NEW YORK, January 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Companies in the Property and Casualty Insurance industry underwrite insurance policies, such as homeowners and automotive insurance, to protect consumers and businesses against loss and liability. Demand is driven by demographics and commercial transactions, as well as by legal or financial requirements affecting customers. Today, Stock-Callers.com has lined up four equities for review: Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE: SLF), Validus Holdings Ltd (NYSE: VR), Allied World Assurance Co. Holdings AG (NYSE: AWH), and AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd (NYSE: AXS). These stocks research reports can be downloaded now by simply registering for free at:
Sun Life Financial
On Wednesday, Canada headquartered Sun Life Financial Inc.'s stock recorded a trading volume of 278,442 shares, and ended the session 1.42% higher at $39.34. The Company's shares have gained 0.79% in the last one month, 22.46% in the previous three months, and 2.42% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 6.08% above its 50-day moving average and 17.71% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Sun Life Financial, which provides protection and wealth products and services to individuals and corporate customers worldwide, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 63.18.
On December 23rd, 2016, research firm Argus downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Buy' to 'Hold'.
On January 04th, 2017, Sun Life announced its intention to redeem all outstanding $800 million principal amount of Series 2012-1 Subordinated Unsecured 4.38% Fixed/Floating Debentures. The redemption will be funded from existing cash and liquid assets. The Debentures are redeemable at Sun Life's option on March 02nd, 2017 at a redemption price per Debenture equal to the principal amount together with accrued and unpaid interest to the Redemption Date. Your complete research report on SLF can be retrieved for free at:
Bermuda-based Validus Holdings Ltd's stock closed the day 0.91% higher at $55.73. A total volume of 518,445 shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 509,160 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 2.63% in the past month, 10.93% over the previous three months, and 1.31% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 4.65% and 13.46% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, shares of Validus Holdings, which provides reinsurance coverage, insurance coverage, and insurance linked securities management services worldwide, have an RSI of 62.65.
On December 12th, 2016, Validus Holdings announced that its Chairman and CEO Edward J. Noonan has sold 273,000 shares of the Company's common stock in open market transactions for the purpose of satisfying outstanding tax related obligations due, because of the exercise of expiring options and warrants during the 2015 tax year.
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Allied World Assurance
Shares in Switzerland headquartered Allied World Assurance Co. Holdings AG recorded a trading volume of 834,694 shares, which was higher than their three months average volume of 811,980 shares. The stock ended yesterday's trading session flat at $53.65. The Company's shares have advanced 16.63% in the past month and 26.38% in the previous three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 14.70% and 33.07%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Allied World Assurance, which through its subsidiaries, provides property, casualty, and specialty insurance and reinsurance solutions worldwide, have an RSI of 81.09.
On December 21st, 2016, research firm JMP Securities downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Market Outperform' to 'Market Perform'.
On January 04th, 2017, the Company announced the launch of a new Habitational and Hospitality Program between Allied World North America and Walnut Advisory Corporation. The property and casualty insurance program offers coverage for hotels, motels, apartments, condominiums, garden style co-ops, and a variety of mixed schedules. The coverage is offered on a non-admitted basis nationwide except for in Florida, Texas, and Alaska. Sign up for your complimentary research report on AWH at:
Bermuda headquartered AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd's stock finished Wednesday's session 0.50% higher at $65.74 with a total trading volume of 391,740 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 7.48% in the last one month, 18.60% over the previous three months, and 0.72% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 7.51% and 17.78%, respectively. Additionally, shares of AXIS Capital Holdings, which together with its subsidiaries, provides specialty lines insurance and treaty reinsurance products worldwide, have an RSI of 74.13.
On January 04th, 2017, AXIS Capital announced that it will release financial results for Q4 2016 and FY16 on February 01st, 2017, after the close of the financial markets. The Company's management will host an investor teleconference on February 02nd, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. ET to discuss these results as well as related matters. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the latest research report on AXS at:
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