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Genworth Financial has the Highest Forward Earnings Yield in the Multi-line Insurance Industry (GNW, HIG, AIZ, AFG, AIG)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Multi-line Insurance industry with the highest forward earnings yields. Using projected earnings for the current fiscal year, the forward earnings yield is useful to compare a stock's return vs. owning a similar stock or other yield assets (e.g. bonds). Generally, the higher the earnings yield, the more undervalued the stock.

Genworth Financial ranks highest with a forward earnings yield of 25.6%. Hartford Financial Services is next with a forward earnings yield of 9.3%. Assurant ranks third highest with a forward earnings yield of 8.2%.

American Financial follows with a forward earnings yield of 7.4%, and American International rounds out the top five with a forward earnings yield of 7.3%.

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