AFSI : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Four Stock Market Swing Trade Ideas

    January 26, 2015
    These four stocks are bouncing off support/resistance, or ready to break though, providing swing trading opportunities.
  2. AmTrust Financial Completes Public Offering of $3 Million - Analyst ...

    January 9, 2015
    AmTrust Financial Services Inc. (AFSI) announced the sale of 3 million shares of its common stock in its underwritten public ...
  3. A Year of Speedy Recovery for U.S. Insurers? - Industry Outlook

    January 7, 2015
    A Year of Speedy Recovery for U.S. Insurers? - Industry Outlook
  4. A Year of Speedy Recovery for U.S. Insurers? - Zacks Analyst ...

    January 7, 2015
    A Year of Speedy Recovery for U.S. Insurers? - Zacks Analyst Interviews
  5. AmTrust Financial Acquires Oryx Insurance & TIMS, Shares Up - ...

    January 7, 2015
    AmTrust Financial (AFSI) acquired privately held Oryx Insurance Brokerage, Inc. and TMI Solutions for cash.
  6. Brown & Brown Divests Reinsurance Subsidiary Axiom Re - Analyst ...

    January 2, 2015
    Brown & Brown, Inc. (BRO) has recently sold some assets from its North Carolina-based subsidiary, Axiom Re, LP to Beach ...
  7. Travelers (TRV) Hits 52-Week High on Solid Inorganic Growth - ...

    January 2, 2015
    On Dec 31, 2014, shares of The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV) yet again touched a 52-week high of $107.91.
  8. RLI Corp. Scales 52-Week High on Special Dividend Payout - Analyst ...

    January 2, 2015
    On Dec 31, 2014, shares of RLI Corp. (RLI) hit a 52-week high of $50.68.
  9. 3 Value Stocks that Outperformed Berkshire Hathaway in 2014 - ...

    December 31, 2014
    There is no doubt that Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) is a stock that most investors want in their portfolio, but investors ...
  10. W.R. Berkley Upgraded to Strong Buy on Capital Deployment - Analyst ...

    December 30, 2014
    On Dec 30, Zacks Investment Research upgraded W.R. Berkley Corporation (WRB) to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).
  11. Cincinnati Financial: Disciplined Underwriting Key to Growth ...

    December 29, 2014
    Cincinnati Financial (CINF) is among the 25 largest property casualty insurers in the nation, based on net written premiums.
  12. Berkshire Hathaway Upped to Strong Buy on Recent Deals - Analyst ...

    December 26, 2014
    Zacks Investment Research upgraded Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A) (BRK.B) to Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).
  13. Endurance Specialty Downgraded to Sell After a Weak Q3 - Analyst ...

    December 26, 2014
    On Dec 26, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. (ENH) to a Zacks Rank #4 (Sell).
  14. Progressive Upgraded to Buy on Takeover & Affirmed Ratings - ...

    December 24, 2014
    On Dec 20, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Progressive Corp. (PGR) to a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).
  15. AIG Debt Safe; CAT Loss & Macro Qualms Hit Core Growth - Analyst ...

    December 24, 2014
    On Dec 23, we issued an updated research report on American International Group Inc. (AIG), citing its opportunities and ...
  16. RPX Corporation Buys Rockstar Consortium's Patent Assets - Analyst ...

    December 24, 2014
    RPX Corporation's (RPXC) subsidiary, RPX Clearinghouse LLC inked a deal with Rockstar Consortium LLC to purchase the patent ...
  17. Arch Capital Hits 52-Week High on Rating Affirmation, Q3 Beat ...

    December 24, 2014
    On Dec 23, 2014, shares of Arch Capital Group Ltd. (ACGL) scaled a 52-week high of $59.95 on the back of rating affirmation ...
  18. Allstate's Capital Secure; CAT Loss & Investments a Concern - ...

    December 23, 2014
    On Dec 23, we issued an updated research report on The Allstate Corp. (ALL) citing its opportunities and challenges.
  19. AXIS Capital (AXS) Poised for Growth on Strategic Initiatives ...

    December 23, 2014
    On Dec 22, 2014, we issued an updated research report on AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (AXS).
  20. Unum Group Gets Rated With Stable Outlook by A. M. Best - Analyst ...

    December 22, 2014
    Unum Group (UNM) recently received financial strength rating of A (Excellent) and the issuer credit ratings of "a" ...
  21. HCI Group Rises on Policy Assumption by P&C Subsidiary - Analyst ...

    December 22, 2014
    Shares of HCI Group, Inc. (HCI) rallied 2.2% in a single trading session to close at $45.97, after the company's subsidiary ...
  22. Progressive Ratings Affirmed by Rating Agencies; Shares Rise ...

    December 22, 2014
    Shares of Progressive (PGR) gained about 1.5% in the last two trading sessions following rating affirmations by two major ...
  23. Montpelier Premiums Improvement Initiatives Look Promising - ...

    December 17, 2014
    On Dec 16, we issued an updated research report on Montpelier Re Holdings Ltd. (MRH).
  24. Willis (WSH) Strengthens Irish Base with IFG Group Buyout - Analyst ...

    December 16, 2014
    Willis Ireland, part of Willis Group Holdings plc (WSH), announced that it has completed the acquisition of a range of Irish ...
  25. Bull of the Day: AmTrust (AFSI) - Bull of the Day

    August 28, 2014
    Bull of the Day: AmTrust (AFSI) - Bull of the Day
  26. ACE Fortifies Contractors Insurance - Analyst Blog

    July 9, 2013
    Recently, the U.S. based retail facility of ACE Limited, ACE USA introduced new services through its risk management services ...
  27. HCC Insurance Ends 2012 on a High Note - Analyst Blog

    February 13, 2013
    HCC Insurance Holdings (HCC) fourth quarter adjusted earnings of 94 cents breezed past the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 46.9%. ...
  28. Insurance Stock Overview - Jan 2013 - Industry Outlook

    January 22, 2013
    The U.S. insurance industry entered 2013 facing the ravages of Hurricane Sandy, which resulted in billions of insured losses. ...
  29. RenaissanceRe Creates Insurance SPV - Analyst Blog

    January 7, 2013
    Recently, RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (RNR) announced that it has created a new special purpose insurance vehicle - Upsilon ...
  30. Today's Major Financial Sector Movers

    July 19, 2012
    It's been a good morning for the market. The Nasdaq has increased 0.5%; the S&P 500 has climbed 0.3%; and the Dow is ...
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