NASDAQ:PFG - Principal Financial Group Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $69.38
  • Forecasted Upside: -0.38 %
  • Number of Analysts: 7
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 5 Hold Ratings
  • 2 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for PFG

Analyst Price Target is $69.38
▼ -0.38% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 7 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Principal Financial Group in the last 3 months. The average price target is $69.38, with a high forecast of $82.00 and a low forecast of $62.00. The average price target represents a -0.38% upside from the last price of $69.64.

This chart shows the closing price for PFG for the last year in relation to the current analyst high, average, and low pricetarget.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 7 polled investment analysts is to hold stock in Principal Financial Group. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/14/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$71.00 ➝ $72.00Low
10/12/2021BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweight$69.00 ➝ $76.00Low
7/29/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$66.00 ➝ $67.00Low
7/15/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$70.00 ➝ $71.00Low
7/8/2021Piper SandlerLower Price TargetNeutral$69.00 ➝ $67.00High
7/6/2021Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$57.00 ➝ $82.00High
6/15/2021Piper SandlerDowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$72.00 ➝ $70.00Medium
5/19/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$68.00 ➝ $70.00Low
4/28/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$67.00 ➝ $68.00Low
4/12/2021BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweight$65.00 ➝ $69.00Medium
4/5/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetCautious ➝ Neutral$55.00 ➝ $66.00Low
3/31/2021CitigroupBoost Price Target$55.00 ➝ $62.00Low
3/26/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$65.00 ➝ $67.00Low
3/12/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$60.00 ➝ $65.00Low
3/1/2021Evercore ISIReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ In-Line$63.00Low
2/25/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$55.00 ➝ $60.00High
2/23/2021BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweight$54.00 ➝ $60.00Medium
1/31/2021Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$52.00Low
1/29/2021Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$56.00 ➝ $55.00High
1/15/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$54.00 ➝ $56.00Low
1/8/2021Evercore ISIUpgradeIn-Line ➝ Outperform$49.00 ➝ $60.00Low
11/20/2020Piper SandlerBoost Price TargetOverweight$48.00 ➝ $55.00Low
11/18/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$48.00 ➝ $54.00Medium
11/17/2020BarclaysInitiated CoverageOverweight$53.00Medium
10/27/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$49.00 ➝ $48.00High
10/9/2020UBS GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$38.00 ➝ $41.00High
10/6/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$47.00 ➝ $49.00Medium
8/24/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$43.00 ➝ $46.00High
8/20/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$45.00 ➝ $47.00Medium
8/13/2020Piper SandlerBoost Price TargetOverweight$49.00 ➝ $50.00Low
7/30/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$45.00Medium
7/28/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$42.00 ➝ $45.00High
7/16/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price Target$36.00 ➝ $42.00Medium
7/6/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$37.00 ➝ $42.00Low
6/18/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$38.00Low
6/1/2020Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageBuyHigh
5/15/2020UBS GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$35.00 ➝ $36.00Low
4/27/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$32.00High
4/14/2020UBS GroupUpgradeSell ➝ Neutral$35.00Medium
4/3/2020Piper SandlerLower Price TargetOverweight$48.00 ➝ $43.00Medium
3/17/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$57.00 ➝ $37.00High
3/10/2020Piper SandlerLower Price TargetOverweight$62.00 ➝ $48.00High
10/25/2019Morgan StanleySet Price TargetHold$56.00N/A
10/10/2019UBS GroupLower Price TargetSell$49.00 ➝ $48.00Low
8/20/2019Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$59.00 ➝ $57.00Low
8/12/2019BarclaysSet Price TargetBuy$66.00Low
7/26/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$58.00 ➝ $59.00Medium
5/7/2019UBS GroupLower Price TargetSell ➝ Sell$51.00 ➝ $50.00Low
4/29/2019Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$55.00Low
4/9/2019UBS GroupBoost Price TargetSell ➝ Sell$45.00 ➝ $48.00Medium
2/5/2019UBS GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$46.00 ➝ $45.00Medium
1/8/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$50.00Medium
12/11/2018Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector Perform$49.00Medium
11/13/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$64.00 ➝ $61.00Low
10/16/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageHold ➝ Hold$61.00Low
10/8/2018UBS GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$57.00 ➝ $59.00Low
8/17/2018Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$62.00 ➝ $56.00Medium
7/11/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$70.00 ➝ $69.00High
7/9/2018BarclaysLower Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$72.00 ➝ $68.00High
5/23/2018Wells Fargo & CompanySet Price TargetHold$66.00Medium
4/27/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$77.00 ➝ $74.00Medium
4/26/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHold$68.00Medium
4/25/2018Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$62.00Low
4/5/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$79.00 ➝ $77.00Low
4/3/2018Wells Fargo & CompanySet Price TargetHold$75.00 ➝ $68.00Low
3/26/2018Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageNeutral$65.00Medium
3/2/2018UBS GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$69.00Low
2/12/2018BarclaysUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$72.00Low
2/12/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeUnderweight ➝ Neutral$70.00Low
1/31/2018Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHold$76.00Low
1/30/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$80.00 ➝ $79.00High
1/9/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyN/A
1/9/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformN/A
1/8/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Market Perform$76.00N/A
12/11/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHold$73.00Low
12/7/2017Wells Fargo & CompanySet Price TargetBuy$79.00High
10/18/2017Wells Fargo & CompanySet Price TargetBuy$75.00 ➝ $76.00N/A
10/18/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$70.00N/A
10/5/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$67.00 ➝ $72.00N/A
9/6/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$74.00High
8/11/2017BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$61.00 ➝ $63.00Medium
8/3/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHold$68.00Low
7/12/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$73.00Low
6/29/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingBuyLow
4/19/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$60.00 ➝ $62.00Medium
4/6/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingOutperformLow
4/3/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetUnderweight$53.00 ➝ $56.00Low
3/21/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHold$64.00High
1/26/2017CitigroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$60.00N/A
1/23/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$54.00 ➝ $58.00N/A
1/9/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingHold$59.00N/A
1/3/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$64.00N/A
11/17/2016BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$51.00 ➝ $57.00N/A
11/17/2016Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$52.00 ➝ $61.00N/A
11/17/2016Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$52.00 ➝ $61.00N/A
(Data available from 10/26/2016 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.38 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

