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: Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £15.94 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,662,284,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 259.45
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 258.61
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 204.08 - GBX 279.90
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 10.36
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £12.74 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.35
  • Book Value: GBX 1.22 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.20
  • Dividend Yield: 5.4%
  • EBITDA: £2.52 billion
  • Net Margins: 5.03%
  • Return on Equity: 26.65%
  • Return on Assets: 0.40%
  • Average Volume: 13.41 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, August 9th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 17th will be given a dividend of GBX 4.30 per share on Thursday, September 21st. This represents a yield of 1.58%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 17th. 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 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Legal & General Group Plc's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 197 to GBX 310. On average, they expect Legal & General Group Plc's share price to reach GBX 258.20 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Legal & General Group Plc.

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

Who are Legal & General Group Plc's key executives?

Legal & General Group Plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • John Kingman, Chairman of the Board
  • Nigel D. Wilson, Group Chief Executive, Executive Director
  • Stuart Jeffrey Davies, Group Chief Financial Officer
  • Mark J. Zinkula, Chief Executive Officer - Legal & General Investment Management, Executive Director
  • Geoffrey J. Timms, Group General Counsel, Company Secretary
  • Kerrigan Procter, Chief Executive Officer - LGR, Group Executive Director
  • Carolyn Bradley, Independent Non-Executive director
  • Philip Broadley, Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Lesley M. S. Knox, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Toby E. Strauss, Non-Executive Independent Director

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.

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

One share of Legal & General Group Plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 268.60.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Legal & General Group Plc (LON LGEN)
Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  802 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  700 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,502
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Legal & General Group Plc and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 7 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.19)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 258.20
Consensus Price Target History for Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN)
Price Target History for Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN)
Analysts' Ratings History for Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/12/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Lower Price TargetNeutralGBX 255 -> GBX 250View Rating Details
9/11/2017Barclays PLCLower Price TargetOverweightGBX 280 -> GBX 279View Rating Details
9/11/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 249 -> GBX 253View Rating Details
9/8/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/23/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyGBX 290View Rating Details
8/10/2017MacquarieBoost Price TargetUnderperformGBX 201 -> GBX 218View Rating Details
8/10/2017Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingHoldGBX 250View Rating Details
8/9/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
6/15/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingHoldGBX 275View Rating Details
6/14/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingUnderweightGBX 197View 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
4/27/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 310View Rating Details
4/27/2017Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageUnderperformGBX 215View Rating Details
4/25/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 301View Rating Details
3/20/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 270View Rating Details
9/28/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
9/27/2016Panmure GordonReiterated RatingBuyGBX 305View 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 10/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN)
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Earnings Estimates for Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $22.24 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Legal & General Group Plc (LON LGEN)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/9/2017GBX 4.301.58%8/17/20178/17/20179/21/2017
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
10/2/2017John KingmanInsiderBuy629GBX 261£1,641.69
9/21/2017John KingmanInsiderBuy237GBX 258£611.46
9/1/2017John KingmanInsiderBuy633GBX 260£1,645.80
8/1/2017Toby StraussInsiderBuy934GBX 269£2,512.46
7/3/2017Toby StraussInsiderBuy979GBX 257£2,516.03
6/8/2017Toby StraussInsiderBuy44GBX 256£112.64
6/1/2017John KingmanInsiderBuy646GBX 254£1,640.84
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)


