Comparing Globe Life (NYSE:GL) & Federal Life Group (OTCMKTS:FLFG)

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Globe Life (NYSE:GL) and Federal Life Group (OTCMKTS:FLFG) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation and risk.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Globe Life and Federal Life Group’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Globe Life $4.53 billion 2.22 $760.79 million $6.75 14.21
Federal Life Group $20.82 million 1.85 -$4.83 million N/A N/A

Globe Life has higher revenue and earnings than Federal Life Group.

Volatility and Risk

Globe Life has a beta of 1.14, suggesting that its stock price is 14% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Federal Life Group has a beta of 0.35, suggesting that its stock price is 65% less volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares Globe Life and Federal Life Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Globe Life 15.38% 9.94% 2.78%
Federal Life Group N/A N/A N/A

Institutional & Insider Ownership

69.3% of Globe Life shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.0% of Federal Life Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.8% of Globe Life shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Globe Life and Federal Life Group, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Globe Life 1 2 2 0 2.20
Federal Life Group 0 0 0 0 N/A

Globe Life presently has a consensus price target of $97.40, indicating a potential upside of 1.55%. Given Globe Life’s higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Globe Life is more favorable than Federal Life Group.


Globe Life beats Federal Life Group on 11 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Globe Life

Globe Life Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides various life and supplemental health insurance products, and annuities to lower middle to middle income households in the United States. The company operates through four segments: Life Insurance, Supplemental Health Insurance, Annuities, and Investments. It offers whole life, term life, and other life insurance products; and medicare supplement and supplemental health insurance, such as critical illness and accident plans. The company was formerly known as Torchmark Corporation and changed its name to Globe Life Inc. in August 2019. Globe Life Inc. was incorporated in 1979 and is headquartered in McKinney, Texas.

About Federal Life Group

Federal Life Group, Inc., through its subsidiary Federal Life Insurance Company, provides life insurance and annuity products to the middle American market. It offers whole, term, and universal life insurance, as well as retirement, accident and health, and final expenses products; and fixed interest and fixed index annuity contracts. The company offers its products through independent agents. Federal Life Group, Inc. was founded in 2018 and is headquartered in Riverwoods, Illinois. Federal Life Group, Inc operates as a subsidiary of Insurance Capital Group, LLC.

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