Legal & General Group (LGEN)

Sector:

Insurance

Index:

FTSE 100

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252.20p
   
  • Change Today:
    -0.40p
  • 52 Week High: 286.20
  • 52 Week Low: 249.50
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 5,960m
  • Volume: 11,571,254
  • Market Cap: £15,031m
  • RiskGrade: 66

Legal and General 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.

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Legal and General Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 6.1% 6.5%
Div Cover 2.0 1.8
Op Mrgn 28.7% 24.1%
ROCE 16.9%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 8.3 8.6
PEG 0.2 n/a
Pr/Revenue 1.9 1.7
Pr/Book 1.9  
Latest F'cast
Revenue -22.6% 13.9%
PBT 35.9% 5.5%
EPS 55.1% -3.7%
DPS 7.0% 6.6%

Legal and General Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (£m) Pre-tax (£m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-13 6,162.00 1,325.00 15.20p 14.7 1.5 +10% 9.30p 4.2%
31-Dec-14 10,168.00 1,413.00 16.70p 14.9 1.5 +10% 11.25p 4.5%
31-Dec-15 6,321.00 1,414.00 18.58p 14.4 1.3 +11% 13.40p 5.0%
31-Dec-16 10,252.00 1,517.00 19.68p 12.6 2.1 +6% 14.35p 5.8%
31-Dec-17 7,932.00 2,061.00 30.52p 9.0 0.2 +55% 15.35p 5.6%

a. Based on UK GAAP presentation of accounts - includes discontinued activities

Legal and General Forecasts

Year Ending Revenue (£m) Pre-tax (£m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-18 9,033.80 2,173.77 29.40p 8.6 n/a -4% 16.36p 6.5%
31-Dec-19 9,525.32 2,411.83 30.46p 8.3 2.3 +4% 17.48p 6.9%

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Legal and General Company Announcements

Director Declaration 18-Sep-2018 16:20 RNS
L&G completes largest ever UK bulk annuity 13-Sep-2018 07:00 RNS
Holdings in Company 11-Sep-2018 13:28 RNS

Latest Legal and General Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
03-Sep-18 Buy Kerrigan Procter 257.00p 75 £192.75
03-Sep-18 Buy Jeff Davies 257.00p 76 £195.32
03-Sep-18 Buy Nigel Wilson 257.00p 76 £195.32

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Note 2: RiskGrade figures are provided by RiskMetrics.

Note 3: Above ratios are on a 'per annum' basis, adjusted for corporate actions and based on the fundamentals of the primary listed security.

Note 4: Under IFRS, all figures are based on 'Continuing' operations unless otherwise stated.

Note 5: In the case of dual listed securities, broker recommendations and forecasts relate to the primary listing.

Note 6: Forecast figures based on normalised accounts.

 

Legal and General Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 252.20p
Change Today -0.40p
% Change -0.16 %
52 Week High 286.20
52 Week Low 249.50
Volume 11,571,254
Shares Issued 5,960m
Market Cap £15,031m
RiskGrade 66

Legal and General Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
78.80% above the market average78.80% above the market average78.80% above the market average78.80% above the market average78.80% above the market average
11.11% below the sector average11.11% below the sector average11.11% below the sector average11.11% below the sector average11.11% below the sector average
Price Trend
19.10% above the market average19.10% above the market average19.10% above the market average19.10% above the market average19.10% above the market average
100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average100.00% above the sector average
Income
95.45% above the market average95.45% above the market average95.45% above the market average95.45% above the market average95.45% above the market average
77.78% above the sector average77.78% above the sector average77.78% above the sector average77.78% above the sector average77.78% above the sector average
Growth
34.32% above the market average34.32% above the market average34.32% above the market average34.32% above the market average34.32% above the market average
33.33% above the sector average33.33% above the sector average33.33% above the sector average33.33% above the sector average33.33% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 8
Buy 2
Neutral 4
Sell 0
Strong Sell 5
Total 19
neutral
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Legal and General Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 16-Aug-18 26-Apr-18
Paid 27-Sep-18 07-Jun-18
Amount 4.60p 11.05p

Trades for 18-Sep-2018

Time Volume / Share Price
16:41 20 @ 252.18p
16:35 10,764 @ 252.08p
16:35 5,336,252 @ 252.20p
16:29 124 @ 251.90p
16:29 1,302 @ 251.90p

Legal and General Key Personnel

Chair John Kingman
CFO Jeff Davies
CEO Kerrigan Procter

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