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How to buy FBL Financial Group (FFG) stocks

Learn how to easily invest in FBL Financial Group stocks.

FBL Financial Group is an insurance-life business based in the US. FBL Financial Group stocks (FFG.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $60.97 – a decrease of 99.88% over the previous week. FBL Financial Group employs 1,754 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $788.4 million.

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FBL Financial Group stock price (NYSE:FFG)

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FBL Financial Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-18.
Latest market close$0.07
52-week range$0.00 - $0.00
50-day moving average $59.02
200-day moving average $56.01
Wall St. target price$61.00
PE ratio 14.6049
Dividend yield $2.02 (3.31%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $4.18

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FBL Financial Group price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $0.073 from 2021-05-31

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1 month (2022-05-24) N/A
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1 year (2021-06-24) N/A
2 years (2020-06-26) -99.78%
3 years (2019-06-28) 63.8
5 years (2017-06-28) 61.7

Is FBL Financial Group under- or over-valued?

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 P/E ratio

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 15x. In other words, FBL Financial Group shares trade at around 15x 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 PEG ratio

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

FBL Financial Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $144.6 million.

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

FBL Financial Group financials

Revenue TTM $788.4 million
Operating margin TTM 14.59%
Gross profit TTM $200.9 million
Return on assets TTM 0.68%
Return on equity TTM 7.26%
Profit margin 13.03%
Book value $60.95
Market capitalisation $1.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

FBL Financial Group share dividends

39%

Dividend payout ratio: 39.07% of net profits

Recently FBL Financial Group has paid out, on average, around 39.07% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.41% 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 3.41% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In FBL Financial Group's case, that would currently equate to about $2.02 per share.

While FBL Financial Group's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that FBL Financial Group may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

FBL Financial Group's most recent dividend payout was on 30 March 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 11 March 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have FBL Financial Group's shares ever split?

FBL Financial Group's shares were split on 3 September 2013.

FBL Financial Group share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, FBL Financial Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0 up to $0. 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 0.1471. This would suggest that FBL Financial Group's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

FBL Financial Group overview

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. It 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. The company 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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