As per Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK)’s news release on 2016-09-09, its shareholders as on record 2016-10-07 will get dividend of $0.14 per share. Disbursement date as revealed is 2016-11-01 and ex-dividend date was 2016-10-05.
Analyzing a firm’s disbursements can also propose an excellent reference platform for basic fundamental valuation of a firm and for paralleling firms within equivalent industry. Disbursements offer constant, steady opinion, not jammed by the day-to-day unpredictability seen in a company’s stock, concerning a firm’s performance. When shareholders can see gradually increasing disbursement over time, it is a suggestion that a business’s business model is moving well and that the entity is recurrently recording improved profits. It is the type of assurance that stockholders often need to help them overcome with the problems of swiftly changing economic settings.
Many equity assessment actions hinge on on figures from a business’s financial statements. It is moderately simple for businesses to use a restricted accounting tricks to impact their financial performance. However, it is problematic for a firm to fabricate their dividend payout out of profits that just are there on paper.
Firms that have eminent history of gradually increasing disbursement are less likely to be impacting their financial statements.
In FY2015 Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) disbursed $0.14 in dividend against payout of $0.14, a year ago. This typifies a sharp change of -12.8157% in distribution of dividend.
Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) can attain price of $60.571 in coming period. It is mean estimate of 7 calls. The positive update can drive equity to high of$70. The low price forecast is $55 for next year. Arithmetic figure as given by analysts is 3.73.
Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) trimestral report can come around 2016-10-25 for the quarter ending 2016-09-30. The EPS projection is $1.12 for the period ending on 2016-09-30.
In last quarter closed 2015-12-31, Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) earnings came at $1.11 suggesting a deviation of $0.01. The analysts targeted EPS of $1.1 for the quarter.
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