Analyst Activity – Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Reiterates Hold on Principal Financial Group (NYSE:PFG)

Analyst Ratings For Principal Financial Group (NYSE:PFG)

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Today, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated its Hold rating on Principal Financial Group (NYSE:PFG) with a price target of $68.00.

There are 3 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings, 2 buy ratings on the stock.

The current consensus rating on Principal Financial Group (NYSE:PFG) is Hold (Score: 1.89) with a consensus target price of $59.50 per share, a potential 10.74% downside.

Some recent analyst ratings include

  • 8/3/2017-Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Reiterated Rating of Hold.
  • 7/12/2017-Royal Bank Of Canada Reiterated Rating of Buy.
  • 6/29/2017-Wells Fargo & Company Reiterated Rating of Buy.
  • 1/26/2017-Citigroup Inc. initiated coverage with a Neutral rating.
  • 1/9/2017-Barclays PLC Reiterated Rating of Hold.

Dividend information for Principal Financial Group (NYSE:PFG)

Principal Financial Group (NYSE:PFG) pays an annual dividend of Community Ranking: with a yield of 2.76% and an average dividend growth of 18.00% based on a 3 Year Average.

Dividend History for Principal Financial Group (NYSE:PFG)

  • On 7/27/2017 Principal Financial Group announced a quarterly dividend of $0.47 2.82% with an ex dividend date of 8/30/2017 which will be payable on 9/29/2017.
  • On 4/27/2017 Principal Financial Group announced a quarterly dividend of $0.46 2.84% with an ex dividend date of 6/1/2017 which will be payable on 6/30/2017.
  • On 1/30/2017 Principal Financial Group announced a quarterly dividend of $0.45 3.15% with an ex dividend date of 3/2/2017 which will be payable on 3/31/2017.
  • On 10/27/2016 Principal Financial Group announced a quarterly dividend of $0.43 3.11% with an ex dividend date of 12/1/2016 which will be payable on 12/27/2016.
  • On 7/28/2016 Principal Financial Group announced a quarterly dividend of $0.41 3.55% with an ex dividend date of 8/31/2016 which will be payable on 9/30/2016.
  • On 4/28/2016 Principal Financial Group announced a quarterly dividend of $0.39 3.66% with an ex dividend date of 6/2/2016 which will be payable on 6/24/2016.
  • On 2/1/2016 Principal Financial Group announced a quarterly dividend of $0.38 4.33% with an ex dividend date of 3/3/2016 which will be payable on 3/25/2016.

Recent Insider Trading Activity For Principal Financial Group (NYSE:PFG)
Principal Financial Group (NYSE:PFG) has insider ownership of 1.50% and institutional ownership of 70.52%.

  • On 7/25/2017 Gary P. Scholten, EVP, sold 13,495 with an average share price of $67.00 per share and the total transaction amounting to $904,165.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 7/10/2017 Karen E. Shaff, EVP, sold 30,500 with an average share price of $65.00 per share and the total transaction amounting to $1,982,500.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 7/5/2017 James P. Mccaughan, Insider, sold 60,816 with an average share price of $64.43 per share and the total transaction amounting to $3,918,374.88. View SEC Filing
  • On 7/3/2017 Nora Mary Everett, Insider, sold 14,630 with an average share price of $64.60 per share and the total transaction amounting to $945,098.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 6/21/2017 Gregory Bernard Elming, SVP, sold 30,707 with an average share price of $64.20 per share and the total transaction amounting to $1,971,389.40. View SEC Filing
  • On 6/15/2017 Gary P. Scholten, EVP, sold 21,950 with an average share price of $65.04 per share and the total transaction amounting to $1,427,628.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 6/12/2017 Karen E. Shaff, EVP, sold 38,105 with an average share price of $65.05 per share and the total transaction amounting to $2,478,730.25. View SEC Filing

Recent Trading Activity for Principal Financial Group (NYSE:PFG)
Shares of Principal Financial Group closed the previous trading session at 66.66 down -0.06 -0.09% with 743,142 shares trading hands.

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