Several analysts have recently updated their ratings and price targets for Legal & General Group Plc (LON: LGEN):

  • 9/22/2016 – Legal & General Group Plc had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at BNP Paribas. They now have a GBX 230 ($3.00) price target on the stock.
  • 9/22/2016 – Legal & General Group Plc had its price target raised by analysts at Jefferies Group from GBX 197 ($2.57) to GBX 212 ($2.77). They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 9/14/2016 – Legal & General Group Plc had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG. They now have a GBX 225 ($2.94) price target on the stock.
  • 9/14/2016 – Legal & General Group Plc had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada. They now have a GBX 300 ($3.92) price target on the stock.
  • 9/14/2016 – Legal & General Group Plc had its price target raised by analysts at HSBC from GBX 245 ($3.20) to GBX 270 ($3.52). They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 9/14/2016 – Legal & General Group Plc had its “equal weight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Barclays PLC. They now have a GBX 194 ($2.53) price target on the stock.
  • 9/2/2016 – Legal & General Group Plc had its price target raised by analysts at Macquarie from GBX 193 ($2.52) to GBX 201 ($2.62). They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 8/17/2016 – Legal & General Group Plc had its price target raised by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG from GBX 215 ($2.81) to GBX 225 ($2.94). They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 8/12/2016 – Legal & General Group Plc had its price target lowered by analysts at Morgan Stanley from GBX 260 ($3.39) to GBX 247 ($3.22). They now have an “equal weight” rating on the stock.
  • 8/11/2016 – Legal & General Group Plc had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada. They now have a GBX 300 ($3.92) price target on the stock.
  • 8/10/2016 – Legal & General Group Plc had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Beaufort Securities.
  • 8/10/2016 – Legal & General Group Plc had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG. They now have a GBX 215 ($2.81) price target on the stock.
  • 8/10/2016 – Legal & General Group Plc had its “underweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co..
  • 8/10/2016 – Legal & General Group Plc had its price target lowered by analysts at Barclays PLC from GBX 197 ($2.57) to GBX 194 ($2.53). They now have an “equal weight” rating on the stock.
  • 8/9/2016 – Legal & General Group Plc had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Shore Capital.
  • 8/5/2016 – Legal & General Group Plc had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Panmure Gordon. They now have a GBX 305 ($3.98) price target on the stock.
  • 7/26/2016 – Legal & General Group Plc had its price target lowered by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. from GBX 216 ($2.82) to GBX 202 ($2.64). They now have an “underweight” rating on the stock.

Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN) opened at 223.20 on Friday. Legal & General Group Plc has a 52 week low of GBX 160.50 and a 52 week high of GBX 275.40. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 13.23 billion. The firm has a 50 day moving average of GBX 211.89 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 218.06.

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

In other news, insider Wilson,Julia bought 7,320 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 9th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 206 ($2.69) per share, for a total transaction of £15,079.20 ($19,683.07). Also, insider Meddings,Richard H bought 1,186 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 1st. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 212 ($2.77) per share, with a total value of £2,514.32 ($3,281.97).

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