PING AN INS GRP/S (PNGAY) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Strong-Buy

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Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of PING AN INS GRP/S (OTCMKTS:PNGAY) from a hold rating to a strong-buy rating in a research report released on Thursday, Zacks.com reports. The brokerage currently has $26.00 target price on the stock.

According to Zacks, “Ping An Insurance Company of China, Ltd. is engaged in providing products and services in insurance, banking and investment to retail customers and corporate clients. It offers life insurance; property and casualty insurance, including motor, property loss, liability, credit and trust, mortgage loan and individual car installment loan; health insurance comprising accident, committed governmental health insurance management, health consulting, and reinsurance; and annuity products, such as commercial supplementary pension and short-term group insurance. The company also provides trust services; products and services for investment banking, fixed earnings, assets management, securities trading, brokerage, research, and derivate products; and financial futures’ business and commodity futures’ brokerages, as well as asset hedge service, futures investment consultation, and futures training. Ping An Insurance Company of China, Ltd. is headquartered in Shenzhen, the People’s Republic of China. “

Shares of PNGAY stock opened at $22.22 on Thursday. PING AN INS GRP/S has a 1-year low of $16.93 and a 1-year high of $24.92. The firm has a market cap of $203.09 billion, a P/E ratio of 12.77 and a beta of 1.39.

PING AN INS GRP/S (OTCMKTS:PNGAY) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, March 12th. The company reported $0.45 earnings per share for the quarter. PING AN INS GRP/S had a return on equity of 16.57% and a net margin of 9.92%. The firm had revenue of $36.52 billion for the quarter. Analysts expect that PING AN INS GRP/S will post 2.22 EPS for the current fiscal year.

About PING AN INS GRP/S

Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd. provides various financial products and services focusing on insurance, banking, asset management, and fintech and healthtech businesses in China. The company's Life and Health Insurance segment offers term, whole-life, endowment, annuity, investment-linked, universal life, and health care and medical insurance to individual and corporate customers.

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