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Primerica

$116.41

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Primerica reports Q3 EPS $1.94, consensus $1.86

Reports Q3 revenue $484.8M, consensus $479.75M. The company's CEO said, "The power of our franchise was evident in the third quarter with top-line growth in each of our businesses. The tremendous sales growth achieved in our Investment and Savings Products segment was a highlight of the quarter. The performance of our two complementary businesses combined with capital deployment and the benefit of Tax Reform delivered a 33% increase in EPS year-over-year and 23.9% ROE in the third quarter. We remain focused on executing initiatives to drive growth in order to deliver long-term value to our clients, representatives and stockholders. Primerica added, "The power of our franchise was evident in the third quarter with top-line growth in each of our businesses. The tremendous sales growth achieved in our Investment and Savings Products segment was a highlight of the quarter. The performance of our two complementary businesses combined with capital deployment and the benefit of Tax Reform delivered a 33% increase in EPS year-over-year and 23.9% ROE in the third quarter. We remain focused on executing initiatives to drive growth in order to deliver long-term value to our clients, representatives and stockholders...Primerica is on track to complete its share buyback plan for 2018. Repurchases were $33.5 million or approximately 300,000 shares of Primerica's common stock outstanding in the third quarter of 2018 for a total of $167.3 million or about 1.7 million shares through September 30, 2018. Primerica's Board of Directors has approved payment of a quarterly dividend of $0.25 per share that will be payable on December 14, 2018 to stockholders of record as of November 20, 2018."

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PRI Primerica
$116.41

2.3 (2.02%)

09/18/18
SBSH
09/18/18
DOWNGRADE
Target $108
SBSH
Sell
Primerica downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Citi
Citi analyst Daniel Bergman downgraded Primerica to Sell while raising his price target for the shares to $108 from $100. The analyst says the company's rising price-to-earnings premium is "at odds" with its slowdown in growth.
07/30/18
RHCO
07/30/18
NO CHANGE
Target $118
RHCO
Hold
Primerica price target raised to $118 from $105 at SunTrust
SunTrust analyst Mark Hughes raised his price target on Primerica to $118, saying the company's fundamentals in Term Life and Investment/Savings was similar in Q1, while its push into managed accounts could become a future catalyst. The analyst also kept his Hold rating on Primerica, warning that its recent weakness in annuities may be indicative of slowing sales growth going forward.
01/22/18
RHCO
01/22/18
NO CHANGE
Target $112
RHCO
Hold
Primerica price target raised to $112 from $100 at SunTrust
SunTrust analyst Mark Hughes raised his price target on Primerica to $112 ahead of its Q4 earnings, forecasting a solid print amid the first rise in industry-wide life insurance policy applications since early 2016. Hughes also sees further gains in the Investment and Savings segment thanks to the strong stock market. The analyst keeps his Hold rating on Primerica.
01/09/18
WELS
01/09/18
NO CHANGE
Target $100
WELS
Market Perform
Primerica price target raised to $100 from $95 at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Sean Dargan raised his price target for Primerica to $100 from $95 after adjusting his Q4 2017, 2018 and 2019 EPS estimates. The analyst reiterates a Market Perform rating on the shares.

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