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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Principal Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:PFG) from Financial

Today’s top gainers include the company Principal Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:PFG) which is in the industry Life Insurance, gaining -0.81% today. In the last week its performance is 2.79%, and 12.08% for the past quarter. Currently, Principal Financial Group Inc., PFG has a target price of 46.17, so today’s gain of -0.81% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.89%.

Principal Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:PFG), has a market cap of 13671.68, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.50%, and institutional ownership is 68.80%.

At the current price of 46.78, it has a dividend yield of 3.48%, and its target price is 46.17. This is with a profit margin of *TBA, and total debt/equity of 0.31. Principal Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:PFG) has a P/E of 12.03, as well as a forward P/E of 10.08.

With a current EPS of 3.92, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 7.74%,Principal Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:PFG) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 16.20%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 6.31%.

Performance for the year is -12.85%. Since its IPO date on 10/23/2001, the total performance to date is 6.81%.

Volume today for Principal Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:PFG), is 975532, while its average volume is 1477.38. Whilst the total gain today was -0.81%, it did have a day high of -2.20%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.41%, and 1.59% for the month. The 52-week low for Principal Financial Group Inc., PFG has been 44.02%, while the 52-week-high has reached -16.59%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 9.80%, and its return on assets is *TBA. Principal Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:PFG) has an operating margin of *TBA. With a sales growth of -11.30% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Principal Financial Group Inc., PFG is in the sector Financial, its long-term debt/equity is 0.31, and has a current ratio of *TBA and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Principal Financial Group Inc.? Well its PEG is 1.91, and the P/S is 1.1, along with a P/B of 1.29. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 6.06.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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