Before the Bell Scans of Radian Group, MBIA Inc., Progressive, Allstate, and PartnerRe

LONDON, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

The Property & casualty insurance industry saw a significant rise in losses related to catastrophes in 2012. The industry is also under pressure due to the low interest rate environment. However, emerging markets have been key growth drivers for the property & casualty insurance industry. On Monday, property & casualty insurance stocks ended on a mixed note even as the broad market edged higher. Among the major gainers in the sector were Radian Group Inc. (NYSE: RDN), MBIA Inc. (NYSE: MBI), The Progressive Corporation (NYSE: PGR), The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL), and PartnerRe Ltd. (NYSE: PRE). StockCall has taken an interest in these companies and you can now sign up to download the free technical research on RDN, MBI, PGR, ALL, and PRE at

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Radian Group Inc.'s shares edged higher in Monday's trading session, however, the gains were limited. The stock closed 0.09% higher at $10.70 on volume of 5.46 million. The stock has gained more than 5.30% in the last three sessions. Year-to-date, Radian Group's shares have gained more than 75%, compared to a gain of over 9.50% for the S&P 500. Despite the gains, the stock is still trading more than 7% below its 52-week high. The stock's MACD chart suggests that market sentiment has recently turned bearish. Sign up today to read the free research report on RDN at

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Shares of MBIA Inc. struggled in trading on Monday even as the broad market edged higher. The stock fell to an intra-day low of $9.51 before finishing the day 1.11% lower at $9.78 on volume of 1.67 million. MBIA's shares have been under pressure over the last one month, falling nearly 12.30%. Despite the recent losses, the stock is still up nearly 24.60% so far in 2013, outperforming the broad market. The stock recently fell below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages which is a bearish signal. Register to download the free technical analysis on MBI at

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Shares of The Progressive Corporation edged higher on Monday. The stock touched an intra-day high of $25 before finishing the day 0.85% higher at $24.95 on volume of 2.74 million. The Progressive Corp.'s shares are currently trading close to their 52-week high of $25.93. The stock saw a series of highs in the first three months of 2013. However, in April, the stock has struggled slightly. Year-to-date, the stock is still up more than 19.70%. Free report on PGR can be accessed by registering at

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The Allstate Corporation shares ended marginally higher on Monday. The stock closed 0.08% higher at $49.01 on volume of 1.69 million. The Allstate Corporation's shares have had an excellent run so far in 2013, gaining more than 22.60%. The stock is currently trading well above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. However, the stock's MACD chart suggests that market sentiment has turned bearish. Register with StockCall and download the research on ALL for free at

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Shares of PartnerRe Ltd. edged lower yesterday. The stock traded between $91.29 and $92.95 before finishing the day 0.74% lower at $92.21 on volume of 338,400. PartnerRe's shares have outperformed the S&P 500 so far in 2013, gaining more than 15.30%. The stock is currently trading 2.17% below its 52-week high. The company's shares have been facing resistance at around $94. Read the full free research on PRE by signing up to StockCall at

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