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.

RkSymbolNameLastMkt CapPOWR
1BRK.ABerkshire Hathaway Inc. Common Stock317,684.00521.00BA
Strong Buy
2BRK.BBerkshire Hathaway Inc. New Common Stock211.46520.50BA
Strong Buy
3CBChubb Limited Common Stock138.6063.51BA
Strong Buy
4PGRProgressive Corporation (The) Common Stock75.6944.20BA
Strong Buy
5ALLAllstate Corporation (The) Common Stock97.2932.39BA
Strong Buy
6SLFSun Life Financial Inc. Common Stock41.1924.49BA
Strong Buy
7HIGHartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) Common Stock51.1118.44BA
Strong Buy
8LLoews Corporation Common Stock49.4415.15BA
Strong Buy
9CINFCincinnati Financial Corporation86.9614.19BA
Strong Buy
10ACGLArch Capital Group Ltd.32.7513.22BA
Strong Buy
11WRBW.R. Berkley Corporation Common Stock58.4810.70BA
Strong Buy
12YAlleghany Corporation Common Stock651.749.42BA
Strong Buy
13ORIOld Republic International Corporation Common Stock21.076.38BA
Strong Buy
14KMPRKemper Corporation85.655.56BA
Strong Buy
15AXSAxis Capital Holdings Limited Common Stock57.724.84BA
Strong Buy
16THGHanover Insurance Group Inc117.104.76BA
Strong Buy
17SIGISelective Insurance Group, Inc.68.394.05BA
Strong Buy
18RLIRLI Corp. Common Stock (DE)78.933.51BA
Strong Buy
19ARGOArgo Group International Holdings, Ltd.73.942.51BA
Strong Buy
20NAVGThe Navigators Group, Inc.69.972.09BA
Strong Buy
21STFCState Auto Financial Corporation33.731.46BA
Strong Buy
22SAFTSafety Insurance Group, Inc.91.591.41BA
Strong Buy
23EMCIEMC Insurance Group Inc.31.90690.35MA
Strong Buy
24NODKNI Holdings, Inc.16.18359.34MA
Strong Buy
25HALLHallmark Financial Services, Inc.11.28204.43MA
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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