Highest Forward P/E Ratio in the Life & Health Insurance Industry Detected in Shares of StanCorp Financial Group (SFG, FFG, TMK, CNO, AFL)
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.
StanCorp Financial Group ranks highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 20.02. Following is FBL Financial Group with a a forward P/E ratio of 13.46. Torchmark ranks third highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 13.19.
CNO Financial follows with a a forward P/E ratio of 12.58, and Aflac rounds out the top five with a a forward P/E ratio of 10.78.
SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of StanCorp Financial Group on July 16th, 2015 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $77.96. Since that recommendation, shares of StanCorp Financial Group have risen 47.5%. We continue to monitor StanCorp Financial Group for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.
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