Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, life insurer National Western Life Insurance Company
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at National Western Life's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
National Western Life facts
|Headquarters (Founded)||Austin, Texas (1956)|
|Market Cap||$513.7 million|
|Industry||Life and health insurance|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$593.4 million|
|Management||Chairman/CEO Robert Moody
President/COO Ross Moody
|Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)||5.2%|
|Cash/Debt||$91.9 million / $0|
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Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 95% of the 136 members who have rated National Western Life believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Quiet life and annuity player with significant cash, conservative investment portfolio, trading at what appears to be a disproportionately wide discount to book. Wouldn't be surprised to see activist shareholders start to agitate on this one -- looks like right time to initiate new position for patient investors.
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