Technical Analysis for PFG - Principal Financial Group Inc

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade C 47.42 1.24% 0.58
PFG closed up 1.24 percent on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, on 87 percent of normal volume. Note that the stock is in overbought territory based on its Slow Stochastic indicator (14, 3, 3) -- sideways movement or a pullback should not be unexpected.

Earnings due: Jan 29

Trend Table & Recent Signals
ADX Long-Term Intermediate-Term Short-Term
Weak or Absent Down Up Up
See historical PFG trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Jan 15 Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.00%
Jan 15 Up 3 Days in a Row Strength 0.00%
Jan 15 Up 4 Days in a Row Strength 0.00%
Jan 15 Up 5 Days in a Row Strength 0.00%
Jan 14 Crossed Above 50 DMA Bullish 1.24%
Jan 14 MACD Bullish Centerline Cross Bullish 1.24%
Jan 14 Overbought Stochastic Strength 1.24%
Jan 14 Up 3 Days in a Row Strength 1.24%
Jan 14 Up 4 Days in a Row Strength 1.24%
Jan 11 50 DMA Resistance Bearish 3.04%

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Principal Financial Group, Inc. provides retirement savings, investment, and insurance products and services. It operates in four segments: Retirement and Investor Services, Principal Global Investors, Principal International, and U.S. Insurance Solutions. The Retirement and Investor Services provides a portfolio of asset accumulation products and services for retirement savings and investment to businesses, institutional clients, and employees. It offers products and services for defined contribution pension plans, including 401(k) and 403(b) plans, defined benefit pension plans, nonqualified executive benefit plans, and employee stock ownership plan consulting services; investment-only products; and annuities, mutual funds, and bank products. The Principal Global Investors segment provides various equity, fixed income, and real estate investments, as well as currency management, asset allocation, stable value management, and other structured investment strategies. The Principal International segment offers retirement products and services, annuities, mutual funds, institutional asset management, and life insurance accumulation products in Brazil, Chile, China, Hong Kong SAR, India, Mexico, and Southeast Asia. The U.S. Insurance Solutions segment provides individual life insurance products comprising universal and variable universal life insurance and traditional life insurance, as well as specialty benefits consisting of group dental and vision insurance, individual and group disability insurance, and group life insurance in the United States, as well as wellness services and fee-for-service claims administration. Principal Financial Group, Inc. was founded in 1879 and is based in Des Moines, Iowa.
Is PFG a Buy, Sell or Hold?
Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
50 DMA
200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength
Summary: Counts: 1 bullish, 1 bearish and 3 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.
Indicator Value
52 Week High 74.955
52 Week Low 40.42
Average Volume 1,941,448
200-Day Moving Average 53.9335
50-Day Moving Average 46.1878
20-Day Moving Average 44.36
10-Day Moving Average 45.562
Average True Range 1.4093
ADX 19.33
+DI 22.8002
-DI 13.7169
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 43.2221
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 44.6479
Upper Bollinger Band 47.523
Lower Bollinger Band 41.197
Percent B (%b) 0.98
BandWidth 14.260595
MACD Line 0.2008
MACD Signal Line -0.3755
MACD Histogram 0.5763
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 13.7 Billion
Num Shares 289 Million
EPS 4.40
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 10.78
Price-to-Sales 1.57
Price-to-Book 1.76
PEG Ratio 1.31
Dividend 1.88
Dividend Yield 3.96%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 48.98
Resistance 3 (R3) 48.82 48.13 48.72
Resistance 2 (R2) 48.13 47.74 48.22 48.63
Resistance 1 (R1) 47.78 47.49 47.96 47.94 48.55
Pivot Point 47.09 47.09 47.18 47.18 47.09
Support 1 (S1) 46.74 46.70 46.92 46.90 46.29
Support 2 (S2) 46.05 46.45 46.14 46.21
Support 3 (S3) 45.70 46.05 46.12
Support 4 (S4) 45.86