Toby Strauss Purchases 979 Shares of Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN) Stock

Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN) insider Toby Strauss acquired 979 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 2nd. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 281 ($3.67) per share, with a total value of £2,750.99 ($3,594.66).

Toby Strauss also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Tuesday, October 1st, Toby Strauss acquired 1,104 shares of Legal & General Group stock. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 249 ($3.25) per share, with a total value of £2,748.96 ($3,592.00).

Shares of LGEN opened at GBX 270.70 ($3.54) on Wednesday. Legal & General Group Plc has a 1 year low of GBX 210.70 ($2.75) and a 1 year high of GBX 2,644 ($34.55). The company’s 50 day simple moving average is GBX 273.17 and its 200 day simple moving average is GBX 258.40. The company has a market capitalization of $16.16 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.35. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 51.72, a quick ratio of 0.45 and a current ratio of 1.45.

A number of equities research analysts have commented on LGEN shares. Barclays reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Legal & General Group in a report on Thursday, October 24th. UBS Group reissued a “sell” rating and issued a GBX 200 ($2.61) price target (down from GBX 215 ($2.81)) on shares of Legal & General Group in a report on Thursday, September 5th. Deutsche Bank reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Legal & General Group in a report on Tuesday, September 3rd. HSBC restated a “hold” rating on shares of Legal & General Group in a research report on Friday, September 6th. Finally, Jefferies Financial Group increased their price objective on Legal & General Group from GBX 257 ($3.36) to GBX 271 ($3.54) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 28th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 285.50 ($3.73).

Legal & General Group Company Profile

Legal & General Group Plc provides various insurance products and services worldwide. It operates in Legal & General Retirement (LGR), Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), Legal & General Capital (LGC), Legal & General Insurance (LGI), and General Insurance (GI) segments.

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