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2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

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Financial Strength : 7/10

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••3. Consistency of the profitability
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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 : 6/10

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Preferred stocks of Principal Financial Group

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
PFGZP101.755.47Pfd Shs Series -A
PFGPRB0.006.34Series B Preferred Stock, NonCumulative

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EV-to-EBIT 2.90
PFGZP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
78% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 11.83 vs. PFGZP: 2.90 )
PFGZP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 2.9

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Dividend Yield 5.47
PFGZP's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
53% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. PFGZP: 5.47 )
PFGZP' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 5.47

Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.50
PFGZP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
79% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. PFGZP: 5.50 )
PFGZP' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 5.5

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Business Description

Industry: Insurance - Life » Insurance - Life
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Traded in other countries:PFG.USA, PG4.Germany
Principal Financial Group, Inc. was incorporated in Delaware. The Company is a provider of retirement savings, investment and insurance products and services. The Company's U.S. and international operations concentrate primarily on asset accumulation and asset management. In addition, it offers a broad range of individual and group life insurance, individual and group disability insurance and group dental and vision insurance. The Company primarily focuses on small and medium-sized businesses, which it defines as companies with less than 1,000 employees, providing a broad array of retirement and employee benefit solutions to meet the needs of the business, the business owner and their employees. The Company organizes its businesses into the following reportable segments: Retirement and Investor Services; Principal Global Investors; Principal International and U.S. Insurance Solutions. Its Retirement and Investor Services segment offers products and services for defined contribution pension plans, including 401(k) and 403(b) plans, defined benefit pension plans, non-qualified executive benefit plans and employee stock ownership plan ("ESOP") consulting services. The Company's Principal Global Investors segment manages assets for sophisticated investors around the world, using a multi-boutique strategy that enables the segment to provide an expanded range of diverse investment capabilities including equity, fixed income and real estate investments. Its Principal International segment has operations in Brazil, Chile, China, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, India, Mexico and Southeast Asia. The Company focuses on countries with large middle classes, favorable demographics, and growing long-term savings, ideally with defined contribution retirement markets. The Company's U.S. Insurance Solutions segment offers individual life insurance and specialty benefits, which include group dental, group vision, group life, group disability, wellness and individual disability insurance. It focuses on providing comprehensive insurance solutions for small and medium-sized businesses and their owners and executives. The Company's businesses are subject to regulation and supervision by U.S. federal and state regulatory authorities as well as non-U.S. regulatory authorities for its operations outside the U.S., which can have a significant effect on its business.

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