4 Insurance Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | February 19, 2014 9:00 am

4 Insurance Stocks to Buy Now

This week, four insurance stocks are improving their overall ratings on Portfolio Grader[1]. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

PartnerRe’s (PRE[2]) grade is moving up to a B (“buy”) this week from last week’s C (“hold”). PartnerRe provides reinsurance services worldwide. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Momentum and Cash Flow, PRE also gets A’s. The stock has a dividend yield of 2.7%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PRE stock[3].

This week, Fidelity National Financial, Inc. Class A (FNF[4]) pushes up from a C to a B rating. Fidelity National Financial provides title insurance and escrow and other title-related products and services arising from the real estate closing process. The stock price has risen 7.8% over the past month, better than the 1.7% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FNF stock[5].

Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC[6]) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. Marsh & McLennan is a global professional services firm providing advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and human capital. The stock’s price of $47.80 is nearing the 52-week high of $48.83. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MMC stock[7].

This is a strong week for Infinity Property and Casualty Corporation (IPCC[8]). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. Infinity Property and Casualty provides personal automobile insurance throughout the United States. At $73.84, the share price is growing closer to the 52-week high of $75.66. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IPCC stock[9].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[10] 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[11].

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

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