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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for FFG. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of , which equates to a potential upside of -100 percent. The most pessimistic price target was , which equates to a potential downside of -100 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -0.94 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. 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 revised their estimates downwards. 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.

Analysts estimate earnings of FFG to grow at a rate of -0.32 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of FFG is -49.16.

In the trailing 52-weeks, FFG hit 82.60 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 59.75. Currently the stock is 12.97 percent higher than its low, and 18.28 percent below the 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1.67 billion. FFG will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.