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Indep Hldg Co has the Lowest Beta in the Life & Health Insurance Industry (IHC, AFL, GNW, NWLI, TMK)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Life & Health 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.

Indep Hldg Co ranks lowest with a a beta of 0.8. Following is Aflac Inc with a a beta of 0.9. Genworth Financi ranks third lowest with a a beta of 0.9.

National Weste-A follows with a a beta of 1.0, and Torchmark Corp rounds out the bottom five with a a beta of 1.1.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Torchmark Corp on August 2nd, 2019 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $87.87. Since that call, shares of Torchmark Corp have fallen 3.2%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

Keywords: lowest beta indep hldg co aflac inc genworth financi national weste-a torchmark corp

Ticker(s): IHC AFL GNW NWLI TMK