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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for FFG. The most optimistic price target was , implying a possible profit of -100 percent. The minimum price target given was , which equates to a potential downside of -100 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes -0.94 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.18 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of FFG's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -0.32 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of FFG is -49.16.

FFG has a 52-week high of 82.60 and a 52-week low of 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 price/earnings 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.