Globe Life Inc. (GL): Price and Financial Metrics

Globe Life Inc. (GL): $89.08

-4.48 (-4.79%)

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GL POWR Grades

  • GL scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 90.91% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for GL is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 52 weeks.
  • GL ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 24th percentile.

GL Stock Summary

  • Globe Life Inc's stock had its IPO on December 30, 1987, making it an older stock than 89.65% of US equities in our set.
  • Of note is the ratio of Globe Life Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 0.35% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The volatility of Globe Life Inc's share price is greater than that of only 11.45% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Globe Life Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be CNA, BHF, EBR, CNNE, and HTLD.
  • GL's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Globe Life Inc's official web site, go to

GL Valuation Summary

  • GL's price/sales ratio is 1.9; this is 40.63% lower than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, GL's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.1.
  • Over the past 243 months, GL's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for GL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
GL 2019-02-07 2.1 1.6 5.8 11.4
GL 2018-08-08 2.3 1.8 6.4 11.8
GL 2018-07-12 2.3 1.6 6.3 11.6
GL 2009-01-09 1.1 1.5 8.1 6.1
GL 2008-05-29 1.7 1.9 11.2 7.8
GL 2007-09-11 1.6 1.7 10.4 7.4

GL Growth Metrics

  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 1.98%.
  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -4.93%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 47.22%.
Over the past 52 months, GL's revenue has gone up $1,026,673,000.

The table below shows GL's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-09-30 5,044.45 1,457.84 771.246
2021-06-30 4,961.654 1,409.171 771.32
2021-03-31 4,871.427 1,504.71 744.75
2020-12-31 4,737.921 1,476.434 731.773
2020-09-30 4,645.556 1,412.315 714.594
2020-06-30 4,591.793 1,446.539 727.467

GL's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • GL has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 45.95% of graded US stocks.
  • GL's asset turnover comes in at 0.173 -- ranking 95th of 133 Insurance stocks.
  • UNH, DGICA, and FGF are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with GL.

The table below shows GL's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.173 0.452 0.034
2021-03-31 0.173 0.450 0.034
2020-12-31 0.172 0.457 0.034
2020-09-30 0.174 0.461 0.034
2020-06-30 0.176 0.469 0.036
2020-03-31 0.178 0.476 0.037

GL Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of GL, see our GL price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $108.43 Average Broker Recommendation 1.94 (Hold)

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GL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $89.08 52-week high $108.22
Prev. close $93.56 52-week low $86.21
Day low $87.97 Volume 434,400
Day high $90.32 Avg. volume 412,248
50-day MA $92.43 Dividend yield 0.89%
200-day MA $96.87 Market Cap 9.00B

Globe Life Inc. (GL) Company Bio

Globe Life Inc. (formerly Torchmark Corporation) provides various life and health insurance products, and annuities in the United States, Canada, and New Zealand. It operates through Life Insurance, Health Insurance, Medicare Part D, and Annuities segments. The company was founded in 1900 and is based in McKinney, Texas.

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Below are the latest news stories about Globe Life Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate GL as an investment opportunity.

Credit Suisse AG Cuts Stock Position in Globe Life Inc. (NYSE:GL)

Credit Suisse AG lessened its stake in shares of Globe Life Inc. (NYSE:GL) by 12.0% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 96,286 shares of the companys stock after selling 13,160 shares during the quarter. Credit Suisse AGs holdings in []

Dakota Financial News | November 7, 2021

Globe Life Inc. (NYSE:GL) Holdings Raised by LPL Financial LLC

LPL Financial LLC lifted its stake in shares of Globe Life Inc. (NYSE:GL) by 5.7% during the second quarter, Holdings reports. The firm owned 11,670 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 633 shares during the period. LPL Financial LLC’s holdings in Globe Life were worth $1,112,000 as of its most recent […]

Dakota Financial News | November 7, 2021

Globe Life (NYSE:GL) Raised to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Globe Life (NYSE:GL) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report issued on Friday, reports. According to Zacks, Globe Life Inc. is a financial services holding company. It operates through its wholly owned subsidiaries providing life insurance, annuity, and supplemental health insurance products. Globe []

Dakota Financial News | November 7, 2021

Globe Life Inc. (NYSE:GL) Director Melissa Jane Buchan Sells 1,700 Shares

Globe Life Inc. (NYSE:GL) Director Melissa Jane Buchan sold 1,700 shares of the companys stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $92.08, for a total value of $156,536.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC []

Transcript Daily | November 6, 2021

Globe Life Inc. Declares Dividend And Announces Election Of Two New Board Members

Globe Life Inc. (NYSE: GL) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.1975 per share on all of the outstanding common stock of the Company held of record as of close of business of the Company's transfer agent on January 7, 2022. The dividend will be paid on February 1, 2022.

Yahoo | November 4, 2021

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GL Price Returns

1-mo 0.07%
3-mo -6.98%
6-mo -15.58%
1-year -6.46%
3-year 4.66%
5-year 33.16%
YTD -5.41%
2020 -8.92%
2019 42.34%
2018 -17.23%
2017 23.93%
2016 30.27%

GL Dividends

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