GNW : Analysis & Opinions

  1. A.M. Best Affirms TMK, Outlook Stable - Analyst Blog

    June 11, 2013
    Torchmark gets its investment grade rating affirmed from A.M.Best.
  2. Protective Launches Product Line - Analyst Blog

    January 22, 2013
    Last week, Protective Life Insurance Company (PL) came up with a new range of universal life insurance products. These can ...
  3. 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. ...
  4. A.M. Best Upholds Lincoln National Rating - Analyst Blog

    December 3, 2012
    Rating agency A.M. Best has reiterated Lincoln National Corp. (LNC) by asserting its credit and financial strength ratings ...
  5. Ocwen Misses EPS, Revenue Soars - Analyst Blog

    November 1, 2012
    Ocwen Financial Corp (OCN) reported third quarter 2012 earnings of 37 cents per share, missing the Zacks Consensus Estimate ...
  6. Strong 3Q at Genworth Financial - Analyst Blog

    October 31, 2012
    Genworth Financial Inc. (GNW) reported third quarter 2012 operating income of 25 cents per share, surpassing the Zacks Consensus ...
  7. Fitch Avows Lincoln National's Credit - Analyst Blog

    July 2, 2012
    Last week, Fitch Ratings affirmed the debt and credit ratings of Lincoln National Corp. (LNC) along with a stable outlook. ...
  8. 5 High-Beta Stocks To Watch

    March 23, 2012
    Check out five high-beta stocks that can help make your portfolio more exciting.
  9. MetLife Seems Seriously Underestimated

    February 16, 2012
    MetLife gets little credit for its quality.
  10. 5 High-Beta Stocks To Watch

    February 13, 2012
    Check out five high-beta stocks that can help make your portfolio more exciting.
  11. 5 High-Beta Stocks To Watch

    January 9, 2012
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  12. Buy Into Long-Term Care

    December 9, 2011
    Americans are living longer, and there are a few long-term care companines that are worth looking at. We tell you which ones ...
  13. S&P 500's Highest Beta Stocks

    May 3, 2011
    Adding high-beta stocks can lead to higher returns. Check out the highest beta stocks currently in the S&P500.
  14. Are Expectations Driving Stock Prices?

    August 3, 2010
    Does meeting or missing earnings expecations have any real impact on a stock's price? The data sure doesn't suggest it.
  15. Which Stocks Have Made The Biggest Gains?

    April 13, 2010
    Only a handful of S&P 500 issues are up over 100% since the market last sat at this elevated level.
  16. Top 5 Stocks Out Of The Starting Gate In 2010

    January 8, 2010
    For these runaway companies, their 2009 momentum has continued in 2010.
  17. The Best Stocks Of 2009

    January 4, 2010
    Investors who owned the best performing S&P 500 stocks were richly rewarded in 2009.
  18. 6 Stocks Outperforming The Entire S&P 500

    December 21, 2009
    These stocks had the biggest gains after the March 9 lows.
  19. Commercial Real Estate Rears Its Ugly Head Again

    December 2, 2009
    The market is full of warning about the perils of the deteriorating commercial real estate market in the U.S. and other areas.
  20. Which Way Will The Market Seesaw Go?

    August 31, 2009
    There is evidence to support the bullish and bearish cases on the future direction of the market.
  21. Make Money From Long-Term Care Insurance

    May 20, 2009
    Paying for care is not cheap and its only going to become a bigger issue as boomers age.
  22. Is Benjamin Graham Adding To Market Tracking Oversaturation?

    April 16, 2009
    The explosion in ETF and ETN products has led to some odd offerings that lack liquidity.
  23. Will TARP Cover Be Enough For Insurers?

    April 10, 2009
    Investors rejoiced at speculation that TARP will be extended to insurance companies, but TARP is not a panacea for every ...
  24. Small Cap Winners All In The Financial Family

    April 7, 2009
    The best performing small cap stocks in March 2009 were in the financial sector, as the short covering rally powered most ...
  25. ProAssurance Hits A Home Run

    February 27, 2009
    This company reported a solid quarter and strong year despite the troubles plaguing the rest of the insurance industry.
  26. Interesting Insurance Stocks For 2009

    January 2, 2009
    Despite a tame hurricane season, insurers still took a beating in 2008. Learn what could be in store for the new year.
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