Principal Financial Group Company Profile (NYSE:PFG)

About Principal Financial Group

Principal Financial Group logoPrincipal Financial Group, Inc. is an investment management company. The Company offers a range of financial products and services, including retirement, asset management and insurance services. The Company's segments include Retirement and Income Solutions; Principal Global Investors, Principal International, and U.S. Insurance Solutions. It offers retirement and employee benefit solutions, and individual insurance solutions. It offers portfolio of products and services for retirement savings and retirement income. Its Principal Global Investors segment manages assets for investors around the world, using a multi-boutique strategy that provides diverse investment capabilities, including equity, fixed income, real estate and other alternative investments. It offers pension accumulation products and services, mutual funds, asset management, income annuities and life insurance accumulation products. The U.S. Insurance Solutions segment provides group and individual insurance solutions.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Life Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: Life & Health Insurance
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: PFG
  • CUSIP: 74251V10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $53.01
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $50.85
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $45.69
  • 52-Week Range: $33.09 - $53.20
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.60
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 11.16
  • P/E Growth: 1.66
  • Market Cap: $15.25B
  • Outstanding Shares: 287,593,000
  • Beta: 1.66
  • Net Margins: 10.20%
  • Return on Equity: 12.52%
  • Return on Assets: 0.57%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.31%
  • Current Ratio: 0.09%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.09%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Principal Financial Group (NYSE:PFG) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Sell Ratings, 6 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.13)
Consensus Price Target: $48.23 (9.02% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Principal Financial Group (NYSE:PFG)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/7/2016Credit Suisse Group AGInitiated CoverageUnderperform$53.00View Rating Details
9/23/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Boost Price TargetSell$40.00 -> $45.00View Rating Details
9/23/2016Wells Fargo & Co.Reiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
8/19/2016RBC Capital MarketsSet Price TargetBuy$52.00View Rating Details
8/3/2016Deutsche Bank AGSet Price TargetHold$43.00 -> $48.00View Rating Details
7/31/2016Stifel NicolausUpgradeHold -> Buy$55.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingSell$46.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$41.00 -> $47.00View Rating Details
7/6/2016Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageBuy$48.00View Rating Details
6/29/2016Bank of America Corp.DowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
4/30/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
4/6/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetSell$35.00 -> $36.00View Rating Details
2/26/2016Atlantic SecuritiesDowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$50.00 -> $41.00View Rating Details
2/8/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.Lower Price TargetNeutral$50.00 -> $48.00View Rating Details
2/2/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform$59.00 -> $52.00View Rating Details
12/4/2015MacquarieReiterated RatingBuy$55.00 -> $56.00View Rating Details
10/26/2015Raymond James Financial Inc.Boost Price TargetOutperform$53.00 -> $54.00View Rating Details
10/12/2015Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
