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Globe Life Graham Number

: $88.62 (As of Jun. 2022)
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Graham Number is a figure that measures a stock's fundamental value by taking into account the company's earnings per share and book value per share. The Graham number is the upper bound of the price range that a defensive investor should pay for the stock. According to the theory, any stock price below the Graham number is considered undervalued, and thus worth investing in.

As of today (2022-08-09), the stock price of Globe Life is $100.16. Globe Life's graham number for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $88.62. Therefore, Globe Life's Price to Graham Number ratio for today is 1.13.

The historical rank and industry rank for Globe Life's Graham Number or its related term are showing as below:

GL' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57   Med: 1.03   Max: 1.59
Current: 1.13

During the past 13 years, the highest Price to Graham Number ratio of Globe Life was 1.59. The lowest was 0.57. And the median was 1.03.

GL's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked worse than
58.16% of 380 companies
in the Insurance industry
Industry Median: 0.81 vs GL: 1.13

Graham Number is a combination of asset valuation and earnings power valuation. It is a very conservative way of valuing a stock.


Globe Life Graham Number Historical Data

The historical data trend for Globe Life's Graham Number can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* Premium members only.

Globe Life Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Graham Number
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 118.06 78.46 98.87 110.97 115.39

Globe Life Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
Graham Number Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 114.73 115.59 115.39 102.21 88.62

Competitive Comparison

For the Insurance - Life subindustry, Globe Life's Graham Number, along with its competitors' market caps and Graham Number data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Globe Life Graham Number Distribution

For the Insurance industry and Financial Services sector, Globe Life's Graham Number distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Globe Life's Graham Number falls into.



Globe Life Graham Number Calculation

Graham Number is a concept based on Ben Graham's conservative valuation of companies.

Globe Life's Graham Number for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as

Graham Number
=sqrt of (22.5* Tangible Book per Share *EPS without NRI)
=sqrt of (22.5*81.965*7.22)
=115.39

Globe Life's Graham Number for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 is calculated as

Graham Number
=sqrt of (22.5*Tangible Book per Share*EPS without NRI (TTM))
=sqrt of (22.5*49.647*7.03)
=88.62

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Globe Life  (NYSE:GL) Graham Number Explanation

Ben Graham actually did not publish a formula like this. But he wrote in The Intelligent Investor (1948 version) regarding to the criteria for purchases:

Current price should not be more than 15 times average earnings of the past three years.

Current price should not be more than 1.5 times the book value last reported. However, a multiplier of earnings below 15 could justify a correspondingly higher multiplier of assets. As a rule of thumb we suggest that the product of the multiplier times the ratio of price to book value should not exceed 22.5. (This figure corresponds to 15 times earnings and 1.5 times book value. It would admit an issue selling at only 9 times earnings and 2.5 times asset value, etc.)

Unlike valuation methods such as DCF or Discounted Earnings, the Graham number does not take growth into the valuation. Unlike the valuation methods based on book value alone, it takes into account the earnings power. Therefore, the Graham Number is a combination of asset valuation and earnings power valuation.

In general, the Graham number is a very conservative way of valuing a stock. It cannot be applied to companies with negative book values.

Globe Life's Price to Graham number Ratio for today is calculated as

Price to Graham number=Share Price (Today)/Graham number (Q: Jun. 2022 )
=100.16/88.62
=1.13

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Be Aware

Please keep these in mind:

1. Graham Number does not take growth into account. Therefore it underestimates the values of the companies that have good earnings growth. We feel that if the earnings per share grows more than 10% a year, Graham Number underestimates the value.
2. Graham Number punishes the companies that have temporarily low earnings. Therefore, an average of earnings makes more sense in the calculation of Graham Number.
3. Graham Numbers underestimates companies that are light with book.


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Globe Life Business Description

Globe Life logo
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
3700 South Stonebridge Drive, McKinney, TX, USA, 75070
Globe Life Inc is an insurance holding company. It provides a variety of life and supplemental health insurance products and annuities to a broad base of customers. The company's core operations are organized into four reportable segments: life insurance, supplemental health insurance, annuities, and investments. Investment activities, conducted by the investment segment, focus on seeking investments with a yield and term appropriate to support the insurance product obligations. These investments generally consist of fixed maturities and, over the long term, the expected yields are considered when setting insurance premium rates and product profitability expectations.
Executives
Tyler Christopher Kyle officer: EVP & Chief Info. Officer 3700 S. STONEBRIDGE DRIVE MCKINNEY TX 75070
Kalmbach Thomas Peter officer: EVP & Chief Actuary 3700 S. STONEBRIDGE DRIVE MCKINNEY TX 75070
Hensley Robert Edward officer: EVP & Chief Investment Officer 3700 S. STONEBRIDGE DRIVE MCKINNEY TX 75070
Zorn Rebecca E officer: EVP & Chief Talent Officer 3700 S. STONEBRIDGE DRIVE MCKINNEY TX 75070
Moore Christopher Todd officer: Corp.SVP, Assoc.Counsel & Sec 3700 SOUTH STONEBRIDGE DRIVE MCKINNEY TX 75070
Rogers John Henry Jr other: Officer of Principal Sub 1433 ROLLING HILLS CELINA TX 75009
Mcpartland James Eric officer: EVP &Chief Information Officer 2345 TIMBERLAKE CIRCLE ALLEN TX 75013
Matson Kenneth J other: Officer of Principal Sub. FAMILY HERITAGE LIFE POST OFFICE BOX 470608 CLEVELAND OH 44147-0608
Carlson David Kendall other: Officer of Principal Sub. UNITED AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY 3700 SOUTH STONEBRIDGE DRIVE MCKINNEY TX 75070
Henrie Michael Shane officer: SVP & Chief Accounting Officer UNITED AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY 3700 SOUTH STONEBRIDGE DRIVE MCKINNEY TX 75070
Majors Michael Clay officer: EVP - Investor Rel. & Admin. UNITED AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY 3700 SOUTH STONEBRIDGE DRIVE MCKINNEY TX 75070
Svoboda Frank M officer: EVP & CFO 3340 PECAN HOLLOW CT GRAPEVINE TX 76051
Hutchison Larry M director, officer: Co-Chaiman & CEO P O BOX 8080 MCKINNEY TX 75010
Addison Linda director 3700 S. STONEBRIDGE DRIVE MCKINNEY TX 75070
Alexander Marilyn A director 565 DUNNEGAN DRIVE LAGUNA BEACH CA 92651

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