PFG Principal Financial Group
- Price as of: Feb 27, 01:00 AM EST
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PFG Daily Snapshot
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- Feb 27, 01:00 AM
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- $51.12 - $51.79
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- $42.90 - $55.07
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PFG Dividend Growth History
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PFG Company Profile
Principal Financial Group- (PFG)-provides retirement savings, investment, and insurance products and services in the United States and internationally. It operates in four segments: U.S. Asset Accumulation, Global Asset Management, International Asset Management and Accumulation, and Life and Health Insurance. The company was founded in 1879 and is based in Des Moines, Iowa.
Principal Financial Group News
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Principal Financial Group Beats EPS, Raises Dividend (PFG)Jul 25, 2013After the bell on Thursday, Principal Financial Group (PFG) announced its second quarter earnings, posting an increase in operating earnings and beating analysts' EPS views. The Iowa-based financial services company posted second quarter operating earnings of $271.4 million, or 91 cents per diluted share, which marked a 29% increase from last year's second quarter results. Net income for the quarter came in at $223 million, or 75 cents per diluted share. PFG managed to beat analysts' EPS estimates of 83 cents by 8 cents. The company's revenue for the quarter was $2.317 billion, which fell short of analysts' estimates of $2.39 billion. PFG also announced an increase in its quarterly dividend from 23 cents to 26 cents. The dividend is payable on September 27, 2013 to stockholders of record as of September 5, 2013. Principal Financial Group closed the day up nearly 1%, and was up over 2.5% in after-hours trading. The company's stock is up more than 37% YTD. The Bottom Line Shares of Principal Financial Group (PFG) have a yield of 2.27% based on Thursday's closing price of $40.46. Principal Financial Group (PFG) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.Expand to read the full story
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Principal Financial Q3 Profit Jumps, Beating View (PFG)Nov 3, 2009Investing and insurance company Principal Financial Group, Inc. (PFG) late Monday said that third quarter profit more than doubled from last year, helped by lower investment losses . The Des Moines, Iowa-based company reported third quarter net income of $184.7 million, or 57 cents per share, up from $90.1 million, or 35 cents per share, in the year-ago period. Excluding items, operating earnings were 74 cents per share. Revenue fell 9% from last year, to $2.27 billion. On average, Wall Street analysts expected lower operating earnings of 65 cents per share, but on higher revenue of $2.49 billion. Despite lower costs, higher assets under management, and a bigger operating profit, the company was cautious about any short-term recovery. CEO Larry Zimpleman said in a statement that "we expect the economic recovery will be more protracted, and that near-term, business activity will remain muted." Principal Financial shares rose 59 cents, or +2.6%, in premarket trading Tuesday. The Bottom Line We have avoided shares of PFG since our early June coverage began last year, when the shares were trading at $49.19. The company has a dividend yield of 2.00%, based on last night’s closing stock price of $25.01. The stock has technical support around the $20-$21 price area. If the shares can firm up, we see overhead resistance around the $29-$30 price levels. We would remain on the sidelines for now. Principal Financial Group, Inc. (PFG) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.Expand to read the full story