Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN) insider John Kingman acquired 633 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, September 1st. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 260 ($3.36) per share, for a total transaction of £1,645.80 ($2,128.56).

Shares of Legal & General Group Plc (LON LGEN) opened at 259.90 on Friday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 265.70 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 255.92. Legal & General Group Plc has a 12 month low of GBX 204.08 and a 12 month high of GBX 279.90. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 15.42 billion.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, September 21st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 17th will be given a dividend of GBX 4.30 ($0.06) per share. This represents a yield of 1.58%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 17th.

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Several research analysts have commented on the company. J P Morgan Chase & Co reissued an “underweight” rating and issued a GBX 197 ($2.55) price objective on shares of Legal & General Group Plc in a research report on Wednesday, June 14th. Deutsche Bank AG raised their price objective on Legal & General Group Plc from GBX 255 ($3.30) to GBX 270 ($3.49) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 26th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 240 ($3.10) price objective on shares of Legal & General Group Plc in a research report on Thursday, June 8th. Macquarie reissued an “underperform” rating and issued a GBX 201 ($2.60) price objective on shares of Legal & General Group Plc in a research report on Wednesday, May 24th. Finally, Barclays PLC reissued an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 280 ($3.62) price objective on shares of Legal & General Group Plc in a research report on Wednesday, June 28th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 256.76 ($3.32).

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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