Legal & General Group Plc Company Profile (LON:LGEN)

About Legal & General Group Plc

Legal & General Group Plc logoLegal & General Group plc is engaged in life assurance and long-term savings business, investment management, and various general insurance and health business. The Company operates through six segments: Legal & General Retirement (LGR), which includes annuities (both individual and bulk purchase), longevity insurance and lifetime mortgages; Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), which includes institutional and retail investment management and workplace savings businesses; Legal & General Capital (LGC), which includes the medium-term investment return (less expenses) on group invested assets; Insurance, which includes the business in retail protection, group protection, general insurance, networks, and Legal and General Netherlands; Savings, which includes the business in platforms, self-invested personal pensions (SIPPs), mature savings and with-profits, and Legal & General America (LGA), which includes protection business written in the United States.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
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  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: LGEN
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $3.08
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $242.87
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $228.26
  • 52-Week Range: £59,270,000 - GBX 160.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.24
  • P/E Growth: 1.53
  • Market Cap: $14.65B
  • Outstanding Shares: 5,927,000,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 6 Hold Ratings, 10 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.37)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 243.20

Analysts' Ratings History for Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/22/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingUnderweightGBX 197View Rating Details
2/6/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 276 -> GBX 282View Rating Details
2/2/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyGBX 275View Rating Details
12/22/2016Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
12/19/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldGBX 255View Rating Details
12/7/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHoldGBX 200View Rating Details
12/7/2016Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 300View Rating Details
12/7/2016Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 301View Rating Details
12/6/2016Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 212 -> GBX 225View Rating Details
12/1/2016BNP ParibasUpgradeOutperformGBX 260View Rating Details
12/1/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 220View Rating Details
11/9/2016MacquarieReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 201View Rating Details
9/28/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
9/27/2016Panmure GordonReiterated RatingBuyGBX 305View Rating Details
8/12/2016Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual weightGBX 260 -> GBX 247View Rating Details
4/15/2016Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingSellGBX 200View Rating Details
4/6/2016Charles StanleyReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
3/15/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 180View Rating Details
3/14/2016NomuraReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
2/18/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 315View Rating Details
10/27/2015Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 285View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/27/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $21.61 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History for Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/9/2016GBX 41.94%8/18/20168/18/20169/22/2016
3/15/2016GBX 9.954.36%4/28/20164/28/20166/9/2016
8/5/2015GBX 3.451.27%8/13/20158/13/20159/17/2015
3/4/2015GBX 8.352.95%4/23/20154/23/20156/4/2015
8/6/2014GBX 2.901.25%8/27/20148/27/201410/1/2014
3/5/2014GBX 6.902.92%4/23/20144/23/20146/4/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/1/2017John KingmanInsiderBuy1,842GBX 237£4,365.54
1/3/2017Richard H MeddingsInsiderBuy1,103GBX 249£2,746.47
12/1/2016Stuart PophamInsiderBuy853GBX 238£2,030.14
11/11/2016Lesley KnoxInsiderBuy37,600GBX 213£80,088
11/4/2016John KingmanInsiderBuy89,233GBX 208£185,604.64
11/1/2016Richard H MeddingsInsiderBuy1,317GBX 209£2,752.53
10/3/2016Rudy MarkhamInsiderBuy1,424GBX 217£3,090.08
9/1/2016Meddings,Richard HInsiderBuy1,186GBX 212£2,514.32
8/9/2016Wilson,JuliaInsiderBuy7,320GBX 206£15,079.20
8/1/2016Meddings,Richard HInsiderBuy1,205GBX 208£2,506.40
7/1/2016Zlatkus,LizabethInsiderBuy987GBX 188£1,855.56
6/1/2016Popham,StuartInsiderBuy683GBX 239£1,632.37
5/3/2016Bradley ,CarolynInsiderBuy694GBX 223£1,547.62
4/17/2016Wilson,NigelInsiderSell77,583GBX 239£185,423.37
4/1/2016Meddings,Richard HInsiderBuy1,086GBX 231£2,508.66
3/1/2016Meddings,Richard HInsiderBuy1,092GBX 230£2,511.60
2/1/2016Zlatkus,LizabethInsiderBuy737GBX 243£1,790.91
1/14/2016Wilson,NigelInsiderSell137,130GBX 245£335,968.50
1/4/2016Stewart,John MInsiderBuy2,953GBX 262£7,736.86
12/1/2015Swantee,OlafInsiderBuy567GBX 273£1,547.91
