LON:LGEN - Legal & General Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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GBX 276 -0.90 (-0.33 %)
(As of 03/22/2019 01:49 AM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 276.90
Today's RangeGBX 274.40 - GBX 277.60
52-Week RangeGBX 221.80 - GBX 288.40
Volume14.94 million shs
Average Volume20.18 million shs
Market Capitalization£16.39 billion
P/E Ratio9.02
Dividend Yield5.47%
BetaN/A
Legal & General Group Plc provides various insurance products and services worldwide. It operates in Legal & General Retirement (LGR), Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), Legal & General Capital (LGC), and General Insurance (GI) segments. The LGR segment offers annuity contracts with guaranteed income for a specified time; longevity insurance products for company pension schemes; and lifetime mortgages. The LGIM segment provides index fund management; active fixed income and liquidity management; solution and liability driven investment; active equity; and real estate funds. The LGC segment offers investment strategy and implementation, and direct investment and structuring services. The GI segment provides household and accident, sickness, unemployment, and pet insurance products. The company is also involved in insurance agency and brokerage, unit trust, institutional fund management, distribution, mortgage finance, treasury, SPV, building project and modular housing development, general insurance, and open ended investment businesses. It also engages in the real estate investment and trading, fund general partner, fund trustee, long term, commercial lending, venture and development capital, contractual scheme, real estate agency, private equity, management, investor alternative investment fund, collective asset-management, reinsurance, and investment management activities, as well as provides investment advisory and property services. The company was founded in 1836 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Life Insurance
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
CUSIPN/A
CIKN/A
Phone+44-20-31243000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£12.57 billion
Cash FlowGBX 285.80 per share
Book ValueGBX 144.60 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares5,937,750,016
Market Cap£16.39 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

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

What is Legal & General Group's stock symbol?

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

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 6th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 25th will be given a dividend of GBX 11.82 per share on Thursday, June 6th. This represents a yield of 4.3%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 25th. This is a positive change from Legal & General Group's previous dividend of $4.60. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Legal & General Group's Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for LGEN?

13 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Legal & General Group's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 225 to GBX 339. On average, they anticipate Legal & General Group's share price to reach GBX 296.45 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Legal & General Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Legal & General Group?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Legal & General Group in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings, 6 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Legal & General Group.

Has Legal & General Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about LGEN stock has been trending neutral this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Legal & General Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

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), National Grid (NG), BP (BP), Barclays (BARC), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Aviva (AV), Centrica (CNA), Glencore (GLEN), HSBC (HSBA) and easyJet (EZJ).

Who are Legal & General Group's key executives?

Legal & General Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Dr. Nigel David Wilson, Group CEO & Director (Age 63)
  • Mr. Stuart Jeffrey Davies, Group CFO & Director
  • Mr. Mark Zinkula, CEO of Legal & Gen. Investment Management and Director
  • Mr. Kerrigan William Procter, CEO of Legal & Gen. Capital and Director (Age 50)
  • Mr. Mark Julian Gregory, Exec. Officer (Age 55)

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.

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

One share of LGEN stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 276.

How big of a company is Legal & General Group?

Legal & General Group has a market capitalization of £16.39 billion and generates £12.57 billion in revenue each year.

What is Legal & General Group's official website?

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

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.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Legal & General Group (LON LGEN)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,087 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  844 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,931
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Legal & General Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LGEN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LGEN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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