NYSE:TMK - Torchmark Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$84.01 +0.90 (+1.08 %)
(As of 03/19/2019 03:59 AM ET)
Previous Close$83.11
Today's Range$82.41 - $84.54
52-Week Range$69.68 - $89.62
Volume592,152 shs
Average Volume522,316 shs
Market Capitalization$9.26 billion
P/E Ratio13.70
Dividend Yield0.77%
Beta1
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. It also provides health insurance product, including Medicare Supplement, critical illness, accident, and limited-benefit supplemental hospital and surgical coverage; and annuities, such as single-premium and flexible-premium deferred annuities. The company sells its products through sales by direct response, exclusive agents, and independent agents, as well as through direct mail, electronic media, and insert media. Torchmark Corporation was founded in 1900 and is headquartered in McKinney, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry N/A
Sub-IndustryLife & Health Insurance
SectorFinance
CUSIP89102710
Phone972-569-4000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.30 billion
Cash Flow$11.2013 per share
Book Value$48.55 per share

Profitability

Net Income$702 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,102
Market Cap$9.26 billion
Next Earnings Date4/17/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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 Friday, November 16th. Stockholders of record on Friday, January 4th will be given a dividend of $0.16 per share on Friday, February 1st. This represents a $0.64 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.76%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 3rd. View Torchmark's Dividend History.

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

Torchmark's stock split before market open on Wednesday, July 2nd 2014. The 3-2 split was announced on Tuesday, April 29th 2014. The newly minted shares were distributed 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) released its earnings results on Tuesday, February, 5th. The insurance provider reported $1.56 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $1.56. The insurance provider had revenue of $1.07 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.09 billion. Torchmark had a net margin of 16.32% and a return on equity of 12.66%. Torchmark's revenue was up .8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $1.24 EPS. View Torchmark's Earnings History.

When is Torchmark's next earnings date?

Torchmark is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 17th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Torchmark.

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

Torchmark updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 5th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $6.50-6.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $6.61. Torchmark also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $6.50-6.70 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for TMK?

5 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Torchmark's stock. Their forecasts range from $78.00 to $97.00. On average, they anticipate Torchmark's share price to reach $85.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 1.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Torchmark.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Torchmark?

5 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 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Torchmark.

Has Torchmark been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about TMK stock have been trending very negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Torchmark earned a news sentiment score of -3.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the insurance provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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 Procter & Gamble (PG), AFLAC (AFL), Home Depot (HD), A. O. Smith (AOS), Medtronic (MDT), Micron Technology (MU), United Parcel Service (UPS), Walmart (WMT), United Technologies (UTX) and Mastercard (MA).

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 BlackRock Inc. (6.64%), FMR LLC (2.53%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.31%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.26%), Boston Partners (1.21%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.12%). Company insiders that own Torchmark stock include Arvelia Bowie, Ben Lutek, Bill Leavell, Carol A Mccoy, Charles E Adair, Domenico Bertini, Frank M Svoboda, Gary L Coleman, James Eric Mcpartland, James Matthew Darden, John Henry Rogers Jr, Kenneth J Matson, Larry M Hutchison, Lloyd W Newton, 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 institutional investors are selling Torchmark stock?

TMK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Boston Partners, First Quadrant L P CA, American Century Companies Inc., James Investment Research Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. and Bank of Nova Scotia. Company insiders that have sold Torchmark company stock in the last year include Bill Leavell, Carol A Mccoy, Frank M Svoboda, Gary L Coleman, James Matthew Darden, John Henry Rogers Jr, Larry M Hutchison, Michael Shane Henrie, Paul J Zucconi, Robert Brian Mitchell, Robert W Ingram, Steven John Dichiaro and Vern D Herbel. View Insider Buying and Selling for Torchmark.

Which institutional investors are buying Torchmark stock?

TMK stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Anchor Capital Advisors LLC, FMR LLC, Hsbc Holdings PLC, Prana Capital Management LP, California Public Employees Retirement System, Foresters Investment Management Company Inc. and Citigroup Inc.. 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 $84.01.

How big of a company is Torchmark?

Torchmark has a market capitalization of $9.26 billion and generates $4.30 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $702 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.13 on an earnings per share basis. Torchmark employs 3,102 workers across the globe.

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:  294 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  517 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  811
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 3/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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