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Shares of Genworth Financi Rank the Lowest in Terms of P/E Ratio in the Life & Health Insurance Industry (GNW, UNM, LNC, CNO, PRU)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Life & Health 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.

Genworth Financi ranks lowest with a a P/E ratio of 5.97. Unum Group is next with a a P/E ratio of 6.62. Lincoln Natl Crp ranks third lowest with a a P/E ratio of 7.74.

Cno Financial Gr follows with a a P/E ratio of 8.20, and Prudentl Finl rounds out the bottom five with a a P/E ratio of 9.93.

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Keywords: lowest p/e ratio genworth financi unum group lincoln natl crp cno financial gr prudentl finl

Ticker(s): GNW UNM LNC CNO PRU