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LGEN - Legal & General Share Price

204.4p 5.9  3.0%

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Market Cap £11.84bn
Enterprise Value £3.40bn
Revenue £66.05bn
Position in Universe 79th / 1825
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Financial Summary
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2019, Legal & General Group Plc revenues increased from £195M to £66.05B. Net income before extraordinary items increased 2% to £1.81B. Revenues reflect LGR segment increase of 93% to £16.39B, LGC and Other segment increase from £1.3B to £4.97B. Net income was partially offset by Group Expenses segment loss increase of 20% to £394M. Dividend per share increased from £0.16 to £0.18.
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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.

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Last Annual December 31st, 2019
Last Interim December 31st, 2019
Incorporated February 27, 1979
Public Since July 2, 1979
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 9,777
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Wednesday 5th August, 2020
Half Year 2020 Legal & General Group PLC Earnings Release
Frequently Asked Questions for Legal & General
What is the Legal & General share price?

As of 1:55pm, shares in Legal & General are trading at 204.4p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £11.84bn. 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 204.4p and the price has moved by -23.65% 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 -12.85% 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" , 4 "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: 2020-12-31
What is the Legal & General dividend yield?

The Legal & General dividend yield is 8.85% 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 8.85%. Looking ahead, Legal & General has not announced an ex-dividend date yet and the next dividend pay date is 2020-06-04.

When does Legal & General next pay dividends?

Legal & General has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date and the next dividend pay date is 2020-06-04. The historic dividend yield on Legal & General shares is currently 8.85%.

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 204.4p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £11.84bn.

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 Style Neutral. 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 2020?

Shares in Legal & General are currently priced at 204.4p. At that level they are trading at 34.94% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 314.17.

Analysts covering Legal & General currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.32008 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 -17.03%. At the current price of 204.4p, shares in Legal & General are trading at -21.03% 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 6.36. The shares are currently trading at 204.4p.

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:

Bernard Hickman - CEX
Stuart Davies - CFO
Nigel Wilson - CEO
Chris Knight - CEX
Simon Gadd - CRO
Laura Mason - CEX
Geoffrey Timms - GCN
Lesley Knox - NID
John Kingman - NEC
George Lewis - NID
Philip Broadley - NID
Henrietta Baldock - NID
Kerrigan Procter - EDR
Michelle Scrimgeour - CEX
Claire Singleton - 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:

Capital World Investors Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5.93% (353.5m shares)
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5% (298.3m shares)
The Vanguard Group, Inc. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 3.49% (208.5m shares)
Columbia Threadneedle Investments (UK) Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 2.66% (158.5m shares)
INVESCO Asset Management Limited Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 2.31% (137.8m shares)
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