StanCorp Financial Group Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Analysts (NYSE:SFG)
StanCorp Financial Group (NYSE:SFG) has received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the eight ratings firms that are currently covering the company, AnalystRatingsNetwork.com reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and seven have given a hold rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $63.43.
StanCorp Financial Group (NYSE:SFG) traded up 0.72% on Thursday, hitting $66.10. The stock had a trading volume of 11,328 shares. StanCorp Financial Group has a 52-week low of $52.91 and a 52-week high of $69.51. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $62.72 and a 200-day moving average of $63.40. The company has a market cap of $2.835 billion and a P/E ratio of 13.47.
StanCorp Financial Group (NYSE:SFG) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 23rd. The company reported $0.96 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.22 by $0.26. The company had revenue of $701.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $701.60 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.30 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 2.2% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that StanCorp Financial Group will post $4.80 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
SFG has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Deutsche Bank initiated coverage on shares of StanCorp Financial Group in a research note on Wednesday. They set a “hold” rating and a $67.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Credit Suisse reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of StanCorp Financial Group in a research note on Thursday, July 24th. They now have a $63.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $65.00. Finally, analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of StanCorp Financial Group in a research note on Thursday, July 24th. They now have a $65.00 price target on the stock.
StanCorp Financial Group, Inc (NYSE:SFG) is a holding company.
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