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FBL Financial Group Competitors

$56.78
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$56.51
Now: $56.78
$57.31
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$51.48
MA: $53.16
$56.81
52-Week Range
$29.01
Now: $56.78
$61.28
Volume10,711 shs
Average Volume158,550 shs
Market Capitalization$1.39 billion
P/E Ratio17.69
Dividend Yield3.56%
Beta0.17

Competitors

FBL Financial Group (NYSE:FFG) Vs. MET, PRU, AFL, LNC, PRI, and UNM

Should you be buying FFG stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "life & health insurance" are considered alternatives and competitors to FBL Financial Group, including MetLife (MET), Prudential Financial (PRU), Aflac (AFL), Lincoln National (LNC), Primerica (PRI), and Unum Group (UNM).

FBL Financial Group (NYSE:FFG) and MetLife (NYSE:MET) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability and risk.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares FBL Financial Group and MetLife's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
FBL Financial Group$774.68 million1.79$126.21 million$4.7511.95
MetLife$69.62 billion0.66$5.90 billion$6.118.40

MetLife has higher revenue and earnings than FBL Financial Group. MetLife is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than FBL Financial Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for FBL Financial Group and MetLife, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
FBL Financial Group01102.50
MetLife021002.83

FBL Financial Group currently has a consensus price target of $65.00, indicating a potential upside of 14.28%. MetLife has a consensus price target of $49.20, indicating a potential downside of 3.13%. Given FBL Financial Group's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe FBL Financial Group is more favorable than MetLife.

Dividends

FBL Financial Group pays an annual dividend of $2.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.5%. MetLife pays an annual dividend of $1.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.6%. FBL Financial Group pays out 42.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. MetLife pays out 30.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. MetLife has increased its dividend for 3 consecutive years. MetLife is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Profitability

This table compares FBL Financial Group and MetLife's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
FBL Financial Group10.92%6.64%0.94%
MetLife8.82%8.17%0.77%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

27.9% of FBL Financial Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.4% of MetLife shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of FBL Financial Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of MetLife shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

FBL Financial Group has a beta of 0.17, indicating that its stock price is 83% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MetLife has a beta of 1.35, indicating that its stock price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

MetLife beats FBL Financial Group on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Prudential Financial (NYSE:PRU) and FBL Financial Group (NYSE:FFG) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Volatility and Risk

Prudential Financial has a beta of 1.69, indicating that its share price is 69% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, FBL Financial Group has a beta of 0.17, indicating that its share price is 83% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Prudential Financial and FBL Financial Group's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Prudential Financial$58.13 billion0.57$4.19 billion$11.697.15
FBL Financial Group$774.68 million1.79$126.21 million$4.7511.95

Prudential Financial has higher revenue and earnings than FBL Financial Group. Prudential Financial is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than FBL Financial Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Prudential Financial and FBL Financial Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Prudential Financial-0.25%6.13%0.44%
FBL Financial Group10.92%6.64%0.94%

Dividends

Prudential Financial pays an annual dividend of $4.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.3%. FBL Financial Group pays an annual dividend of $2.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.5%. Prudential Financial pays out 37.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. FBL Financial Group pays out 42.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Prudential Financial is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Prudential Financial and FBL Financial Group, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Prudential Financial010302.23
FBL Financial Group01102.50

Prudential Financial currently has a consensus target price of $76.0833, indicating a potential downside of 8.37%. FBL Financial Group has a consensus target price of $65.00, indicating a potential upside of 14.28%. Given FBL Financial Group's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe FBL Financial Group is more favorable than Prudential Financial.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

57.1% of Prudential Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 27.9% of FBL Financial Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of Prudential Financial shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of FBL Financial Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Prudential Financial beats FBL Financial Group on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

FBL Financial Group (NYSE:FFG) and Aflac (NYSE:AFL) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, dividends and risk.

Risk & Volatility

FBL Financial Group has a beta of 0.17, meaning that its stock price is 83% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Aflac has a beta of 0.97, meaning that its stock price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

27.9% of FBL Financial Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 66.0% of Aflac shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of FBL Financial Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of Aflac shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

FBL Financial Group pays an annual dividend of $2.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.5%. Aflac pays an annual dividend of $1.12 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. FBL Financial Group pays out 42.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Aflac pays out 25.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Aflac has raised its dividend for 39 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares FBL Financial Group and Aflac's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
FBL Financial Group10.92%6.64%0.94%
Aflac21.11%12.12%2.28%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for FBL Financial Group and Aflac, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
FBL Financial Group01102.50
Aflac15302.22

FBL Financial Group currently has a consensus price target of $65.00, suggesting a potential upside of 14.28%. Aflac has a consensus price target of $45.1111, suggesting a potential downside of 2.50%. Given FBL Financial Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe FBL Financial Group is more favorable than Aflac.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares FBL Financial Group and Aflac's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
FBL Financial Group$774.68 million1.79$126.21 million$4.7511.95
Aflac$22.31 billion1.46$3.30 billion$4.4410.48

Aflac has higher revenue and earnings than FBL Financial Group. Aflac is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than FBL Financial Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Aflac beats FBL Financial Group on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Lincoln National (NYSE:LNC) and FBL Financial Group (NYSE:FFG) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, profitability and dividends.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

76.7% of Lincoln National shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 27.9% of FBL Financial Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.4% of Lincoln National shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of FBL Financial Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Lincoln National and FBL Financial Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Lincoln National4.28%5.09%0.30%
FBL Financial Group10.92%6.64%0.94%

