10 Insurance Stocks to Sell Now

AXS, MIG, CRD.B, STFC, ERIE, PGR, AHL, VR, CINF, OB 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”).

Axis Capital Holdings Limited (AXS) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last 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) ratings are on the decline this week as the company earns an F (“strong sell”). Last week, it received a D (“sell”). Meadowbrook Insurance Group provides alternative risk management programs and services. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions, Cash Flow and Sales Growth. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 31.10. To get an in-depth look at MIG, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MIG stock.

Crawford & Company Class B (CRD.B) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops to a D. 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.

State Auto Financial Corporation (STFC) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls 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. Shares of the stock have been trading at an exceptionally rapid pace, up twofold from the week prior. To get an in-depth look at STFC, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of STFC stock.

The rating of Erie Indemnity Company Class A (ERIE) declines this week from a D to an F. Erie Indemnity is involved in the property/casualty insurance business. The stock also rates an F in Earnings Surprise. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ERIE stock.

The rating of Progressive Corporation (PGR) slips 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.

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

Validus Holdings, Ltd. (VR) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of C. 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.

Cincinnati Financial Corporation (CINF) earns an F this week, falling from last week’s grade of D. Cincinnati Financial markets property casualty insurance through independent insurance agents. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Momentum and Earnings Revisions. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CINF stock.

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.

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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