FBL Financial Group

For more than 75 years, we’ve helped people protect what matters most to them. Founded to meet the unique needs of farmers, as times have changed so have we, remaining true to our roots as a service-to-members organization insuring client/members from all walks of life: rural, urban and in-between. Through an exclusive agency force, the companies that make up Farm Bureau Financial Services market property-casualty, life insurance and annuity products in 14 Western and Midwestern states. Nearly 4,000 field associates backed by 1,700 employees. Most people know us as Farm Bureau Financial Services but employees work for FBL Financial Group, Inc., a holding company whose purpose is to Protect Livelihoods and Futures. Farm Bureau Life Insurance Company is the primary operating subsidiary of FBL Financial Group. FBL also manages all aspects of two property-casualty companies including Farm Bureau Property and Casualty Insurance Company and Western Agricultural Insurance Company. Employees enjoy unique rewards including:

  • Dynamic corporate culture focused on a commitment to ethics and excellence
  • Competitive benefits through a flexible cafeteria plan – you choose what fits your needs
  • Emphasis on a healthy work-life balance
  • Opportunities for professional development and advancement

West Des Moines, US
Size (employees)
1,644 (est)
FBL Financial Group is headquartered in West Des Moines, US

FBL Financial Group Office Locations

FBL Financial Group has offices in West Des Moines, Tucson, Lincoln, Madison and in 19 other locations
West Des Moines, US (HQ)
5400 University Ave

FBL Financial Group Metrics

FBL Financial Group Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$726.4 m

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Net income (2016)

$107.2 m

Market capitalization (21-Mar-2017)

$1.6 b

Closing share price (21-Mar-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$33.6 m
FBL Financial Group's current market capitalization is $1.6 b.
FBL Financial Group's revenue was reported to be $726.4 m in FY, 2016 which is a 0.5% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$606.3 m$618.3 m$655.5 m$691.2 m$692.9 m$722.8 m$726.4 m

Revenue growth, %


Operating expense total

$540.9 m$545.8 m$571.4 m$584.6 m


$150.3 m$139.4 m$134.8 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

$9.6 m$8.5 m$8 m$6.9 m$4.7 m$4.9 m$4.9 m

Income tax expense

$39.6 m$18.8 m$40.1 m$49.3 m$47.3 m$47.4 m($46 m)

Net Income

$108.4 m$109.9 m$113.5 m$107.2 m
Y, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016


$11.7 m$4.8 m$296.3 m$78.1 m$6.4 m$76.6 m$29.5 m$33.6 m

Accounts Receivable


Total Assets

$8.5 b$9.1 b$9.1 b$9.6 b

Accounts Payable

Retained Earnings

$787.6 m$846.7 m$867.6 m$882.7 m

Total Equity

$1 b$1.3 b$1.1 b$1.2 b

Financial Leverage

8.1 x7.2 x8 x8.1 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$108.4 m$109.9 m$113.5 m$107.2 m

Accounts Receivable


Accounts Payable

Cash From Operating Activities

$182.3 m$208.8 m$224.9 m$239.8 m

Cash From Investing Activities

($278 m)($308.6 m)($369.4 m)($387.5 m)

Long-term Borrowings

($50 m)($15 m)

Dividends Paid

($64.8 m)($34.7 m)($89.3 m)($91.6 m)

Interest Paid

$7.1 m$4.9 m$4.9 m($4.9 m)

Income Taxes Paid

$21 m$22.8 m$27.7 m($20.9 m)

FBL Financial Group Market Value History

FBL Financial Group Company Life

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