3 Insurance Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | August 8, 2012 9:00 am

The grades of three Insurance stocks are on the rise this week on Portfolio Grader[1]. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

This week, eHealth (NASDAQ:EHTH[2]) is making solid headway. The company’s rating improves to an A (“strong buy”) from last week’s B (“buy”) rating. eHealth offers Internet-based insurance agency services for individuals, families and small businesses in the United States, as well as technology licensing and Internet advertising services. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Revisions and Earnings Surprise, EHTH also gets A’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EHTH stock[3].

Selective Insurance Group (NASDAQ:SIGI[4]) is bumping up its rating from a C (“hold”) to a B (“buy”) this week. Selective Insurance Group offers property and casualty insurance products and services the eastern and midwestern regions of the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SIGI stock[5].

Validus Holdings (NYSE:VR[6]) earns an A this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of B. Validus Holdings provides reinsurance and insurance coverage in the property and marine markets. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 8.9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VR stock[7].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[8] stock ranking system assesses roughly 5,000 companies every week based on a number of fundamental and quantitative measures. Stocks are given a letter grade based on their results — with A being “strong buy,” and F being “strong sell.” Explore the tool here[9].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. EHTH: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EHTH
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EHTH stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EHTH
  4. SIGI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SIGI
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SIGI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SIGI
  6. VR: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=VR
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VR stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=VR
  8. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  9. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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