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

About Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN)

Legal & General Group Plc logoLegal & General Group Plc is a holding company. The Company, together with its subsidiaries, transacts life assurance and long-term savings business, investment management and general insurance and health business. It operates through six segments: Legal & General Retirement (LGR), Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), Legal & General Capital (LGC), Legal & General Insurance (LGI), Savings and General Insurance (GI). The Company operates its businesses in the United Kingdom, the United States and other countries across the world through its subsidiaries and associates. The Company offers products, including annuity contracts; longevity insurance contracts; lifetime mortgages; index fund management; active fixed income and liquidity management; solutions and liability driven investment (LDI); active equity; investment strategy and implementation; direct investments and structuring; pensions (individual and corporate); endowment policies, and participating contracts.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
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  • Symbol: LON:LGEN
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: N/A
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £14.85 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 5,933,223,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 251.97
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 245.13
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 160.50 - GBX 262.06
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 11.86
  • P/E Growth: 1.90
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £19.4 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.77
  • Book Value: GBX 1.17 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.14
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 6.2%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £2.19 billion
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 15.83 million shs.
 

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

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 Wednesday, March 8th. Investors of record on Thursday, April 27th will be paid a dividend of GBX 10.35 per share on Thursday, June 8th. This represents a yield of 4.16%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 27th. This is a boost from Legal & General Group Plc's previous dividend of $4.00. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Legal & General Group Plc's Dividend History.

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

16 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Legal & General Group Plc's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 197 to GBX 310. On average, they anticipate Legal & General Group Plc's stock price to reach GBX 256.79 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Legal & General Group Plc.

Who are some of Legal & General Group Plc's key competitors?

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 250.30.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 5 Hold Ratings, 8 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.31)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 256.79

Analysts' Ratings History for Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/24/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 201View Rating Details
5/23/2017Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 235 -> GBX 245View Rating Details
5/23/2017Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual WeightGBX 260 -> GBX 250View Rating Details
5/22/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingUnderweightView Rating Details
5/22/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
5/22/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
5/19/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/15/2017Goldman Sachs Group IncBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 220 -> GBX 240View Rating Details
4/27/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 310View Rating Details
4/27/2017Credit Suisse Group AGInitiated CoverageUnderperformGBX 215View Rating Details
4/25/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 301View Rating Details
3/22/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 225 -> GBX 249View Rating Details
3/20/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 270View Rating Details
2/2/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyGBX 275View Rating Details
9/28/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
9/27/2016Panmure GordonReiterated RatingBuyGBX 305View 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
(Data available from 5/27/2015 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: $22.09 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
3/8/2017GBX 10.354.16%4/27/20174/27/20176/8/2017
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 and Institutional Ownership History for Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/3/2017Julia WilsonInsiderBuy11,425GBX 250£28,562.50
5/2/2017John KingmanInsiderBuy654GBX 251£1,641.54
4/17/2017Nigel WilsonInsiderSell5,605GBX 252£14,124.60
4/15/2017Nigel WilsonInsiderSell66,066GBX 252£166,486.32
4/3/2017Toby StraussInsiderBuy1,111GBX 248£2,755.28
3/14/2017Nigel WilsonInsiderSell90,536GBX 246£222,718.56
3/9/2017Mark ZinkulaInsiderSell63,815GBX 250£159,537.50
3/8/2017Philip A J BroadleyInsiderBuy7,735GBX 254£19,646.90
3/1/2017Richard H MeddingsInsiderBuy1,097GBX 251£2,753.47
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

