10 Insurance Stocks to Sell Now

This week, the ratings of 10 insurance stocks on Portfolio Grader are down. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Axis Capital Holdings Limited’s (AXS) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. Axis Capital Holdings provides various insurance and reinsurance products to worldwide operations. To get an in-depth look at AXS, 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 stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 30.00. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MIG stock.

This week, Crawford & Company Class B’s (CRD.B) rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. Crawford & Company is an independent provider of claims management solutions to insurance companies and self-insured entities. Shares of the stock have been changing hands at an unusually rapid pace, three times the rate of the week prior. To get an in-depth look at CRD.B, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CRD.B stock.

State Auto Financial Corporation (STFC) earns a D this week, falling from last week’s grade of C. 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 more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of STFC stock.

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.

Slipping from a D to an F rating, Progressive Corporation (PGR) takes a hit this week. 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.

Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (AHL) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops to a D. Aspen Insurance Holdings provides insurance and reinsurance solutions worldwide. To get an in-depth look at AHL, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AHL stock.

The rating of Validus Holdings, Ltd. (VR) declines this week from a C to a D. 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.

This is a rough week for Cincinnati Financial Corporation (CINF). The company’s rating falls to F from the previous week’s D. Cincinnati Financial markets property casualty insurance through independent insurance agents. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Momentum and Earnings Revisions. To get an in-depth look at CINF, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CINF stock.

OneBeacon Insurance Group, Ltd. Class A (OB) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a C to a D. 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.

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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