BNP Paribas restated their neutral rating on shares of Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN) in a research note published on Thursday morning. The firm currently has a GBX 230 ($3.00) target price on the financial services provider’s stock.

Several other brokerages also recently commented on LGEN. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reaffirmed a neutral rating and issued a GBX 265 ($3.46) target price on shares of Legal & General Group Plc in a research note on Wednesday, June 1st. Beaufort Securities reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Legal & General Group Plc in a research note on Wednesday, August 10th. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Legal & General Group Plc in a research note on Friday, June 3rd. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed an outperform rating and issued a GBX 300 ($3.92) target price on shares of Legal & General Group Plc in a research note on Wednesday, June 15th. Finally, Jefferies Group lifted their target price on shares of Legal & General Group Plc from GBX 197 ($2.57) to GBX 212 ($2.77) and gave the stock a hold rating in a research note on Thursday. Three 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 company currently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 244.83 ($3.20).

Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN) opened at 223.60 on Thursday. The firm’s 50-day moving average is GBX 211.89 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 218.06. The firm’s market cap is GBX 13.25 billion. Legal & General Group Plc has a 12-month low of GBX 160.50 and a 12-month high of GBX 275.40.

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Thursday, September 22nd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 18th were given a dividend of GBX 4 ($0.05) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.94%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 18th.

In related news, insider Meddings,Richard H acquired 1,205 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 1st. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 208 ($2.72) per share, for a total transaction of £2,506.40 ($3,271.64). Also, insider Zlatkus,Lizabeth acquired 987 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 1st. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 188 ($2.45) per share, with a total value of £1,855.56 ($2,422.09).

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