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Principal Financial Group Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NYSE:PFG)

$54.79
+0.51 (+0.94 %)
(As of 11/20/2019 03:22 AM ET)
Today's Range
$54.50
Now: $54.79
$55.14
50-Day Range
$52.85
MA: $55.11
$57.21
52-Week Range
$40.42
Now: $54.79
$60.81
Volume740,294 shs
Average Volume1.35 million shs
Market Capitalization$15.21 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield4.05%
BetaN/A
Principal Financial Group, Inc provides retirement, asset management, and insurance products and services to businesses, individuals, and institutional clients worldwide. The company operates through Retirement and Income Solutions, Principal Global Investors, Principal International, and U.S. Insurance Solutions segments. The Retirement and Income Solutions segment provides a portfolio of asset accumulation products and services for retirement savings and income. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Investment Brokerage - National
Sub-IndustryLife & Health Insurance
SectorFinance
CUSIP74251V10
Phone+1-515-2475111

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees16,475
Market Cap$15.21 billion
Next Earnings Date2/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Principal Financial Group (NYSE:PFG) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Principal Financial Group's stock symbol?

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

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

Principal Financial Group declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 25th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.55 per share on Friday, September 27th. This represents a $2.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.02%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, September 4th. This is a boost from Principal Financial Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.54. View Principal Financial Group's Dividend History.

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

Principal Financial Group announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase program on Tuesday, November 27th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Principal Financial Group's earnings last quarter?

Principal Financial Group Inc (NYSE:PFG) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 24th. The financial services provider reported $1.23 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.46 by $0.23. During the same period last year, the firm earned $1.67 EPS. View Principal Financial Group's Earnings History.

When is Principal Financial Group's next earnings date?

Principal Financial Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 4th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Principal Financial Group.

What price target have analysts set for PFG?

5 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Principal Financial Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $48.00 to $66.00. On average, they expect Principal Financial Group's share price to reach $55.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Principal Financial Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Principal Financial Group?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Principal Financial Group in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Principal Financial Group.

Has Principal Financial Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about PFG stock have trended extremely negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Principal Financial Group earned a media sentiment score of -5.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Principal Financial Group.

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

What other stocks do shareholders of Principal Financial Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Principal Financial Group investors own include Global Medical REIT (GMRE), AT&T (T), Ford Motor (F), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Amgen (AMGN), Intel (INTC), PepsiCo (PEP), Citigroup (C), General Electric (GE) and Home Depot (HD).

Who are Principal Financial Group's key executives?

Principal Financial Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Daniel Joseph Houston, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 57)
  • Ms. Deanna Dawnette Strable-Soethout, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 50)
  • Mr. Timothy Mark Dunbar, Pres of Principal Global Asset Management Bus. (Age 61)
  • Mr. Luis E. Valdés, Pres & CEO of Principal International, Inc. (Age 61)
  • Mr. Patrick Gregory Halter, CEO & Pres of Principal Global Investors (Age 59)

Who are Principal Financial Group's major shareholders?

Principal Financial Group's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.41%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.29%), Conning Inc. (0.28%), Cambiar Investors LLC (0.26%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.25%) and Alps Advisors Inc. (0.22%). Company insiders that own Principal Financial Group stock include Amy Christine Friedrich, Daniel Gelatt, Daniel Joseph Houston, Deanna D Strable-Soethout, Gary P Scholten, James P Mccaughan, Julia M Lawler, Karen E Shaff, Luis E Valdes, Nora Mary Everett and Timothy Mark Dunbar. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Principal Financial Group.

Which major investors are selling Principal Financial Group stock?

PFG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including OLD Republic International Corp, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., WBI Investments Inc., W.E. Donoghue & Co. LLC, Alps Advisors Inc., Rational Advisors LLC, Mackay Shields LLC and Cambiar Investors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Principal Financial Group company stock in the last year include Amy Christine Friedrich, Julia M Lawler and Luis E Valdes. View Insider Buying and Selling for Principal Financial Group.

Which major investors are buying Principal Financial Group stock?

PFG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, California Public Employees Retirement System, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Alberta Investment Management Corp, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, Dupont Capital Management Corp and Artemis Investment Management LLP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Principal Financial Group.

How do I buy shares of Principal Financial Group?

Shares of PFG 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Principal Financial Group's stock price today?

One share of PFG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $54.79.

How big of a company is Principal Financial Group?

Principal Financial Group has a market capitalization of $15.21 billion. Principal Financial Group employs 16,475 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Principal Financial Group.

What is Principal Financial Group's official website?

The official website for Principal Financial Group is http://www.principal.com/.

How can I contact Principal Financial Group?

Principal Financial Group's mailing address is 711 High St, DES MOINES, IA 50392-0300, United States. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at +1-515-2475111 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Principal Financial Group (NYSE PFG)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  485 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  658 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,143
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Principal Financial Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PFG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PFG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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