FBL Financial Group Stock Hits New 52-Week High (FFG)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- FBL Financial Group (NYSE: FFG) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it is currently trading at $35.23, above its previous 52-week high of $35 with 35,214 shares traded as of 3:45 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 67,800 shares over the past 30 days.

FBL Financial Group has a market cap of $1.03 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 20.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

FBL Financial Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, sells individual life insurance and annuity products in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.3, above the average insurance industry P/E ratio of 7.4 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates FBL Financial Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, notable return on equity and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full FBL Financial Group Ratings Report.

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