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Relatively High Forward Earnings Yield Detected in Shares of Genworth Financi in the Life & Health Insurance Industry (GNW, UNM, LNC, PRU, AEL)

By David Diaz

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.

Genworth Financi ranks highest with a forward earnings yield of 24.2%. Unum Group is next with a forward earnings yield of 17.4%. Lincoln Natl Crp ranks third highest with a forward earnings yield of 14.6%.

Prudentl Finl follows with a forward earnings yield of 13.3%, and Amer Equity Invt rounds out the top five with a forward earnings yield of 11.6%.

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Keywords: highest forward earnings yield genworth financi unum group lincoln natl crp prudentl finl amer equity invt

Ticker(s): GNW UNM LNC PRU AEL