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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.67
NYSE:FFG's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
80% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 8.23 vs. NYSE:FFG: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NYSE:FFG' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.47 Max: N/A
Current: 0.67
Equity to Asset 0.14
NYSE:FFG's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
70% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.08 vs. NYSE:FFG: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NYSE:FFG' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.1 Max: 0.19
Current: 0.14
0.02
0.19
Interest Coverage 30.15
NYSE:FFG's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
54% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 38.86 vs. NYSE:FFG: 30.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:FFG' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.04  Med: 12.37 Max: 31.25
Current: 30.15
4.04
31.25
F-Score: 4
WACC vs ROIC
9.45%
8.09%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 20.18
NYSE:FFG's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 7.58 vs. NYSE:FFG: 20.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NYSE:FFG' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.95  Med: 17.2 Max: 21.74
Current: 20.18
-4.95
21.74
Net-margin (%) 15.35
NYSE:FFG's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 5.35 vs. NYSE:FFG: 15.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NYSE:FFG' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.82  Med: 11.18 Max: 19.07
Current: 15.35
-2.82
19.07
ROE (%) 9.16
NYSE:FFG's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 9.16 vs. NYSE:FFG: 9.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NYSE:FFG' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.13  Med: 9.59 Max: 12.37
Current: 9.16
-3.13
12.37
ROA (%) 1.19
NYSE:FFG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. NYSE:FFG: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NYSE:FFG' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.13  Med: 0.8 Max: 1.29
Current: 1.19
-0.13
1.29
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 7.10
NYSE:FFG's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. NYSE:FFG: 7.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:FFG' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.9  Med: 8.8 Max: 24.5
Current: 7.1
-13.9
24.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 11.30
NYSE:FFG's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. NYSE:FFG: 11.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:FFG' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.5  Med: 8 Max: 34.3
Current: 11.3
-17.5
34.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 15.10
NYSE:FFG's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. NYSE:FFG: 15.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:FFG' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.6  Med: 8.7 Max: 38
Current: 15.1
-13.6
38
» NYSE:FFG's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

FFG Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jeremy Grantham 6,600 sh (New)
Richard Snow 80,160 sh (-0.39%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 52,469 sh (-11.32%)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,965 sh (-13.14%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 28,199 sh (-55.49%)
Jim Simons 14,900 sh (-56.94%)
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Q1 2016

FFG Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 29,000 sh (+94.63%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss Sold Out
Richard Snow Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Keeley Asset Management Corp 47,849 sh (-8.81%)
Jeremy Grantham 5,700 sh (-13.64%)
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Q2 2016

FFG Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jeremy Grantham 7,100 sh (+24.56%)
Jim Simons 29,700 sh (+2.41%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 43,949 sh (-8.15%)
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Q3 2016

FFG Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Keeley Asset Management Corp 43,949 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Jim Simons 29,400 sh (-1.01%)
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Business Description

