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

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Analyst Ratings For Principal Financial Group (NYSE:PFG)

Today, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated its Hold rating on Principal Financial Group (NYSE:PFG) with a price target of $64.00.

There are 3 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings, 4 buy ratings on the stock.

The current consensus rating on Principal Financial Group (NYSE:PFG) is Hold (Score: 2.08) with a consensus target price of $55.20 per share, a potential 12.53% downside.

Some recent analyst ratings include

  • 3/21/2017-Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Reiterated Rating of Hold.
  • 1/26/2017-Citigroup Inc initiated coverage with a Neutral rating.
  • 1/9/2017-Barclays PLC Reiterated Rating of Hold.
  • 1/3/2017-Royal Bank of Canada Reiterated Rating of Buy.
  • 10/7/2016-Credit Suisse Group AG initiated coverage with a Underperform rating.

Dividend information for Principal Financial Group (NYSE:PFG)

Principal Financial Group (NYSE:PFG) pays an annual dividend of $1.72 with a yield of 2.73% and an average dividend growth of 18.00% based on a 3 Year Average..

Dividend History for Principal Financial Group (NYSE:PFG)

  • 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.
  • On 10/22/2015 Principal Financial Group announced a quarterly dividend of $0.38 3.01% with an ex dividend date of 12/3/2015 which will be payable on 12/28/2015.
  • On 7/23/2015 Principal Financial Group announced a quarterly dividend of $0.38 with an ex dividend date of 9/2/2015 which will be payable on 9/25/2015.

Recent Insider Trading Activity For Principal Financial Group (NYSE:PFG)
Principal Financial Group (NYSE:PFG) has insider ownership of 1.78% and institutional ownership of 68.59%.

  • On 3/6/2017 James P. Mccaughan, Insider, sold 5,000 with an average share price of $63.18 per share and the total transaction amounting to $315,900.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 2/22/2017 Gary P. Scholten, EVP, sold 20,900 with an average share price of $63.10 per share and the total transaction amounting to $1,318,790.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 2/22/2017 Nora Mary Everett, Insider, sold 11,290 with an average share price of $63.00 per share and the total transaction amounting to $711,270.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 2/15/2017 Deanna D. Strable-Soethout, CFO, sold 9,885 with an average share price of $62.70 per share and the total transaction amounting to $619,789.50. View SEC Filing
  • On 12/12/2016 Nora Mary Everett, Insider, sold 18,700 with an average share price of $59.41 per share and the total transaction amounting to $1,110,967.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 12/9/2016 Gary P. Scholten, EVP, sold 13,549 with an average share price of $60.31 per share and the total transaction amounting to $817,140.19. View SEC Filing
  • On 12/8/2016 Terrance J. Lillis, CFO, sold 49,160 with an average share price of $60.87 per share and the total transaction amounting to $2,992,369.20. View SEC Filing

About Principal Financial Group (NYSE:PFG)
Principal Financial Group, Inc. is an investment management company. The Company offers a range of financial products and services, including retirement, asset management and insurance. Its segments include Retirement and Income Solutions; Principal Global Investors, Principal International; U.S. Insurance Solutions, and Corporate. The Company offers a portfolio of products and services for retirement savings and retirement income. The Company’s Principal Global Investors segment manages assets for investors around the world. The Company offers pension accumulation products and services, mutual funds, asset management, income annuities and life insurance accumulation products. The Company’s U.S. Insurance Solutions segment provides group and individual insurance solutions. It focuses on small and medium-sized businesses, providing a range of retirement and employee benefit solutions, and individual insurance solutions to meet the needs of the business owners and their employees.

Recent Trading Activity for Principal Financial Group (NYSE:PFG)
Shares of Principal Financial Group closed the previous trading session at 63.11 down -0.33 -0.52% with 574,859 shares trading hands.

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