Were Analysts Bearish Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN) This Week?

February 15, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

 Were Analysts Bearish Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN) This Week?

Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN) Ratings Coverage

Among 24 analysts covering Legal General Group PLC (LON:LGEN), 12 have Buy rating, 7 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Legal General Group PLC had 217 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Wednesday, November 4 by Wood. Deutsche Bank maintained Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN) on Tuesday, April 19 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Shore Capital given on Tuesday, November 14. The company was maintained on Wednesday, February 22 by JP Morgan. On Friday, January 8 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform”. The stock of Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN) earned “Buy” rating by Beaufort Securities on Wednesday, August 10. JP Morgan maintained the shares of LGEN in report on Thursday, February 4 with “Underweight” rating. Macquarie Research maintained it with “Underperform” rating and GBX 201 target in Thursday, May 4 report. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 20 by Barclays Capital. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, September 9 with “Outperform”. Below is a list of Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN) latest ratings and price target changes.

06/02/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 305.00 New Target: GBX 305.00 Maintain
01/02/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Overweight Old Target: GBX 294.00 New Target: GBX 290.00 Maintain
17/01/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Outperform Maintain
04/01/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 270.00 New Target: GBX 305.00 Maintain
11/12/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Overweight Old Target: GBX 279.00 New Target: GBX 294.00 Maintain
07/12/2017 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Underweight Old Target: GBX 218.00 New Target: GBX 218.00 Maintain
06/12/2017 Broker: Shore Capital Rating: Buy Maintain
28/11/2017 Broker: Societe Generale Rating: Sell Old Target: GBX 250.00 New Target: GBX 240.00 Downgrade
23/11/2017 Broker: HSBC Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 290.00 New Target: GBX 295.00 Maintain
16/11/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Buy Maintain

The stock increased 0.12% or GBX 0.3 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 252.9. About 13.22 million shares traded. Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN) has 0.00% since February 15, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Legal & General Group Plc provides various insurance services and products worldwide. The company has market cap of 15.02 billion GBP. It operates through Legal & General Retirement , Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), Legal & General Capital (LGC), Legal & General Insurance (LGI), Savings, and General Insurance (GI) divisions. It has a 9.8 P/E ratio. The LGR segment provides annuity contracts with guaranteed income for a specified time; longevity insurance products for firm pension schemes; and lifetime mortgages.

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