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

For the current week, the overall ratings of 10 insurance stocks are worse, according to the Portfolio Graderdatabase. 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. Shares of the stock have been changing hands at an unusually rapid pace, twice the rate of the week prior. To get an in-depth look at CINF, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CINF stock.

Progressive Corporation (PGR) earns an F this week, falling from last week’s grade of D. Progressive is an insurance holding company that offers primarily personal and commercial automobile insurance, in addition to other property-casualty insurance products. For a full analysis of PGR stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

This week, Validus Holdings, Ltd. (VR) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). Validus Holdings provides reinsurance and insurance coverage in the property and marine markets. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Surprise. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VR stock.

This week, Axis Capital Holdings Limited (AXS) drops from a C to a D rating. Axis Capital Holdings provides various insurance and reinsurance products to worldwide operations. For a full analysis of AXS stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

Meadowbrook Insurance Group, Inc. (MIG) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a D to an F. 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.

Crawford & Company Class B (CRD.B) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of 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.

The rating of State Auto Financial Corporation (STFC) slips from a C to a D. 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) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops to a D. OneBeacon Insurance Group offers specialized insurance products and services. The stock also rates an F in Sales Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OB stock.

Erie Indemnity Company Class A’s (ERIE) rating weakens this week, dropping to an F versus last week’s D. Erie Indemnity is involved in the property/casualty insurance business. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Surprise. To get an in-depth look at ERIE, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ERIE stock.

Slipping from a C to a D rating, Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (AHL) takes a hit this week. Aspen Insurance Holdings provides insurance and reinsurance solutions worldwide. For a full analysis of AHL stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

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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