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Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by research analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein in a report released on Thursday. They currently have a GBX 265 ($4.40) target price on the stock. Sanford C. Bernstein’s price target would indicate a potential upside of 8.92% from the stock’s previous close.

Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Berenberg Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Legal & General Group Plc in a research note on Wednesday. They now have a GBX 265 ($4.40) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at BNP Paribas reiterated an “underperform” rating on shares of Legal & General Group Plc in a research note on Friday, August 22nd. They now have a GBX 185 ($3.07) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Barclays reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Legal & General Group Plc in a research note on Friday, August 15th. They now have a GBX 268 ($4.45) price target on the stock. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Legal & General Group Plc presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 228.77 ($3.80).

Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN) opened at 243.20 on Thursday. Legal & General Group Plc has a one year low of GBX 185.50 and a one year high of GBX 244.90. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 237.2 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 227.. The company’s market cap is £14.310 billion.

The company also recently declared a dividend, which is scheduled for Wednesday, October 1st. Investors 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.

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

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