Are Analysts Bullish about Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN) after last week?

May 18, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

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

Among 13 analysts covering Legal General Group PLC (LON:LGEN), 8 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. Legal General Group PLC had 24 analyst reports since November 23, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Goldman Sachs maintained Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN) rating on Tuesday, February 20. Goldman Sachs has “Sell” rating and GBX 210 target. HSBC maintained Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN) on Thursday, November 23 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, February 6. The stock of Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN) earned “Underperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, May 4. The company was maintained on Wednesday, April 25 by Citigroup. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, March 28 by BNP Paribas. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Monday, December 11. On Thursday, December 7 the stock rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Underweight”. The stock of Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN) earned “Underweight” rating by JP Morgan on Thursday, March 8. The firm has “Buy” rating by Shore Capital given on Wednesday, December 6. Below is a list of Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN) latest ratings and price target changes.

09/05/2018 Broker: HSBC Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 315.00 Maintain
04/05/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Underperform Old Target: GBX 215.00 New Target: GBX 245.00 Maintain
25/04/2018 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 306.00 New Target: GBX 306.00 Maintain
18/04/2018 Broker: Berenberg Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 301.00 New Target: GBX 334.00 Maintain
17/04/2018 Broker: HSBC Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 320.00 New Target: GBX 315.00 Maintain
28/03/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Hold Maintain
28/03/2018 Broker: BNP Paribas Rating: Outperform Old Target: GBX 295.00 New Target: GBX 295.00 Maintain
19/03/2018 Broker: HSBC Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 303.00 New Target: GBX 320.00 Maintain
14/03/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Underweight Old Target: GBX 218.00 New Target: GBX 218.00 Maintain
07/03/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Overweight Maintain

The stock increased 0.28% or GBX 0.8 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 283.9. About 6.20 million shares traded. Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN) has 0.00% since May 18, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Legal & General Group Plc provides various insurance services and products worldwide. The company has market cap of 16.85 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 8.96 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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