Legal & General Group (LON:LGEN) Rating Reaffirmed
RBC Capital Markets now has a GBX 300 target price on the 15.66B GBP market cap company or 13.85% upside potential. In a comprehensive report sent to investors on Thursday morning, Legal & General Group (LON:LGEN) shares have had their Outperform Rating has reaffirmed by analysts at RBC Capital Markets.
From a total of 19 analysts covering Legal General Group PLC (LON:LGEN) stock, 12 rate it a ”Buy”, 4 a “Sell”, and 6 a ”Hold”. This means that 55% of the ratings are positive. The highest target price is GBX 315 while the lowest target price is GBX 200. The mean of all analyst targets is GBX 280.79 with a 2.69% above today’s (GBX 262.3) stock price. Legal General Group PLC was the topic of 52 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to the firm StockzIntelligence Inc. JP Morgan maintained shares on December 8 with “Underweight” rating. Nomura maintained shares with “Buy” rating and GBX 300 target share price in a report from a November 18. Bernstein maintained LGEN stock in a recent report from December 7 with “Outperform” rating. Barclays Capital maintained the rating on November 5. Barclays Capital has a “Overweight” rating and a GBX 294 price target on shares. Finally, Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in a report issued on a December 1.
Approximately 2.32 million shares of stock traded hands. Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN) has declined 0.19% since May 13, 2015 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 1.74% the S&P500.
Legal & General Group plc is engaged in life assurance and long-term savings business, fund management, and general insurance and health business around the world. The company has a market cap of 15.66 billion GBP. The Firm manages around ï¿½709 billion in assets for more than 3,000 institutional clients. It has 15.28 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through the following businesses: Insurance; Savings; Legal & General Retirement ; Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM); Legal & General Capital (LGC), and Legal & General America (LGA).