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LON:LGEN

Legal & General Group Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 239.92
+6.72 (+2.88%)
(As of 07/7/2022 02:15 PM ET)
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Today's Range
237
243.20
50-Day Range
233.20
265.10
52-Week Range
225.49
309.90
Volume
6.92 million shs
Average Volume
15.36 million shs
Market Capitalization
£14.32 billion
P/E Ratio
727.03
Dividend Yield
7.91%
Price Target
GBX 342.83

Legal & General Group MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
42.3% Upside
GBX 342.83 Price Target
Short Interest
N/A
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.74
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.79mentions of Legal & General Group in the last 14 days
Based on 6 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
£149.55 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as 30% analysis score, 20% valuation score, 10% short interest score, 10% dividend score, 10% sustainability score, 10% news and social score, and 10% insider trading score.

2.16 out of 5 stars

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About Legal & General Group (LON:LGEN) Stock

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; lifetime mortgages; lifetime care plans; retirement interest only mortgages; and workplace savings scheme that provides corporate pension scheme solutions. The LGIM segment offers 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 assets. The LGC segment provides investment strategy and implementation, and direct investment and structuring services. The LGI segment offers protection products, such as health, disability, critical illness, and accident; individual term assurance; reinsurance; savings and death benefits; and annuities. It 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. In addition, the company engages in the investment, operation, management, trading, and letting and operation of leased real estate; and construction of commercial buildings, financial intermediation, pension tracing and transfer, insurance agents and brokers, fund general partner, commercial lending, venture capital investing, contractual scheme, investor alternative investment fund, collective asset-management, and investment management activities; and provision of investment advisory, business information consultancy, and technology services. Legal & General Group Plc was founded in 1836 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Life Insurance
Sub-Industry
N/A
Sector
Finance
CIK
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
10,743
Year Founded
N/A

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 6/1 Dividend
4/21/2022
Dividend Payable
6/01/2022
Today
7/07/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
8/09/2022

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
GBX 342.83
High Stock Price Forecast
GBX 400
Low Stock Price Forecast
GBX 325
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+42.9%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.5
Research Coverage
6 Analysts

Profitability

Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£9.65 billion
Cash Flow
GBX 278.72 per share
Book Value
GBX 185.20 per share

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
5,970,533,000
Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
£14.32 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
N/A














Legal & General Group Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Legal & General Group stock right now?

6 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Legal & General Group in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Legal & General Group stock.
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What is Legal & General Group's stock price forecast for 2022?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Legal & General Group's shares. Their LGEN stock forecasts range from GBX 325 to GBX 400. On average, they predict Legal & General Group's stock price to reach GBX 342.83 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 42.9% from the stock's current price.
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How has Legal & General Group's stock performed in 2022?

Legal & General Group's stock was trading at GBX 297.50 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, LGEN shares have decreased by 19.4% and is now trading at GBX 239.90.
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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 9th 2022.
View our earnings forecast for Legal & General Group
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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 9th. Investors of record on Thursday, April 21st will be given a dividend of GBX 13.27 per share on Wednesday, June 1st. This represents a dividend yield of 5.41%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 21st. This is an increase from Legal & General Group's previous dividend of GBX 5.18. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.
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Is Legal & General Group a good dividend stock?

Legal & General Group(LON:LGEN) pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.18 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 7.91%. 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 54.00%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
View Legal & General Group's dividend history.

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 66, Pay $2.54M)
  • Mr. Stuart Jeffrey Davies, Group CFO & Exec. Director (Age 51, Pay $1.51M)
  • Mr. Edward Luke Houghton, Head Investor Relations
  • Mr. Geoffrey J. Timms, Group Gen. Counsel & Company Sec.
  • Ted Hart, Head of Public Affairs & Policy
  • 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
  • Mr. Robert James Barnard-Smith, Head of UK Credit - LGIM
  • Ms. Debbie Matthews, Head of LGIM Product Devel. - Chief Operations Office

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), GSK (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 239.90.

How much money does Legal & General Group make?

Legal & General Group (LON:LGEN) has a market capitalization of £14.32 billion and generates £9.65 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does Legal & General Group have?

Legal & General Group employs 10,743 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Legal & General Group?

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

This page (LON:LGEN) was last updated on 7/7/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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