Legal & General Group Plc Share Price and Company Fundamentals



Price
£280
Change
-3.800 (-1.339%)
52 week
176.301 - 299.2

Last traded: Last Friday at 3:39 PM

Legal & General Group Plc provides various insurance products and services in the United Kingdom, the United States, and internationally. It operates in four segments: Legal & General Retirement (LGR), Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), Legal & General Capital (LGC), and Legal & General Insurance (LGI). The LGR segment offers annuity contracts with guaranteed income for a specified time; longevity insurance products for company pension schemes; lifetime mortgages; lifetime care plans; and retirement interest only mortgages. The LGIM segment provides index fund management; active fixed income funds and liquidity funds; active equity management; solution and liability driven investment; multi-asset funds; corporate pension scheme solutions; and real estate funds. The LGC segment offers investment strategy and implementation, and direct investment and structuring services. The LGI segment provides protection products, such as health, disability, critical illness, and accident; individual term assurance; reinsurance; savings and death benefits; and annuities. The company is also involved in the unit trust and institutional fund management, mortgage finance, treasury, building project and modular housing development, general insurance, and open-ended investment businesses, as well as manufacture of sheds. It also engages in the real estate investment, operation, management, and trading, fund general partner, fund trustee, commercial lending, venture capital investing, contractual scheme, management, pension tracing and transfer, investor alternative investment fund, collective asset-management, and investment management activities; and provision of investment advisory, business information consultancy, and technology services. The company was founded in 1836 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Key Metrics

PE ratio

7.39

PB ratio

160.46

Dividend yield

0.06%

Beta

1.55

Market cap

£16.72B

Enterprise value

£53.55B

Company profile

Industry / SectorInsurance—Life / Financial Services
Full time employees10099
Websitehttp://www.legalandgeneralgroup.com
Mailing addressOne Coleman Street London EC2R 5AA United Kingdom
Phone / Fax44 20 3124 2000 / 44 20 3124 2500

Dividends

Dividend yield

0.06%

Dividend amount

£0.18

Payout ratio

52.28%

5Y Avg. yield

6.41%

Legal & General Group Plc paid £0.18 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 12 Aug 2021.The dividend payout ratio is 52.28%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.LGEN dividend payout ratio is less than 70. This is ideal as it gives company room to grow the dividends and also the excess earnings can be invested in company for growth.

LGEN's forward dividend amount is £0.18 and the forward dividend yield is 6.36%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.

Company Executives

As of Sep 2021, following are the company executives and directors listed on Legal & General Group Plc.

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Dr. Nigel David WilsonGroup CEO & Exec. Director641.49M
Mr. Stuart Jeffrey DaviesGroup CFO & Exec. Director49897k
Mr. Kerrigan William ProcterPres of Asia51823k
Ms. Michelle Sylvia ScrimgeourChief Exec. Officer of Legal & Gen. Investment Management57951k
Mr. Edward Luke HoughtonHead Investor Relations
Mr. Geoffrey J. TimmsGroup Gen. Counsel & Company Sec.
Mr. Richard KingHead of Group Corp. Communications
Ms. Emma Hardaker-JonesGroup HR Director
Ms. Sharon NiebergallHead of Bus. Management, Distribution
Ms. Katrina Helen Jean McMillanHead of Transition Project Management - LGIM

Profitability and management effectiveness

Profit margin

19.92%

Operating margin

23.96%

Return on assets

0.31%

Return on equity

21.15%

Profitability ratios are a class of financial metrics that are used to assess a business's ability to generate earnings relative to its revenue, operating costs, balance sheet assets, and shareholders' equity over time, using data from a specific point in time.

The return on equity signifies how well the management is running the company in terms of capital management. The ideal return on equity is greater than 10%. The return on equity is calculated as net income divided by total share holders equity.

Valuation and Trading Info

The market capitalization of Legal & General Group Plc is 16.72B and its enterprise value is 53.55B. The enterprise value to revenue ratio of LGEN is 4.48.

The LGEN's stocks Beta value is 1.55 making it 55% more volatile compared to LSE market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.

Legal & General Group Plc (LSE:LGEN) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Legal & General Group Plc's Stock Symbol?

Legal & General Group Plc trades on LSE under the ticker symbol "LGEN".

2. What is Legal & General Group Plc's stock price today?

One share of LGEN stock can currently be purchased for approximately £280.

3. How can I contact Legal & General Group Plc?

Legal & General Group Plc's mailing address is One Coleman Street London EC2R 5AA United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at 44 20 3124 2000.

4. What is Legal & General Group Plc's official website?

The official website of Legal & General Group Plc is http://www.legalandgeneralgroup.com.