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 overall grades of 10 insurance stocks are lower, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Cincinnati Financial Corporation (CINF) ratings are on the decline this week as the company earns an F (“strong sell”). Last week, it received a 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 a full analysis of CINF stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

This week, Progressive Corporation (PGR) drops from a D to an F rating. 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. (VR) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Validus Holdings provides reinsurance and insurance coverage in the property and marine markets. The stock also rates an F in Earnings Surprise. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VR stock.

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 a full analysis of AXS stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

The rating of Meadowbrook Insurance Group, Inc. (MIG) slips 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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MIG stock.

Crawford & Company Class B’s (CRD.B) rating weakens this week, dropping to a D versus last week’s C. Crawford & Company is an independent provider of claims management solutions to insurance companies and self-insured entities. To get an in-depth look at CRD.B, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CRD.B stock.

State Auto Financial Corporation (STFC) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops 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.

This is a rough week for OneBeacon Insurance Group, Ltd. Class A (OB). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. OneBeacon Insurance Group offers specialized insurance products and services. The stock also gets an F in Sales Growth. For more information, 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. To get an in-depth look at ERIE, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ERIE stock.

Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (AHL) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s C to a D. 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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