FBL Financial Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, sells individual life insurance and annuity products. More Details
Undervalued established dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has FBL Financial Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: FFG's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: FFG underperformed the US Insurance industry which returned -12.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: FFG underperformed the US Market which returned 18.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is FBL Financial Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is FBL Financial Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: FFG ($49.24) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($87.87)
Significantly Below Fair Value: FFG is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: FFG is poor value based on its PE Ratio (14.6x) compared to the US Insurance industry average (14.1x).
PE vs Market: FFG is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.6x) compared to the US market (19x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: FFG is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: FFG is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the US Insurance industry average (0.9x).
How is FBL Financial Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: FFG's forecast earnings growth (17.4% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: FFG's earnings (17.4% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (22.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: FFG's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: FFG's revenue (3.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: FFG's revenue (3.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if FFG's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has FBL Financial Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: FFG has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: FFG's current net profit margins (11.7%) are lower than last year (13.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: FFG's earnings have declined by 0.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: FFG's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: FFG had negative earnings growth (-19.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Insurance industry average (-3.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: FFG's Return on Equity (5.3%) is considered low.
How is FBL Financial Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: FFG's short term assets ($239.0M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($387.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: FFG's short term assets ($239.0M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($8.8B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: FFG's debt to equity ratio (5.3%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: FFG's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 8.4% to 5.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: FFG's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (266.8%).
Interest Coverage: FFG's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (20.2x coverage).
What is FBL Financial Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: FFG's dividend (7.11%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.64%).
High Dividend: FFG's dividend (7.11%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.68%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: FFG's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: FFG's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (58.2%), FFG's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: FFG's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (73.5% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Dan Pitcher (58 yo)
Mr. Daniel David Pitcher, also known as Dan, serves as Chief Executive Officer and Director of FBL Financial Group, Inc. since January 01, 2020. He served as Chief Operating Officer of Property Casualty Co ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Dan's total compensation ($USD1.18M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.48M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Dan's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO & Director||0.75yr||US$1.18m||0.025% |
|CFO & Treasurer||8.17yrs||US$1.18m||0.058% |
|Chief Investment Officer||0.33yr||no data||no data|
|Chief Accounting Officer||3.58yrs||no data||0.0026% |
|Chief Information Officer||4.33yrs||no data||0.0040% |
|Chief Administrative Officer||3.75yrs||no data||0.00086% |
|Vice President of Corporate & Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|General Counsel||2.58yrs||no data||0.0023% |
|Vice President of Sales & Distribution||0.58yr||no data||0.0040% |
|Vice President of Marketing & Agency Services||0.58yr||no data||0.0069% |
|Chief Operating Officer of Life Companies||1.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Operating Officer of Property Casualty Companies||0.58yr||no data||0.0010% |
Experienced Management: FFG's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.2 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|CEO & Director||0.75yr||US$1.18m||0.025% |
|Independent Director||11.42yrs||US$100.50k||0.012% |
|Chairman of the Board||8.83yrs||US$75.13k||0.0041% |
|Independent Vice Chairman & Lead Director||3.42yrs||US$114.00k||0.026% |
|Independent Director||3.42yrs||US$103.00k||no data|
|Director||0.67yr||no data||0.00082% |
Experienced Board: FFG's board of directors are considered experienced (4.5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
FBL Financial Group, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: FBL Financial Group, Inc.
- Ticker: FFG
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1945
- Industry: Life and Health Insurance
- Sector: Insurance
- Market Cap: US$1.201b
- Shares outstanding: 24.38m
- Website: https://www.fblfinancial.com
Number of Employees
- FBL Financial Group, Inc.
- 5400 University Avenue
- West Des Moines
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|FFG||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||US||USD||Jul 1996|
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 rat ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/21 00:33|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/20 00:00|
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