Legal & General Group

LGEN: 280.05 +3.35 (+1.21%) delayed: 18 Nov 2019, 16:18

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Share Price Information

Name Legal & General Group
Epic LGEN
Sector Life Insurance
ISIN GB0005603997
Activites Legal & General Group plc is a leading provider of insurance, savings and investment management products in the UK. The Group has a market capitalisation of £15.9bn (as at 14 November 2017) and is responsible for investing £951bn worldwide (as at 30 June 2017) on behalf of investors, policyholders and shareholders. Legal & General has over seven million customers in the UK for life assurance, pensions, investments and general insurance plans and over one million customers in the US who rely on us for life assurance.
Index FTSE 100

Key numbers

Latest Share price (p) 280.05 Net gearing (%) 94.73
Market capitalisation (£m) 16,505.36 Gross gearing (%) 98.24
Shares in issue (m) 5,965.07 Debt ratio 98.24
P/E ratio 8.99 Debt-to-equity ratio 1.00
Total dividends per share (p) 16.42 Assets / equity ratio 56.93
Dividend yield (%) 6.05 Price to book value 1.91
Dividend cover 1.84 ROCE (%) 0.43
Earning per share (p) 30.79 EPS growth (%) -3.39
52-week high / low (p) 292.30 / 214.90 DPS growth (%) 6.97

Results at a glance

Date Type Turnover (£m) Profit (£m) Basic EPS Currency
31 Dec 2018 Full Year 1,264 1,808 30.79 GBP
31 Dec 2017 Full Year 40,491 1,902 31.87 GBP
31 Dec 2016 Full Year 77,969 1,265 21.22 GBP

Dividend history

Period Ex-date Pay-date Net dividend Currency Total for year
H1 Dividend 15 Aug 2019 26 Sep 2019 4.93 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 25 Apr 2019 06 Jun 2019 11.82 GBX 16.42
H1 Dividend 16 Aug 2018 27 Sep 2018 4.60 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 26 Apr 2018 07 Jun 2018 11.05 GBX 15.35
H1 Dividend 17 Aug 2017 21 Sep 2017 4.30 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 27 Apr 2017 08 Jun 2017 10.35 GBX 14.35
H1 Dividend 18 Aug 2016 22 Sep 2016 4.00 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 28 Apr 2016 09 Jun 2016 9.95 GBX 13.40
H1 Dividend 13 Aug 2015 17 Sep 2015 3.45 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 23 Apr 2015 04 Jun 2015 8.35 GBX 11.25

Contact details

Company name Legal & General Group
Address Temple Court, 11 Queen Victoria Street, London EC4N 4TP.
Telephone +44 (0)20 7528 6200
Website http://www.legalandgeneralgroup.com/

Advisors

Company's broker Barclays Capital
Company's joint broker Merrill Lynch International
NOMAD Lazard & Co
Registrar Equiniti
Auditors PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Solicitors Slaughter & May

Directors

Appointed Director Position
09 Mar 2017 Stuart Jeff Davies Chief Financial Officer
09 Mar 2017 Kerrigan William Procter Executive Director
02 Sep 2019 Michelle Sylvia Scrimgeour Executive Director
01 Sep 2009 Dr Nigel David Wilson Group Chief Executive
24 Oct 2016 Sir John Oliver Frank Kingman Non-Executive Chairman
01 Jan 2017 Toby Emil Strauss Non-Executive Director
09 Nov 2011 Julia Susan Wilson Non-Executive Director
01 Nov 2018 Melville George Lewis Non-Executive Director
01 Jun 2016 Lesley Mary Samuel Knox Non-Executive Director
08 Jul 2016 Philip Arthur John Broadley Non-Executive Director
04 Oct 2018 Henrietta Caroline Baldock Non-Executive Director

Company financials

Assets (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Reporting date 31 Dec 2018 31 Dec 2017 31 Dec 2016
Tangible assets 57 59 76
Intangible asssets and goodwill 288 149 166
Investments and other non-current assets 442,656 452,031 428,713
Total non-current assets 443,001 452,239 428,955
Inventory / work in progress 0 0 0
Trade and other receivables 5,593 5,703 5,583
Cash and equivalents 17,321 18,919 25,717
Other current assets and asset held for resale 26,602 29,016 7,599
Total of all assets 492,517 505,877 467,854
Liabilities (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Short term liabilities 0 0 0
Long term liabilities 0 0 0
Other liabilites / pension etc 483,865 497,958 460,571
Total of all liabilities 483,865 497,958 460,571
Net assets (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Net assets 8,652 7,919 7,283
Equity (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Share capital 149 149 149
Minority interests 72 76 338
Retained earnings 7,261 6,578 5,633
Share premium account 992 988 981
Other equity 178 128 182
Total equity 8,652 7,919 7,283
Cash Flow (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Cash from operating activities -361 4,411 5,936
Cashflow before financing -566 4,397 5,556
Increase / decrease in Cash -847 3,912 -948
Income (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Turnover 1,264 40,491 77,969
Cost of sales 0 0 0
Gross profit 0 0 0
Operating profit 2,102 2,061 1,867
Pre-tax profit 2,102 2,061 1,867
Profit / loss for the year 1,808 1,902 1,265