11/3/2015Gregory,MarkInsiderBuy84GBX 262£220.08
11/2/2015Swantee,OlafInsiderBuy590GBX 262£1,545.80
10/2/2015Gregory,MarkInsiderBuy92GBX 239£219.88
10/1/2015Bradley ,CarolynInsiderBuy645GBX 240£1,548
9/2/2015Wilson,NigelInsiderBuy80GBX 248£198.40
9/1/2015Meddings,Richard HInsiderBuy1,007GBX 249£2,507.43
8/4/2015Gregory,MarkInsiderBuy85GBX 260£221
8/3/2015Bradley ,CarolynInsiderBuy597GBX 259£1,546.23
7/3/2015Gregory,MarkInsiderBuy86GBX 253£217.58
7/1/2015Meddings,Richard HInsiderBuy1,004GBX 2.50GBX 2,510
4/24/2015Mark ZinkulaInsiderSell35,736GBX 263.40£94,128.62
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN)
DateHeadline
News IconInvestor Guide: Checking on Indicators for Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN.L) - Rives Journal (LON:LGEN)
rivesjournal.com - February 23 at 11:17 PM
businesswire.com logoLegal & General’s US Pension Risk Transfer Business Sees Continued Expansion in 2016, Nearing $900 Million in Total Volume, Expanding Team and Reach in US (LON:LGEN)
www.businesswire.com - February 23 at 6:15 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoHidden pension terms see surviving partners of much older spouses lose out when they die (LON:LGEN)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 23 at 6:15 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoHidden terms see younger widows’ pensions slashed (LON:LGEN)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 23 at 6:15 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logo'Trophy wives' rule': How firms use loophole to cut younger spouses out of your pension (LON:LGEN)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 23 at 6:15 PM
News IconEquity Focus: Indicator Check on Shares of Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN.L) - Searcy News (LON:LGEN)
searcysentinel.com - February 23 at 5:47 AM
News IconCompany Focus: Zooming in on Shares of Legal & General Group Plc (LSE:LGEN) - Benton Bulletin (LON:LGEN)
bentonbulletin.com - February 23 at 5:47 AM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoLegal & General Group Plc 19.6% Potential Decrease Indicated by ... - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:LGEN)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - February 23 at 5:47 AM
4-traders.com logoLegal & General : Mental health still taboo in most UK offices (LON:LGEN)
www.4-traders.com - February 20 at 10:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoIf You Want Yield, Look to the UK (LON:LGEN)
finance.yahoo.com - February 20 at 10:19 AM
News IconTicker Tracker: Looking at Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN.L) - Searcy News (LON:LGEN)
searcysentinel.com - February 17 at 9:25 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoTime’s running out to buy these cheap dividend stocks (LON:LGEN)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 17 at 9:25 AM
4-traders.com logoLegal & General : Housing Growth Boosted by Record CALA Homes Peformance (LON:LGEN)
www.4-traders.com - February 16 at 4:59 PM
stockmarketwire.com logoMost Traded Stocks by Value at 13:00 - Stock Market Wire (LON:LGEN)
www.stockmarketwire.com - February 15 at 9:22 PM
News IconTrading Watch: FCF and Piotroski Score Check for Legal & General Group Plc (LSE:LGEN) - Midway Monitor (LON:LGEN)
midwaymonitor.com - February 15 at 9:22 PM
4-traders.com logoLegal & General : L&G Commences 111,000 SQ FT City Office Refurbishment (LON:LGEN)
www.4-traders.com - February 15 at 5:47 AM
News IconReviewing Indicator Levels for Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN.L) - Providence Standard (LON:LGEN)
providencestandard.com - February 14 at 5:23 AM
capitalcube.com logoLegal & General Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : LGEN-GB : February 14, 2017 (LON:LGEN)
www.capitalcube.com - February 14 at 5:23 AM
News IconMA Watch on Shares of Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN.L) - Rives Journal (LON:LGEN)
rivesjournal.com - February 13 at 7:21 PM
News IconInvestor Watch on These Shares: Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN.L) - The Standard (LON:LGEN)
6milestandard.com - February 10 at 7:02 PM
News IconMarket Review: Indicator Watch for Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN.L) - Baldwin Journal (LON:LGEN)
baldwinjournal.com - February 9 at 5:06 AM
News IconChecking in on Signals for Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN.L) - Davidson Register (LON:LGEN)
davidsonregister.com - February 8 at 5:35 AM
News IconStock Concentration on Shares of Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN.L) - Sherwood Daily (LON:LGEN)
sherwooddaily.com - February 6 at 11:24 PM
News IconWhat To Expect From Legal & General Group Plc's (LSE:LGEN) Earnings Over The Next Year? - Simply Wall St (LON:LGEN)
simplywall.st - February 6 at 10:12 AM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoLegal & General Group Plc 17.2% Potential Upside Indicated by HSBC - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:LGEN)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - February 2 at 7:00 PM
News IconInvestor Technical Review for Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN.L) - Springdale Times (LON:LGEN)
