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How to buy Primerica stock

Learn how to easily invest in Primerica stock.

Primerica Inc is an insurance-life business based in the US. Primerica shares (PRI) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Primerica employs 2,891 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $2.8 billion.

How to buy shares in Primerica

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  3. Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – PRI – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.
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Primerica stock price (NYSE: PRI)

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Primerica shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-10-02.
Latest market close$131.14
52-week range$109.78 - $176.75
50-day moving average $128.48
200-day moving average $132.66
Wall St. target price$154.00
PE ratio 14.4386
Dividend yield $2.12 (1.78%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $8.55

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Is it a good time to buy Primerica stock?

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Primerica price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $131.14 from 2022-10-05

1 week (2022-09-25) N/A
1 month (2022-09-06) 6.72%
3 months (2022-07-02) N/A
6 months (2022-04-06) -1.93%
1 year (2021-10-06) -15.96%
2 years (2020-10-06) 16.39%
3 years (2019-10-04) 7.09%
5 years (2017-10-06) 54.92%

Is Primerica stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Primerica stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Primerica's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Primerica's P/E ratio

Primerica's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 14x. In other words, Primerica shares trade at around 14x 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.

Primerica's PEG ratio

Primerica's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.05. 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 Primerica's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Primerica's EBITDA

Primerica's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $681.8 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Primerica's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Primerica financials

Revenue TTM $2.8 billion
Operating margin TTM 22.73%
Gross profit TTM $1.7 billion
Return on assets TTM 2.62%
Return on equity TTM 17.4%
Profit margin 11.85%
Book value $47.01
Market capitalisation $4.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Primerica share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 19.47% of net profits

Recently Primerica has paid out, on average, around 19.47% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.78% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Primerica shareholders could enjoy a 1.78% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Primerica's case, that would currently equate to about $2.12 per share.

While Primerica's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Primerica is investing more in its future growth.

Primerica's most recent dividend payout was on 14 September 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 19 August 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Primerica share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Primerica's shares have ranged in value from as little as $109.7768 up to $176.7537. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PRI.US volatility(beta: 1.27)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Primerica's is 1.2685. This would suggest that Primerica's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Primerica overview

Primerica, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, provides financial products to middle-income households in the United States and Canada. The company operates in four segments: Term Life Insurance; Investment and Savings Products; Senior Health; and Corporate and Other Distributed Products. The Term Life Insurance segment underwrites individual term life insurance products. The Investment and Savings Products segment provides mutual funds and various retirement plans, managed investments, variable and fixed annuities, and fixed indexed annuities. The Senior Health segment offers segregated funds; and medicare advantage and supplement products. The Corporate and Other Distributed Products segment provides mortgage loans; prepaid legal services that assist subscribers with legal matters, such as drafting wills, living wills and powers of attorney, trial defense, and motor vehicle-related matters; ID theft defense services; auto and homeowners' insurance; home automation solutions; and insurance products, including supplemental health, accidental death, and disability for small businesses.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Primerica is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.69% of Primerica shares are held by insiders and 94.066% by institutions.
How many people work for Primerica?
Latest data suggests 2,891 work at Primerica.
When does the fiscal year end for Primerica?
Primerica's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Primerica based?
Primerica's address is: 1 Primerica Parkway, Duluth, GA, United States, 30099
What is Primerica's ISIN number?
Primerica's international securities identification number is: US74164M1080
What is Primerica's CUSIP number?
Primerica's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 74164M108

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