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Highest Forward P/E Ratio in the Life & Health Insurance Industry Detected in Shares of Primerica Inc (PRI, FFG, TMK, AFL, MET)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Life & Health Insurance industry with the highest forward price to earnings (P/E) ratios. Forward P/E uses estimated earnings to compare relative value among companies in the same industry. Generally, the lower the forward P/E, the more undervalued a company is believed to be.

Primerica Inc ranks highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 15.13. Following is Fbl Finl Group-A with a a forward P/E ratio of 13.36. Torchmark Corp ranks third highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 12.71.

Aflac Inc follows with a a forward P/E ratio of 12.00, and Metlife Inc rounds out the top five with a a forward P/E ratio of 8.19.

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Keywords: highest forward p/e ratio primerica inc fbl finl group-a torchmark corp aflac inc metlife inc

Ticker(s): PRI FFG TMK AFL MET