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White Mountains Insurance has the Lowest Beta in the Property & Casualty Insurance Industry (WTM, AXS, HALL, ACGL, SAFT)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Property & Casualty Insurance industry with the lowest betas. Lower-beta stocks mean minimal volatility and are therefore generally considered to be a less risk and offer more stable returns.

White Mountains Insurance ranks lowest with a a beta of 0.5. Axis Capital Holdings is next with a a beta of 0.5. Hallmark Financial Services ranks third lowest with a a beta of 0.6.

Arch Capital follows with a a beta of 0.6, and Safety Insurance rounds out the bottom five with a a beta of 0.6.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Safety Insurance on February 1st, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $56.17. Since that recommendation, shares of Safety Insurance have risen 19.7%. We continue to monitor Safety Insurance for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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