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”).
Cincinnati Financial Corporation’s () rating falls this week to an F (“strong sell”), down from last week’s 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. .
The rating of Progressive Corporation () declines this week 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. .
Validus Holdings, Ltd.’s () rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. Validus Holdings provides reinsurance and insurance coverage in the property and marine markets. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Surprise. .
Axis Capital Holdings Limited () gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops to a D. Axis Capital Holdings provides various insurance and reinsurance products to worldwide operations. .
Meadowbrook Insurance Group, Inc. () 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. .
This is a rough week for Crawford & Company Class 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. .
This week, State Auto Financial Corporation’s () rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. 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. .
OneBeacon Insurance Group, Ltd. Class A () 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. .
Erie Indemnity Company Class A () earns an F this week, falling from last week’s grade of D. Erie Indemnity is involved in the property/casualty insurance business. The stock also rates an F in Earnings Surprise. .
This is a rough week for Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. Aspen Insurance Holdings provides insurance and reinsurance solutions worldwide. .
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.