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Highest Forward Earnings Yield in the Multi-line Insurance Industry Detected in Shares of National General (NGHC, AIG, HIG, AFG, AIZ)

By Amy Schwartz

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.

National General ranks highest with a forward earnings yield of 9.8%. American Interna is next with a forward earnings yield of 9.0%. Hartford Finl Sv ranks third highest with a forward earnings yield of 8.1%.

Amer Finl Group follows with a forward earnings yield of 7.9%, and Assurant Inc rounds out the top five with a forward earnings yield of 7.0%.

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Ticker(s): NGHC AIG HIG AFG AIZ