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

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$83.20 -0.81 (-0.96 %)
(As of 02/22/2019 01:55 AM ET)
Previous Close$84.01
Today's Range$83.01 - $84.24
52-Week Range$69.68 - $89.62
Volume462,140 shs
Average Volume528,630 shs
Market Capitalization$9.28 billion
P/E Ratio13.57
Dividend Yield0.76%
Beta1.01
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

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$9.1731 per share
Book Value$53.98 per share

Profitability

Net Income$702 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,102
Market Cap$9.28 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 16th. Investors of record on Friday, January 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.16 per share on Friday, February 1st. This represents a $0.64 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.77%. 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 on Wednesday, July 2nd 2014. The 3-2 split was announced on Tuesday, April 29th 2014. The newly issued 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 earnings results on Tuesday, February, 5th. The insurance provider reported $1.56 EPS for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $1.56. The insurance provider earned $1.07 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.09 billion. Torchmark had a net margin of 16.32% and a return on equity of 12.54%. The business's quarterly revenue was up .8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company 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 issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 5th. The company provided EPS 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?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Torchmark's shares. Their predictions range from $78.00 to $97.00. On average, they anticipate Torchmark's share price to reach $85.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.2% 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 3 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?

Press coverage about TMK stock has been trending positive on Friday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Torchmark earned a daily sentiment score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the insurance provider a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is very likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

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), Southwest Airlines (LUV), Starbucks (SBUX), Medtronic (MDT), Micron Technology (MU), United Parcel Service (UPS) and Walmart (WMT).

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%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.31%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.26%), Boston Partners (1.21%), Northern Trust Corp (1.12%) and Acadian Asset Management LLC (1.03%). 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 major 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, James Investment Research Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Bank of Nova Scotia 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, Frank M Svoboda, Gary L Coleman, James Matthew Darden, John Henry Rogers Jr, Larry M Hutchison, Michael Clay Majors, 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 major investors are buying Torchmark stock?

TMK stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Anchor Capital Advisors LLC, Hsbc Holdings PLC, Prana Capital Management LP, California Public Employees Retirement System, Foresters Investment Management Company Inc., Citigroup Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC and Geode Capital Management 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 $83.20.

How big of a company is Torchmark?

Torchmark has a market capitalization of $9.28 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:  291 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  512 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  803
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This page was last updated on 2/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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