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Hartford Financial Services is Among the Companies in the Multi-line Insurance Industry With the Highest Return on Equity (HIG, HMN, AFG, ANAT, FRFHF)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Multi-line Insurance industry with the highest return on equity. The ROE is a general indication of the company's efficiency; investors usually look for companies with ROEs that are high and are growing.

Hartford Financial Services ranks highest with a ROE of 8.9%. Horace Mann Educators is next with a ROE of 7.9%. American Financial ranks third highest with a ROE of 7.3%.

American National Insurance follows with a ROE of 5.6%, and Fairfax Financial Holdings rounds out the top five with a ROE of 5.0%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Hartford Financial Services on June 16th, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $43.41. Since that call, shares of Hartford Financial Services have fallen 7.2%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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