Share Prices & Company Research

Stockbroking

Legal & General Group

Current Price 261.06p Bid 259.20p Ask 259.30p Change -0.35%
Last Updated: 24/02/2018 18:04. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
Call 0113 243 6941 or search for your local office

Company Overview

Legal & General Group plc is a leading provider of insurance, savings and investment management products in the UK. The Group has a market capitalisation of £15.9bn (as at 14 November 2017) and is responsible for investing £951bn worldwide (as at 30 June 2017) on behalf of investors, policyholders and shareholders. Legal & General has over seven million customers in the UK for life assurance, pensions, investments and general insurance plans and over one million customers in the US who rely on us for life assurance.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2016

Turnover
£77,969.00m
Operating Profit
£1,867.00m
Dividend Yield
5.62
Dividend Per Share
14.35
Dividend Cover
1.45
P/E Ratio
12.28

Key Personnel

Stuart Jeff Davies
Chief Financial Officer
Mark Joseph Zinkula
Executive Director
Kerrigan William Procter
Executive Director
Dr Nigel David Wilson
Group Chief Executive
Sir John Oliver Frank Kingman
Non-Executive Chairman
Carolyn Jane Bradley
Non-Executive Director
Julia Susan Wilson
Non-Executive Director
Toby Emil Strauss
Non-Executive Director
Lesley Mary Samuel Knox
Non-Executive Director
Philip Arthur John Broadley
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
LGEN
ISIN
GB0005603997
Shares in Issue
5,958,569,258
Market cap
£15,528.03m

Analyst Views (8)

Strong Buy
 
50.00%
Buy
 
12.50%
Hold
 
12.50%
Sell
 
12.50%
Strong Sell
 
12.50%
The above information represents a selection of the views published in the last 120 days by analysts. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
259.30p
Bid Price
259.20p
Ask Price
259.30p
Volume
10169400
Change Today
-0.90p
% Change Today
-0.35%
Open
261.20p
Previous Close
259.30p
Intraday High
261.50p
Intraday Low
258.20p
52 Week High
279.90p
52 Week Low
241.70p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Legal & General Group Intra-day Chart

Legal & General Group News

News in this section is provided by MoneyAM

Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Legal & General Group PLC 01 Feb 2018 | 13:20 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on Legal & General Group PLC 04 Jan 2018 | 10:00 Legal & General confirms voting rights 03 Jan 2018 | 08:31 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Legal & General Group PLC 11 Dec 2017 | 09:20 FTSE falls as insurers struggle 07 Dec 2017 | 16:50 FTSE flat as pound claws back losses 07 Dec 2017 | 11:51 Brexit fears dampen FTSE 07 Dec 2017 | 08:42 L&G on track for record year 07 Dec 2017 | 07:47 Pound drops on lack of Brexit impact assessment 06 Dec 2017 | 16:59 L&G to sell mature savings arm to Swiss Re 06 Dec 2017 | 07:16 Director Deals - Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN) 01 Dec 2017 | 17:55 Director Deals - Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN) 01 Dec 2017 | 17:55 Director Deals - Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN) 01 Dec 2017 | 17:55 Director Deals - Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN) 01 Dec 2017 | 17:55 Broker Forecast - Societe Generale issues a broker note on Legal & General Group PLC 28 Nov 2017 | 10:20 Broker Forecast - HSBC issues a broker note on Legal & General Group PLC 23 Nov 2017 | 08:50 LGIM enters European ETF market 15 Nov 2017 | 08:04 Broker Forecast - Citigroup issues a broker note on Legal & General Group PLC 02 Nov 2017 | 11:20 Director Deals - Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN) 27 Sep 2017 | 10:40 Director Deals - Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN) 27 Sep 2017 | 10:40 Director Deals - Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN) 27 Sep 2017 | 10:40 Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on Legal & General Group PLC 12 Sep 2017 | 11:50 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Legal & General Group PLC 11 Sep 2017 | 12:20 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on Legal & General Group PLC 11 Sep 2017 | 10:00 Broker Forecast - Macquarie issues a broker note on Legal & General Group PLC 10 Aug 2017 | 10:30 Tensions in the Pacific hit FTSE 09 Aug 2017 | 11:38 FTSE dips as North Korea tensions rise 09 Aug 2017 | 08:55 L&G hikes divi after strong first half 09 Aug 2017 | 07:16 FLASH: Legal & General pre-tax profits up 41% 09 Aug 2017 | 07:11 Director Deals - Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN) 02 Aug 2017 | 10:55

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
31 Dec 2015
Tangible Assets
76.0
92.0
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
166.0
375.0
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
428,713.0
368,372.0
Total Non-Current Assets
428,955.0
368,839.0
Inventory
0.0
0.0
Trade & Receivables
5,583.0
4,120.0
Cash & Receivables
25,717.0
20,677.0
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
7,599.0
3,163.0
Total Assets
467,854.0
396,799.0

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
31 Dec 2015
Short Term Liabilities
0.0
0.0
Long Term Liabilities
0.0
0.0
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
460,571.0
390,106.0
Total Liabilities
460,571.0
390,106.0

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
31 Dec 2015
Net Assets
7,283.0
6,693.0

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
31 Dec 2015
Share Capital
149.0
149.0
Minority Interests
338.0
289.0
Retained Earnings
5,633.0
5,220.0
Share Premium Account
981.0
976.0
Other Equity
182.0
59.0
Total Equity
7,283.0
6,693.0

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
31 Dec 2015
Cashflow from Operating Activities
5,936.0
-823.0
Cashflow Before Financing
5,556.0
-1,005.0
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-948.0
-1,537.0

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
31 Dec 2015
Turnover
77,969.0
12,701.0
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
1,867.0
1,600.0
Pre-Tax Profit
1,867.0
1,414.0
Profit / Loss for the Year
1,265.0
1,094.0

Dividend History

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
17 Aug 2017
21 Sep 2017
H2 Dividend
27 Apr 2017
08 Jun 2017
H1 Dividend
18 Aug 2016
22 Sep 2016
H2 Dividend
28 Apr 2016
09 Jun 2016
H1 Dividend
13 Aug 2015
17 Sep 2015
H2 Dividend
23 Apr 2015
04 Jun 2015
H1 Dividend
27 Aug 2014
01 Oct 2014
H2 Dividend
23 Apr 2014
04 Jun 2014
H1 Dividend
28 Aug 2013
30 Sep 2013
H2 Dividend
24 Apr 2013
29 May 2013
The value of your investments and the income from them may go down as well as up, and you could get back less than you invested.
We use cookies on this site to improve your experience and help us provide you with a better website. An explanation of the cookies we use and their purpose can be found within our Cookie Policy. Your continued use of this site means you consent to the use of cookies.