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

Principal Financial Group Inc. (PFG): $92.18

1.26 (+1.39%)

POWR Rating

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  • Momentum is the dimension where PFG ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 87.35% of US stocks.
  • PFG's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • PFG's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 17.46% of US stocks).

PFG Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 4.14, PRINCIPAL FINANCIAL GROUP INC P/E ratio is greater than that of about merely 7.72% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 24.19 for PRINCIPAL FINANCIAL GROUP INC; that's greater than it is for 98.32% of US stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, PFG has reported earnings growth of 225.25%, putting it ahead of 92.52% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to PFG, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are DB, PUK, AEG, VOYA, and NTRS.
  • 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 price/earnings ratio is 4.2; this is 63.79% lower than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, PFG's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for PFG.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
PFG 2022-11-23 1.2 2.4 4.2 3.4
PFG 2022-11-22 1.2 2.4 4.2 3.4
PFG 2022-11-21 1.2 2.4 4.2 3.3
PFG 2022-11-18 1.2 2.4 4.2 3.3
PFG 2022-11-17 1.2 2.3 4.2 3.3
PFG 2022-11-16 1.2 2.4 4.3 3.4

PFG Growth Metrics

    The 5 year price growth rate now stands at -38.92%.
  • Its 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 25.26%.
  • Its 2 year price growth rate is now at 100.85%.
PFG's revenue has moved up $4,637,000,000 over the prior 15 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
2022-09-30 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
2021-06-30 13,823.7 2,826.1 1,587.5

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 $92.18 52-week high $96.17
Prev. close $90.92 52-week low $61.05
Day low $89.88 Volume 1,462,300
Day high $92.31 Avg. volume 1,723,072
50-day MA $83.70 Dividend yield 2.82%
200-day MA $74.02 Market Cap 22.55B

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.

Principal® Survey Finds Nonqualified Plans Critical in Key Employee Recruitment and Retention

DES MOINES, Iowa, November 29, 2022--As employers look for ways to attract and retain the most qualified candidates, employee benefits are becoming more critical to securing top talent who play important roles in their organization1. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employees change jobs for better pay, improved benefits, opportunities for growth, or a different career altogether. New research conducted by Principal Financial Group® indicates that nonqualified deferred compensat

Yahoo | November 29, 2022

Dan Houston to Speak at Goldman Sachs 2022 US Financial Services Conference

DES MOINES, Iowa, November 29, 2022--Dan Houston, CEO of Principal Financial Group, will participate in a fireside chat at the Goldman Sachs 2022 US Financial Services Conference Dec. 7.

Yahoo | November 29, 2022

Our 7 Top Stock Picks for December 2022

As we head into the final month of 2022, investors are looking for the top stock picks to end a down year on a high note.

Will Ashworth on InvestorPlace | November 27, 2022

Principal Asset Management℠ Real Estate Strategies Score Highly for Integrating ESG Factors Into Investment Practices

Principal Asset ManagementSM announced today that its U.S. real estate core strategy and two European real estate core property strategies received 4-star ratings in 2022 from the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB).

Yahoo | November 22, 2022

Principal Asset ManagementSM real estate strategies score highly for integrating ESG factors into investment practices

DES MOINES, Iowa, November 22, 2022--Principal Asset ManagementSM announced today that its U.S. real estate core strategy and two European real estate core property strategies received 4-star ratings in 2022 from the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB). The ratings place all three strategies in the top 40% of GRESB participants worldwide1 and exhibit a long-standing commitment to integrate Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) standards into its real estate investment pract

Yahoo | November 22, 2022

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PFG Price Returns

1-mo 7.32%
3-mo 25.80%
6-mo 30.55%
1-year 37.93%
3-year 97.19%
5-year 59.18%
YTD 31.92%
2021 51.35%
2020 -5.19%
2019 29.82%
2018 -34.96%
2017 25.52%

PFG Dividends

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