Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN)‘s stock had its “overweight” rating restated by research analysts at Barclays PLC in a note issued to investors on Thursday.

Other analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. Shore Capital reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Legal & General Group Plc in a research note on Friday, May 19th. Berenberg Bank reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 301 ($3.92) price target on shares of Legal & General Group Plc in a research note on Tuesday, April 25th. HSBC Holdings plc reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 290 ($3.78) price target on shares of Legal & General Group Plc in a research note on Tuesday, June 13th. Morgan Stanley lowered their price target on shares of Legal & General Group Plc from GBX 260 ($3.39) to GBX 250 ($3.26) and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, May 23rd. Finally, Canaccord Genuity boosted their price target on shares of Legal & General Group Plc from GBX 235 ($3.06) to GBX 245 ($3.19) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 23rd. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company. Legal & General Group Plc has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 256.13 ($3.34).

Legal & General Group Plc (LON LGEN) opened at 272.00 on Thursday. Legal & General Group Plc has a 12 month low of GBX 201.40 and a 12 month high of GBX 279.90. The company’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 263.64 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 253.00. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 16.14 billion.

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In other news, insider Toby Strauss acquired 979 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 3rd. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 257 ($3.35) per share, with a total value of £2,516.03 ($3,276.51). Also, insider John Kingman acquired 646 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, June 1st. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 254 ($3.31) per share, with a total value of £1,640.84 ($2,136.79). Over the last ninety days, insiders have bought 2,603 shares of company stock valued at $678,197.

About Legal & General Group Plc

Legal & General Group Plc is a holding company. The Company, together with its subsidiaries, transacts life assurance and long-term savings business, investment management and general insurance and health business. It operates through six segments: Legal & General Retirement (LGR), Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), Legal & General Capital (LGC), Legal & General Insurance (LGI), Savings and General Insurance (GI).

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