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Top 5 Companies in the Life & Health Insurance Industry With the Highest Projected Earnings Growth (AEL, MET, PRU, PRI, LNC)

By Shiri Gupta

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

Amer Equity Invt ranks highest with a projected earnings growth of 73.6%. Following is Metlife Inc with a projected earnings growth of 17.2%. Prudentl Finl ranks third highest with a projected earnings growth of 16.9%.

Primerica Inc follows with a projected earnings growth of 15.5%, and Lincoln Natl Crp rounds out the top five with a projected earnings growth of 12.6%.

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Keywords: highest projected earnings growth amer equity invt metlife inc prudentl finl primerica inc lincoln natl crp

Ticker(s): AEL MET PRU PRI LNC