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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.63
PFGZP's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
80% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 10.20 vs. PFGZP: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PFGZP' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.90 Max: N/A
Current: 0.63
Equity to Asset 0.05
PFGZP's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
73% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.09 vs. PFGZP: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
PFGZP' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.06 Max: 0.08
Current: 0.05
0.02
0.08
Interest Coverage N/A
PFGZP's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
87% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 14.16 vs. PFGZP: N/A )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PFGZP' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: N/A  Med: 9999.00 Max: N/A
Current: N/A
F-Score: 5
M-Score: -2.58
WACC vs ROIC
11.80%
10.97%
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 11.44
PFGZP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 9.04 vs. PFGZP: 11.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PFGZP' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.64  Med: 10.25 Max: 14.27
Current: 11.44
4.64
14.27
Net-margin (%) 9.56
PFGZP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 6.55 vs. PFGZP: 9.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PFGZP' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.61  Med: 8.32 Max: 10.92
Current: 9.56
4.61
10.92
ROE (%) 11.85
PFGZP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 9.65 vs. PFGZP: 11.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PFGZP' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.46  Med: 9.96 Max: 13.16
Current: 11.85
6.46
13.16
ROA (%) 0.54
PFGZP's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. PFGZP: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PFGZP' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.51 Max: 0.79
Current: 0.54
0.32
0.79
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 9.40
PFGZP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 80 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. PFGZP: 9.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PFGZP' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 3.00 Max: 15.6
Current: 9.4
0
15.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 14.40
PFGZP's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. PFGZP: 14.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PFGZP' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 7.10 Max: 21.2
Current: 14.4
0
21.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 16.30
PFGZP's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. PFGZP: 16.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PFGZP' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 9.40 Max: 56.4
Current: 16.3
0
56.4
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-10-23)


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Preferred stocks of Principal Financial Group

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
PFGZP99.705.58Pfd Shs Series -A
PFGPRBCL25.020.00Series B Preferred Stock, NonCumulative

Business Description

Industry: Insurance - Life » Insurance - Life
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Traded in other countries:PG4.Germany, PFG.USA,
Principal Financial Group offers retirement services, insurance solutions and asset management services. It provides financial products and services through the financial services companies to businesses, individuals, and institutional clients.

