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FBL Financial Group Inc (FFG) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2017

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FBL Financial Group Inc (FFG) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2017. FBL Financial Group Inc sells individual life insurance and annuity products principally under the consumer brand name Farm Bureau Financial Services. FBL Financial Group Inc has a market cap of $1.63 billion; its shares were traded at around $65.20 with a P/E ratio of 8.42 and P/S ratio of 2.23. The dividend yield of FBL Financial Group Inc stocks is 2.69%. FBL Financial Group Inc had annual average EBITDA growth of 16.00% over the past five years.


For the last quarter FBL Financial Group Inc reported a revenue of $183.0 million, compared with the revenue of $184.2 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $735.5 million, an increase of 1.2% from last year. For the last five years FBL Financial Group Inc had an average revenue growth rate of 2.2% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $7.75 for the year, an increase of 81.1% from previous year. Over the last five years FBL Financial Group Inc had an EPS growth rate of 15.5% a year. The FBL Financial Group Inc had a decent operating margin of 19.35%, compared with the operating margin of 19.52% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of FBL Financial Group Inc is 18.67%. The profitability rank of the company is 5 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, FBL Financial Group Inc has the cash and cash equivalents of $52.7 million, compared with $33.6 million in the previous year. The long term debt was $97.0 million, compared with $97.0 million in the previous year. The interest coverage to the debt is at a comfortable level of 29.3. FBL Financial Group Inc has a financial strength rank of 5 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $65.20, FBL Financial Group Inc is traded at 36.9% premium to its historical median P/S valuation band of $47.64. The P/S ratio of the stock is 2.23, while the historical median P/S ratio is 1.62. The stock lost 2.62% during the past 12 months.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of FFG, click here.

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.