Kansas City Life Insurance Stock Downgraded (KCLI)
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- Compared to where it was a year ago today, the stock is now trading at a higher level, reflecting both the market's overall trend during that period and the fact that the company's earnings growth has been robust. Despite the fact that it has already risen in the past year, there is currently no conclusive evidence that warrants the purchase or sale of this stock.
- KANSAS CITY LIFE INS CO has improved earnings per share by 39.2% in the most recent quarter compared to the same quarter a year ago. The company has demonstrated a pattern of positive earnings per share growth over the past two years. During the past fiscal year, KANSAS CITY LIFE INS CO increased its bottom line by earning $3.59 versus $2.29 in the prior year.
- The gross profit margin for KANSAS CITY LIFE INS CO is currently extremely low, coming in at 11.40%. Regardless of KCLI's low profit margin, it has managed to increase from the same period last year. Despite the mixed results of the gross profit margin, the net profit margin of 7.24% trails the industry average.
- Net operating cash flow has decreased to $13.50 million or 36.38% when compared to the same quarter last year. In addition, when comparing the cash generation rate to the industry average, the firm's growth is significantly lower.
-- Written by a member of TheStreet Ratings Staff
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