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

FBL Financial Group (NYSE:FFG) posted its quarterly earnings data on Sunday. The financial services provider reported $0.96 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate 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%.

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

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

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

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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