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Relatively Low PEG Ratio Detected in Shares of Prudential Financial in the Life & Health Insurance Industry (PRU, LNC, AEL, UNM, MET)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Life & Health Insurance industry with the lowest price to earnings to growth (PEG) ratios. PEG is valuable in assessing the tradeoff between the price of a stock and expected growth. Generally, the lower the PEG, the better.

Prudential Financial ranks lowest with a a PEG ratio of 0.63. Following is Lincoln National with a a PEG ratio of 0.75. American Equity Investment ranks third lowest with a a PEG ratio of 0.98.

Unum Group follows with a a PEG ratio of 1.04, and MetLife rounds out the bottom five with a a PEG ratio of 1.13.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of MetLife on May 4th, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $44.03. Since that call, shares of MetLife have fallen 4.2%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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