LGEN:LSE-Legal & General Group PLC (GBX)

COMMON STOCK | Asset Management | LSE

Last Closing Price

GBX 283.90

Change

-0.40 (-0.14)%

Market Cap

GBX 16.88B

Volume

0.01B

Avg Analyst Target

GBX 346.27 (+21.97%)

Avg User Target

GBX
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


LGEN Stock Forecast & Price:
Based on the Legal & General Group PLC stock forecasts from 6 analysts, the average analyst target price for Legal & General Group PLC is GBX 346.27 over the next 12 months. Legal & General Group PLC’s average analyst rating is Strong Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Legal & General Group PLC is Bearish, which is based on 2 positive signals and 9 negative signals. At the last closing, Legal & General Group PLC’s stock price was GBX 283.90. Legal & General Group PLC’s stock price has changed by +5.15% over the past week, +16.07% over the past month and +4.99% over the last year.

About Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN:LSE)

Legal & General Group Plc provides various insurance products and services in the United Kingdom, the United States, and internationally. It operates in four segments: Legal & General Retirement (LGR), Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), Legal & General Capital (LGC), a ...Read More

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Largest Industry Peers for Asset Management

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GBX8.21B 12.52 4.22
SLA:LSE Standard Life Aberdeen plc

N/A

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0HZC:LSE Eurazeo

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ETFs Containing LGEN

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Asset Management)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -4.57% 65% D 63% D
Dividend Return 0.04% 79% C+ 67% D+
Total Return -4.53% 66% D 62% D-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 5.93% 84% B 77% C+
Dividend Return 0.05% 66% D 61% D-
Total Return 5.98% 83% B 77% C+
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 6.05% 51% F 50% F
Dividend Return 14.06% 46% F 77% C+
Total Return 20.11% 63% D 58% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 2.55% 40% F 59% F
Dividend Return 3.31% 75% C 85% B
Total Return 5.87% 48% F 66% D
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 21.12% 58% F 36% F
Risk Adjusted Return 27.78% 58% F 70% C-
Market Capitalization 16.88B 100% A+ 95% A
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Asset Management)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 8.31 38% F 48% F
Price/Book Ratio 1.44 13% F 42% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio -99.88 90% A- 98% A+
EV/EBITDA N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 19.44% 69% D+ 73% C
Return on Invested Capital -2.80% 9% F 40% F
Return on Assets 0.34% 28% F 25% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 46.79% 12% F 36% F
Technical Ratios  
Dividend Yield 6.62% 80% B- 91% A-
Short Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 1.48 5% F 15% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

What to not like:
Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Poor return on assets

The company management has delivered below median return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Negative cashflow

The company had negative total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Dividend Growth

This stock has shown below median dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.