Shares of FBL Financial Group (NYSE:FFG) have earned a consensus broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one brokers that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating.
Zacks has also given FBL Financial Group an industry rank of 99 out of 256 based on the ratings given to its competitors.
A number of research firms have weighed in on FFG. TheStreet lowered shares of USD Partners from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Friday, May 10th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Xylem from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 14th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Forward Air from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, June 17th.
FFG stock traded down $0.60 during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $63.86. 7,682 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 21,007. FBL Financial Group has a 52-week low of $59.61 and a 52-week high of $85.70. The company has a market cap of $1.57 billion, a PE ratio of 14.65 and a beta of 0.70. The company has a current ratio of 0.03, a quick ratio of 0.03 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.08. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $60.93.
FBL Financial Group (NYSE:FFG) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, May 2nd. The financial services provider reported $1.04 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.15 by ($0.11). FBL Financial Group had a net margin of 14.03% and a return on equity of 9.00%. The business had revenue of $203.56 million for the quarter. Sell-side analysts anticipate that FBL Financial Group will post 4.8 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, June 28th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 14th were given a $0.48 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, June 13th. This represents a $1.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.01%. FBL Financial Group’s payout ratio is currently 44.04%.
About FBL Financial Group
FBL Financial Group, Inc, through its subsidiaries, sells individual life insurance and annuity products. The Annuity segment sells various traditional annuity products that primarily consist of fixed rate and indexed annuities, and supplementary contracts. The Life Insurance segment offers whole life, term life, and universal life policies.
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