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Current Price 245.30p Bid 243.80p Ask 243.90p Change -1.77%
Last Updated: 16/11/2018 17:43. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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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 31/12/2017

Turnover
£40,491.00m
Operating Profit
£2,061.00m
Dividend Yield
6.31
Dividend Per Share
15.35
Dividend Cover
2.04
P/E Ratio
7.79

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
Toby Emil Strauss
Non-Executive Director
Julia Susan Wilson
Non-Executive Director
Lesley Mary Samuel Knox
Non-Executive Director
Carolyn Jane Bradley
Non-Executive Director
Philip Arthur John Broadley
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
LGEN
ISIN
GB0005603997
Shares in Issue
5,960,585,143
Market cap
£14,794.17m

Analyst Views (5)

Strong Buy
 
40.00%
Buy
 
20.00%
Hold
 
20.00%
Sell
 
20.00%
Strong Sell
 
0.00%
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
243.80p
Bid Price
243.80p
Ask Price
243.90p
Volume
32627485
Change Today
-4.40p
% Change Today
-1.77%
Open
249.90p
Previous Close
243.80p
Intraday High
253.30p
Intraday Low
242.93p
52 Week High
287.60p
52 Week Low
236.00p
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

UK stocks open 0.3% lower as China market slumps 08 Oct 2018 | 09:05 Legal & General completes £2.4bn Nortel Networks UK pension plan buyout 08 Oct 2018 | 07:11 Director Deals - Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN) 02 Oct 2018 | 17:45 Director Deals - Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN) 02 Oct 2018 | 17:45 Rising sterling hits FTSE 13 Sep 2018 | 16:47 Falling tobacco stocks and utilities weigh on FTSE 13 Sep 2018 | 11:37 UK stocks little changed ahead of BoE rate decision 13 Sep 2018 | 09:13 Legal & General completes £4.4bn buy-in for British Airways PLC's pension scheme 13 Sep 2018 | 07:51 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Legal & General Group PLC 07 Sep 2018 | 11:30 Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on Legal & General Group PLC 17 Aug 2018 | 11:10 UK stocks edge lower amid geopolitical tensions 09 Aug 2018 | 09:25 Legal & General profits hurt by wild swings in markets 09 Aug 2018 | 07:26 Director Deals - Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN) 01 Aug 2018 | 17:30 Director Deals - Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN) 01 Aug 2018 | 17:30 Director Deals - Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN) 01 Aug 2018 | 17:30 Director Deals - Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN) 01 Aug 2018 | 17:30 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Legal & General Group PLC 18 Jul 2018 | 11:40 Broker Forecast - RBC Capital Markets issues a broker note on Legal & General Group PLC 09 Jul 2018 | 10:40 Director Deals - Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN) 26 Jun 2018 | 17:20 Director Deals - Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN) 26 Jun 2018 | 17:20 Director Deals - Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN) 01 Jun 2018 | 17:15 Director Deals - Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN) 01 Jun 2018 | 17:15 Director Deals - Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN) 01 Jun 2018 | 17:10 Director Deals - Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN) 01 Jun 2018 | 17:10 Legal & General to sell stake in IndiaFirst Life to Warburg Pincus for £79m 01 Jun 2018 | 09:48 Legal & General's investment management CEO to retire next year 31 May 2018 | 07:47 Broker Forecast - Citigroup issues a broker note on Legal & General Group PLC 30 May 2018 | 10:00 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on Legal & General Group PLC 25 May 2018 | 09:30 Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on Legal & General Group PLC 04 May 2018 | 12:10 Director Deals - Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN) 01 May 2018 | 17:15

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Tangible Assets
59.0
76.0
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
149.0
166.0
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
452,031.0
428,713.0
Total Non-Current Assets
452,239.0
428,955.0
Inventory
0.0
0.0
Trade & Receivables
5,703.0
5,583.0
Cash & Receivables
18,919.0
25,717.0
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
29,016.0
7,599.0
Total Assets
505,877.0
467,854.0

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Short Term Liabilities
0.0
0.0
Long Term Liabilities
0.0
0.0
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
497,958.0
460,571.0
Total Liabilities
497,958.0
460,571.0

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Net Assets
7,919.0
7,283.0

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Share Capital
149.0
149.0
Minority Interests
76.0
338.0
Retained Earnings
6,578.0
5,633.0
Share Premium Account
988.0
981.0
Other Equity
128.0
182.0
Total Equity
7,919.0
7,283.0

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Cashflow from Operating Activities
4,411.0
5,936.0
Cashflow Before Financing
4,397.0
5,556.0
Increase / Decrease in Cash
3,912.0
-948.0

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Turnover
40,491.0
77,969.0
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
2,061.0
1,867.0
Pre-Tax Profit
2,061.0
1,867.0
Profit / Loss for the Year
1,902.0
1,265.0

Dividend History

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
16 Aug 2018
27 Sep 2018
H2 Dividend
26 Apr 2018
07 Jun 2018
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
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