Principal Financial Group

Principal Financial Group® helps people and companies around the world build, protect and advance their financial well-being through retirement, insurance and asset management solutions that fit their lives. Our employees are passionate about helping clients of all income and portfolio sizes achieve their goals – offering innovative ideas, investment expertise and real-life solutions to make financial progress possible.
Company Growth (employees)
Des Moines, US
Size (employees)
15,000 (est)
Principal Financial Group was founded in 1879 and is headquartered in Des Moines, US

Key People at Principal Financial Group

Daniel J. Houston

Daniel J. Houston

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President

Principal Financial Group Office Locations

Principal Financial Group has offices in Des Moines, Beijing, Kuala Lumpur, Monterrey and in 9 other locations
Des Moines, US (HQ)
711 High St
Las Condes, CL
802 3600 Avda Apoquindo
Santiago, CL
3600 Apoquindo Ote.

Principal Financial Group Metrics

Principal Financial Group Financial Metrics

Principal Financial Group's revenue was reported to be $12.4 b in FY, 2016 which is a 4% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

$12.4 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

$1.4 b

Market capitalization (19-May-2017)

$17.5 b

Closing share price (19-May-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$2.7 b


$17.9 b
Principal Financial Group's current market capitalization is $17.5 b.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$9.3 b$10.5 b$12 b$12.4 b

Revenue growth, %


Operating expense total

$8.2 b$9 b$10.5 b$10.8 b

Pre tax profit

$1.1 b$1.5 b$1.4 b$1.6 b

Income tax expense

$187.9 m$318.5 m$177.6 m$229.9 m

Net Income

$250.4 m$1.2 b$1.3 b$1.4 b
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$2.6 b$2.7 b


$1 b$1 b

Total Assets

$218.7 b$228 b

Total Debt

$3.3 b$3.1 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

$9.5 b$9.7 b

Retained Earnings

$6.9 b$7.7 b

Total Equity

$9.4 b$10.3 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

0.4 x0.3 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0 x0 x

Financial Leverage

23.3 x22.2 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$250.4 m$1.2 b$1.3 b$1.4 b

Cash From Operating Activities

$4.4 b$3.9 b

Cash From Investing Activities

($3.2 b)($5.2 b)

Cash From Financing Activities

($508.6 m)$1.5 b

Interest Paid

$149.6 m$162 m

Income Taxes Paid

$129.6 m$178.8 m
Y, 2016


4.6 x


$833.2 k


0.3 x

Financial Leverage

22.2 x

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