|Bid||220.30 x 0|
|Ask||220.40 x 0|
|Day's range||216.40 - 223.50|
|52-week range||117.30 - 324.70|
|Beta (5Y monthly)||1.26|
|PE ratio (TTM)||7.18|
|Earnings date||05 Aug 2020|
|Forward dividend & yield||0.18 (8.48%)|
|Ex-dividend date||23 Apr 2020|
|1y target est||288.79|
Yvonne Fovargue, head of the All Party Parliamentary Group on consumer protection, said insurers were 'weaselling their way out' of paying on the pandemic.
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Lloyd's of London, Hiscox and RSA are among donors to a new British 100 million pound ($121.19 million) insurance and long-term savings COVID-19 support fund, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) said on Monday. The fund is being set up as insurers like Hiscox are under attack from small businesses who say their claims for disruption due to the virus have been declined, prompting the Financial Conduct Authority to go to the courts for a decision on the issue. The fund has already received 82.5 million pounds in pledges, the ABI said in a statement, with 20 million pounds of the money pledged so far going to The National Emergencies Trust to support charities tackling the effects of the virus.
Lloyd's of London said its members were set to pay out between $3bn and $4.3bn over the pandemic, putting it on a par with the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
The FCA said it would seek an urgent court ruling over whether the wording around business interruption covered small businesses.
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The company said the unit, one of Britain's biggest investors, had estimated assets under management (AUM) of 1.14 trillion pounds in the three months to March, compared with 1.2 trillion pounds at the end of Dec. 31. Legal & General said the unit saw external net flows of 10.6 billion pounds during the period. Legal & General, which said it was performing broadly in line with last year, intends to issue debt "taking account of current favourable debt market conditions".
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Recruiter Morgan McKinley said new financial services jobs grew strongly in January and February before the COVID-19 pandemic halted the revival.
Legal & General Group (LON:LGEN) has had a rough three months with its share price down 35%. But if you pay close...
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Nearly half of UK-listed companies have cancelled dividends so far this year, according to a report from fund administrator Link Group.
Aviva, Hiscox, Direct Line, and RSA all cut payouts to shareholders, piling the pressure on rival Legal & General to do the same.
The Bank of England said on Wednesday that it welcomed the decision by some insurers to pause paying dividends due to the risk of heavy costs from the spread of the coronavirus. "When insurers are considering whether or not to proceed with any dividend payments, their boards should pay close attention to the need to protect policyholders and maintain safety and soundness," the BoE said in a statement.
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The Bank of England said on Friday it backed calls from the European Union's insurance regulator for insurers to pay close attention to protecting policyholders when deciding whether to pay dividends or bonuses. "We therefore expect firms to be prudent in deciding on dividend payments or variable remuneration in view of the elevated levels of uncertainty presented by coronavirus and its impact on the global economy," a Bank of England spokesperson said. Shares in top European insurers sank on Friday after the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority said on Thursday evening that insurers should suspend dividends and share buybacks, and postpone bonuses where possible.
UK's FTSE 100 fell on Friday as oil stocks retreated after a strong showing in the previous session, while insurers tumbled after their European Union counterparts were asked to suspend dividend payments to weather the economic hit from the coronavirus crisis. Shares in BP and Royal Dutch Shell fell about 3%, with oil prices flat amid doubts over whether a deal to call off the Saudi-Russian price war would go ahead if the U.S. does not scale back output. After Thursday's numbers showed another record surge in U.S. weekly jobless claims, investors are now waiting for data on European services sector activity for March.
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