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Friday, May 11, 2012

Potential Takeover Candidate? (NYSE: FFG)

Shares of FFG traded higher by 0.31% or $0.08/share to $26.20. NYSE is trading at a price to book ratio of 0.72. This indicates that the value of the company's underlying assets exceeds today's market price. The PEG is 0.9 suggesting that the shares are trading at an excellent value relative to firm's growth rate. The price to sales ratio came in at 1.29. Thus, the company is not very expensive in terms of its sales. On average, 90982 shares of FFG exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 54762. These financial metrics combined make this company seem undervalued. Lookout for any takeover chatter or takeover news regarding this stock as one of the bigger players may have an eye on this one.

FBL Financial Group, Inc. sells individual life and annuity products under the consumer brand name Farm Bureau Financial Services.