PFG : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Steady Progress And Unappreciated Value At MetLife

    February 18, 2013
    MetLife is still making steady improvements, but the stock doesn't reflect it.
  2. Rating Action on Principal Fin. - Analyst Blog

    February 15, 2013
    Fitch Ratings reiterated the long-term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) of Principal Financial Group Inc. (PFG) at 'A'. Concurrently, ...
  3. Principal Fin. Ends on a High Note - Analyst Blog

    February 1, 2013
    Principal Financial Group, Inc. (PFG) reported fourth-quarter 2012 operating earnings of 82 cents per share. The reported ...
  4. Insurance Stock Outlook - Jan 2013 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    January 22, 2013
    The U.S. insurance industry entered 2013 facing the ravages of Hurricane Sandy, which resulted in billions of insured losses. ...
  5. Insurance Stock Outlook - Jan 2013 - Industry Outlook

    January 22, 2013
    The U.S. insurance industry entered 2013 facing the ravages of Hurricane Sandy, which resulted in billions of insured losses. ...
  6. Principal and Other Financial Stocks Making Big Moves on November ...

    November 28, 2012
    So far today, the Nasdaq remains relatively unchanged, the S&P 500 is trading up 0.1% and the Dow has increased 0.2%. The ...
  7. StanCorp Financial Upgraded - Analyst Blog

    October 22, 2012
    We are upgrading our recommendation on StanCorp Financial Group Inc. (SFG) to Neutral from Underperform, as we expect the ...
  8. Westpac Banking Corporation Among Financial's Biggest Movers ...

    September 21, 2012
    So far today, the Nasdaq is unchanged, the S&P 500 has decreased 0.3% and the Dow has been relatively flat. The financial ...
  9. Ratings for Principal's New Notes - Analyst Blog

    September 7, 2012
    Credit rating agencies have assigned ratings to the new debt issuance of Principal Financial Group Inc. (PFG). A.M. Best ...
  10. StanCorp Financial Stays Underperform - Analyst Blog

    August 17, 2012
    We retain our Underperform recommendation on StanCorp Financial Group Inc. (SFG), following disappointing second quarter ...
  11. StanCorp Slides to Underperform - Analyst Blog

    July 18, 2012
    We are downgrading StanCorp Financial Group Inc. (SFG) to 'Underperform' from 'Neutral', following the company's announcement ...
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    May 3, 2011
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  13. The Insurance Industry Tug-Of-War

    June 18, 2009
    Property and casualty insurance price declines may turn around, but the industry is being accused of failing to plan for ...
  14. Winning The Target-Date Fund Battle

    June 5, 2009
    Target-date retirement fund companies may be a better investment option than the funds themselves.
  15. We Don't Need No Stinkin' TARP Money

    May 19, 2009
    Insurance companies finally qualified for TARP bailout but now they may not want it. That's a good sign but some companies ...
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