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FBL Financial Group, Inc is an insurance-life business based in the US. FBL Financial Group shares (FFG) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. FBL Financial Group employs 1,751 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$727.4 million.
|Latest market close||USD$53.12|
|52-week range||USD$28.026 - USD$55.401|
|50-day moving average||USD$52.3679|
|200-day moving average||USD$44.2936|
|Wall St. target price||USD$61.5|
|Dividend yield||USD$2 (3.79%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$3.211|
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|1 week (2021-01-14)||-7.31%|
|1 month (2020-12-24)||0.59%|
|3 months (2020-10-22)||4.88%|
|6 months (2020-07-22)||47.56%|
|1 year (2020-01-22)||-7.36%|
|2 years (2019-01-22)||-23.80%|
|3 years (2018-01-22)||72.65|
|5 years (2016-01-22)||58.42|
Valuing FBL Financial Group stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of FBL Financial Group's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
FBL Financial Group's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 16x. In other words, FBL Financial Group shares trade at around 16x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
FBL Financial Group's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.22. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into FBL Financial Group's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
FBL Financial Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$106 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a FBL Financial Group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$727.4 million|
|Operating margin TTM||13.17%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$264.1 million|
|Return on assets TTM||0.56%|
|Return on equity TTM||5.07%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$1.3 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 158,664 FBL Financial Group shares held short by investors – that's known as FBL Financial Group's "short interest". This figure is 25% down from 211,450 last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting FBL Financial Group shares can be evaluated.
FBL Financial Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of FBL Financial Group shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of FBL Financial Group shares traded daily (recently around 40787.66066838). FBL Financial Group's SIR currently stands at 3.89. In other words for every 100,000 FBL Financial Group shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3890 shares are currently held short.
However FBL Financial Group's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of FBL Financial Group shares, or, against the total number of tradable FBL Financial Group shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case FBL Financial Group's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 FBL Financial Group shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0169% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable FBL Financial Group shares, roughly 17 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against FBL Financial Group.
Find out more about how you can short FBL Financial Group stock.
Dividend payout ratio: 87.06% of net profits
Recently FBL Financial Group has paid out, on average, around 87.06% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.79% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), FBL Financial Group shareholders could enjoy a 3.79% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In FBL Financial Group's case, that would currently equate to about $2 per share.
FBL Financial Group's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.
FBL Financial Group's most recent dividend payout was on 31 December 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 14 December 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
FBL Financial Group's shares were split on 4 September 2013.
Over the last 12 months, FBL Financial Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as $28.026 up to $55.401. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while FBL Financial Group's is 0.2336. This would suggest that FBL Financial Group's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
FBL Financial Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, sells individual life insurance and annuity products. The Annuity segment sells various traditional annuity products that primarily consist of fixed rate and indexed annuities, and supplementary contracts. The Life Insurance segment offers whole life, term life, and universal life policies. The company is also involved in the property-casualty business; and provision of wealth management, investment advisory, and marketing and distribution services for the sale of mutual funds and insurance products, as well as leasing services. It markets its products to Farm Bureau members, and other individuals and businesses through exclusive agents and agency managers under the consumer brand name of Farm Bureau Financial Services in the Midwestern and Western sections of the United States. The company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa.
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