1/29/2015Jefferies GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$58.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/27/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Principal Financial Group (NYSE:PFG)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/27/2016Q316$1.11$3.05 billionN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q216$1.06$1.15$2.97 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$1.00$0.97$2.88 billion$2.94 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2016Q415$1.05$1.02$2.91 billion$2.89 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/22/2015Q315$1.06$1.06$2.70 billion$3.24 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q215$1.04$1.09$2.59 billion$3.41 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q115$1.05$1.09$2.61 billion$2.54 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q414$1.04$1.09$2.58 billion$2.96 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q314$1.05$1.19$2.54 billion$2.55 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$1.00$1.08$2.51 billion$2.54 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q114$0.92$1.06$2.42 billion$2.50 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2014Q413$0.92$0.96$2.44 billion$2.74 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313$0.87$0.90$2.37 billion$2.32 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013$0.83$0.91$2.39 billion$2.31 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$0.74$0.79$2.31 billion$2.28 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/31/2013Q4 2012$0.74$0.82$2.31 billion$2.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$0.54$0.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$0.74$0.72ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$0.73$0.70ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2012$0.74$0.71ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$0.71$0.61ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2011$0.72$0.73ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2011$0.71$0.71ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2011$0.68$0.66ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Principal Financial Group (NYSE:PFG)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.38 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.75 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$1.06$1.08$1.07
Q2 20162$1.10$1.12$1.11
Q3 20162$1.11$1.14$1.13
Q4 20162$1.14$1.17$1.16
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Principal Financial Group (NYSE:PFG)
Annual Dividend:$1.64
Dividend Yield:3.09%
Dividend Growth:24.40% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:38.86% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
37.44% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
34.53% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:4 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Principal Financial Group (NYSE:PFG)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Principal Financial Group (NYSE:PFG)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.78%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 67.11%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/5/2016Timothy Mark DunbarEVPSell5,000$52.00$260,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/22/2016Gregory Bernard ElmingSVPSell46,770$43.73$2,045,252.10View SEC Filing  
5/23/2016James P MccaughanInsiderSell10,000$43.13$431,300.00View SEC Filing  
4/21/2016James P MccaughanInsiderSell10,000$43.40$434,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/14/2016James P MccaughanInsiderSell10,000$41.48$414,800.00View SEC Filing  
3/21/2016James P MccaughanInsiderSell10,000$41.15$411,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2016James P MccaughanInsiderSell20,000$39.84$796,800.00View SEC Filing  
2/19/2016Daniel GelattDirectorBuy30,000$36.74$1,102,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/16/2016James P. MccaughanInsiderSell20,000$35.95$719,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/14/2016James P. MccaughaninsiderSell20,000$38.79$775,800.00View SEC Filing  
12/14/2015Larry D ZimplemanChairmanSell10,000$45.40$454,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2015James P. MccaughaninsiderSell27,940$51.82$1,447,850.80View SEC Filing  
11/6/2015Luis E. ValdesinsiderSell13,892$52.00$722,384.00View SEC Filing  
11/2/2015James P. MccaughaninsiderSell27,940$50.63$1,414,602.20View SEC Filing  
10/30/2015Elizabeth E TallettDirectorBuy1,000$50.33$50,330.00View SEC Filing  
10/21/2015Larry D ZimplemanChairmanSell10,000$49.49$494,900.00View SEC Filing  
10/14/2015Larry D ZimplemanChairmanSell10,000$48.25$482,500.00View SEC Filing  
10/7/2015James P. MccaughaninsiderSell15,940$49.75$793,015.00View SEC Filing  
