Zacks Rating on Torchmark Corporation (TMK)

Torchmark Corporation (TMK) : 6 analysts believe that the current prices are in a balance with the stocks fundamentals, hence they propose Hold on Torchmark Corporation (TMK). Zacks Investment Research suggests a Hold with a rank of 3. 3 others believe that the stock has run up ahead of its fundamentals and advise a Strong Sell on the stock.The median of all the 9 Wall Street Analysts endorse the stock as a Sell with a rating of 3.59.

Torchmark Corporation (TMK) : The consensus price target for Torchmark Corporation (TMK) is $57.86 for the short term with a standard deviation of $4.49. The most optimist securities analyst among the 7 who monitor the stock believes that the stock can reach $67, however, the pessimist price target for the company is $53.


Shares of Torchmark Corporation rose by 1.52% in the last five trading days and 1.83% for the last 4 weeks. Torchmark Corporation is up 4.28% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 10.97%. Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $62.88, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $63.11 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $62.82 and closed the trading day at $62.97, in the green by 0.40%. The total traded volume for the day was 282,453. The stock had closed at $62.72 in the previous days trading.

Torchmark Corporation is an insurance holding company. The Companys segments include life insurance, health insurance, Medicare Part D, annuities and investment. The life insurance segment offers whole-life insurance, term life insurance and other life insurance products. The health insurance segment offers supplemental limited-benefit health insurance products primarily for cancer and accident plans. It also provides coverage under the Governments Medicare Part D plan. The Company offers single-premium and flexible-premium deferred annuity products. The Company also invests in bonds, preferred stock, common stocks, mortgage loans, real estate, policy loans and others. Its primary subsidiaries are American Income Life Insurance Company, Liberty National Life Insurance Company, Globe Life And Accident Insurance Company, United American Insurance Company and Family Heritage Life Insurance Company of America.

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