Dividends

Lincoln National pays an annual dividend of $1.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.2%. FBL Financial Group pays an annual dividend of $2.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.5%. Lincoln National pays out 19.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. FBL Financial Group pays out 42.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Lincoln National has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Risk & Volatility

Lincoln National has a beta of 2.26, suggesting that its share price is 126% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, FBL Financial Group has a beta of 0.17, suggesting that its share price is 83% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Lincoln National and FBL Financial Group's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Lincoln National$17.26 billion0.58$886 million$8.705.97
FBL Financial Group$774.68 million1.79$126.21 million$4.7511.95

Lincoln National has higher revenue and earnings than FBL Financial Group. Lincoln National is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than FBL Financial Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Lincoln National and FBL Financial Group, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Lincoln National07402.36
FBL Financial Group01102.50

Lincoln National currently has a consensus price target of $48.1818, suggesting a potential downside of 6.68%. FBL Financial Group has a consensus price target of $65.00, suggesting a potential upside of 14.28%. Given FBL Financial Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe FBL Financial Group is more favorable than Lincoln National.

Summary

Lincoln National beats FBL Financial Group on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Primerica (NYSE:PRI) and FBL Financial Group (NYSE:FFG) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and profitability.

Volatility and Risk

Primerica has a beta of 1.39, indicating that its stock price is 39% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, FBL Financial Group has a beta of 0.17, indicating that its stock price is 83% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Primerica and FBL Financial Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Primerica17.29%23.12%2.74%
FBL Financial Group10.92%6.64%0.94%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Primerica and FBL Financial Group's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Primerica$2.05 billion2.62$366.39 million$8.4316.22
FBL Financial Group$774.68 million1.79$126.21 million$4.7511.95

Primerica has higher revenue and earnings than FBL Financial Group. FBL Financial Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Primerica, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Primerica pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. FBL Financial Group pays an annual dividend of $2.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.5%. Primerica pays out 19.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. FBL Financial Group pays out 42.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

89.7% of Primerica shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 27.9% of FBL Financial Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.9% of Primerica shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of FBL Financial Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Primerica and FBL Financial Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Primerica00403.00
FBL Financial Group01102.50

Primerica currently has a consensus price target of $153.00, suggesting a potential upside of 12.61%. FBL Financial Group has a consensus price target of $65.00, suggesting a potential upside of 14.28%. Given FBL Financial Group's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe FBL Financial Group is more favorable than Primerica.

Summary

Primerica beats FBL Financial Group on 13 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) and FBL Financial Group (NYSE:FFG) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, profitability and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Unum Group and FBL Financial Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Unum Group26101.89
FBL Financial Group01102.50

Unum Group presently has a consensus target price of $24.5714, indicating a potential downside of 1.87%. FBL Financial Group has a consensus target price of $65.00, indicating a potential upside of 14.28%. Given FBL Financial Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe FBL Financial Group is more favorable than Unum Group.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Unum Group and FBL Financial Group's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Unum Group$12.00 billion0.43$1.10 billion$5.434.63
FBL Financial Group$774.68 million1.79$126.21 million$4.7511.95

Unum Group has higher revenue and earnings than FBL Financial Group. Unum Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than FBL Financial Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk and Volatility

Unum Group has a beta of 1.73, indicating that its share price is 73% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, FBL Financial Group has a beta of 0.17, indicating that its share price is 83% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

90.7% of Unum Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 27.9% of FBL Financial Group shares are held by institutional investors. 0.5% of Unum Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of FBL Financial Group shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Unum Group pays an annual dividend of $1.14 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.5%. FBL Financial Group pays an annual dividend of $2.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.5%. Unum Group pays out 21.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. FBL Financial Group pays out 42.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Unum Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Profitability

This table compares Unum Group and FBL Financial Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Unum Group8.12%10.99%1.63%
FBL Financial Group10.92%6.64%0.94%

Summary

Unum Group beats FBL Financial Group on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.


FBL Financial Group Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
MetLife logo
MET
MetLife
2.5$51.31-0.5%$46.41 billion$69.62 billion8.43Increase in Short Interest
Heavy News Reporting
Prudential Financial logo
PRU
Prudential Financial
2.7$83.56-0.4%$33.23 billion$58.13 billion-134.77
Aflac logo
AFL
Aflac
2.1$46.51-0.8%$32.92 billion$22.31 billion7.27Analyst Upgrade
Lincoln National logo
LNC
Lincoln National
2.7$51.92-1.6%$10.19 billion$17.26 billion13.59
Primerica logo
PRI
Primerica
2.2$136.74-0.4%$5.35 billion$2.05 billion15.57
Unum Group logo
UNM
Unum Group
2.3$25.14-1.0%$5.17 billion$12.00 billion5.36Analyst Revision
CNO Financial Group logo
CNO
CNO Financial Group
2.1$23.53-0.0%$3.27 billion$4.02 billion7.42Analyst Report
Increase in Short Interest
Heavy News Reporting
American Equity Investment Life logo
AEL
American Equity Investment Life
1.8$30.62-0.3%$2.81 billion$3.46 billion3.26Analyst Upgrade
Increase in Short Interest
National Western Life Group logo
NWLI
National Western Life Group
1.1$210.80-0.1%$766.47 million$819.19 million7.85Increase in Short Interest
IHC
Independence
0.6$42.00-0.7%$620.08 million$374.45 million150.01
Citizens logo
CIA
Citizens
0.8$6.07-0.5%$327.30 million$250.54 million-50.58
This page was last updated on 1/15/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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