5 Insurance Stocks to Buy Now

GNW, PFG, UNM, PRU, ANAT improve in weekly rankings

   
5 Insurance Stocks to Buy Now

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

Genworth Financial, Inc. Class A (GNW) is bettering its rating of C (“hold”) from last week to a B (“buy”) this week. Genworth Financial offers insurance, wealth management, investment, and financial solutions. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth, Cash Flow and Margin Growth, GNW also gets A’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GNW stock.

The rating of Principal Financial Group, Inc. (PFG) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. Principal Financial offers businesses, individuals and institutional clients a range of financial products and services. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PFG stock.

Unum Group (UNM) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. Unum Group is a provider of disability insurance products. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of UNM stock.

Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. Prudential Financial provides financial services throughout the United States and several locations worldwide. The stock’s dividend yield is 2.1%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PRU stock.

American National Insurance Company (ANAT) is progressing from last week’s rating of B (“buy”) as the company improves to an A (“strong buy”) this week. American National Insurance offers financial products and services, individual and group health insurance and annuities, credit insurance, pension products, and mutual funds. The stock has a dividend yield of 3.1%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ANAT stock.

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader 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.


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