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Principal Financial Group logo
Principal Financial Group, Inc. is a financial company, which offers financial products and services to businesses, individuals and institutional clients. It specializes in retirement solutions, insurance, and investment products through its diverse family of financial services companies and national network of financial professionals. It operates its business through following segments: Retirement and Income Solutions, Principal Global Investors, Principal International, U.S. Insurance Solutions and Corporate. The Retirement and Income Solutions segment provides retirement and related financial products and services primarily to businesses, their employees and other individuals. The Principal Global Investors segment provides asset management services to asset accumulation business, insurance operations, corporate segment and third party clients and also refers to mutual fund business. The Principal International segment offers pension accumulation products and services, mutual funds, asset management, income annuities and life insurance accumulation products. The U.S. Insurance Solutions segment operates through two divisions. Specialty benefits insurance division consists of gro
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Today's Range

Now: $69.64
Low: $69.26
High: $70.07

50 Day Range

MA: $66.07
Low: $61.71
High: $68.92

52 Week Range

Now: $69.64
Low: $37.50
High: $70.07


828,093 shs

Average Volume

1,351,686 shs

Market Capitalization

$18.69 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Principal Financial Group?

The following sell-side analysts have issued research reports on Principal Financial Group in the last year: Barclays PLC, Citigroup Inc., Credit Suisse Group AG, Evercore ISI, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, Piper Sandler, Royal Bank of Canada, TheStreet, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for Principal Financial Group?

8 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Principal Financial Group in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $69.38, suggesting a possible downside of 0.4%. Credit Suisse Group AG has the highest price target set, predicting PFG will reach $82.00 in the next twelve months. Citigroup Inc. has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $62.00 for Principal Financial Group in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Principal Financial Group?

Principal Financial Group currently has 5 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in PFG, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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What other companies compete with Principal Financial Group?

Other companies that are similar to Principal Financial Group include Aflac, Unum Group, Sagen MI Canada, CNO Financial Group, Triple-S Management, Citizens Financial and NIB.

How do I contact Principal Financial Group's investor relations team?

Principal Financial Group's physical mailing address is 711 HIGH STREET, DES MOINES IA, 50392. The company's listed phone number is (515) 247-5111 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Principal Financial Group is