Headline Trends for Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN)
Latest Headlines for Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN)
DateHeadline logoFTSE shrugs off Reckitt Benckiser blip - October 18 at 6:31 AM logoPearson agrees deal to insure third of pension scheme risk - October 17 at 5:58 AM logoLegal & General Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : LGEN-GB : October 9, 2017 - October 9 at 4:47 AM logoLegal & General Group Plc (LGEN) Insider John Kingman Acquires 629 Shares - October 2 at 1:30 PM logoCan Legal & General Group Plc’s (LSE:LGEN) ROE Continue To Surpass The Industry Average? - October 2 at 12:22 PM logoWhy I’d buy this progressive dividend stock alongside Legal & General Group plc - September 27 at 3:55 PM logoLegal & General Group Plc (LGEN) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - September 27 at 12:54 PM logoLegal & General Group Plc (LGEN) Insider John Kingman Purchases 237 Shares - September 27 at 7:40 AM logoShould You Buy Legal & General Group Plc (LSE:LGEN) At This PE Ratio? - September 15 at 5:41 AM logoDeutsche Bank AG Reiterates Hold Rating for Legal & General Group Plc (LGEN) - September 9 at 2:28 PM logoLegal & General Group plc isn't the only mega-yielder trading at a ... - Yahoo Finance UK - September 8 at 1:18 AM logoLegal & General Group Plc (LGEN) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - September 2 at 12:58 PM logoLegal & General Group Plc (LGEN) Insider John Kingman Buys 633 Shares - September 1 at 1:14 PM logoLegal & General Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : LGEN-GB : August 25, 2017 - August 25 at 7:54 AM logoETFs with exposure to Legal & General Group Plc : August 23, 2017 - August 24 at 8:36 AM logoLegal & General Group Plc : LGEN-GB: Dividend Analysis : August 18th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : August 19, 2017 - August 19 at 1:22 AM logoMonster dividend payers Legal & General Group plc and Plus500 Ltd still look cheap - August 18 at 8:20 PM logoLegal & General Group Plc :LGEN-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : August 12, 2017 - August 12 at 2:29 AM logo[$$] SSE moves £1.2bn of pension liabilities to insurers - August 12 at 2:29 AM logoLegal & General H1 Profit Surges - Quick Facts - August 10 at 2:10 AM logoL&G CEO Says Results Are a Testament to U.K. Investments - August 10 at 2:10 AM logo[$$] Legal & General benefits from changes in life expectancy - August 10 at 2:10 AM logo[$$] Legal & General juggles an age-old problem - August 10 at 2:10 AM logoEdited Transcript of LGEN.L earnings conference call or presentation 9-Aug-17 8:30am GMT - August 10 at 2:10 AM logoLegal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN) Plans GBX 4.30 Dividend - August 9 at 2:58 PM logoLegal & General Group Plc (LGEN) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - August 8 at 12:44 PM logoInsider Buying: Legal & General Group Plc (LGEN) Insider Acquires 934 Shares of Stock - August 2 at 4:20 AM logoLegal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - July 14 at 12:58 PM logo[$$] Pemberton Launches Strategic Opportunities Fund - July 6 at 7:13 AM logo[$$] Theresa May urged to rebuild business bridges for Brexit - July 4 at 6:08 PM logoGoldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) Boosts Legal & General Group Plc (LGEN) Price Target to GBX 255 - July 4 at 9:39 AM logoToby Strauss Buys 979 Shares of Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN) Stock - July 3 at 1:20 PM logo[$$] Investors demand more information on labour practices - July 2 at 11:36 PM logoLegal & General Group Plc's (LON:LGEN) "Overweight" Rating Reiterated at Barclays PLC - July 2 at 9:58 PM logoLegal & General says it's had strong start to year - June 13 at 6:00 PM logoLegal & General Solvency II position surplus rises - MarketWatch - MarketWatch - May 19 at 10:50 AM logoLegal & General Group (LGGNY) Presents At Deutsche Bank Depositary Receipts Virtual Investor Conference - Slideshow - March 24 at 11:18 PM logoLegal & General Group Plc to present at the dbVIC - Deutsche Bank ... - PR Newswire (press release) - March 20 at 4:30 PM logo2 FTSE 100 stocks I’d buy with dividends yielding more than 6% - March 20 at 10:37 AM logoLegal & General Group Plc -- Moody's assigns Baa1(hyb) rating to Legal & General's USD850 million dated subordinated notes - March 14 at 5:25 PM logoMOVES-L&G's Zinkula to join board of UK corporate governance regulator - March 13 at 10:35 AM logoIs Legal & General Group plc the best dividend stock in the FTSE ... - Motley Fool UK - March 9 at 6:05 PM logoLegal & General Group Plc 2016 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides - March 8 at 7:01 PM logoLegal & General FY Pre-tax Profit Rises - March 8 at 7:04 AM logoLegal & General raises dividend as profit rises - March 8 at 7:04 AM logoBritain's FTSE fractionally higher before UK budget - March 8 at 7:03 AM logoIs Legal & General Group plc the best dividend stock in the FTSE 100? - March 8 at 7:03 AM logoBRIEF-Legal & General names Paul Miller as strategy and M&A director - March 2 at 6:31 PM logoThese 2 income stocks pay more than 20 times base rate - March 2 at 10:22 AM 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 - February 23 at 6:15 PM


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Legal & General Group Plc (LGEN) Chart for Saturday, October, 21, 2017

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