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Lowest Projected Earnings Growth in the Multi-line Insurance Industry Detected in Shares of Horace Mann Educ (HMN, AFG, L, HIG, AIZ)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Multi-line Insurance industry with the lowest 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.

Horace Mann Educ ranks lowest with a projected earnings growth of 24.9%. Following is Amer Finl Group with a projected earnings growth of 27.6%. Loews Corp ranks third lowest with a projected earnings growth of 53.2%.

Hartford Finl Sv follows with a projected earnings growth of 67.4%, and Assurant Inc rounds out the bottom five with a projected earnings growth of 94.1%.

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Ticker(s): HMN AFG L HIG AIZ