Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at BNP Paribas in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday. They currently have a GBX 230 ($3.00) price objective on the financial services provider’s stock. BNP Paribas’ price objective would suggest a potential upside of 2.68% from the stock’s current price.
LGEN has been the subject of several other reports. Macquarie raised their price target on Legal & General Group Plc from GBX 192 ($2.51) to GBX 199 ($2.60) and gave the stock an “underperform” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 26th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. restated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 265 ($3.46) price target on shares of Legal & General Group Plc in a research report on Wednesday, June 1st. Shore Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of Legal & General Group Plc in a research report on Friday, June 24th. Deutsche Bank AG restated a “buy” rating on shares of Legal & General Group Plc in a research report on Friday, June 24th. Finally, Jefferies Group raised their price target on Legal & General Group Plc from GBX 197 ($2.57) to GBX 212 ($2.77) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report 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’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 244.83 ($3.20).
Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN) opened at 219.36 on Thursday. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 13.00 billion. The company’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 212.27 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 218.02. 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 disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Thursday, September 22nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 18th were issued a GBX 4 ($0.05) dividend. This represents a yield of 1.94%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 18th.
In other news, insider Wilson,Julia purchased 7,320 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 9th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 206 ($2.69) per share, with a total value of £15,079.20 ($19,683.07). Also, insider Zlatkus,Lizabeth purchased 987 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 1st. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 188 ($2.45) per share, for a total transaction of £1,855.56 ($2,422.09).
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