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

Principal Financial Group Inc (PFG): $74.86

-0.94 (-1.24%)

POWR Rating

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  • Value is the dimension where PFG ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 78.88% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for PFG is in Sentiment, which has been heading down over the past 160 days.
  • PFG ranks lowest in Quality; there it ranks in the 36th percentile.

PFG Stock Summary

  • Principal Financial Group Inc's market capitalization of $20,092,262,188 is ahead of 87.77% of US-listed equities.
  • Of note is the ratio of Principal Financial Group Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 85.88% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 18.57 for Principal Financial Group Inc; that's greater than it is for 97.85% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to PFG, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are CINF, BEN, J, ROL, and BRO.
  • Visit PFG's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

PFG Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, PFG's price/sales ratio is 59.38% lower, now standing at 1.3.
  • PFG's price/earnings ratio has moved down 3 over the prior 241 months.
  • Over the past 241 months, PFG's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.4.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for PFG.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
PFG 2020-12-03 0.9 0.9 11.5 10.3
PFG 2016-10-12 1.3 1.4 12.2 10.8
PFG 2016-01-12 1.0 1.2 9.5 8.9
PFG 2014-03-28 1.5 1.4 15.4 12.6
PFG 2002-07-15 1.2 1.6 29.1 27.3
PFG 2002-04-22 1.2 1.5 28.7 26.4

PFG Growth Metrics

    The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 49.11%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at 75.73%.
  • The 5 year revenue growth rate now stands at 37.96%.
Over the past 15 months, PFG's revenue has gone down $2,234,800,000.

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
2021-09-30 13,936.7 2,735.2 1,711.4
2021-06-30 13,823.7 2,826.1 1,587.5
2021-03-31 13,398.9 2,290.3 1,624
2020-12-31 14,741.7 3,738.6 1,395.8
2020-09-30 15,023.8 4,138.8 1,224.1
2020-06-30 16,171.5 4,860.9 1,265.2

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)

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PFG Price/Volume Stats

Current price $74.86 52-week high $77.68
Prev. close $75.80 52-week low $48.88
Day low $74.43 Volume 530,517
Day high $76.02 Avg. volume 1,122,887
50-day MA $72.09 Dividend yield 3.38%
200-day MA $66.63 Market Cap 19.84B

Principal Financial Group Inc (PFG) Company Bio

Principal Financial Group provides retirement, asset management, and insurance products and services. It operates through Retirement and Investor Services, Principal Global Investors, Principal International, and U.S. Insurance Solutions segments. The company was founded in 1879 and is based in Des Moines, Iowa.

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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.

Principal Financial in advanced talks to sell two insurance units to Talcott - Reuters

An announcement for Sixth Street''s Talcott Resolution to acquire Principal Financial Group''s <> U.S

Seeking Alpha | January 18, 2022

Hoese & Co LLP Buys Ecolab Inc, AerCap Holdings NV, UnitedHealth Group Inc, Sells Manulife ...

Investment company Hoese & Co LLP (Current Portfolio) buys Ecolab Inc, AerCap Holdings NV, UnitedHealth Group Inc, Alphabet Inc, NVIDIA Corp, sells Manulife Financial Corp, Paychex Inc, Diageo PLC, National Grid PLC, Kinder Morgan Inc during the 3-months ended 2021Q4, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Hoese & Co LLP.

Yahoo | January 18, 2022

Kmg Fiduciary Partners, Llc Buys NVIDIA Corp, PayPal Holdings Inc, Delta Air Lines Inc, Sells ...

Investment company Kmg Fiduciary Partners, Llc (Current Portfolio) buys NVIDIA Corp, PayPal Holdings Inc, Delta Air Lines Inc, Block Inc, Caterpillar Inc, sells Archer-Daniels Midland Co, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, PepsiCo Inc, Deere, Biogen Inc during the 3-months ended 2021Q4, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Kmg Fiduciary Partners, Llc.

Yahoo | January 12, 2022

Principal to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2021 Financial Results

DES MOINES, Iowa, January 12, 2022--Principal Financial Group® will release fourth quarter and full year 2021 financial results after U.S. markets close on Monday, February 7.

Yahoo | January 12, 2022

Should You Retain Principal Financial (PFG) in Your Portfolio?

Principal Financial (PFG) continues to benefit from strong investment performance, positive net cash flow and improved liquidity position.

Yahoo | January 10, 2022

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PFG Price Returns

1-mo 11.86%
3-mo 9.46%
6-mo 22.62%
1-year 43.06%
3-year 69.99%
5-year 56.38%
YTD 3.50%
2021 51.35%
2020 -5.19%
2019 29.82%
2018 -34.96%
2017 25.52%

PFG Dividends

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Principal Financial Group Inc (PFG) Stock Price | Nasdaq
Principal Financial Group Inc (PFG) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
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