StanCorp Financial Group, Inc.
For this article, I've researched dividend-paying companies in the Accident & Health Insurance industry. Also, to make sure I find the best gems, all three stocks mentioned in this article comply with the following criteria:
- Market Cap of more than 500 million and an average volume of at least 250K = Low Volatility = Low Beta
- DCF valuation discount of at least 20% = Earnings translating into cash flow
- PEG ratio of less more »
Property casualty and health are two very different kinds of insurance, but they do share a lot of similarities between them. Both ultimately come down to one party (the insured) passing on its risk of catastrophic loss to another party (the insurance company). I was looking for a company to add some stability to my portfolio, and thought I'd share my results with my fellow Fools. All my results more »
Here is a current sheet of the biggest stocks within the accident and health insurance industry, a part of the financial sector. The whole industry contains 9 stocks of which 5 have a market capitalization above USD 1 billion.
The average P/E ratio amounts 11.3 while the average dividend yield amounts to 2.5 percent. Price to book ratio is 1.2. The companies work with an average more »