NYSE:TMK - Torchmark Stock Price, News & Analysis

$88.10
+3.03 (+3.56 %)
(As of 08/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$88.10
Now: $88.10
$88.10
50-Day Range
$0.0010
MA: $88.35
$92.93
52-Week Range
$69.68
Now: $88.10
$93.26
VolumeN/A
Average Volume500,082 shs
Market Capitalization$9.69 billion
P/E Ratio14.37
Dividend Yield0.80%
Beta0.95
Torchmark Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides various life and health insurance products, and annuities in the United States, Canada, and New Zealand. It operates through four segments: Life Insurance, Health Insurance, Annuity, and Investment. The company offers traditional and interest-sensitive whole life insurance, as well as term life insurance. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Life insurance
Sub-IndustryLife & Health Insurance
SectorFinance
CUSIP89102710
Phone972-569-4000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.30 billion
Cash Flow$11.2372 per share
Book Value$48.55 per share

Profitability

Net Income$701.47 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,102
Market Cap$9.69 billion
Next Earnings Date10/23/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Torchmark (NYSE:TMK) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Torchmark's stock symbol?

Torchmark trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "TMK."

How often does Torchmark pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Torchmark?

Torchmark announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.1725 per share on Thursday, August 1st. This represents a $0.69 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.78%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, July 3rd. View Torchmark's Dividend History.

When did Torchmark's stock split? How did Torchmark's stock split work?

Shares of Torchmark split on the morning of Wednesday, July 2nd 2014. The 3-2 split was announced on Tuesday, April 29th 2014. The newly minted shares were payable to shareholders after the closing bell on Tuesday, July 1st 2014. An investor that had 100 shares of Torchmark stock prior to the split would have 150 shares after the split.

How were Torchmark's earnings last quarter?

Torchmark Co. (NYSE:TMK) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 24th. The insurance provider reported $1.67 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.65 by $0.02. The insurance provider had revenue of $1.13 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.12 billion. Torchmark had a return on equity of 12.90% and a net margin of 16.26%. Torchmark's quarterly revenue was up 4.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.51 earnings per share. View Torchmark's Earnings History.

When is Torchmark's next earnings date?

Torchmark is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Torchmark.

What guidance has Torchmark issued on next quarter's earnings?

Torchmark updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 24th. The company provided EPS guidance of $6.67-6.77 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $6.68.

What price target have analysts set for TMK?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Torchmark's shares. Their forecasts range from $78.00 to $86.00. On average, they anticipate Torchmark's share price to reach $82.6667 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.2%. View Analyst Price Targets for Torchmark.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Torchmark?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Torchmark in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Torchmark.

Has Torchmark been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about TMK stock have been trending negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing 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. Torchmark earned a media sentiment score of -2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the insurance provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Torchmark.

Are investors shorting Torchmark?

Torchmark saw a decline in short interest in July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 3,261,600 shares, a decline of 5.8% from the June 15th total of 3,460,800 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 436,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 7.5 days. Currently, 3.0% of the company's shares are short sold. View Torchmark's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Torchmark's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Torchmark own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Torchmark investors own include InterDigital Wireless (IDCC), Bank of Hawaii (BOH), Stag Industrial (STAG), AFLAC (AFL), Procter & Gamble (PG), PepsiCo (PEP), Home Depot (HD), United Parcel Service (UPS), Micron Technology (MU) and Netflix (NFLX).

Who are Torchmark's key executives?

Torchmark's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Gary Lee Coleman, Co-Chairman & CEO (Age 66)
  • Mr. Larry Mac Hutchison, Co-Chairman & CEO (Age 65)
  • Mr. Frank Martin Svoboda, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 57)
  • Mr. W. Michael Pressley, Exec. VP & Chief Investment Officer (Age 67)
  • Mr. James Matthew Darden, Exec. VP & Chief Strategy Officer (Age 48)

Who are Torchmark's major shareholders?

Torchmark's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.58%), BlackRock Inc. (6.92%), Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec (1.79%), APG Asset Management N.V. (1.55%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (1.46%) and Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.20%). Company insiders that own Torchmark stock include Bill Leavell, Carol A Mccoy, David Kendall Carlson, Frank M Svoboda, Gary L Coleman, James Eric Mcpartland, James Matthew Darden, John Henry Rogers Jr, Kenneth J Matson, Larry M Hutchison, Michael Clay Majors, Michael Shane Henrie, Paul J Zucconi, Robert Brian Mitchell, Robert W Ingram, Roger C Smith, Steven John Dichiaro, Vern D Herbel and W Michael Pressley. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Torchmark.

Which major investors are selling Torchmark stock?

TMK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Quest Capital Management Inc. ADV, Vanguard Group Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. Company insiders that have sold Torchmark company stock in the last year include Bill Leavell, Carol A Mccoy, David Kendall Carlson, Frank M Svoboda, Gary L Coleman, James Eric Mcpartland, James Matthew Darden, John Henry Rogers Jr, Kenneth J Matson, Larry M Hutchison, Michael Shane Henrie, Paul J Zucconi, Robert Brian Mitchell, Robert W Ingram and Vern D Herbel. View Insider Buying and Selling for Torchmark.

Which major investors are buying Torchmark stock?

TMK stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including APG Asset Management N.V., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., California Public Employees Retirement System, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale and Freestone Capital Holdings LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Torchmark.

How do I buy shares of Torchmark?

Shares of TMK 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 Torchmark's stock price today?

One share of TMK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $88.10.

How big of a company is Torchmark?

Torchmark has a market capitalization of $9.69 billion and generates $4.30 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $701.47 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.13 on an earnings per share basis. Torchmark employs 3,102 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Torchmark.

What is Torchmark's official website?

The official website for Torchmark is http://www.torchmarkcorp.com/.

How can I contact Torchmark?

Torchmark's mailing address is 3700 South Stonebridge Drive, McKinney TX, 75070. The insurance provider can be reached via phone at 972-569-4000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Torchmark (NYSE TMK)

Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  315 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  541 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  856
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Torchmark and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe TMK will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe TMK will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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