Media coverage about Fidelity and Guaranty Life (NYSE:FGL) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Fidelity and Guaranty Life earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.6396647795179 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Fidelity and Guaranty Life (FGL) opened at $31.10 on Thursday. The firm has a market cap of $1,830.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.26 and a beta of 0.88. Fidelity and Guaranty Life has a 12-month low of $23.20 and a 12-month high of $31.70. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.18, a current ratio of 0.21 and a quick ratio of 0.21.

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

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, December 11th. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 27th were given a $0.065 dividend. This represents a $0.26 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.84%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, November 24th. Fidelity and Guaranty Life’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 6.81%.

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

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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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