These insurers offer high yields—plus growth

Insurers write policies, collect premiums from customers, and then invest those premiums to meet future claims. They’re required to invest significant amounts of that money in fixed-income instruments, namely bonds. That means rising interest rates are a boon to their returns. Rising interest rates also… Read More

Expect higher dividends from these insurers

COVID-19 lockdowns in Asia have hurt earnings at these top insurance companies. However, they should benefit from rising interest rates as they invest premiums from customers in higher-yielding bonds. That puts them in a good position to reward investors with future dividend hikes.
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Still strong buys despite the Asian slowdown

These two insurers offer investors growth prospects, as well as high yields. Meanwhile, rising interest rates are generally good for insurers. They write policies, collect premiums from customers, and then invest those premiums to meet future claims. They’re required to invest significant amounts of that… Read More

Top Canadian insurers with gains ahead

Business—both in Canada and internationally—remains strong for our two top Canadian insurance recommendations. These two stocks have recovered all of the ground they lost in March 2020 with onset of the pandemic, and we think they are now poised to move even higher. Meanwhile, each… Read More