8 Insurance Stocks to Buy Now

The grades of eight insurance stocks are on the rise this week on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

This week, W. R. Berkley Corporation (WRB) is showing good progress as the company’s rating jumps from a B (“buy”) last week to an A (“strong buy”). W. R. Berkley is an insurance holding company in the United States, which operates in five business segments: specialty insurance, regional property casualty insurance, alternative markets, reinsurance and international. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Surprise and Cash Flow, WRB also gets A’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WRB stock.

This week, XL Group Plc’s (XL) ratings are up from a B last week to an A. XL Group provides property, casualty and specialty products to industrial, commercial and professional firms worldwide. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of XL stock.

National Western Life Insurance Company Class A (NWLI) is making progress this week as its rating of C (“hold”) from last week increases to a B (“buy”) rating this week. National Western Life Insurance sells life insurance and annuity products in the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NWLI stock.

Investors Title Company’s (ITIC) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. Investors Title issues and underwrites title insurance policies. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ITIC stock.

This is a strong week for American National Insurance Company (ANAT). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. American National Insurance offers financial products and services, individual and group health insurance and annuities, credit insurance, pension products, and mutual funds. The stock’s dividend yield is 3.1%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ANAT stock.

Endurance Specialty (ENH) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. Endurance Specialty Holdings is the holding company for Endurance Specialty Insurance, which provides property and casualty insurance and reinsurance. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ENH stock.

Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (AHL) is seeing ratings go up from a B last week to an A this week. Aspen Insurance Holdings provides insurance and reinsurance solutions worldwide. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AHL stock.

This week, EMC Insurance (EMCI) pushes up from a C to a B rating. EMC Insurance focuses on the sale of commercial lines of property and casualty insurance to small and medium-sized businesses, institutions, and individual customers through independent insurance agents. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EMCI 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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