NYSE:LM - Legg Mason Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$33.36 -0.14 (-0.42 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$33.50
Today's Range$33.14 - $33.57
52-Week Range$32.92 - $47.13
Volume1.04 million shs
Average Volume895,094 shs
Market Capitalization$2.87 billion
P/E Ratio8.94
Dividend Yield4.05%
Legg Mason logoLegg Mason, Inc. is a publicly owned asset management holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the firm provides investment management and related services to company-sponsored mutual funds and other investment vehicles including pension funds, foundations, endowments, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, private banks, family offices, individuals, as well as to global, institutional, and retail clients. It launches and manages equity, fixed income, and multi-asset customized portfolios through its subsidiaries. The firm also launches and manages mutual funds and exchange traded funds for its clients through its subsidiaries. It invests in private and public equity, fixed income, and multi asset markets across the globe through its subsidiaries. Through its subsidiaries, the firm also invests in alternative markets. It also employs a combination of fundamental and quantitative research to make its investments through its subsidiaries. Legg Mason, Inc. was founded in 1899 and is based in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Investment advice
Sub-IndustryAsset Management & Custody Banks


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.58
Current Ratio1.96
Quick Ratio1.41


Trailing P/E Ratio8.94
Forward P/E Ratio9.37
P/E Growth0.61

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.14 billion
Price / Sales0.91
Cash Flow$5.0241 per share
Price / Cash6.64
Book Value$45.57 per share
Price / Book0.73


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.72
Net Income$285.07 million
Net Margins11.21%
Return on Equity7.86%
Return on Assets3.79%


Outstanding Shares85,460,000
Market Cap$2,871.45

Legg Mason (NYSE:LM) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Legg Mason's stock symbol?

Legg Mason trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "LM."

How often does Legg Mason pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Legg Mason?

Legg Mason announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 25th. Investors of record on Tuesday, June 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.34 per share on Monday, July 9th. This represents a $1.36 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.08%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, June 11th. This is a boost from Legg Mason's previous quarterly dividend of $0.28. View Legg Mason's Dividend History.

How were Legg Mason's earnings last quarter?

Legg Mason Inc (NYSE:LM) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 25th. The asset manager reported $0.86 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.71 by $0.15. The asset manager earned $785.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $755.98 million. Legg Mason had a return on equity of 7.86% and a net margin of 11.21%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 8.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.76 EPS. View Legg Mason's Earnings History.

When is Legg Mason's next earnings date?

Legg Mason is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July, 24th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Legg Mason.

What price target have analysts set for LM?

10 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Legg Mason's stock. Their forecasts range from $34.00 to $57.00. On average, they anticipate Legg Mason's share price to reach $46.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 39.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Legg Mason.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Legg Mason?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Legg Mason in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

Who are some of Legg Mason's key competitors?

Who are Legg Mason's key executives?

Legg Mason's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Joseph A. Sullivan, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 60)
  • Mr. Peter Hamilton Nachtwey, CFO & Sr. EVP (Age 62)
  • Mr. Thomas Clifton Merchant, Gen. Counsel, Exec. VP & Corp. Sec. (Age 50)
  • Mr. Terence Johnson, Head of Global Distribution & Exec. VP (Age 45)
  • Mr. Thomas Karl Hoops, Head of Bus. & Product Devel. and Exec. VP (Age 53)

Has Legg Mason been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about LM stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Legg Mason earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the asset manager an impact score of 45.62 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are Legg Mason's major shareholders?

Legg Mason's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Clarkston Capital Partners LLC (4.35%), GAMCO INVESTORS, INC. ET AL (4.08%), Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.73%), Sit Investment Associates Inc. (0.60%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.26%) and West Coast Financial LLC (0.15%). Company insiders that own Legg Mason stock include Joseph A Sullivan, Martin Bernholtz, Michael Kraft, Patricia Lattin, Terence Johnson, Thomas C Merchant, Tian Qiao Chen and Ursula Schliessler. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Legg Mason.

Which institutional investors are selling Legg Mason stock?

LM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Retirement Systems of Alabama, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan and West Coast Financial LLC. Company insiders that have sold Legg Mason company stock in the last year include Joseph A Sullivan, Patricia Lattin and Thomas C Merchant. View Insider Buying and Selling for Legg Mason.

Which institutional investors are buying Legg Mason stock?

LM stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Clarkston Capital Partners LLC, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Sit Investment Associates Inc., Bank of Montreal Can and James Investment Research Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Legg Mason stock in the last two years include Martin Bernholtz, Michael Kraft and Tian Qiao Chen. View Insider Buying and Selling for Legg Mason.

How do I buy shares of Legg Mason?

Shares of LM can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Legg Mason's stock price today?

One share of LM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $33.36.

How big of a company is Legg Mason?

Legg Mason has a market capitalization of $2.87 billion and generates $3.14 billion in revenue each year. The asset manager earns $285.07 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.72 on an earnings per share basis. Legg Mason employs 3,275 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Legg Mason?

Legg Mason's mailing address is 100 INTERNATIONAL DRIVE, BALTIMORE MD, 21202. The asset manager can be reached via phone at 410-539-0000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Legg Mason (NYSE LM)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  375 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  562 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  937
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Legg Mason and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LM will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LM will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 7/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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