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Amtrust Financial Services is Among the Companies in the Property & Casualty Insurance Industry With the Highest Earnings Yield (AFSI, UVE, AGO, STFC, EIG)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Property & Casualty Insurance industry with the highest earnings yields. Earnings yield is useful to compare the relative benefit of owning a stock vs. owning other yield assets such as bonds. If the earnings yield is higher, stocks may be considered undervalued.

Amtrust Financial Services ranks highest with a an earnings yield of 22.2%. Universal Insurance Holdings is next with a an earnings yield of 11.4%. Assured Guaranty ranks third highest with a an earnings yield of 11.0%.

State Auto Financial follows with a an earnings yield of 10.3%, and Employers Holdings rounds out the top five with a an earnings yield of 9.7%.

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Ticker(s): AFSI AGO STFC EIG