Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN) insider Nigel Wilson sold 271,950 shares of Legal & General Group stock in a transaction that occurred on Sunday, April 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 291 ($3.80), for a total transaction of £791,374.50 ($1,034,070.95).

Nigel Wilson also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Tuesday, April 23rd, Nigel Wilson sold 523,530 shares of Legal & General Group stock. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 291 ($3.80), for a total transaction of £1,523,472.30 ($1,990,686.40).

LON:LGEN opened at GBX 277.68 ($3.63) on Thursday. The company has a current ratio of 1.62, a quick ratio of 0.59 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 57.19. The company has a market capitalization of $16.48 billion and a P/E ratio of 9.07. Legal & General Group Plc has a 12 month low of GBX 221.80 ($2.90) and a 12 month high of GBX 292.30 ($3.82).

The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, June 6th. Investors of record on Thursday, April 25th will be issued a GBX 11.82 ($0.15) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 4.3%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 25th. This is a boost from Legal & General Group’s previous dividend of $4.60. Legal & General Group’s payout ratio is 0.52%.

LGEN has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Deutsche Bank raised shares of Legal & General Group to a “buy” rating and set a GBX 290 ($3.79) target price on the stock in a research report on Monday, January 7th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. dropped their target price on shares of Legal & General Group from GBX 258 ($3.37) to GBX 239 ($3.12) and set an “underweight” rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, January 8th. Royal Bank of Canada reissued a “top pick” rating on shares of Legal & General Group in a research report on Tuesday, January 15th. Barclays reaffirmed an “overweight” rating on shares of Legal & General Group in a report on Monday, January 21st. Finally, BNP Paribas reaffirmed an “outperform” rating on shares of Legal & General Group in a report on Thursday, January 24th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating, seven have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 299.60 ($3.91).

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About Legal & General Group

Legal & General Group Plc provides various insurance products and services worldwide. It operates in Legal & General Retirement (LGR), Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), Legal & General Capital (LGC), Legal & General Insurance (LGI), and General Insurance (GI) segments.

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