group's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Legal & General Group's stock was trading at GBX 220.50 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, LGEN shares have decreased by 0.1% and is now trading at GBX 220.30.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Legal & General Group?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Legal & General Group in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Legal & General Group's next earnings date?

Legal & General Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 5th 2020.
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How often does Legal & General Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Legal & General Group?

Legal & General Group declared a dividend on Wednesday, March 4th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 23rd will be paid a dividend of GBX 12.64 per share on Thursday, June 4th. This represents a yield of 4.77%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 23rd. This is an increase from Legal & General Group's previous dividend of GBX 4.93. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
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What price target have analysts set for LGEN?

13 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Legal & General Group's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 165 to GBX 334. On average, they anticipate Legal & General Group's share price to reach GBX 244.91 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.2% from the stock's current price.
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Has Legal & General Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about LGEN stock has been trending very negative on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Legal & General Group earned a news sentiment score of -3.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the financial services provider a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.
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Who are some of Legal & General Group's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Legal & General Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Legal & General Group investors own include Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY), BP (BP), Barclays (BARC), Aviva (AV), National Grid (NG), Prudential (PRU), Berkeley Group (BKG), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), easyJet (EZJ) and Centrica (CNA).

Who are Legal & General Group's key executives?

Legal & General Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Dr. Nigel David Wilson, Group CEO & Director (Age 63)
  • Mr. Stuart Jeffrey Davies, Group CFO & Director
  • Mr. Mark Zinkula, CEO of Legal & Gen. Investment Management and Director
  • Mr. Kerrigan William Procter, CEO of Legal & Gen. Capital and Director (Age 50)
  • Mr. Edward Luke Houghton, Head Investor Relations

What is Legal & General Group's stock symbol?

Legal & General Group trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "LGEN."

How do I buy shares of Legal & General Group?

Shares of LGEN and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

What is Legal & General Group's stock price today?

One share of LGEN stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 220.30.

How big of a company is Legal & General Group?

Legal & General Group has a market capitalization of £13.14 billion and generates £19.77 billion in revenue each year. Legal & General Group employs 7,981 workers across the globe.

What is Legal & General Group's official website?

The official website for Legal & General Group is www.legalandgeneralgroup.com.

How can I contact Legal & General Group?

Legal & General Group's mailing address is 1 Coleman Street, LONDON, EC2R 5AA, United Kingdom. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at +44-20-31243000.

This page was last updated on 8/4/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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