Shares of FBL Financial Group (NYSE:FFG) have received an average broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the two analysts that provide coverage for the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation.
Zacks has also given FBL Financial Group an industry rank of 35 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors.
A number of equities analysts have weighed in on FFG shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded FBL Financial Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 28th. ValuEngine upgraded FBL Financial Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st.
A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in FFG. SG Americas Securities LLC purchased a new position in shares of FBL Financial Group during the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $110,000. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC purchased a new position in shares of FBL Financial Group during the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $149,000. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd purchased a new position in shares of FBL Financial Group during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $200,000. Legal & General Group Plc boosted its stake in shares of FBL Financial Group by 34.5% during the 2nd quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 4,417 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $272,000 after buying an additional 1,134 shares during the last quarter. Finally, OxFORD Asset Management LLP purchased a new position in shares of FBL Financial Group during the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $337,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 29.13% of the company’s stock.
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About FBL Financial Group
FBL Financial Group, Inc sells individual life insurance and annuity products under the brand name of Farm Bureau Financial Services. The Company’s segments are Annuity Segment, which sells a variety of traditional annuity products; Life Insurance Segment, which sells a range of traditional and universal life insurance products, and Corporate and Other segment, which provides various support operations, corporate capital and other product lines.
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