The Legal & General Board has declared a final dividend of 13.27p, giving a full year dividend of 18.45p, up 5% from the prior year (17.57p).
Other financial highlights include:
Profit after tax of £2,050m, up 28% (2020: £1,607m)
EPS of 34.19p, up 72% on 2020 (19.84p) and up 19% on 2019 (28.66p)
Return on equity of 20.5% (2020: 17.3%)
Operating profit of £2,262m, up 11% (2020: £2,041m)
Solvency II coverage ratio of 187% (2020: 175%)
As at 7th March 2022 they estimate the coverage ratio was 198%