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LON:LGENLegal & General Group Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 229.90
+15.40 (+7.18 %)
(As of 06/4/2020 02:55 AM ET)
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Today's Range
216.40
Now: GBX 229.90
230.20
50-Day Range
184.15
MA: GBX 197.93
218.10
52-Week Range
117.30
Now: GBX 229.90
324.70
Volume31.73 million shs
Average Volume20.18 million shs
Market Capitalization£13.71 billion
P/E Ratio7.49
Dividend Yield9.46%
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), Legal & General Insurance (LGI), 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; corporate pension scheme solutions; and real estate funds. The LGC segment offers investment strategy and implementation, and direct investment and structuring services. The LGI segment protection products, such as health, disability, critical illness and accident; individual term assurance; savings and death benefits; and annuities. 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 2.8Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.74 out of 5 stars


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£19.77 billion
Cash FlowGBX 285.45 per share
Book ValueGBX 157.80 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees7,981
Outstanding Shares5,965,559,808
Market Cap£13.71 billion
Next Earnings Date8/5/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

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

How has Legal & General Group's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Legal & General Group's stock was trading at GBX 220.50 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, LGEN shares have increased by 4.3% and is now trading at GBX 229.90. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Legal & General Group?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Legal & General Group in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Legal & General Group.

When is Legal & General Group's next earnings date?

Legal & General Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 5th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Legal & General Group.

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 4th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 23rd will be given a dividend of GBX 12.64 per share on Thursday, June 4th. This represents a yield of 4.77%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 23rd. This is a positive change from Legal & General Group's previous dividend of GBX 4.93. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Legal & General Group's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for LGEN?

12 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Legal & General Group's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 165 to GBX 350. On average, they expect Legal & General Group's share price to reach GBX 248.20 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 8.0% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Legal & General Group.

Has Legal & General Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about LGEN stock have trended very negative this week, InfoTrie reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Legal & General Group earned a news sentiment score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutLegal & General Group.

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), BP (BP), Barclays (BARC), Aviva (AV), National Grid (NG), Prudential (PRU), Berkeley Group (BKG), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), easyJet (EZJ) and Centrica (CNA).

Who are Legal & General Group's key executives?

Legal & General Group's management team includes the following 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. Edward Luke Houghton, Head Investor Relations

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.

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

One share of LGEN stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 229.90.

How big of a company is Legal & General Group?

Legal & General Group has a market capitalization of £13.71 billion and generates £19.77 billion in revenue each year. Legal & General Group employs 7,981 workers across the globe.

What is Legal & General Group's official website?

The official website for Legal & General Group is 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.

This page was last updated on 6/4/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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