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A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of Legal & General Group Plc (LON: LGEN) recently:

  • Legal & General Group Plc had its price target raised by analysts at Morgan Stanley from GBX 221 ($3.69) to GBX 229 ($3.83). They now have an “equal weight” rating on the stock.
  • Legal & General Group Plc had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Canaccord Genuity. They now have a GBX 240 ($4.01) price target on the stock.
  • Legal & General Group Plc had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Barclays. They now have a GBX 268 ($4.48) price target on the stock.
  • Legal & General Group Plc had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein. They now have a GBX 265 ($4.43) price target on the stock.

Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN) traded down 0.04% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting GBX 238.20. 5,958,376 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Legal & General Group Plc has a 1-year low of GBX 185.50 and a 1-year high of GBX 244.90. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 232.1 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 225.4. The company’s market cap is £14.016 billion.

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

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

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