8 Insurance Stocks to Buy Now

Eight insurance stocks are moving up in their overall rating this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these is graded an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Assured Guaranty (AGO) ups its rating to a B (“buy”) this week after earning a C (“hold”) in the week before. Assured Guaranty provides credit enhancement products to the public finance, structured finance, and mortgage markets. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Revisions, Earnings Surprise and Cash Flow, AGO also gets A’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AGO stock.

RenaissanceRe Holdings’ (RNR) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. Renaissance Re Holdings provides reinsurance and insurance coverages and related services. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RNR stock.

Phoenix Companies, Inc. (PNX) improves from a C to a B rating this week. The Phoenix Companies operates as a holding company, which offers life insurance and annuity solutions for its customers’ retirement and protection needs. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PNX stock.

This is a strong week for RLI Corp. (RLI). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. RLI underwrites selected property, casualty, and surety insurance products. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RLI stock.

Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV) is progressing from last week’s rating of B (“buy”) as the company improves to an A (“strong buy”) this week. Travelers provides various commercial and personal property and casualty insurance products and services to businesses, government units, associations, and individuals primarily in the United States. The current dividend yield is 2.2%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TRV stock.

The rating of Allied World Assurance (AWH) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. Allied World Assurance provides property and casualty insurance and reinsurance to international customers. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AWH stock.

First American Financial Corporation (FAF) is seeing ratings go up from a B last week to an A this week. First American Financial provides insurance services. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FAF stock.

Selective Insurance Group, Inc.’s (SIGI) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. Selective Insurance offers property and casualty insurance products and services the eastern and midwestern regions of the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SIGI 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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