What’s Fidelity & Guaranty Life (NYSE:FGL) responding to?


How far has the stock of Fidelity & Guaranty Life (NYSE:FGL) come to trade at their current price of $30.60, which gives it a market cap of $1.78B.

To trade now at $30.60, the stock has emerged from a 52-week low of $45.02%. But the current price also compares with the 52-week peak of $5.15%.

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 100% Buy and ranks in the Top 1% of all short term signal directions. Longer term, the trend strength is in the Top 1%. Long term indicators fully support a continuation of the trend. The market is approaching overbought territory. Be watchful of a trend reversal.

Recently, Fidelity & Guaranty Life (NYSE:FGL) announced that the acquisition of the Company by CFCO. Under the terms of the agreement, the Company’s shareholders will receive $31.10 in cash for each FGL share they own.

The stock’s journey to the current price can be understood by looking at its performance from the last week down to the 12 months. The stock’s weekly performance stands at 8.90% and its monthly performance is 9.09%. For the quarter, the stock has moved 15.47% and for half-year it has shifted 30.21%. So far this year the stock has moved 23.44% and for the last 12 months it has moved 29.11%%.

Studying simple moving averages also tell the stock?s journey thus far. The 20-Day Simple Moving Average is $8.69%, the 50-Day Simple Moving Average is $10.04%, while the 200-Day Simple Moving Average is $22.88%.

In terms of financial performance, Fidelity & Guaranty Life reported operating margin of 21.20% for the same period. Net profit margin was booked at 12.60%. With that, Fidelity & Guaranty Life posted EPS of $2.91.

Fidelity & Guaranty Life’s P/Cash for the most recent quarter is 2.01, while P/Free Cash Flow for the trailing 12 months is 5.83. Dividend yield and payout ratio calculate to 0.85% and 8.90%. For perspective, payout ratio provides insight into a company?s ability to sustain dividend distributions. As such, a lower payout ratio is preferred to a higher payout ratio is it implies a company is preserving more cash for investments and other needs that it releases to shareholders.

That said, Fidelity & Guaranty Life has P/E of 10.52 and PEG of 0.88. EPS growth this year is expected to be -18.10% and Forward P/E is calculated to 10.89.

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