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Principal Financial

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Principal Financial expects to deploy $900M-$1.3B of capital in 2018

Principal Financial Group announced certain business unit outlook metrics and an update on capital deployment plans for 2018. These metrics provide greater clarity around the key drivers of earnings growth for each of the business units. Below are the 2018 outlook metrics for each business: Retirement & Income Solutions - Fee: Net revenue growth of 2%-5%, Pre-tax return on net revenue of 30%-34%. Retirement & Income Solutions - Spread: Net revenue growth of 5%-10%, Pre-tax return on net revenue of 60% -65%. Principal Global Investors: Operating revenues less pass-through commissions growth of 4%-8%, Pre-tax return on operating revenues less pass-through commission of 34%-38%. Principal International: Combined net revenue growth of 11%-14%, Combined pre-tax return on net revenue of 38%-42%. Specialty Benefits:Premium and fees growth of 7%-9%, Pre-tax return on premium and fees of 10%-13% and Loss ratio of 62%-68%. Individual Life: Premium and fees growth of 3%-6%, pre-tax return on premium and fees of 14%-18%. Corporate:pre-tax operating losses of $190M-$210M.

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PFG Principal Financial

10/26/17
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Principal Financial reports Q3 operating EPS $1.28, consensus $1.30
Reports record AUM of $655.5B, up 10% on a trailing twelve-month basis.
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GSCO
10/18/17
INITIATION
Target $70
GSCO
Neutral
Principal Financial initiated with a Neutral at Goldman Sachs
Goldman Sachs analyst Alex Scott started Principal Financial Group with a Neutral rating and $70 price target while initiating coverage of the life insurance industry with a Neutral coverage view.
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01/26/17
INITIATION
Target $60
SBSH
Neutral
Principal Financial initiated with a Neutral at Citi
Citi analyst Suneet Kamath started Principal Financial with a Neutral rating and $60 price target.
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Wells names top life insurance picks
Wells named Voya Financial (VOYA), Athene Holding (ATH), Principal Financial (PFG), and MetLife (MET) as its top life insurance picks. The firm says that Voya and Athene can benefit from low interest rates, enabling them to outperform peers. It says that Principal Financial's non-insurance businesses are "underappreciated." And it's upbeat on MetLife's restructuring initiative.

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