NYSE:FFG - FBL Financial Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$68.42 -0.41 (-0.60 %)
(As of 12/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$68.42
Today's Range$67.76 - $69.00
52-Week Range$64.00 - $85.70
Volume18,353 shs
Average Volume16,685 shs
Market Capitalization$1.70 billion
P/E Ratio15.84
Dividend Yield2.69%
Beta0.91
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. The company markets its products to Farm Bureau members, and other individuals and businesses through exclusive agents and agency managers principally under the consumer brand name of Farm Bureau Financial Services in the Midwestern and Western sections of the United States. FBL Financial Group, Inc. was founded in 1944 and is headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Life insurance
Sub-IndustryLife & Health Insurance
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNYSE:FFG
Previous Symbol
CUSIP30239F10
Phone515-225-5400

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.08
Current Ratio0.03
Quick Ratio0.03

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio15.84
Forward P/E Ratio14.11
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$735.48 million
Price / Sales2.31
Cash Flow$5.3495 per share
Price / Cash Flow12.79
Book Value$55.59 per share
Price / Book1.23

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.32
Net Income$194.32 million
Net Margins26.31%
Return on Equity9.24%
Return on Assets1.17%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,692
Outstanding Shares24,800,000
Market Cap$1.70 billion
OptionableOptionable

FBL Financial Group (NYSE:FFG) Frequently Asked Questions

What is FBL Financial Group's stock symbol?

FBL Financial Group trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "FFG."

How often does FBL Financial Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for FBL Financial Group?

FBL Financial Group declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 14th will be given a dividend of $0.46 per share on Monday, December 31st. This represents a $1.84 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.69%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 13th. View FBL Financial Group's Dividend History.

How will FBL Financial Group's stock buyback program work?

FBL Financial Group declared that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback program on Friday, March 2nd 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $50,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are typically an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were FBL Financial Group's earnings last quarter?

FBL Financial Group (NYSE:FFG) released its earnings results on Thursday, November, 1st. The financial services provider reported $1.28 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.22 by $0.06. The financial services provider had revenue of $188.11 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $185.05 million. FBL Financial Group had a return on equity of 9.24% and a net margin of 26.31%. View FBL Financial Group's Earnings History.

When is FBL Financial Group's next earnings date?

FBL Financial Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for FBL Financial Group.

Has FBL Financial Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about FFG stock have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. FBL Financial Group earned a news sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of FBL Financial Group's key competitors?

Who are FBL Financial Group's key executives?

FBL Financial Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. James Patrick Brannen CPA, Chief Exec. Officer (Age 56)
  • Mr. Donald Joseph Seibel CPA, Treasurer & CFO (Age 55)
  • Mr. Charles Theodore Happel CFA, Chief Investment Officer (Age 56)
  • Mr. D. Scott Stice, Chief Marketing Officer (Age 49)
  • Mr. Daniel David Pitcher, Chief Operating Officer of Property Casualty Companies (Age 56)

Who are FBL Financial Group's major shareholders?

FBL Financial Group's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.31%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.68%), Vanguard Group Inc (3.68%), BlackRock Inc. (2.72%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.70%) and Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.69%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for FBL Financial Group.

Which major investors are selling FBL Financial Group stock?

FFG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Panagora Asset Management Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Prudential Financial Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, First Trust Advisors LP, Morgan Stanley, Victory Capital Management Inc. and Credit Suisse AG. View Insider Buying and Selling for FBL Financial Group.

Which major investors are buying FBL Financial Group stock?

FFG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Laurion Capital Management LP, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc., BlackRock Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC, MetLife Investment Advisors LLC and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for FBL Financial Group.

How do I buy shares of FBL Financial Group?

Shares of FFG can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is FBL Financial Group's stock price today?

One share of FFG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $68.42.

How big of a company is FBL Financial Group?

FBL Financial Group has a market capitalization of $1.70 billion and generates $735.48 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $194.32 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.32 on an earnings per share basis. FBL Financial Group employs 1,692 workers across the globe.

What is FBL Financial Group's official website?

The official website for FBL Financial Group is http://www.fblfinancial.com.

How can I contact FBL Financial Group?

FBL Financial Group's mailing address is 5400 UNIVERSITY AVENUE, WEST DES MOINES IA, 50266. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 515-225-5400 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for FBL Financial Group (NYSE FFG)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  148 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  206 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  354
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about FBL Financial Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FFG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FFG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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