Principal Financial GroupStock Price and Value Analysis

Should you buy Principal Financial Group stock? (NYSE:PFG). Let's see how it does in our automated value investing analysis system.

AdvantagesDisadvantages
  • This company is very stable.
  • This company has stable growth.
  • This company has a high dividend yield.
  • This stock is available at a great discount!
  • This company is making money at a modest rate.

PFG Free Cash Flow Trend

Based on historical returns, we believe that Principal Financial Group can grow its free cash at a rate of about 1%. That's positive!

Free Cash Flow trendline for PFG
Free Cash Flow trendline for Principal Financial Group

Inside the PFG Numbers

PFG Price
(Principal Financial Group stock price per share)
$71.76
[?] PFG Fair Price
(based on intrinsic value)
$124.24
[?] PFG Safety Price (based on a variable margin of safety) $99.39
[?] PE Ratio versus Sector 11% lower than other Financial stocks
[?] PE Ratio versus Industry 25% lower than other Life Insurance stocks
[?] Cash Yield 20.48%
[?] Free Cash Flow Jitter 18%
[?] Dividend Yield 3%

Is Principal Financial Group Stock on Sale?

We believe that Principal Financial Group may be worth examining further. It's making money, which is a very positive sign. Is it on sale?

Even better, Principal Financial Group looks like a stock on sale. Based on our analysis—if the company keeps making money the way it has been—you may be looking at a bargain. Keep this stock in mind as you put together your portfolio! See Before You Buy for your next steps (and read our disclaimer about investing risk).

Should You Buy PFG Stock?

Does Principal Financial Group have a coherent story? Does it have a plan to continue to make money? Is it worth your time? Only you can decide where to go from here. Our investment guide helps you ask the right questions, including how to buy stocks. Use these research links for more information.