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Best Relative Performance in the Life & Health Insurance Industry Detected in Shares of China Life Insurance (LFC, AEG, AEL, PRU, CNO)

By James Quinn

We looked at the Life & Health Insurance industry and measured relative performance to find the top stocks. Relative outperformance is a bullish sign of underlying fundamental and technical strength. We look at yesterday's price action of all companies in this peer group.

China Life Insurance (NYSE:LFC) ranks first with a gain of 4.53%; Aegon (NYSE:AEG) ranks second with a gain of 2.49%; and American Equity Investment (NYSE:AEL) ranks third with a gain of 1.82%.

Prudential Financial (NYSE:PRU) follows with a gain of 1.57% and CNO Financial (NYSE:CNO) rounds out the top five with a gain of 1.21%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of American Equity Investment on October 17th, 2014 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $23.39. Since that recommendation, shares of American Equity Investment have risen 17.4%. We continue to monitor American Equity Investment for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Keywords: relative performance china life insurance aegon american equity investment Prudential Financial cno financial