Analyst Ratings for FBL Financial Group Inc. (FFG)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Underweight has been given to FBL Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:FFG) by analysts covering the stock. About 30 days ago, FFG was issued an average rating of Underweight.

2 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 0 gave FFG a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 1 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

FFG was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of , which equates to a potential upside of -100 percent. The most pessimistic price target was , implying potential capital losses of -100 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -0.94 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.18 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of FFG to grow at a rate of -0.32 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. FFG has a PEG ratio of -49.16.

In the trailing 52-weeks, FFG hit 82.60 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 59.75. Today's price is 12.97 percent above the 52-week low, and 18.28 percent lower than its 52-week high. FFG has a P/E ratio of 15.73. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The FFG value stock report compares FFG to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of FFG is $1.67 billion. FFG is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.