Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN) has been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the twenty-one analysts that are covering the company. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year price target among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 244.06 ($3.19).

Several equities analysts have weighed in on the stock. Jefferies Group lifted their price target on shares of Legal & General Group Plc from GBX 197 ($2.57) to GBX 212 ($2.77) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday. Panmure Gordon reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 305 ($3.98) price objective on shares of Legal & General Group Plc in a research report on Friday, August 5th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “underweight” rating on shares of Legal & General Group Plc in a research report on Wednesday, August 10th. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 300 ($3.92) price objective on shares of Legal & General Group Plc in a research report on Wednesday, September 14th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 265 ($3.46) price objective on shares of Legal & General Group Plc in a research report on Wednesday, June 15th.

In other Legal & General Group Plc news, insider Wilson,Julia acquired 7,320 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 9th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 206 ($2.69) per share, with a total value of £15,079.20 ($19,683.07). Also, insider Zlatkus,Lizabeth acquired 987 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 1st. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 188 ($2.45) per share, with a total value of £1,855.56 ($2,422.09).

Shares of Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN) opened at 224.50 on Monday. The firm’s 50-day moving average is GBX 211.37 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 218.01. The stock’s market cap is GBX 13.31 billion. Legal & General Group Plc has a 12 month low of GBX 160.50 and a 12 month high of GBX 275.40.

The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, September 22nd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 18th will be paid a dividend of GBX 4 ($0.05) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.94%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 18th.

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