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Torchmark Corp: (NYSE: TMK)

(U.S: NYSE) As of Apr 17, 2014 04:01 PM ET

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$78.48 USD

+0.43 (0.55%)

Volume: 285,526

Zacks Rank : 2-Buy [?]   2      

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Zacks Rank Definition Annualized Return
1 Strong Buy 26.94%
2 Buy 19.04%
3 Hold 10.56%
4 Sell 4.8%
5 Strong Sell 2.59%
S&P 500 10.39%

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Quote Overview

Stock Activity

Open 77.91
Day Low 77.74
Day High 78.74
52 Wk Low 58.18
52 Wk High 80.43
Avg. Volume 427,065
Market Cap 6.95 B
Dividend 0.76 ( 0.97%)
Beta 1.25

Key Earnings Data

Forward PE 12.63
PEG Ratio 1.39
Current Qtr Est NA
Current Yr Est 6.21
Most Accurate Est NA
Qtr Earnings ESP[?] 0.00%
Exp Earnings Date 4/22/2014
Prior Year EPS 5.70
Exp EPS Growth 9.11%
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Zacks Rank [?] Rank Change Trend Buy 2
Zacks Industry Rank 156 / 265 (Bottom 41%)
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This is our short term rating system that serves as a timeliness indicator for stocks over the next 1 to 3 months. How good is it? See rankings and related performance below.

Zacks Rank Definition Annualized Return
1 Strong Buy 26.94%
2 Buy 19.04%
3 Hold 10.56%
4 Sell 4.8%
5 Strong Sell 2.59%
S&P 500 10.39%

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Top Peers Symbol Zacks Rank
TORCHMARK CORP TMK
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FIDELITY&GUARNT FGL
GENWORTH FINL GNW
ING GROEP-ADR ING
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