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Current Price 281.30p Bid 281.20p Ask 281.30p Change -0.60%
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Company Overview

Long established life insurance group and one of the pioneers of low cost tracker funds. The company has more than 5.4m customers and employs over 8,800 staff and owns operations in the US, France, the Netherlands and Germany as well as its main UK business.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2020

Revenue
£12,545.00m
Operating Profit/Loss
£1,804.00m
Dividend yield (%)
6.60
Total dividend for year
n/ap
Dividend cover
1.26
P/E Ratio
12.00

Key Personnel

Sir John Kingman
Chairman
Mr Jeff Davies
Chief Financial Officer
Dr Nigel Wilson
Group Chief Executive
Mr George Lewis
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Henrietta Baldock
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Nilufer von Bismarck
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Philip A J Broadley
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Ric Lewis
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Toby Strauss
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mrs Lesley Knox
Independent Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
LGENL
ISIN
GB0005603997
Shares in Issue
5,948.87m
Market cap
£16,734.17m

Analyst Views (3)

Strong Buy
 
0%
Buy
 
33.33%
Hold
 
66.67%
Sell
 
0%
Strong Sell
 
0%
This information is provided by Web Financial Group (UK) Limited. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect the views held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
281.30p
Bid Price
281.20p
Ask Price
281.30p
Volume
349,552
Change Today
-1.70p
% Change Today
-0.60%
Open
282.10p
Previous Close
283.00p
Intraday High
282.10p
Intraday Low
279.60p
52 Week High
297.60p
52 Week Low
177.95p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Income Statement

Year End Date
31 Dec 2020
31 Dec 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Continuing Operations
Revenue
12,545.00
15,203.00
Operating Profit/Loss
1,804.00
2,425.00
Net Interest
-305.00
-269.00
Pre-Tax Profit
1,499.00
2,156.00
Profit After Tax from continuing operations
1,281.00
1,787.00
Discontinued Operations
Profit After Tax
290.00
23.00
Profit/Loss for the Year
1,571.00
1,810.00
Attributable to:
Equity Holders of Parent Company
1,607.00
1,834.00
Minority Interests
-36.00
-24.00
Total Dividend Paid
n/ap
n/ap
Retained Profit/(Loss) for the Financial Year
n/a
n/a

Earnings per Share

Year End Date
31 Dec 2020
31 Dec 2019
Basic
22.11p
30.53p
Diluted
20.98p
30.36p
Adjusted
27.00p
30.92p
Dividend per Share
n/ap
n/ap

Assets

Year End Date
31 Dec 2020
31 Dec 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Non-Current Assets
Property, Plant & Equipment
274.00
298.00
Intangible Assets
68.00
64.00
Investment Properties
8,475.00
7,695.00
Investments
526,345.00
498,713.00
Other Financial Assets
n/a
n/a
Other Non-Current Assets
n/a
n/a
Current Assets
Inventories
n/a
n/a
Trade & Other Receivables
n/a
n/a
Cash at Bank & In Hand
18,020.00
13,923.00
Current Asset Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Current Assets
n/a
n/a
Other Assets
10,444.00
34,096.00
Total Assets
570,565.00
560,736.00

Liabilities

Year End Date
31 Dec 2020
31 Dec 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Current Liabilities
Borrowings
n/a
n/a
Other Current Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Current Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Non-Current Liabilities
Borrowings
5,613.00
5,111.00
Provisions
1,495.00
1,485.00
Other Non-Current Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Non-Current Liabilities
7,108.00
6,596.00
Other Liabilities
464,462.00
467,166.00
Total Liabilities
560,599.00
551,643.00

Net Assets

Year End Date
31 Dec 2020
31 Dec 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Net Assets
9,966.00
9,093.00

Capital & Reserves

Year End Date
31 Dec 2020
31 Dec 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Share Capital
149.00
149.00
Share Premium Account
1,006.00
1,000.00
Other Reserves
123.00
140.00
Retained Earnings
8,224.00
7,749.00
Shareholders Funds
9,502.00
9,038.00
Minority Interests/Other Equity
464.00
55.00
Total Equity
9,966.00
9,093.00

Dividend History

Type
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
Payment
Interim
12 Aug 2021
20 Sep 2021
5.18p
Final
15 Apr 2021
27 May 2021
12.64p
Interim
13 Aug 2020
24 Sep 2020
4.93p
Final
23 Apr 2020
04 Jun 2020
12.64p
Interim
15 Aug 2019
26 Sep 2019
4.93p
Final
25 Apr 2019
06 Jun 2019
11.82p
Interim
16 Aug 2018
27 Sep 2018
4.60p
Final
26 Apr 2018
07 Jun 2018
11.05p
Interim
17 Aug 2017
21 Sep 2017
4.30p
Final
27 Apr 2017
08 Jun 2017
10.35p
Interim
18 Aug 2016
22 Sep 2016
4.00p
Final
28 Apr 2016
09 Jun 2016
9.95p
Interim
13 Aug 2015
17 Sep 2015
3.45p

Dividend Metrics

Year End Date
31 Dec 2020
31 Dec 2019
Dividend growth
n/a%
7.00%
Dividend yield
6.60%
5.80%
Dividend cover
1.26
1.74


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