10 Insurance Stocks to Sell Now

CINF, PGR, VR, AXS, MIG, CRD.B, STFC, OB, ERIE, AHL slump in weekly rankings

   
10 Insurance Stocks to Sell Now

This week, the ratings of 10 insurance stocks on Portfolio Grader are down. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Cincinnati Financial Corporation’s (CINF) rating falls this week to an F (“strong sell”), down from last week’s D (“sell”). Cincinnati Financial markets property casualty insurance through independent insurance agents. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Momentum and Earnings Revisions, CINF also gets F’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CINF stock.

The rating of Progressive Corporation (PGR) declines this week from a D to an F. Progressive is an insurance holding company that offers primarily personal and commercial automobile insurance, in addition to other property-casualty insurance products. To get an in-depth look at PGR, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PGR stock.

Validus Holdings, Ltd.’s (VR) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. Validus Holdings provides reinsurance and insurance coverage in the property and marine markets. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Surprise. For a full analysis of VR stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

Axis Capital Holdings Limited (AXS) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops to a D. Axis Capital Holdings provides various insurance and reinsurance products to worldwide operations. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AXS stock.

Meadowbrook Insurance Group, Inc. (MIG) earns an F this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D. Meadowbrook Insurance Group provides alternative risk management programs and services. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions, Cash Flow and Sales Growth. To get an in-depth look at MIG, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MIG stock.

This is a rough week for Crawford & Company Class B (CRD.B). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. Crawford & Company is an independent provider of claims management solutions to insurance companies and self-insured entities. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CRD.B stock.

This week, State Auto Financial Corporation’s (STFC) rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. State Auto Financial is a property and casualty insurance company engaged in writing personal and business lines of insurance. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Momentum. For a full analysis of STFC stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

OneBeacon Insurance Group, Ltd. Class A (OB) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s C to a D. OneBeacon Insurance Group offers specialized insurance products and services. The stock also gets an F in Sales Growth. To get an in-depth look at OB, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OB stock.

Erie Indemnity Company Class A (ERIE) earns an F this week, falling from last week’s grade of D. Erie Indemnity is involved in the property/casualty insurance business. The stock also rates an F in Earnings Surprise. For a full analysis of ERIE stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

This is a rough week for Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (AHL). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. Aspen Insurance Holdings provides insurance and reinsurance solutions worldwide. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AHL 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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