News stories about Fidelity and Guaranty Life (NYSE:FGL) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Fidelity and Guaranty Life earned a daily sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.5552239586639 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Separately, ValuEngine cut shares of Fidelity and Guaranty Life from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st.

Fidelity and Guaranty Life (NYSE:FGL) remained flat at $$31.10 during trading on Friday. Fidelity and Guaranty Life has a 52-week low of $23.20 and a 52-week high of $31.70. The firm has a market cap of $1,830.00, a PE ratio of 8.14 and a beta of 0.88. The company has a quick ratio of 0.21, a current ratio of 0.21 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.18.

Fidelity and Guaranty Life (NYSE:FGL) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, November 15th. The financial services provider reported $1.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.65 by $0.43. Fidelity and Guaranty Life had a net margin of 14.02% and a return on equity of 11.22%. The business had revenue of $435.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $319.00 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.69 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 37.7% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts anticipate that Fidelity and Guaranty Life will post 2.72 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, December 11th. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 27th were issued a dividend of $0.065 per share. This represents a $0.26 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.84%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, November 24th. Fidelity and Guaranty Life’s payout ratio is 6.81%.

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About Fidelity and Guaranty Life

Fidelity & Guaranty Life (FGL) is a holding company focused on obtaining controlling equity stakes in companies that operate across various industries. FGL’s primary business is the sale of individual life insurance products and annuities through independent agents, managing general agents, and specialty brokerage firms and in selected institutional markets.

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