NEW YORK, March 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Stock-Callers.com today features four Life Insurance firms to see how they have fared over the last few trading sessions. Under evaluation this morning are: Prudential Financial Inc. (NYSE: PRU), AEGON N.V. (NYSE: AEG), Lincoln National Corp. (NYSE: LNC), and Principal Financial Group Inc. (NYSE: PFG). According to a Swiss Re report, global Life Insurance premium may grow by 4.8% in 2017, mainly driven by demand for savings vehicles, particularly in emerging Asia. Today's research reports on the aforementioned stocks are downloadable for free upon registration at:
Newark, New Jersey headquartered Prudential Financial Inc.'s stock finished Thursday's session 0.09% lower at $110.99 with a total trading volume of 1.49 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 4.83% in the past month, 7.81% over the previous three months, and 7.38% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 3.70% and 26.08%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Prudential Financial, which through its subsidiaries, provides insurance, investment management, and other financial products and services in the US and internationally, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 56.12.
On February 10th, 2017, research firm Atlantic Equities downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Overweight' to 'Neutral'.
On February 28th, 2017, Prudential Financial announced that three organizations, including two nonprofits, have recently hired Prudential Retirement to administer their defined contribution plans. Prudential Retirement, among the industry's largest record keepers, is a business unit of Prudential Financial. Prudential Retirement will oversee a total of $132 million in defined contribution assets across the three plans. Visit us today and access our complete research report on PRU at:
Shares in The Hague, the Netherlands headquartered AEGON N.V. ended at $5.67, up 1.07% from the last trading session. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.52 million shares. The Company's shares have gained 3.66% in the last one month, 4.23% in the previous three months, and 2.53% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 2.89% above its 50-day moving average and 22.22% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of AEGON, which provides life insurance, pensions, and asset management services, have an RSI of 58.46.
On February 17th, 2017, AEGON reported underlying earnings up to EUR 554 million for Q4 2016, driven by strong expense management, improved claims experience and higher interest rates. The Company posted net income of EUR 470 million driven by strong underlying earnings and one-time tax benefits. AEGON reported that return on equity increased to 10.5% and 9.1%, excluding one-time tax benefits for Q4 2016. The complimentary report on AEG can be downloaded at:
Radnor, Pennsylvania headquartered Lincoln National Corp.'s stock ended yesterday's session 0.26% lower at $69.07 with a total trading volume of 1.44 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 4.87% over the previous three months and 4.68% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 0.25% and 28.12% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, shares of Lincoln National, which through its subsidiaries, engages in the multiple insurance and retirement businesses in the US, have an RSI of 45.33.
On February 27th, 2017, Lincoln Financial announced expanded payment options for MoneyGuard® II, the hybrid life/long-term care funding solution issued by The Lincoln National Life Company. New expanded payment options will provide even greater flexibility for clients who might want to purchase a hybrid life/long-term care solution at an earlier age, and spread payments over a longer period of time, potentially up to 25 years. MoneyGuard II was initially introduced to the marketplace in 2014 and allowed clients to pay premiums over time, up to ten years. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and access the latest research report on LNC at:
On Thursday, shares in Des Moines, Iowa-based Principal Financial Group Inc. recorded a trading volume of 961,219 shares. The stock finished flat at $63.07. The Company's shares have advanced 6.36% in the last one month, 6.89% in the previous three months, and 9.78% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 5.66% and 22.67%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Principal Financial, which provides retirement, asset management, and insurance products and services to businesses, individuals, and institutional clients worldwide, have an RSI of 63.65.
On February 13th, 2017, Principal Financial Group announced that Rex Auyeung, chairman of Principal Asia, will be retiring in June 2017 after 23 years of service. Thomas Cheong, Vice President of North Asia, and Pedro Borda, Vice President of South Asia and India, will continue to lead business operations in the region. Get free access to your research report on PFG at:
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