Headline Trends for Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN)
Latest Headlines for Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoLegal & General Group Plc (LGEN) Rating Reiterated by Macquarie
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 24 at 7:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMOVES-Legal & General hires strategic business head for pension risk transfer unit
finance.yahoo.com - May 24 at 11:08 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLegal & General Group Plc's (LGEN) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 23 at 12:02 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLegal & General Group Plc (LGEN) Earns "Overweight" Rating from Barclays PLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 22 at 8:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLegal & General Group Plc (LGEN) Rating Reiterated by Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 22 at 7:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoJPMorgan Chase & Co. Reaffirms Underweight Rating for Legal & General Group Plc (LGEN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 22 at 7:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Solvency II data reveal gaps in insurers' capital positions
finance.yahoo.com - May 22 at 10:21 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLegal & General Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : LGEN-GB : May 22, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 22 at 10:21 AM
marketwatch.com logoLegal & General Solvency II position surplus rises - MarketWatch - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - May 19 at 10:50 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoGoldman Sachs Group Inc Boosts Legal & General Group Plc (LGEN) Price Target to GBX 240
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 6:58 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLegal & General Group Plc's (LGEN) Underperform Rating Reiterated at Macquarie
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 7 at 7:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLegal & General Group Plc (LGEN) Insider Julia Wilson Acquires 11,425 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 11:59 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoJulia Wilson Acquires 11,425 Shares of Legal & General Group Plc (LGEN) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 12:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Buying: Legal & General Group Plc (LGEN) Insider Acquires 654 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 7:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLegal & General Group Plc (LGEN) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 7:27 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLegal & General Group Plc : LGEN-GB: Dividend Analysis : April 28th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 28, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 29 at 12:14 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLegal & General Group Plc (LGEN) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 7:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLegal & General Group Plc (LGEN) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 2:18 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLegal & General Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : LGEN-GB : April 28, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 28 at 9:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLegal & General Group Plc (LGEN) Given Outperform Rating at Royal Bank of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 6:58 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Legal & General Group Plc : April 25, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 5:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLegal & General Group Plc :LGEN-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended December 31, 2016 : April 24, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 9:23 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Legal & General warns companies exposed to climate change
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 10:47 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLegal & General Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : LGEN-GB : April 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 10:47 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLegal & General Group Plc (LGEN) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 6 at 4:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLegal & General Group Plc (LGEN) Insider Buys £2,755.28 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 5:06 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLegal & General Group Plc (LGEN) Price Target Raised to GBX 282
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 2 at 1:37 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLegal & General Group Plc (LGEN) PT Raised to GBX 249
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 28 at 2:19 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLegal & General Group Plc (LGEN) Receives Underweight Rating from JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 25 at 6:25 PM
seekingalpha.com logoLegal & General Group (LGGNY) Presents At Deutsche Bank Depositary Receipts Virtual Investor Conference - Slideshow
seekingalpha.com - March 24 at 11:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLegal & General Group Plc (LGEN) Price Target Increased to GBX 249 by Analysts at Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 22 at 7:15 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLegal & General Group Plc (LGEN) Rating Reiterated by BNP Paribas
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 20 at 10:31 PM
prnewswire.com logoLegal & General Group Plc to present at the dbVIC - Deutsche Bank ... - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - March 20 at 4:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLegal & General Group Plc to present at the dbVIC - Deutsche Bank ADR Virtual Investor Conference on …
finance.yahoo.com - March 20 at 10:37 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLegal & General Group Plc to present at the dbVIC - Deutsche Bank ADR Virtual Investor Conference on March 23, 2017 at 2:30pm UK time
finance.yahoo.com - March 20 at 10:37 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logo2 FTSE 100 stocks I’d buy with dividends yielding more than 6%
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 20 at 10:37 AM
moodys.com logoLegal & General Group Plc -- Moody's assigns Baa1(hyb) rating to Legal & General's USD850 million dated subordinated notes
www.moodys.com - March 14 at 5:25 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoMOVES-L&G's Zinkula to join board of UK corporate governance regulator
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 13 at 10:35 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHSBC names AIA's Tucker as chairman in break with past
finance.yahoo.com - March 13 at 10:35 AM
fool.co.uk logoIs Legal & General Group plc the best dividend stock in the FTSE ... - Motley Fool UK
www.fool.co.uk - March 9 at 6:05 PM
seekingalpha.com logoLegal & General Group Plc 2016 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides
seekingalpha.com - March 8 at 7:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of LGEN.L earnings conference call or presentation 8-Mar-17 9:30am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 7:00 PM
rttnews.com logoLegal & General FY Pre-tax Profit Rises
www.rttnews.com - March 8 at 7:04 AM
marketwatch.com logoLegal & General raises dividend as profit rises
www.marketwatch.com - March 8 at 7:04 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoL&G Operating Profit Rises 7 Percent on Boost From Pension Unit
finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 7:03 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoBritain's FTSE fractionally higher before UK budget
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 7:03 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoIs Legal & General Group plc the best dividend stock in the FTSE 100?
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 7:03 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Legal & General names Paul Miller as strategy and M&A director
www.reuters.com - March 2 at 6:31 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoThese 2 income stocks pay more than 20 times base rate
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 2 at 10:22 AM
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
www.businesswire.com - February 23 at 6:15 PM

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