As per Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK)’s news release on 2016-05-23, its shareholders will get cash dividend of $0.14 per share. The recent press release updated on the record date and payout date, which stands at 2016-07-01 and 2016-08-01, respectively.
The stock will commence trading ex-dividend from 2016-06-29, until, which the shareholders are compelled to keep the holdings so as to qualify for the dividend. Evaluating the dividend distribution mode, it was noted that last year Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) disbursed $0.14 in dividend compared to distribution of $0.14, a year ago.
It highlights a sharp difference in cash payouts of the two years. This shows a major deviation of -12.8157%.
The sell-side market professionals who track the firm’s financial and technical parameters have estimated Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) to attain a price target of $58.285. It is an average estimate figure given by 7 analysts tracking the stock. The estimates disclosed that the stock can move up on the chart and hit a high of $70. The low price range is set at $53 for next year while the arithmetic mean is seen at 3.59.
Eyeing Earnings Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) is likely to post quarterly numbers around 2016-10-24 for the quarter ending 2016-09-30. The quarterly EPS projection is set at $1.12 for the period ending on 2016-09-30.
In last quarter ended 2015-12-31, Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) earnings came at $1.11 suggesting a deviation of $0.01. The brokerages targeted EPS of $1.1 for the quarter.
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