The POWR Industry Rank  covers 123 different industries and over 4,000 individual stocks. With the surge in the market this year you would expect a more growth oriented group to be leading this momentum based rating system. Amazingly the #1 industry is the steady as you go Insurance- Property & Casualty Group.

Of the 55 stocks in this group there are 25 sporting a POWR Rating of “A” Strong Buy.  Heading that list are well known companies like Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A), Chubb (CB), Progressive (PGR), Allstate (ALL) and more. See the rest below.

Rk Symbol Name Last Mkt Cap POWR
1 BRK.A Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Common Stock 317,684.00 521.00B A
Strong Buy
2 BRK.B Berkshire Hathaway Inc. New Common Stock 211.46 520.50B A
Strong Buy
3 CB Chubb Limited Common Stock 138.60 63.51B A
Strong Buy
4 PGR Progressive Corporation (The) Common Stock 75.69 44.20B A
Strong Buy
5 ALL Allstate Corporation (The) Common Stock 97.29 32.39B A
Strong Buy
6 SLF Sun Life Financial Inc. Common Stock 41.19 24.49B A
Strong Buy
7 HIG Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) Common Stock 51.11 18.44B A
Strong Buy
8 L Loews Corporation Common Stock 49.44 15.15B A
Strong Buy
9 CINF Cincinnati Financial Corporation 86.96 14.19B A
Strong Buy
10 ACGL Arch Capital Group Ltd. 32.75 13.22B A
Strong Buy
11 WRB W.R. Berkley Corporation Common Stock 58.48 10.70B A
Strong Buy
12 Y Alleghany Corporation Common Stock 651.74 9.42B A
Strong Buy
13 ORI Old Republic International Corporation Common Stock 21.07 6.38B A
Strong Buy
14 KMPR Kemper Corporation 85.65 5.56B A
Strong Buy
15 AXS Axis Capital Holdings Limited Common Stock 57.72 4.84B A
Strong Buy
16 THG Hanover Insurance Group Inc 117.10 4.76B A
Strong Buy
17 SIGI Selective Insurance Group, Inc. 68.39 4.05B A
Strong Buy
18 RLI RLI Corp. Common Stock (DE) 78.93 3.51B A
Strong Buy
19 ARGO Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. 73.94 2.51B A
Strong Buy
20 NAVG The Navigators Group, Inc. 69.97 2.09B A
Strong Buy
21 STFC State Auto Financial Corporation 33.73 1.46B A
Strong Buy
22 SAFT Safety Insurance Group, Inc. 91.59 1.41B A
Strong Buy
23 EMCI EMC Insurance Group Inc. 31.90 690.35M A
Strong Buy
24 NODK NI Holdings, Inc. 16.18 359.34M A
Strong Buy
25 HALL Hallmark Financial Services, Inc. 11.28 204.43M A
Strong Buy

Not all the stocks in this group are looking so bold. There are actually 11 parked in Neutral and 9 downcast with Sell ratings. Make sure you don’t own any of those stocks by checking the full list here: Insurance- Property & Casualty Group.

Also here are links to 2 other popular destinations to make the best use of the POWR Ratings:

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