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NWLI National Western Life Group PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The current PE ratio for National Western Life Group stock as of Apr 19, 2024 is 18.25. This is calculated based on the current EPS of $26.71 and the stock price of $487.51 per share. The P/E ratio has an increase of 42% from the past four quarters average of 12.9.

NWLI PE ratio history

How has NWLI's PE ratio performed in the past

The average historical PE ratio of National Western Life Group for the last ten years is 8.0. The current PE ratio of 18.25 is 128% above the historical average. Over the past ten years, NWLI's PE ratio was at its highest in the Dec 2023 quarter at 18.08, when the stock price was $483.02 and the EPS was $26.71. The lowest value was in the Sep 2022 quarter, when it reached 1.83 with a price of $170.8 and an EPS of $93.31.


National Western Life Group PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 348.64% in 2023

Maximum annual decrease: -62.07% in 2021

Year PE ratio Change
2023 18.08 348.64%
2022 4.03 34.33%
2021 3 -62.07%
2020 7.91 1.15%
2019 7.82 -14.16%
2018 9.11 -14.06%
2017 10.6 -2.66%
2016 10.89 20.33%
2015 9.05 0.44%
2014 9.01 9.74%

NWLI average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of NWLI for the past years

Currently, NWLI's PE ratio is greater than its 3, 5 and 10-year historical averages.

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NWLI PE vs peers

What is NWLI's PE ratio compared to its peers

Compared to its peer AEL, NWLI's PE ratio stands lower, however it is higher than PRI's and CIA's.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
CIA Citizens Inc 4.12 $100.14M
PRI Primerica Inc 13.62 $7.58B
NWLI National Western Life Group Inc 18.24 $1.77B
AEL American Equity Investment Life Holding Co 26.6 $4.43B
LNC Lincoln National Corp N/A $4.79B
AAME Atlantic American Corp N/A $39.99M

Frequently asked questions

What is National Western Life Group's PE ratio?

The price to earnings ratio for NWLI stock is 18.25 as of Apr 19, 2024.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for National Western Life Group (NWLI)?

The average PE ratio for NWLI stock over the past 3 years is 6.73.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for National Western Life Group (NWLI)?

The average PE ratio for NWLI stock over the past 5 years is 6.9.

What is the highest PE ratio for NWLI?

The current P/E of 18.25 represents the highest historical value in the last ten years.

How does the current PE ratio for NWLI compare to its historical average?

The current price to earnings ratio of NWLI is 128% higher than the 10-year historical average.

How is NWLI's PE ratio calculated (National Western Life Group PE ratio formula)?

You can calculate the PE ratio by dividing the most recent stock price by the trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Apr 19, 2024), National Western Life Group's stock price is $487.51. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Dec 2023 is $26.71. Therefore, National Western Life Group's P/E ratio for today is 18.25. PE RATIO(18.25) = STOCK PRICE($487.51) / TTM EPS($26.71)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.