springdaletimes.com - February 1 at 5:09 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoEU capital rules treat insurers like traders, trade body says (LON:LGEN)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - February 1 at 5:09 AM
capitalcube.com logoLegal & General Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : LGEN-GB : January 31, 2017 (LON:LGEN)
www.capitalcube.com - January 31 at 5:01 AM
4-traders.com logoLegal & General : Directorate Change (LON:LGEN)
www.4-traders.com - January 30 at 10:16 AM
ft.com logo[$$] Helena Morrissey joins Legal & General Investment Management (LON:LGEN)
www.ft.com - January 28 at 11:26 PM
News IconTechnical Watch on These Shares: Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN.L) - Springdale Times (LON:LGEN)
springdaletimes.com - January 27 at 8:31 PM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoMarket Risers: ImmuPharma PLC, Legal & General Group Plc, Lloyds Banking Group PLC, Powerhouse Energy Group ... - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:LGEN)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - January 26 at 3:15 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoBritish insurers ‘will be more competitive after Brexit’ (LON:LGEN)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 25 at 7:40 PM
News IconTechnical Updates on Shares of Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN.L) - Springdale Times (LON:LGEN)
springdaletimes.com - January 24 at 6:59 PM
News IconTrading Review: Technical Survey on Shares of Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN.L) - Springdale Times (LON:LGEN)
springdaletimes.com - January 24 at 6:59 PM
ft.com logo[$$] Movers & shakers: January 23 (LON:LGEN)
www.ft.com - January 22 at 4:08 AM
News IconWhat should you know before buying Legal & General Group Plc (LSE:LGEN) for its dividend - Simply Wall St (LON:LGEN)
simplywall.st - January 20 at 4:35 PM
capitalcube.com logoLegal & General Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : LGEN-GB : January 20, 2017 (LON:LGEN)
www.capitalcube.com - January 20 at 4:35 PM
4-traders.com logoLegal & General : Strengthens Pension Risk Transfer Team with Two Senior Appointments (LON:LGEN)
www.4-traders.com - January 20 at 1:05 AM
News IconWilliams %R Check on Shares of Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN.L) - Springdale Times (LON:LGEN)
springdaletimes.com - January 20 at 1:05 AM
rttnews.com logoLegal & General Reportedly Plans To Disclose CEO-to-Worker Pay Ratio - RTT News (LON:LGEN)
www.rttnews.com - January 17 at 12:03 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoWant to start investing? Here are two top stocks from the UK’s Warren Buffett (LON:LGEN)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 17 at 12:03 PM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoMarket Fallers: Legal & General Group Plc, Pearson plc, Prudential plc - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:LGEN)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - January 16 at 6:53 PM
4-traders.com logoLegal & General : Appoints Head Of Retirement Retail Customer Division (LON:LGEN)
www.4-traders.com - January 16 at 8:27 AM
4-traders.com logoLegal & General : *HSBC RAISES LEGAL & GENERAL PRICE TARGET TO 275 (270) PENCE - 'BUY' (LON:LGEN)
www.4-traders.com - January 13 at 4:49 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoShareholders’ patience has been tested, but at a 5pc discount this trust is a buy (LON:LGEN)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 12 at 6:46 PM
trustnet.com logoLegal & General Grp (LGEN) (LON:LGEN)
www.trustnet.com - January 4 at 7:06 PM
ft.com logo[$$] UK companies look to sell off pension liabilities (LON:LGEN)
www.ft.com - January 4 at 2:59 AM
trustnet.com logoL&G COMPLETES THE SALE OF COFUNDS TO AEGON (LON:LGEN)
www.trustnet.com - January 3 at 11:13 AM
publicnow.com logoLegal & General Grp - Block listing Interim Review (LON:LGEN)
www.publicnow.com - January 3 at 11:13 AM

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What is Legal & General Group Plc's stock symbol?

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

How often does Legal & General Group Plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Legal & General Group Plc?

Legal & General Group Plc announced a dividend on Tuesday, August 9th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 18th will be paid a dividend of GBX 4 per share on Thursday, September 22nd. This represents a dividend yield of 1.94%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 18th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.

Where is Legal & General Group Plc's stock going? Where will Legal & General Group Plc's stock price be in 2017?

19 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Legal & General Group Plc's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 180 to GBX 305. On average, they expect Legal & General Group Plc's stock price to reach GBX 243.20 in the next twelve months.

How do I buy Legal & General Group Plc stock?

Shares of Legal & General Group Plc 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.

How much does a share of Legal & General Group Plc stock cost?

One share of Legal & General Group Plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 247.20.


Last Updated on 2/27/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff