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Relatively High Return on Equity Detected in Shares of Universal Insurance Holdings in the Property & Casualty Insurance Industry (UVE, AFSI, ERIE, AGO, PGR)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Property & Casualty Insurance industry with the highest return on equity. The ROE is a general indication of the company's efficiency; investors usually look for companies with ROEs that are high and are growing.

Universal Insurance Holdings ranks highest with a ROE of 41.7%. Amtrust Financial Services is next with a ROE of 25.0%. Erie Indemnity ranks third highest with a ROE of 22.5%.

Assured Guaranty follows with a ROE of 20.7%, and Progressive rounds out the top five with a ROE of 18.2%.

SmarTrend is tracking the current trend status for Progressive and will alert subscribers who have PGR in their portfolio or watchlist when shares have changed trend direction.

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