Torchmark Corporation (TMK) EPS Estimated At $1.23

January 13, 2018 - By Darrin Black

 Torchmark Corporation (TMK) EPS Estimated At $1.23
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.07, from 0.89 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 26 investors sold Torchmark Corporation shares while 151 reduced holdings. 34 funds opened positions while 112 raised stakes. 79.21 million shares or 1.66% less from 80.55 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Advsrs Ok holds 0.01% in Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) or 3,050 shares. Cornerstone, Washington-based fund reported 71 shares. Capital Fund Mgmt Sa holds 3,400 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Schroder invested in 0.09% or 683,158 shares. Salem Investment Counselors reported 6,000 shares. M&R Management invested in 25,875 shares. Jefferies Grp Inc Limited Liability Com reported 7,521 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Moreover, Retirement Of Alabama has 0.02% invested in Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK). Comml Bank Of Nova Scotia accumulated 18,716 shares. Farmers And Merchants Invests has 29 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt Systems accumulated 8,798 shares. Oakbrook Invs Limited Liability Corp stated it has 0.05% in Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK). Raymond James & Associates reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK). Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings Ltd Liability Com reported 18,184 shares. Pub Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio holds 0.03% in Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) or 75,714 shares.

Since August 9, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 16 insider sales for $30.22 million activity. DICHIARO STEVEN JOHN sold $930,324 worth of stock or 11,000 shares. Rogers John Henry JR also sold $159,525 worth of Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) shares. MAJORS MICHAEL CLAY had sold 7,500 shares worth $635,294 on Thursday, October 26. On Thursday, October 26 SMITH ROGER C sold $2.54 million worth of Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) or 30,000 shares. HUTCHISON LARRY M sold $3.12 million worth of stock or 37,500 shares. Shares for $729,233 were sold by ADAIR CHARLES E.

Analysts expect Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) to report $1.23 EPS on February, 7.They anticipate $0.07 EPS change or 6.03 % from last quarter’s $1.16 EPS. TMK’s profit would be $142.00 million giving it 18.75 P/E if the $1.23 EPS is correct. After having $1.23 EPS previously, Torchmark Corporation’s analysts see 0.00 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.66% or $0.61 during the last trading session, reaching $92.25. About 727,661 shares traded or 49.13% up from the average. Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) has risen 25.88% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.18% the S&P500.

Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) Ratings Coverage

Among 11 analysts covering Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK), 0 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Torchmark Corporation had 32 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, September 2 the stock rating was upgraded by Zacks to “Hold”. On Thursday, August 13 the stock rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley to “Underweight”. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, June 29 by Bank of America. On Friday, November 18 the stock rating was downgraded by Bank of America to “Underperform”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, April 24 by Wood. On Wednesday, August 19 the stock rating was upgraded by Zacks to “Sell”. On Wednesday, July 26 the stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Sell”. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of TMK in report on Friday, November 10 with “Hold” rating. As per Monday, May 29, the company rating was maintained by Wood. The stock has “Underperform” rating by Bank of America on Wednesday, July 29.

Torchmark Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides various life and health insurance products, and annuities in the United States, Canada, and New Zealand. The company has market cap of $10.65 billion. It operates through Life Insurance, Health Insurance, and Annuities divisions. It has a 19.65 P/E ratio. The Life Insurance segment offers life insurance products, including traditional and interest-sensitive whole life and term life insurance, and other life insurance.

More important recent Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Torchmark Corporation (TMK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 04, 2018” on January 03, 2018, also Nasdaq.com published article titled: “Is Torchmark Corp. (TMK) a Great Stock for Value Investors?”, Streetinsider.com published: “Form 8-K TORCHMARK CORP For: Dec 20” on December 20, 2017. More interesting news about Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) was released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “Torchmark Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2017 Results” with publication date: October 24, 2017.

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