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Morning Trending Tickers: Principal Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: PFG)

With a market cap of 19.05 B, Principal Financial Group, Inc. has a large market cap size. Principal Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: PFG) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 10/23/2001. Principal Financial Group, Inc. is in the Life Insurance industry and Financial sector. Average volume for Principal Financial Group, Inc., is 1171.43, and so far today it has a volume of 18624. Performance year to date since the 10/23/2001 is 13.98%.

To help you determine whether Principal Financial Group, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 14.85 and forward P/E is 12.3. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Principal Financial Group, Inc. has a value for PEG of 1.9. P/S ratio is 1.53 and the P/B ratio is 1.79. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 12.41 and 6.69 respectively.

At the current price Principal Financial Group, Inc. is trading at, 65.27 (-1.03% today), Principal Financial Group, Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.79%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 37.40%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 4.44, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 6.12% after growing 10.80% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -4.60%, and -0.20% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 288.8, and the number of shares float is 286.28. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.40%, and institutional ownership is at 71.30%. The float short is 1.46%, with the short ratio at a value of 3.56. Management has seen a return on assets of 0.60%, and also a return on investment of 10.20%.

The ability for Principal Financial Group, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is *TBA, and quick ratio is *TBA. Long term debt/equity is 0.29 and total debt/equity is 0.3. In terms of margins, Principal Financial Group, Inc. has a gross margin of *TBA, with its operating margin at 12.50%, and Principal Financial Group, Inc. has a profit margin of 10.40%.

The 52 week high is -1.29%, with 49.43% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 1.19% and the 200 day simple moving average is 8.50%.

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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