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 highest price target was , which equates to a potential upside of -100 percent. The minimum price target given was , implying a possible loss of -100 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. 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.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their 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. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. FFG has a PEG ratio of -49.16.

FFG has a 52-week high of 82.60 and a 52-week low of 59.75. Currently the stock is 12.97 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 18.28 percent. 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.