Fidelity and Guaranty Life (FGL) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Shows

News articles about Fidelity and Guaranty Life (NYSE:FGL) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Fidelity and Guaranty Life earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.4242685714286 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Separately, ValuEngine lowered Fidelity and Guaranty Life from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st.

Fidelity and Guaranty Life (FGL) opened at $31.10 on Tuesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,830.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.14 and a beta of 0.88. Fidelity and Guaranty Life has a 52-week low of $23.20 and a 52-week high of $31.70. The company has a current ratio of 0.21, a quick ratio of 0.21 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.18.

Fidelity and Guaranty Life (NYSE:FGL) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 15th. The financial services provider reported $1.08 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.65 by $0.43. The firm had revenue of $435.00 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $319.00 million. Fidelity and Guaranty Life had a return on equity of 11.22% and a net margin of 14.02%. Fidelity and Guaranty Life’s quarterly revenue was up 37.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.69 earnings per share. equities analysts predict that Fidelity and Guaranty Life will post 2.72 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, December 11th. Investors of record on Monday, November 27th were given a dividend of $0.065 per share. This represents a $0.26 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.84%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, November 24th. Fidelity and Guaranty Life’s payout ratio is 6.81%.

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About Fidelity and Guaranty Life

Fidelity & Guaranty Life (FGL) is a holding company focused on obtaining controlling equity stakes in companies that operate across various industries. FGL’s primary business is the sale of individual life insurance products and annuities through independent agents, managing general agents, and specialty brokerage firms and in selected institutional markets.

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