Investors in Legal & General can expect a huge dividend payment. Based on the recent analysts' consensus the stock now has one of the highest dividend returns of the English market. Per share the analysts expect a dividend of 16 GBp per share. Legal & General's dividend yield thus equals 5,6 percent. The average dividend yield of the insurers is a low 1 percent.
Tomorrow the English company Legal & General will publish its past quarter results. For this year Legal & General's revenue will be around 8,15 billion GBp. This is according to the average of the analysts' estimates. This is quite lower than 2017's revenue of 40,49 billion GBp.
The analysts expect for 2018 a net profit of 1,82 billion GBp. Most of the analysts anticipate on a profit per share of 31 GBp. The price/earnings-ratio is then 9,22.
Based on the current number of outstanding shares Legal & General's market capitalization is 1701,84 billion GBp. The Legal & General stock was the past 12 months quite volatile. Since last March the stock is 18 percent higher. This year the stock price moved between 222 and 289 GBp. Since 2008 the stock price is almost 974 percent higher.At 9.48 the stock trades 0,39 percent higher at 285,8 GBp.
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