10/1/2015James P. MccaughaninsiderSell12,000$11.07$132,840.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2015Daniel Joseph HoustonCOOSell1,610$57.00$91,770.00View SEC Filing  
7/24/2015Terrance J LillisCFOSell49,638$53.50$2,655,633.00View SEC Filing  
7/21/2015Terrance J LillisCFOSell2,212$53.50$118,342.00View SEC Filing  
6/18/2015Nora Mary EverettInsiderSell8,425$52.32$440,796.00View SEC Filing  
5/29/2015Gregory Bernard ElmingSVPSell9,165$51.63$473,188.95View SEC Filing  
5/21/2015Luis E ValdesInsiderSell6,270$53.00$332,310.00View SEC Filing  
2/2/2015James P MccaughanInsiderSell6,569$47.11$309,465.59View SEC Filing  
1/2/2015James P MccaughanInsiderSell6,569$51.90$340,931.10View SEC Filing  
11/25/2014Luis E ValdesInsiderSell27,783$54.02$1,500,837.66View SEC Filing  
11/3/2014James P MccaughanInsiderSell18,568$51.95$964,607.60View SEC Filing  
10/31/2014Luis E ValdesInsiderSell4,806$52.39$251,786.34View SEC Filing  
10/1/2014James P MccaughanInsiderSell18,568$51.89$963,493.52View SEC Filing  
9/3/2014Timothy Mark DunbarEVPSell13,745$55.00$755,975.00View SEC Filing  
9/2/2014Terrance J LillisCFOSell33,765$54.34$1,834,790.10View SEC Filing  
8/26/2014Daniel Joseph HoustonInsiderSell20,575$54.00$1,111,050.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2014Gary P ScholtenEVPSell12,775$54.00$689,850.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2014Karen E ShaffEVPSell54,430$53.09$2,889,688.70View SEC Filing  
8/1/2014James P MccaughanInsiderSell18,568$49.40$917,259.20View SEC Filing  
7/14/2014Daniel Joseph HoustonInsiderSell62,770$52.02$3,265,295.40View SEC Filing  
7/1/2014James P MccaughanInsiderSell18,568$50.79$943,068.72View SEC Filing  
6/20/2014Timothy Mark DunbarEVPSell6,000$50.00$300,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2014James P MccaughanInsiderSell6,568$46.76$307,119.68View SEC Filing  
5/1/2014James MccaughanInsiderSell11,568$46.65$539,647.20View SEC Filing  
4/1/2014James MccaughanInsiderSell11,568$46.54$538,374.72View SEC Filing  
3/3/2014James MccaughanInsiderSell11,568$44.70$517,089.60View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014Richard KeyserDirectorSell1,885$44.69$84,240.65View SEC Filing  
2/3/2014James MccaughanInsiderSell31,560$42.91$1,354,239.60View SEC Filing  
1/2/2014James MccaughanInsiderSell31,560$48.60$1,533,816.00View SEC Filing  
12/26/2013Daniel Joseph HoustonInsiderSell44,895$49.41$2,218,261.95View SEC Filing  
12/16/2013Mary OkeefeVPSell28,600$48.33$1,382,238.00View SEC Filing  
12/13/2013Daniel GelattDirectorSell1,885$48.23$90,913.55View SEC Filing  
12/11/2013Miller Joycelyn CarterDirectorSell1,885$49.10$92,553.50View SEC Filing  
12/10/2013Sandra HeltonDirectorSell1,885$49.16$92,666.60View SEC Filing  
12/2/2013Elizabeth TallettDirectorSell1,885$50.76$95,682.60View SEC Filing  
12/2/2013James MccaughanInsiderSell19,992$50.52$1,009,995.84View SEC Filing  
11/29/2013Gregory Bernard ElmingSVPSell8,485$50.53$428,747.05View SEC Filing  
11/18/2013Gary CostleyDirectorSell5,000$49.30$246,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/1/2013James P MccaughanInsiderSell19,992$47.36$946,821.12View SEC Filing  
10/28/2013Larry D ZimplemanCEOSell108,185$47.10$5,095,513.50View SEC Filing  
10/17/2013Luis E ValdesInsiderSell11,196$45.00$503,820.00View SEC Filing  
10/17/2013Terrance J LillisCFOSell7,520$45.00$338,400.00View SEC Filing  
9/16/2013Gary ScholtenSVPSell30,000$11.07$332,100.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013Larry ZimplemanCEOSell77,790$44.30$3,446,097.00View SEC Filing  
7/26/2013Gary P ScholtenSVPSell25,720$42.10$1,082,812.00View SEC Filing  
7/26/2013Terrance J LillisCFOSell6,605$42.10$278,070.50View SEC Filing  
7/22/2013Karen E ShaffVPSell36,530$40.50$1,479,465.00View SEC Filing  
7/22/2013Timothy Mark DunbarSVPSell9,965$40.00$398,600.00View SEC Filing  
7/18/2013Daniel Joseph HoustonInsiderSell74,110$39.65$2,938,461.50View SEC Filing  
7/1/2013Luis E ValdesInsiderSell15,640$37.70$589,628.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013Gary P ScholtenSVPSell12,730$37.50$477,375.00View SEC Filing  
4/11/2013Karen E ShaffVPSell87,360$35.00$3,057,600.00View SEC Filing  
3/13/2013Daniel GelattDirectorSell1,935$34.02$65,828.70View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Principal Financial Group (NYSE:PFG) Chart for Thursday, October, 27, 2016

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