Legal & General Group (LGEN)

Sector:

Insurance

Index:

FTSE 100

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271.70p
   
  • Change Today:
      2.60p
  • 52 Week High: 291.20
  • 52 Week Low: 223.70
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 5,964m
  • Volume: 7,309,497
  • Market Cap: £16,205m
  • RiskGrade: 90
  • Beta: 0.02

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 6.0% 6.5%
Div Cover 1.8 1.8
Op Mrgn 17.7% 20.5%
ROCE 15.8%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 9.1 8.4
PEG n/a 1.1
Pr/Revenue 1.2 1.7
Pr/Book 1.9  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 67.1% -9.9%
PBT 2.0% 16.7%
EPS -2.6% 9.0%
DPS 7.0% 6.8%

Legal and General Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (£m) Pre-tax (£m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
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%
31-Dec-18 13,253.00 2,102.00 29.72p 7.8 n/a -3% 16.42p 7.1%

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-19 11,943.48 2,453.63 32.40p 8.4 0.9 +9% 17.54p 6.5%
31-Dec-20 13,048.54 2,184.18 32.14p 8.5 n/a -1% 18.97p 7.0%

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Legal and General Company Announcements

Holding(s) in Company 05-Jul-2019 16:01 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 02-Jul-2019 17:00 RNS
Director Declaration 02-Jul-2019 10:03 RNS

Latest Legal and General Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
01-Jul-19 Buy George Lewis 272.15p 383 £1,042.33
01-Jul-19 Buy Henrietta Baldock 272.15p 680 £1,850.62
01-Jul-19 Buy Toby Strauss 272.15p 1,011 £2,751.44

Note 1: Prices and trades are provided by Digital Look Corporate Solutions and are delayed by at least 15 minutes.

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 271.70p
Change Today 2.60p
% Change 0.97 %
52 Week High 291.20
52 Week Low 223.70
Volume 7,309,497
Shares Issued 5,964m
Market Cap £16,205m
Beta 0.02
RiskGrade 90

Legal and General Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
96.42% above the market average96.42% above the market average96.42% above the market average96.42% above the market average96.42% above the market average
11.11% above the sector average11.11% above the sector average11.11% above the sector average11.11% above the sector average11.11% above the sector average
Price Trend
52.77% above the market average52.77% above the market average52.77% above the market average52.77% above the market average52.77% above the market average
60.00% above the sector average60.00% above the sector average60.00% above the sector average60.00% above the sector average60.00% above the sector average
Income
89.19% above the market average89.19% above the market average89.19% above the market average89.19% above the market average89.19% above the market average
50.00% above the sector average50.00% above the sector average50.00% above the sector average50.00% above the sector average50.00% above the sector average
Growth
55.64% above the market average55.64% above the market average55.64% above the market average55.64% above the market average55.64% 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

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 6
Buy 0
Neutral 4
Sell 0
Strong Sell 2
Total 12
buy
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Legal and General Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 25-Apr-19 16-Aug-18
Paid 06-Jun-19 27-Sep-18
Amount 11.82p 4.60p

Trades for 15-Jul-2019

Time Volume / Share Price
16:46 21,300 @ 270.86p
16:35 2,952,770 @ 271.70p
16:29 37 @ 271.90p
16:29 1,315 @ 271.80p
16:29 1,923 @ 271.80p

Legal and General Key Personnel

Chair John Kingman
CFO Jeff Davies

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