StanCorp Financial Group, Inc. ($SFG) Confident Investor Rating: Poor

Company name StanCorp Financial Group, Inc.
Stock ticker SFG
Live stock price [stckqut]SFG[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Good

MANAGEMENT EXECUTION

Employee productivity Poor
Sales growth Poor
EPS growth Poor
P/E growth Poor
EBIT growth Poor

ANALYSIS

Confident Investor Rating Poor
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $42.83
Target stock price (averages with growth) $48.31
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $43.72
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $43.58

The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=sfg

StanCorp Financial Group, Inc. (StanCorp) is a holding company. StanCorp conducts business through wholly owned operating subsidiaries throughout the United States. The Company operates in two segments: Insurance Services and Asset Management. The Company’s insurance businesses offer group and individual disability insurance, group life and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, group dental and group vision insurance, and absence management services. The Company’s asset management businesses offer full-service 401(k) plans, 403(b) plans, 457 plans, defined benefit plans, money purchase pension plans, profit sharing plans and non-qualified deferred compensation products and services. Through the Company's subsidiaries, the Company has the authority to underwrite insurance products in all 50 states, as well as the District of Columbia and the United States territories of Guam and the Virgin Islands.

 

 

Confident Investor comments: At this price and at this time, I do not think that a Confident Investor can confidently invest in this stock.

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