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 (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 more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CINF stock.

Progressive Corporation (PGR) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s 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. 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. To get an in-depth look at VR, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VR stock.

This is a rough week for Axis Capital Holdings Limited (AXS). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. Axis Capital Holdings provides various insurance and reinsurance products to worldwide operations. For a full analysis of AXS stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

Slipping from a D to an F rating, Meadowbrook Insurance Group, Inc. (MIG) takes a hit this week. Meadowbrook Insurance Group provides alternative risk management programs and services. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions, Cash Flow and Sales Growth. Shares of the stock have been exchanging at an usually rapid pace, twice the rate of the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MIG stock.

Crawford & Company Class B (CRD.B) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a C to a D. Crawford & Company is an independent provider of claims management solutions to insurance companies and self-insured entities. Shares of the stock are changing hands at twice the rate they were a week ago. For a full analysis of CRD.B stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

The rating of State Auto Financial Corporation (STFC) declines this week 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. To get an in-depth look at STFC, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of STFC stock.

The rating of OneBeacon Insurance Group, Ltd. Class A (OB) slips from a C to a D. OneBeacon Insurance Group offers specialized insurance products and services. The stock also rates an F in Sales Growth. Shares of the stock have been changing hands at an unusually rapid pace, three times the rate of the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OB stock.

This week, Erie Indemnity Company Class A’s (ERIE) rating worsens to an F from the company’s D rating a week ago. 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.

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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