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PFG Principal Financial Group PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As at Jun 20, 2024, the PFG stock has a PE ratio of 14.75. This is based on the current EPS of $5.44 and the stock price of $80.25 per share. A decrease of 15% has been seen in the P/E ratio compared to the average of 17.4 of the last 4 quarters.

PFG PE ratio history

How has PFG's PE ratio performed in the past

The mean historical PE ratio of Principal Financial Group over the last ten years is 10.83. The current 14.75 PE ratio is 36% above the historical average. Over the past ten years, PFG's PE ratio was at its highest in the Dec 2023 quarter at 30.49, with a price of $78.67 and an EPS of $2.58. The Sep 2022 quarter recorded the bottom point at 3.56, with a price of $72.15 and an EPS of $20.26.


Principal Financial Group PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 588.26% in 2023

Maximum annual decrease: -64.04% in 2022

Year PE ratio Change
2023 30.49 588.26%
2022 4.43 -64.04%
2021 12.32 26.1%
2020 9.77 -11.18%
2019 11 34.8%
2018 8.16 -7.48%
2017 8.82 -30.66%
2016 12.72 16.27%
2015 10.94 -22.08%
2014 14.04 -14.86%

PFG average PE ratio chart

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

PFG's current P/E ratio is above the 3, 5 and 10-year historical averages.

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PFG PE vs peers

What is PFG's PE ratio compared to its peers

PFG's PE ratio is lower than its peer stock PRU, but it is greater than PRI's.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
PRI Primerica Inc 14.65 $8.29B
PFG Principal Financial Group Inc 14.75 $18.81B
PRU Prudential Financial Inc 19.97 $42.07B

Frequently asked questions

What is Principal Financial Group's PE ratio?

As of Jun 20, 2024, PFG stock has a price to earnings ratio of 14.75.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Principal Financial Group (PFG)?

As an average over the last 3 years, PFG stock has a PE ratio of 11.11.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Principal Financial Group (PFG)?

As an average over the last 5 years, PFG stock has a PE ratio of 10.61.

What is the highest PE ratio for PFG?

Over the last ten years, the quarterly PE ratio reached a historic high of 30.49 in the Dec 2023 quarter.

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

PFG's current price to earnings ratio is 36% above its 10-year historical average.

How is PFG's PE ratio calculated (Principal Financial Group PE ratio formula)?

To determine the PE ratio, divide the most recent stock price by the TTM earnings per share (EPS). As of today (Jun 20, 2024), Principal Financial Group's stock price is $80.25. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $5.44. Therefore, Principal Financial Group's P/E ratio for today is 14.75. PE RATIO(14.75) = STOCK PRICE($80.25) / TTM EPS($5.44)

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