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

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$77.14 -0.88 (-1.13 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$77.14
Today's Range$76.89 - $77.75
52-Week Range$76.89 - $93.60
Volume847,675 shs
Average Volume635,048 shs
Market Capitalization$8.70 billion
P/E Ratio16.00
Dividend Yield0.82%
Beta0.86
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, Supplemental Health Insurance, Annuities, and Investments. The Life Insurance segment offers traditional and interest-sensitive whole life and term life insurance, and other life insurance. The Supplemental Health Insurance segment provides health insurance products comprising Medicare Supplements, critical illness, accident, and limited-benefit supplemental hospital and surgical coverages. The Annuities segment provides 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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Life insurance
Sub-IndustryLife & Health Insurance
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNYSE:TMK
Previous Symbol
CUSIP89102710
Phone972-569-4000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.25
Current Ratio0.09
Quick Ratio0.09

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio16.00
Forward P/E Ratio12.58
P/E Growth0.93

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.16 billion
Price / Sales2.07
Cash Flow$9.1182 per share
Price / Cash Flow8.46
Book Value$53.98 per share
Price / Book1.43

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.82
Net Income$1.45 billion
Net Margins36.42%
Return on Equity11.70%
Return on Assets2.91%

Miscellaneous

Employees3,102
Outstanding Shares111,540,000
Market Cap$8.70 billion
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 16th. Investors 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.83%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 3rd. View Torchmark's Dividend History.

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

Shares of Torchmark split on Wednesday, July 2nd 2014. The 3-2 split was announced on Tuesday, April 29th 2014. The newly issued shares were distributed to shareholders after the market closes 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 data on Wednesday, October, 24th. The insurance provider reported $1.59 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.53 by $0.06. The insurance provider earned $1.08 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.07 billion. Torchmark had a net margin of 36.42% and a return on equity of 11.70%. View Torchmark's Earnings History.

When is Torchmark's next earnings date?

Torchmark is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Torchmark.

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

Torchmark issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 24th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $6.45-6.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $6.55. Torchmark also updated its FY18 guidance to $6.08-6.14 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for TMK?

6 analysts have issued 12 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 $83.8333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Torchmark.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Torchmark?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Torchmark in the last year. There are currently 4 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?

News coverage about TMK stock has trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Torchmark earned a daily sentiment score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the insurance provider a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Torchmark's key competitors?

Who are Torchmark's key executives?

Torchmark's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Gary Lee Coleman, Co-Chairman & CEO (Age 65)
  • Mr. Larry Mac Hutchison, Co-Chairman & CEO (Age 64)
  • Mr. Frank Martin Svoboda, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 56)
  • Mr. W. Michael Pressley, Exec. VP & Chief Investment Officer (Age 66)
  • Mr. James Matthew Darden, Exec. VP & Chief Strategy Officer (Age 47)

Who are Torchmark's major shareholders?

Torchmark's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc (11.35%), BlackRock Inc. (6.63%), FMR LLC (2.28%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.44%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.32%) and Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.91%). 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 Acadian Asset Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Deutsche Bank AG, First Quadrant L P CA, Morgan Stanley, James Investment Research Inc. and Janus Henderson Group PLC. 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, 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 and Vern D Herbel. View Insider Buying and Selling for Torchmark.

Which institutional investors are buying Torchmark stock?

TMK stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Vanguard Group Inc, FMR LLC, Legal & General Group Plc, Westpac Banking Corp, Man Group plc, Bank of Montreal Can and PGGM Investments. 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 $77.14.

How big of a company is Torchmark?

Torchmark has a market capitalization of $8.70 billion and generates $4.16 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $1.45 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.82 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:  283 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  503 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  786
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 12/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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