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Shares of StanCorp Financial Group Rank the Highest in Terms of PEG Ratio in the Life & Health Insurance Industry (SFG, PL, TMK, UNM, AFL)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Life & Health Insurance industry with the highest 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.

StanCorp Financial Group ranks highest with a a PEG ratio of 2.13. Protective Life is next with a a PEG ratio of 1.56. Torchmark ranks third highest with a a PEG ratio of 1.55.

Unum Group follows with a a PEG ratio of 1.12, and Aflac rounds out the top five with a a PEG ratio of 0.98.

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