Principal Financial Group Inc. (PFG): Price and Financial Metrics

Principal Financial Group Inc. (PFG): $72.07

0.59 (-0.81%)

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PFG Price/Volume Stats

Current price $72.07 52-week high $96.17
Prev. close $72.66 52-week low $65.17
Day low $71.82 Volume 1,529,600
Day high $73.68 Avg. volume 1,448,234
50-day MA $77.30 Dividend yield 3.58%
200-day MA $78.67 Market Cap 17.42B

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  • Momentum is the dimension where PFG ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 85.32% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for PFG is in Value, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • PFG ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 1st percentile.

PFG Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $18,010,177,348, PRINCIPAL FINANCIAL GROUP INC has a greater market value than 89.45% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of PRINCIPAL FINANCIAL GROUP INC's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 87.23% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 29.33 for PRINCIPAL FINANCIAL GROUP INC; that's greater than it is for 98.35% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to PRINCIPAL FINANCIAL GROUP INC are WBA, BBY, HBAN, POOL, and DLTR.
  • PFG's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit PRINCIPAL FINANCIAL GROUP INC's official web site, go to

PFG Valuation Summary

  • PFG's EV/EBIT ratio is 9.5; this is 15.93% lower than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, PFG's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for PFG.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
PFG 2023-09-15 1.3 1.8 11.4 9.5
PFG 2023-09-14 1.3 1.8 11.4 9.5
PFG 2023-09-13 1.3 1.8 11.2 9.4
PFG 2023-09-12 1.3 1.8 11.3 9.4
PFG 2023-09-11 1.3 1.8 11.2 9.3
PFG 2023-09-08 1.3 1.8 11.2 9.3

PFG Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year price growth rate is now at -43.68%.
  • Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at 37.26%.
  • Its 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -0.61%.
PFG's revenue has moved up $462,100,000 over the prior 34 months.

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

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-12-31 17,491.6 3,172.9 4,811.6
2022-09-30 18,460.7 3,121.5 5,292.9
2022-06-30 17,283.5 2,923.9 4,267.3
2022-03-31 14,164.2 3,109.5 1,569.7
2021-12-31 14,262.7 3,218.8 1,710.6
2021-09-30 13,936.7 2,735.2 1,711.4

PFG'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.
  • PFG has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 33.87% of graded US stocks.
  • PFG's asset turnover comes in at 0.047 -- ranking 123rd of 133 Insurance stocks.
  • NMIH, STFC, and RDN are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with PFG.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.047 0.494 0.007
2021-06-30 0.047 0.485 0.006
2021-03-31 0.047 0.485 0.007
2020-12-31 0.054 0.430 0.006
2020-09-30 0.056 0.411 0.005
2020-06-30 0.061 0.391 0.006

PFG Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of PFG, see our PFG 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 $70.20 Average Broker Recommendation 1.82 (Hold)

Principal Financial Group Inc. (PFG) Company Bio

Principal Financial Group is an American global financial investment management and insurance company headquartered in Des MoinesIowa, U.S.A. (Source:Wikipedia)

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Latest PFG News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about PRINCIPAL FINANCIAL GROUP INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate PFG as an investment opportunity.

The Gender Gap is Still Very Real in Workplace Financial Wellness Programs

DES MOINES, Iowa, September 21, 2023--New research conducted by HerMoney Media and Principal Financial Group® reveals concerns about the gender savings gap are realized in employees’ overall perception and confidence about money management and investing, while the gap has closed in their "personal economies."

Yahoo | September 21, 2023

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Yahoo | September 18, 2023

2023 Principal(R) Charity Classic Propels Tournament to More Than $50 Million Raised for Iowa Kids Since 2007

The Principal Charity Classic announced its 2023 tournament raised more than $8 million in support of Iowa children's charities. The annual PGA TOUR Champions event in Des Moines has now raised $53.7 million for Iowa children's charities since Principal Financial Group® became the title sponsor in 2007.

Yahoo | September 14, 2023

Reasons to Hold Principal Financial (PFG) Stock Right Now

Principal Financial (PFG) stands to gain from strong retention and employment growth, higher single premium annuity sales and a solid capital position.

Yahoo | September 7, 2023

Principal® Hires Industry Veteran George Maris as CIO, Global Head of Equities

DES MOINES, Iowa, September 05, 2023--Principal Asset ManagementSM announced today that George Maris is joining the firm as chief investment officer and global head of equities ($221.2 billion in AUM1). In this role, he’ll take on leadership responsibilities across the equities’ platform, including managing 126 investment professionals across global investment centers. Maris will also serve as a named portfolio manager on international equity strategies.

Yahoo | September 5, 2023

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PFG Price Returns

1-mo -7.33%
3-mo N/A
6-mo 0.41%
1-year 3.34%
3-year 95.98%
5-year 47.35%
YTD -11.79%
2022 20.10%
2021 51.35%
2020 -5.19%
2019 29.82%
2018 -34.96%

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