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Lowest Beta in the Multi-line Insurance Industry Detected in Shares of Fairfax Financial Holdings (FRFHF, ANAT, AFG, HMN, L)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Multi-line Insurance industry with the lowest betas. Lower-beta stocks mean minimal volatility and are therefore generally considered to be a less risk and offer more stable returns.

Fairfax Financial Holdings ranks lowest with a a beta of 0.7. American National Insurance is next with a a beta of 0.8. American Financial ranks third lowest with a a beta of 0.9.

Horace Mann Educators follows with a a beta of 0.9, and Loews rounds out the bottom five with a a beta of 0.9.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Loews on January 29th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $36.58. Since that recommendation, shares of Loews have risen 13.8%. We continue to monitor Loews for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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