Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN) insider Toby Strauss purchased 950 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 1st. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 264 ($3.54) per share, with a total value of £2,508 ($3,358.78).
Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN) opened at GBX 263.16 ($3.52) on Friday. Legal & General Group Plc has a 12-month low of GBX 231.60 ($3.10) and a 12-month high of GBX 279.90 ($3.75).
Several brokerages recently issued reports on LGEN. Shore Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Legal & General Group in a report on Wednesday, August 9th. Macquarie increased their price target on Legal & General Group from GBX 201 ($2.69) to GBX 218 ($2.92) and gave the company an “underperform” rating in a report on Thursday, August 10th. Societe Generale reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 250 ($3.35) price target on shares of Legal & General Group in a report on Thursday, August 10th. Barclays reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Legal & General Group in a report on Thursday, August 10th. Finally, Numis Securities upgraded Legal & General Group to an “add” rating and set a GBX 305 ($4.08) price target for the company in a report on Friday, November 3rd. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Legal & General Group presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 259.39 ($3.47).
Legal & General Group Plc is a holding company. The Company, together with its subsidiaries, transacts life assurance and long-term savings business, investment management and general insurance and health business. It operates through six segments: Legal & General Retirement (LGR), Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), Legal & General Capital (LGC), Legal & General Insurance (LGI), Savings and General Insurance (GI).
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