FBL Financial Group (NYSE:FFG) Announces Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.16 EPS


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FBL Financial Group (NYSE:FFG) issued its quarterly earnings data on Sunday. The financial services provider reported $0.96 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.80 by $0.16, MarketWatch Earnings reports. FBL Financial Group had a net margin of 10.92% and a return on equity of 6.64%.

NYSE:FFG traded up $0.02 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $60.78. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 192,274 shares, compared to its average volume of 73,581. The business’s fifty day moving average is $56.35 and its two-hundred day moving average is $54.53. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.06, a current ratio of 0.03 and a quick ratio of 0.03. FBL Financial Group has a 1 year low of $30.88 and a 1 year high of $60.85. The stock has a market cap of $1.48 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.94 and a beta of 0.17.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, March 31st. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 15th were issued a $0.52 dividend. This represents a $2.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.42%. This is a positive change from FBL Financial Group’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.50. The ex-dividend date was Friday, March 12th. FBL Financial Group’s dividend payout ratio is presently 43.79%.

A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on FFG shares. Raymond James downgraded FBL Financial Group from an “outperform” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research report on Tuesday. Zacks Investment Research raised FBL Financial Group from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, April 26th.

FBL Financial Group Company Profile

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.

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Earnings History for FBL Financial Group (NYSE:FFG)

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