Principal Financial Group Inc was founded in 1879. The Company is an investment management company that offers businesses, individuals and institutional client's financial products and services, including retirement, asset management and insurance through its financial services companies. The company provides financial products and services through the following segments: Retirement and Income Solutions, Principal Global Investors, Principal International and U.S. Insurance Solutions. In addition, it also has a Corporate segment. The Retirement and Income Solutions segment provides retirement and related financial products and services to businesses, their employees and other individuals. The Principal Global Investors segment provides asset management services to asset accumulation business, insurance operations, the Corporate segment and third party clients. This segment also includes its mutual fund business. The Principal International segment has operations in Brazil, Chile, China, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, India, Mexico and Southeast Asia. It focuses on countries with large middle classes, favorable demographics and growing long-term savings, with defined contribution markets. The U.S. Insurance Solutions segment provides specialty benefits insurance, which consists of group dental and vision insurance, individual and group disability insurance, group life insurance and non-medical fee-for-service claims administration, and individual life insurance throughout the United States. The Corporate segment manages the assets representing capital that has not been allocated to any other segment. The Company competes with a number of financial services companies such as banks, mutual funds, broker-dealers, insurers and asset managers. Its businesses are subject to regulation and supervision by U.S. federal and state regulatory authorities as well as non-U.S. regulatory authorities for operations outside the U.S., which can has an effect on the business.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 11.37
PFGZP's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
53% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 12.07 vs. PFGZP: 11.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
PFGZP' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.37  Med: 14.28 Max: 28.7
Current: 11.37
4.37
28.7
Forward P/E 10.56
PFGZP's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
68% of the 34 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PFGZP: 10.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 11.37
PFGZP's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
54% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 12.31 vs. PFGZP: 11.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
PFGZP' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.37  Med: 14.30 Max: 30.03
Current: 11.37
4.37
30.03
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 2.91
PFGZP's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
94% of the 47 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 10.25 vs. PFGZP: 2.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
PFGZP' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.26  Med: 4.86 Max: 22.03
Current: 2.91
1.26
22.03
P/B 1.29
PFGZP's P/B is ranked lower than
51% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. PFGZP: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PFGZP' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.38 Max: 2.48
Current: 1.29
0.46
2.48
P/S 1.08
PFGZP's P/S is ranked lower than
51% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. PFGZP: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PFGZP' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 1.19 Max: 1.78
Current: 1.08
0.16
1.78
PFCF 2.96
PFGZP's PFCF is ranked higher than
64% of the 50 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 6.84 vs. PFGZP: 2.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
PFGZP' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 4.38 Max: 26.15
Current: 2.96
0.76
26.15
POCF 2.86
PFGZP's POCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. PFGZP: 2.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PFGZP' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 4.09 Max: 9.28
Current: 2.86
0.73
9.28
EV-to-EBIT 10.10
PFGZP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
61% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 9.12 vs. PFGZP: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PFGZP' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.2  Med: 10.90 Max: 25
Current: 10.1
-1.2
25
EV-to-EBITDA 8.86
PFGZP's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
52% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 8.12 vs. PFGZP: 8.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PFGZP' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.9  Med: 9.70 Max: 22.1
Current: 8.86
-0.9
22.1
PEG 0.75
PFGZP's PEG is ranked higher than
65% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. PFGZP: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
PFGZP' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.87 Max: 11.73
Current: 0.75
0.21
11.73
Shiller P/E 14.94
PFGZP's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
57% of the 42 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 15.45 vs. PFGZP: 14.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
PFGZP' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.54  Med: 14.27 Max: 19.59
Current: 14.94
8.54
19.59

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 5.58
PFGZP's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
64% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 3.97 vs. PFGZP: 5.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
PFGZP' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.06  Med: 2.15 Max: 9
Current: 5.58
1.06
9
Dividend Growth (3y) 24.40
PFGZP's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
80% of the 50 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 12.60 vs. PFGZP: 24.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
PFGZP' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 16.00 Max: 37.5
Current: 24.4
0
37.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 15.27
PFGZP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
82% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. PFGZP: 15.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
PFGZP' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.9  Med: 5.88 Max: 24.62
Current: 15.27
2.9
24.62
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.30
PFGZP's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. PFGZP: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PFGZP' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.4  Med: 2.70 Max: 0
Current: 0.3
-7.4
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.70
PFGZP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
53% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. PFGZP: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PFGZP' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.64 Max: 4.99
Current: 1.7
0.8
4.99
Price/Projected FCF 0.29
PFGZP's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 55 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. PFGZP: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
PFGZP' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.32 Max: 0.54
Current: 0.29
0.07
0.54
Price/Median PS Value 0.91
PFGZP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. PFGZP: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PFGZP' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 1.15 Max: 1.43
Current: 0.91
0.19
1.43
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.69
PFGZP's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
66% of the 35 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. PFGZP: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
PFGZP' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.9
Current: 0.69
0.6
1.9
Price/Graham Number 0.93
PFGZP's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
51% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. PFGZP: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
PFGZP' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.08 Max: 1.75
Current: 0.93
0.64
1.75
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 9.90
PFGZP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 9.70 vs. PFGZP: 9.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PFGZP' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4  Med: 9.20 Max: 399.5
Current: 9.9
4
399.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 35.72
PFGZP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 17.21 vs. PFGZP: 35.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
PFGZP' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.8  Med: 29.90 Max: 129.3
Current: 35.72
8.8
129.3

More Statistics

Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $98.75 - 103.83
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