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Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN)‘s stock had its “underperform” rating restated by BNP Paribas in a research note issued on Thursday. They currently have a GBX 185 ($3.11) target price on the stock. BNP Paribas’ target price indicates a potential downside of 20.26% from the stock’s previous close.

Shares of Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN) opened at 233.80 on Thursday. Legal & General Group Plc has a 52 week low of GBX 185.50 and a 52 week high of GBX 244.90. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 229.8 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 224.7. The company’s market cap is £13.757 billion.

The company also recently declared a dividend, which is scheduled for Wednesday, October 1st. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 27th will be given a dividend of GBX 2.90 ($0.05) per share. This represents a yield of 1.25%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 27th.

Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Legal & General Group Plc in a research note on Wednesday. They now have a GBX 239 ($4.02) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Panmure Gordon reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Legal & General Group Plc in a research note on Wednesday. They now have a GBX 276 ($4.64) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Panmure Gordon reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Legal & General Group Plc in a research note on Monday, July 28th. They now have a GBX 276 ($4.64) price target on the stock. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Legal & General Group Plc currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 225.23 ($3.79).

Legal & General Group Plc is a provider of risk, savings and investment management products in the United Kingdom.

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