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Relatively Low Debt-to-Capital Ratio Detected in Shares of American National Insurance in the Multi-line Insurance Industry (ANAT, AFG, HMN, AIZ, FRFHF)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Multi-line Insurance industry with the lowest Debt-to-Capital ratios. The debt-to-capital ratio is an important measure of how a company is financing its operations along with some insight into its financial strength, relative to other companies in its industry.

American National Insurance ranks lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 2.8%. Following is American Financial with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 15.2%. Horace Mann Educators ranks third lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 15.4%.

Assurant follows with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 20.0%, and Fairfax Financial Holdings rounds out the bottom five with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 21.7%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Fairfax Financial Holdings on June 30th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $527.83. Since that recommendation, shares of Fairfax Financial Holdings have risen 5.9%. We continue to monitor Fairfax Financial Holdings for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): ANAT AFG HMN AIZ FRFHF