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Highest Projected Earnings Growth in the Property & Casualty Insurance Industry Detected in Shares of XL Capital (XL, AHL, THG, MCY, ALL)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Property & Casualty Insurance industry with the highest projected earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (current fiscal year estimated vs. last year actual) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.

XL Capital ranks highest with a projected earnings growth of 112.7%. Aspen Insurance is next with a projected earnings growth of 83.5%. Hanover Insurance ranks third highest with a projected earnings growth of 61.9%.

Mercury General follows with a projected earnings growth of 48.3%, and Allstate rounds out the top five with a projected earnings growth of 33.2%.

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Ticker(s): XL AHL THG MCY ALL