Torchmark Corporation (NYSE: TMK) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 17 cents per share. At a price of $59.78 as of 9:36 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.1%. The average volume for Torchmark Corporation has been 553,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Torchmark Corporation has a market cap of $5.6 billion and is part of the insurance industry. Shares are up 15.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys dividend stocks that have the potential for a 3% to 4% yield and 10% growth. Get his best picks for less than $50/year. Torchmark Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides various life and health insurance products, and annuities in the United States, Canada, and New Zealand. The company operates in three segments: Life Insurance, Health Insurance, and Annuities. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.05. TheStreet Ratings rates Torchmark Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Torchmark Corporation Ratings Report now.
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