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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.65
PFGPRB's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
75% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. PFGPRB: 0.65 )
PFGPRB' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.11   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.65

Equity to Asset 0.05
PFGPRB's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
71% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. PFGPRB: 0.05 )
PFGPRB' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 0.08
Current: 0.05

0.02
0.08
Interest Coverage 7.89
PFGPRB's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
76% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 7.86 vs. PFGPRB: 7.89 )
PFGPRB' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 6.54   Max: 9999.99
Current: 7.89

6.54
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 0.15
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 14.36
PFGPRB's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 8.16 vs. PFGPRB: 14.36 )
PFGPRB' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 4.64   Max: 13.48
Current: 14.36

4.64
13.48
Net-margin (%) 11.27
PFGPRB's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 5.24 vs. PFGPRB: 11.27 )
PFGPRB' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.86   Max: 10.78
Current: 11.27

1.86
10.78
ROE (%) 14.43
PFGPRB's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 10.53 vs. PFGPRB: 14.43 )
PFGPRB' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 2.11   Max: 13.59
Current: 14.43

2.11
13.59
ROA (%) 0.68
PFGPRB's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. PFGPRB: 0.68 )
PFGPRB' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 0.79
Current: 0.68

0.16
0.79
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 344.49
PFGPRB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 316.30 vs. PFGPRB: 344.49 )
PFGPRB' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 93.46   Max: 316.11
Current: 344.49

93.46
316.11
Revenue Growth (%) 3.00
PFGPRB's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. PFGPRB: 3.00 )
PFGPRB' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 15.6
Current: 3

0
15.6
EBITDA Growth (%) 13.40
PFGPRB's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. PFGPRB: 13.40 )
PFGPRB' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 91.8
Current: 13.4

0
91.8
EPS Growth (%) 14.80
PFGPRB's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. PFGPRB: 14.80 )
PFGPRB' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 56.4
Current: 14.8

0
56.4
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Preferred stocks of Principal Financial Group

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
PFGZP101.305.50Pfd Shs Series -A
PFGPRB0.006.40Series B Preferred Stock, NonCumulative

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 14.80
PFGPRB's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
81% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 14.80 vs. PFGPRB: 14.80 )
PFGPRB' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.37   Max: 29.04
Current: 14.8

4.37
29.04
P/B 1.50
PFGPRB's P/B is ranked higher than
78% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. PFGPRB: 1.50 )
PFGPRB' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 2.48
Current: 1.5

0.46
2.48
P/S 1.57
PFGPRB's P/S is ranked higher than
70% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. PFGPRB: 1.57 )
PFGPRB' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 1.77
Current: 1.57

0.16
1.77
PFCF 7.66
PFGPRB's PFCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 6.96 vs. PFGPRB: 7.66 )
PFGPRB' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 11.62
Current: 7.66

0.76
11.62
EV-to-EBIT 11.42
PFGPRB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
80% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 11.23 vs. PFGPRB: 11.42 )
PFGPRB' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 25
Current: 11.42

0.2
25
PEG 1.44
PFGPRB's PEG is ranked higher than
89% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PFGPRB: 1.44 )
PFGPRB' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 6.49
Current: 1.44

0.51
6.49
Shiller P/E 21.44
PFGPRB's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 25.51 vs. PFGPRB: 21.44 )
PFGPRB' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 2.08   Max: 25.54
Current: 21.44

2.08
25.54

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 6.40
PFGPRB's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
52% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. PFGPRB: 6.40 )
PFGPRB' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.23   Max: 5.63
Current: 6.4

1.23
5.63
Dividend growth (3y) 21.20
PFGPRB's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
89% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. PFGPRB: 21.20 )
PFGPRB' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 37.5
Current: 21.2

0
37.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 15.02
PFGPRB's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
81% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 3.35 vs. PFGPRB: 15.02 )
PFGPRB' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.87   Max: 13.16
Current: 15.02

2.87
13.16
Share Buyback Rate 2.60
PFGPRB's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
94% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. PFGPRB: 2.60 )
PFGPRB' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -6.7
Current: 2.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.97
PFGPRB's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
75% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. PFGPRB: 1.97 )
PFGPRB' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 4.99
Current: 1.97

0.8
4.99
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.51
PFGPRB's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
82% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. PFGPRB: 0.51 )
PFGPRB' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.67
Current: 0.51

0.07
0.67
Price/Median PS Value 1.18
PFGPRB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. PFGPRB: 1.18 )
PFGPRB' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 1.27
Current: 1.18

0.17
1.27
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.09
PFGPRB's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PFGPRB: 1.09 )
PFGPRB' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 2.72
Current: 1.09

0.6
2.72
Price/Graham Number 1.08
PFGPRB's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
78% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. PFGPRB: 1.08 )
PFGPRB' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 1.66
Current: 1.08

0.59
1.66
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.80
PFGPRB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
77% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 9.40 vs. PFGPRB: 8.80 )
PFGPRB' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4   Max: 422.6
Current: 8.8

4
422.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 25.61
PFGPRB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
86% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 22.29 vs. PFGPRB: 25.61 )
PFGPRB' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 5.1   Max: 124.6
Current: 25.61

5.1
124.6

Business Description

Industry: Insurance - Life » Insurance - Life
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Traded in other countries:PG4.Germany, PFGZP.USA
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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