National Western Life Group, Inc. - (NWLI): Price and Financial Metrics

National Western Life Group, Inc. - (NWLI): $446.07

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NWLI Price/Volume Stats

Current price $446.07 52-week high $476.63
Prev. close $446.66 52-week low $166.94
Day low $445.53 Volume 3,900
Day high $450.23 Avg. volume 10,592
50-day MA $443.65 Dividend yield 0.08%
200-day MA $331.36 Market Cap 1.62B

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  • Momentum is the dimension where NWLI ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 94.53% of US stocks.
  • NWLI's strongest trending metric is Value; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • NWLI ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 24th percentile.

NWLI Stock Summary

  • NATIONAL WESTERN LIFE GROUP INC's stock had its IPO on March 26, 1990, making it an older stock than 85.48% of US equities in our set.
  • Of note is the ratio of NATIONAL WESTERN LIFE GROUP INC's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 87.23% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for NATIONAL WESTERN LIFE GROUP INC is higher than it is for about just 0.33% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to NWLI, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are BSET, IMKTA, DSWL, WAFU, and CVR.
  • Visit NWLI's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

NWLI Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, NWLI's price/sales ratio is 13.04% higher, now standing at 2.6.
  • NWLI's price/sales ratio has moved up 1.1 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NWLI.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NWLI 2023-09-15 2.6 0.7 22.1 14.6
NWLI 2023-09-14 2.6 0.7 22.0 14.5
NWLI 2023-09-13 2.6 0.7 21.8 14.4
NWLI 2023-09-12 2.5 0.7 21.6 14.2
NWLI 2023-09-11 2.5 0.7 21.0 13.8
NWLI 2023-09-08 2.6 0.7 21.9 14.5

NWLI Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 37.49%.
  • The 3 year price growth rate now stands at -27.23%.
  • The 5 year price growth rate now stands at -43.17%.
NWLI's revenue has moved down $144,930,000 over the prior 49 months.

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

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 611.996 514.078 117.523
2022-06-30 623.004 410.358 135.602
2022-03-31 728.012 293.642 154.736
2021-12-31 824.091 276.825 180.681
2021-09-30 830.961 91.013 187.004
2021-06-30 878.782 170.248 157.989

NWLI'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.
  • NWLI has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 27.91% of graded US stocks.
  • NWLI's asset turnover comes in at 0.063 -- ranking 118th of 133 Insurance stocks.
  • AEL, FAF, and ANAT are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with NWLI.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.063 0.507 0.014
2021-03-31 0.065 0.516 0.015
2020-12-31 0.054 0.514 0.009
2020-09-30 0.057 0.513 0.010
2020-06-30 0.054 0.512 0.011
2020-03-31 0.052 0.496 0.009

National Western Life Group, Inc. - (NWLI) Company Bio

National Western Life Insurance Company operates in two segments: Domestic Insurance Operations and International Insurance Operations. The products marketed under domestic insurance operations are annuities, universal life insurance and traditional life insurance, which include both term and whole life products. The company was founded in 1956 and is based in Austin, Texas.

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National Western Life Group Second Quarter 2023 Earnings: EPS: US$8.15 (vs US$8.46 in 2Q 2022)

National Western Life Group ( NASDAQ:NWLI ) Second Quarter 2023 Results Key Financial Results Revenue: US$186.2m (up...

Yahoo | August 10, 2023

National Western Life Group, Inc. Announces 2023 Second Quarter Earnings

Ross R. Moody, Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer of National Western Life Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: NWLI), announced today second quarter 2023 consolidated net earnings of $29.6 million, or $8.38 per diluted share of Class A Common Stock, compared with restated consolidated net earnings of $96.5 million, or $27.30 per diluted share of Class A Common Stock, for the second quarter ended June 30, 2022. For the six months ended June 30, 2023, the Company reported consolidated

Yahoo | August 8, 2023

Why Shares of National Western Life Group, SelectQuote, and United Insurance Are Blasting Higher This Week

Shares of life insurance company National Western Life Group (NASDAQ: NWLI) traded more than 52% higher for the week as of 1:30 p.m. ET Thursday, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence. Meanwhile, shares of insurance marketplace SelectQuote (NYSE: SLQT) traded roughly 40% higher, while shares of the property and casualty insurer United Insurance (NASDAQ: UIHC) were up nearly 24%. National Western Life Group has had an eventful week.

Yahoo | May 18, 2023

Stocks Post Afternoon Gains As "Fear Gauge" Cools

Wall Street is holding onto premarket gains, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average up more than 120 points. | May 17, 2023

National Western Life Group, Inc. Announces Exploration of Strategic Alternatives

National Western Life Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: NWLI) (the "Company" or "NWLGI") today announced that the Company is exploring strategic alternatives in order to maximize value for the Company's stockholders.

Yahoo | May 16, 2023

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NWLI Price Returns

1-mo -2.84%
3-mo 11.77%
6-mo 88.53%
1-year 161.79%
3-year 144.81%
5-year 40.69%
YTD 58.74%
2022 31.28%
2021 4.04%
2020 -28.89%
2019 -3.15%
2018 -9.04%

NWLI Dividends

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