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StanCorp Financial Group (NYSE:SFG) VP Daniel J. Mcmillan unloaded 7,920 shares of StanCorp Financial Group stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Monday, February 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $61.43, for a total transaction of $486,525.60. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 7,004 shares in the company, valued at approximately $430,256. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on SFG shares. Analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. downgraded shares of StanCorp Financial Group from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note to investors on Monday. They now have a $66.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Bank of America Corp. upgraded shares of StanCorp Financial Group to a “neutral” rating in a research note to investors on Thursday, January 30th. Finally, analysts at UBS AG reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of StanCorp Financial Group in a research note to investors on Thursday, January 30th. They now have a $57.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $52.00. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company. StanCorp Financial Group presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $58.57.

Shares of StanCorp Financial Group (NYSE:SFG) traded up 1.82% on Tuesday, hitting $60.99. 122,667 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. StanCorp Financial Group has a one year low of $37.96 and a one year high of $69.11. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $65.94 and a 200-day moving average of $59.50. The company has a market cap of $2.691 billion and a P/E ratio of 11.68.

StanCorp Financial Group (NYSE:SFG) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, January 30th. The company reported $1.49 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $1.02 by $0.47. The company had revenue of $718.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $713.25 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.87 earnings per share. StanCorp Financial Group’s revenue was up .1% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that StanCorp Financial Group will post $5.23 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

StanCorp Financial Group, Inc (NYSE:SFG) is a holding company.

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