StanCorp Financial Group Inc. Sets New 1-Year High at $56.55 (SFG)
StanCorp Financial Group (NYSE:SFG) set a new 52-week high during trading hours on Friday, StockRatingsNetwork.com reports. The company traded as high as $56.55 and last traded at $56.40, with a volume of 171,047 shares. The stock had previously closed at $55.30.
A number of research firms have recently commented on SFG. Analysts at UBS AG raised their price target on shares of StanCorp Financial Group (NYSE:SFG) from $41.00 to $46.00 in a research note to investors on Wednesday, September 25th. They now have a “sell” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. upgraded shares of StanCorp Financial Group (NYSE:SFG) from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note to investors on Friday, September 20th. They now have a $55.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $47.00. Finally, analysts at Zacks reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of StanCorp Financial Group (NYSE:SFG) in a research note to investors on Thursday, September 5th. They now have a $65.00 price target on the stock. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. StanCorp Financial Group presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $52.00.
StanCorp Financial Group has a one year low of $31.90 and a one year high of $56.40. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $54.39 and a 200-day moving average of $48.58. The company has a market cap of $2.509 billion and a P/E ratio of 13.07.
StanCorp Financial Group (NYSE:SFG) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, July 23rd. The company reported $1.30 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.02 by $0.28. The company had revenue of $717.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $450.74 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.51 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 1.1% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that StanCorp Financial Group will post $4.52 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
StanCorp Financial Group, Inc (NYSE:SFG) is a holding company.
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