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

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$80.31 -2.06 (-2.50 %)
(As of 03/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$80.31
Today's Range$80.25 - $81.79
52-Week Range$69.68 - $89.62
Volume772,693 shs
Average Volume515,949 shs
Market Capitalization$8.86 billion
P/E Ratio13.10
Dividend Yield0.78%
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 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$10.6937 per share
Book Value$48.55 per share

Profitability

Net Income$701.47 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,102
Market Cap$8.86 billion
Next Earnings Date4/17/2019 (Confirmed)
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, March 22nd. Investors of record on Friday, April 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.1725 per share on Wednesday, May 1st. This represents a $0.69 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.86%. This is a positive change from Torchmark's previous quarterly dividend of $0.16. View Torchmark's Dividend History.

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

Shares of Torchmark split before market open 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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February, 5th. The insurance provider reported $1.56 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Zacks' consensus estimate 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 12.66%. Torchmark's revenue for the quarter was up .8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $1.24 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, 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 earnings per share 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 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Torchmark's stock. Their forecasts range from $78.00 to $97.00. On average, they expect Torchmark's share price to reach $85.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.5% 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?

Media stories about TMK stock have been trending somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of news 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. Torchmark earned a daily sentiment score of -1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the insurance provider a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near 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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors 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 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, 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 major investors are buying Torchmark stock?

TMK stock was purchased 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 $80.31.

How big of a company is Torchmark?

Torchmark has a market capitalization of $8.86 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.

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:  295 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  519 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  814
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This page was last updated on 3/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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