Highest Forward Earnings Yield in the Life & Health Insurance Industry Detected in Shares of American Equity Investment (AEL, PRU, LNC, MET, UNM)
Below are the three companies in the Life & Health 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.
American Equity Investment ranks highest with a forward earnings yield of 18.0%. Following is Prudential Financial with a forward earnings yield of 13.7%. Lincoln National ranks third highest with a forward earnings yield of 13.2%.
MetLife follows with a forward earnings yield of 11.8%, and Unum Group rounds out the top five with a forward earnings yield of 10.7%.
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