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Top 5 Companies in the Property & Casualty Insurance Industry With the Lowest P/E Ratio (AFSI, UVE, AGO, TRV, EIG)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Property & Casualty Insurance industry with the lowest price to earnings (P/E) ratios. P/E is an important valuation tool when comparing companies in the same industry. A higher P/E ratio means that investors are paying more for each unit of net income, so the stock is more expensive compared to one with a lower P/E ratio.

Amtrust Financial Services ranks lowest with a a P/E ratio of 6.65. Universal Insurance Holdings is next with a a P/E ratio of 8.36. Assured Guaranty ranks third lowest with a a P/E ratio of 9.45.

Travelers follows with a a P/E ratio of 11.76, and Employers Holdings rounds out the bottom five with a a P/E ratio of 12.97.

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Ticker(s): AFSI AGO TRV EIG