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LGEN - Legal & General Share Price

263.8p -1.2  -0.5%

Last Trade - 03/08/21

Large Cap
Market Cap £15.82bn
Enterprise Value £3.66bn
Revenue £49.47bn
Position in Universe 80th / 1799
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52w High -11.4%
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Financial Summary
Year End 31st Dec 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
11,562 72,618 39,720 195 66,049 49,465 12,262 12,259 +33.7%
+8.6 +9.5 +32.2 +14.0 +4.1 -35.8 +57.9 +5.37
Balance Sheet
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2020, Legal &General Group Plc revenues decreased 25% to £49.47B. Netincome before extraordinary items decreased 27% to £1.32B.Revenues reflect LGIM segment decrease of 52% to £20.88B,LGR segment decrease of 8% to £15.06B. Net income alsoreflects LGI segment income decrease of 40% to £189M, LGCand Other segment income decrease of 24% to £275M, GroupExpenses segment loss increase of 5% to £415M.
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Profile Summary

Legal & 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. The Company’s segments include: Legal & General Retirement (LGR), Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), Legal & General Capital (LGC), Legal & General Insurance (LGI) and Savings. 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.

Last Annual December 31st, 2020
Last Interim December 31st, 2020
Incorporated February 27, 1979
Public Since July 2, 1979
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 10,099
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Upcoming Events for LGEN
Wednesday 4th August, 2021
Half Year 2021 Legal & General Group PLC Earnings Release
Wednesday 4th August, 2021
Half Year 2021 Legal & General Group PLC Earnings Pre-Recorded Presentation
Wednesday 4th August, 2021
Half Year 2021 Legal & General Group PLC Earnings Call
Frequently Asked Questions for Legal & General
What is the Legal & General share price?

As of 03/08/21, shares in Legal & General are trading at 263.8p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £15.82bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Legal & General share price performed this year?

Shares in Legal & General are currently trading at 263.8p and the price has moved by 23.83% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Legal & General price has moved by 2.92% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Legal & General?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Legal & General, there are there are currently 2 "buy" , 5 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Legal & General is Hold. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Legal & General next release its financial results?

Legal & General is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-12-31
What is the Legal & General dividend yield?

The Legal & General dividend yield is 6.63% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Legal & General pay a dividend?

Last year, Legal & General paid a total dividend of 0.18, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 6.63%. Looking ahead, Legal & General has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does Legal & General next pay dividends?

Legal & General has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on Legal & General shares is currently 6.63%.

How do I buy Legal & General shares?

To buy shares in Legal & General you'll need a share-dealing account with an online or offline stock broker. Once you have opened your account and transferred funds into it, you'll be able to search and select shares to buy and sell. You can use Stockopedia’s share research software to help you find the the kinds of shares that suit your investment strategy and objectives.

What is the market cap of Legal & General?

Shares in Legal & General are currently trading at 263.8p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £15.82bn.

Where are Legal & General shares listed? Where are Legal & General shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Legal & General:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: LGEN
What kind of share is Legal & General?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Legal & General is currently classified as a Value Trap. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a Legal & General share price forecast 2021?

Shares in Legal & General are currently priced at 263.8p. At that level they are trading at 20.6% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 332.24.

Analysts covering Legal & General currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.31625 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Legal & General share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Legal & General. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been -3.3%. At the current price of 263.8p, shares in Legal & General are trading at 1% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Legal & General PE Ratio?

The Legal & General PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 13.23. The shares are currently trading at 263.8p.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of Legal & General?

Legal & General's management team is headed by:

Nigel Wilson - CEO
Geoffrey Timms - GCN
Lesley Knox - NID
John Kingman - NEC
Philip Broadley - NID
Stuart Davies - CFO
Chris Knight - CEX
Laura Mason - CEX
Bernard Hickman - CEX
Simon Gadd - CRO
John Godfrey - OTH
Emma Hardaker-Jones - DHR
Henrietta Baldock - NID
George Lewis - NID
Andrew Kail - CEX
Who are the major shareholders of Legal & General?

Here are the top five shareholders of Legal & General based on the size of their shareholding:

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5% (298.3m shares)
The Vanguard Group, Inc. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 3.05% (182.0m shares)
Fidelity International Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 2.45% (146.1m shares)
Columbia Threadneedle Investments (UK) Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 2.26% (134.8m shares)
Schroder Investment Management Ltd. (SIM) Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 1.94% (115.8m shares)
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