Legal & General Group Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 278.30
+4.80 (+1.76 %)
(As of 06/11/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume7.16 million shs
Average Volume10.84 million shs
Market Capitalization£16.61 billion
P/E Ratio10.87
Dividend Yield6.41%
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About Legal & General Group

Legal & General Group Plc provides various insurance products and services in the United Kingdom, the United States, and internationally. It operates in four segments: Legal & General Retirement (LGR), Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), Legal & General Capital (LGC), and Legal & General Insurance (LGI). The LGR segment offers annuity contracts with guaranteed income for a specified time; longevity insurance products for company pension schemes; lifetime mortgages; lifetime care plans; and retirement interest only mortgages. The LGIM segment provides index fund management; active fixed income funds and liquidity funds; active equity management; solution and liability driven investment; multi-asset funds; 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 provides protection products, such as health, disability, critical illness, and accident; individual term assurance; reinsurance; savings and death benefits; and annuities. The company is also involved in the unit trust and institutional fund management, mortgage finance, treasury, building project and modular housing development, general insurance, and open-ended investment businesses, as well as manufacture of sheds. It also engages in the real estate investment, operation, management, and trading, fund general partner, fund trustee, commercial lending, venture capital investing, contractual scheme, management, pension tracing and transfer, investor alternative investment fund, collective asset-management, and investment management activities; and provision of investment advisory, business information consultancy, and technology services. The company was founded in 1836 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.


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Legal & General Group (LON:LGEN) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Legal & General Group a buy right now?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Legal & General Group in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 3 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" Legal & General Group stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in LGEN, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Legal & General Group?

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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 Tuesday, August 3rd 2021.
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How has Legal & General Group's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Legal & General Group's stock was trading at GBX 220.50 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, LGEN stock has increased by 26.2% and is now trading at GBX 278.30.
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How often does Legal & General Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Legal & General Group?

Legal & General Group announced a dividend on Wednesday, March 10th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 15th will be paid a dividend of GBX 12.64 per share on Thursday, May 27th. This represents a yield of 4.48%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 15th. This is an increase from Legal & General Group's previous dividend of GBX 4.93. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.
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Is Legal & General Group a good dividend stock?

Legal & General Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.18 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 6.41%. LGEN has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio of Legal & General Group is 0.69%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What price target have analysts set for LGEN?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Legal & General Group's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 217 to GBX 334. On average, they anticipate Legal & General Group's share price to reach GBX 271.57 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.4%.
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Who are Legal & General Group's key executives?

Legal & General Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Dr. Nigel David Wilson, Group CEO & Exec. Director (Age 65, Pay $1.49M)
  • Mr. Stuart Jeffrey Davies, Group CFO & Exec. Director (Age 50, Pay $897k)
  • Mr. Kerrigan William Procter, Pres of Asia (Age 52, Pay $823k)
  • Ms. Michelle Sylvia Scrimgeour, Chief Exec. Officer of Legal & Gen. Investment Management (Age 58, Pay $951k)
  • Mr. Edward Luke Houghton, Head Investor Relations
  • Mr. Geoffrey J. Timms, Group Gen. Counsel & Company Sec.
  • Mr. Richard King, Head of Group Corp. Communications
  • Ms. Emma Hardaker-Jones, Group HR Director
  • Ms. Sharon Niebergall, Head of Bus. Management, Distribution
  • Ms. Katrina Helen Jean McMillan, Head of Transition Project Management - LGIM

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), Barclays (BARC), BP (BP), National Grid (NG), Aviva (AV), Prudential (PRU), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), The Berkeley Group (BKG), HSBC (HSBA) and Imperial Brands (IMB).

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

One share of LGEN stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 278.30.

How much money does Legal & General Group make?

Legal & General Group has a market capitalization of £16.61 billion and generates £18.00 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does Legal & General Group have?

Legal & General Group employs 10,099 workers across the globe.

What is Legal & General Group's official website?

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

Where are Legal & General Group's headquarters?

Legal & General Group is headquartered at 1 Coleman Street, LONDON, EC2R 5AA, United Kingdom.

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 6/12/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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