10 Insurance Stocks to Sell Now

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

   
10 Insurance Stocks to Sell Now

The overall ratings of 10 insurance stocks are down on Portfolio Grader this week. 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.

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.

Slipping from a C to a D rating, Axis Capital Holdings Limited (AXS) takes a hit this week. 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. For a full analysis of MIG stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

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 (STFC) drops from a C to a D rating. State Auto Financial is a property and casualty insurance company engaged in writing personal and business lines of insurance. The stock also rates an F in Earnings Momentum. To get an in-depth look at STFC, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of STFC stock.

This week, OneBeacon Insurance Group, Ltd. Class A’s (OB) rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. OneBeacon Insurance Group offers specialized insurance products and services. The stock also gets an F in Sales Growth. For a full analysis of OB stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

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.

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

Progressive Corporation (PGR) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s D drops 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 more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PGR 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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