Industry: Insurance - Life » Insurance - Life
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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 was incorporated in Iowa in October 1993. The Company sells individual life insurance and annuity products principally under the consumer brand name Farm Bureau Financial Services. This brand identity is represented by the distribution channel of Company's subsidiary Farm Bureau Life Insurance Company (Farm Bureau Life). In addition, in the state of Colorado, the Company offers life and annuity products through Greenfields Life Insurance Company (Greenfields Life). The Company manages all aspects of two Farm Bureau affiliated property-casualty insurance companies (Farm Bureau Property & Casualty Insurance Company and Western Agricultural Insurance Company) which operate predominately in eight states in the Midwest and West. The Company operates through four segments: Annuity, Life Insurance product segments, Corporate and Other Segments. The Annuity Segment sells a variety of traditional annuity products through exclusive agency force. It consists of fixed rate and indexed annuities and supplementary contracts (some of which involve life contingencies). The Life Insurance sells a variety of traditional and universal life insurance products through its exclusive agency force. It consists of whole life, term life and universal life policies. The Corporate and Other segment includes advisory services for the management of investments and other companies; marketing and distribution services for the sale of mutual funds and insurance products; leasing services with affiliates; closed blocks of variable annuity, variable life and accident and health products; interest expense and investments and related investment income. The Company's distribution channels are currently conducted in 15 states. The Company is subject to the same federal laws as other corporations, including, but not limited to pension regulation, discrimination, financial services regulation, securities regulation and federal taxation.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 17.02
FFG's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
66% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 14.42 vs. FFG: 17.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
FFG' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.85  Med: 12.19 Max: 73.91
Current: 17.02
5.85
73.91
PE(NRI) 17.02
FFG's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
67% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 14.43 vs. FFG: 17.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
FFG' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.14  Med: 12.29 Max: 69.38
Current: 17.02
7.14
69.38
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 8.77
FFG's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
57% of the 54 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 11.87 vs. FFG: 8.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
FFG' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.48  Med: 7.85 Max: 978.89
Current: 8.77
5.48
978.89
P/B 1.47
FFG's P/B is ranked lower than
60% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. FFG: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
FFG' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.77
Current: 1.47
0.29
1.77
P/S 2.62
FFG's P/S is ranked lower than
83% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. FFG: 2.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
FFG' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 1.48 Max: 3.47
Current: 2.62
0.1
3.47
PFCF 7.77
FFG's PFCF is ranked lower than
55% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. FFG: 7.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
FFG' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 5.35 Max: 45.35
Current: 7.77
0.18
45.35
POCF 7.54
FFG's POCF is ranked lower than
60% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 4.49 vs. FFG: 7.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
FFG' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 4.55 Max: 11.64
Current: 7.54
0.17
11.64
EV-to-EBIT 12.63
FFG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
77% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 9.17 vs. FFG: 12.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FFG' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.9  Med: 7 Max: 18.4
Current: 12.63
-26.9
18.4
EV-to-EBITDA 12.63
FFG's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
81% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 8.87 vs. FFG: 12.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
FFG' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.9  Med: 5.85 Max: 14.4
Current: 12.63
-26.9
14.4
PEG 1.16
FFG's PEG is ranked higher than
61% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. FFG: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
FFG' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.78 Max: 4.73
Current: 1.16
0.44
4.73
Shiller P/E 24.13
FFG's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
81% of the 42 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 18.13 vs. FFG: 24.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
FFG' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.28  Med: 14.43 Max: 25.26
Current: 24.13
1.28
25.26

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.18
FFG's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
86% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 3.47 vs. FFG: 2.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
FFG' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.32 Max: 19.61
Current: 2.18
0.74
19.61
Dividend Payout 0.37
FFG's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
51% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. FFG: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
FFG' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.18 Max: 1.5
Current: 0.37
0.04
1.5
Dividend Growth (3y) 58.70
FFG's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
94% of the 53 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 11.60 vs. FFG: 58.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
FFG' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.5  Med: 6.3 Max: 69.4
Current: 58.7
-19.5
69.4
Forward Dividend Yield 2.18
FFG's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
83% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. FFG: 2.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 16.78
FFG's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
92% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 4.75 vs. FFG: 16.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
FFG' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.69  Med: 10.16 Max: 150.91
Current: 16.78
5.69
150.91
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.90
FFG's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. FFG: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
FFG' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.7  Med: -0.5 Max: 8.7
Current: 0.9
-1.7
8.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.44
FFG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
54% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. FFG: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
FFG' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1 Max: 1.91
Current: 1.44
0.43
1.91
Price/Projected FCF 0.57
FFG's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
52% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.66 vs. FFG: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
FFG' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.38 Max: 0.6
Current: 0.57
0.05
0.6
Price/Median PS Value 1.77
FFG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
92% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. FFG: 1.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
FFG' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.93 Max: 1.85
Current: 1.77
0.11
1.85
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.18
FFG's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 35 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. FFG: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
FFG' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.55 Max: 4.84
Current: 1.18
0.42
4.84
Price/Graham Number 1.04
FFG's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
51% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. FFG: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
FFG' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.75 Max: 2.19
Current: 1.04
0.44
2.19
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.92
FFG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 9.10 vs. FFG: 7.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
FFG' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.4  Med: 10.8 Max: 16.9
Current: 7.92
5.4
16.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 27.50
FFG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 18.81 vs. FFG: 27.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
FFG' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.7  Med: 35.55 Max: 326.7
Current: 27.5
13.7
326.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $724.9
EPS (TTM) $ 4.44
Beta0.99
Short Percentage of Float1.38%
52-Week Range $55.18 - 80.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)24.88
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