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

Principal Financial Group Inc (PFG): $67.77

0.98 (+1.47%)

POWR Rating

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  • PFG scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 77.37% of US stocks.
  • PFG's strongest trending metric is Sentiment; 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 6.42% of US stocks).

PFG Stock Summary

  • PFG has a market capitalization of $19,484,961,090 -- more than approximately 87.38% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Principal Financial Group Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 85.61% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • PFG's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 98.02% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to PFG, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are CINF, POOL, ULTA, RJF, and AAP.
  • 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

    Its year over year price growth rate is now at 75.73%.
  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 37.96%.
  • The 5 year revenue growth rate now stands at 37.96%.
PFG's revenue has moved down $106,600,000 over the prior 52 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
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
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

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 $67.77 52-week high $80.36
Prev. close $66.79 52-week low $58.66
Day low $66.33 Volume 1,575,300
Day high $67.97 Avg. volume 1,743,552
50-day MA $69.34 Dividend yield 3.78%
200-day MA $70.46 Market Cap 17.12B

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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PFG Price Returns

1-mo -4.39%
3-mo -7.57%
6-mo -7.96%
1-year N/A
3-year 30.78%
5-year 29.15%
YTD -4.53%
2021 51.35%
2020 -5.19%
2019 29.82%
2018 -34.96%
2017 25.52%

PFG Dividends

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