One of the S&P 500’s big winners for Friday February 12 was Torchmark Corp. (TMK) as the company’s stock climbed 2.92% to $50.00 on volume of 510,910 shares.
The stock opened at $49.31 and saw an intraday low of $49.23 and an intraday high of $50.09. All told, the day saw a per-share gain of $1.42. The stock’s average daily volume of 747,441 and 123.33 million shares outstanding. Torchmark Corp. now has a 50-day SMA is $55.40 and 200-day SMA is $57.62, and it has a 52-week high of $63.26 and a 52-week low of $48.47.
Torchmark Corp is an insurance holding company. It markets individual life and supplemental health insurance and to limited extent annuities, to middle income households throughout the United States.
Based out of McKinney, TX, Torchmark Corp. has 2,980 employees and, after today’s trading, reached a market cap of $6.17 billion. The stock’s P/E Ratio is 11.5. Its P/S ratio is 1.96, P/B ratio is 1.44, and P/FCF ratio is 9.6.
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