Headlines about National Western Life Group (NASDAQ:NWLI) have trended positive recently, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. National Western Life Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.39 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.7271302297159 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
National Western Life Group (NASDAQ:NWLI) opened at $343.24 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $1,285.29, a P/E ratio of 14.58 and a beta of 1.46. National Western Life Group has a 12-month low of $261.60 and a 12-month high of $368.00.
The company also recently announced an annual dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 1st. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 8th were given a $0.36 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, November 7th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.1%. National Western Life Group’s payout ratio is 1.35%.
Separately, BidaskClub upgraded National Western Life Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 10th.
National Western Life Group Company Profile
National Western Life Insurance Company (National Western) is a stock life insurance company. The Company operates in two segments: Domestic Insurance Operations and International Insurance Operations. The products marketed under domestic insurance operations are annuities, universal life insurance and traditional life insurance, which include both term and whole life products.
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