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Zacks Equity Research

W.R. Berkley to Share More Profit, OK's Special Dividend

W.R. Berkley's (WRB) approval of 50 cents per share in special dividend reflects its operational excellence as well as prudent capital management.

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Zacks Equity Research

Brown & Brown (BRO) Unit Buyout to Enrich Service Portfolio

Brown & Brown (BRO) arm buys Rodman Insurance, which is anticipated to add substance to the company's service portfolio via a comprehensive suite of P&C insurance products and services.

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Tirthankar Chakraborty

Blue Chips Wrapping Up a Solid Q3: 4 Top Picks

Despite lofty valuations and the recent stock market carnage, big U.S. stocks see a dramatic surge in sales and profits this earnings season.

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Nalak Das

Stock Market Volatility Lingers in November: 5 Low-Beta Picks

Concerns regarding global growth slowdown fueled by slump of crude oil prices, lower guidance from technology companies and surge in U.S. dollar are the primary causes behind the recent volatility.

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Zacks Equity Research

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Altria, American Express, U.S. Bancorp, T-Mobile and Humana

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Altria, American Express, U.S. Bancorp, T-Mobile and Humana

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Mark Vickery

Return of Merger Monday: ATHN, SAP & More

Two major buyouts dominate our morning headlines, and both have deep implications for their respective industries.

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Zacks Equity Research

Marsh & McLennan (MMC) Hits 52-Week High on Solid Q3 Results

Shares of Marsh & McLennan (MMC) scale a 52-week high on Nov 9, backed by a solid third-quarter earnings performance.

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Zacks Equity Research

Assurant (AIZ) Rewards Shareholders With 7% Dividend Hike

Assurant (AIZ) instills investors' confidence in the stock with a dividend increase of 7%.

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Zacks Equity Research

5 Top Stocks With Upgraded Broker Ratings Worth Investing In

Following what the majority of brokers are saying about a stock can help understand its potential easily. Therefore, when a broker upgrades a stock, one can easily rely on it.

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Zacks Equity Research

Life Insurance Stock Outlook: Great Growth Prospects Ahead

Improving rate environment and adoption of technology in daily operations bode well for Life Insurance industry.

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Zacks Equity Research

ProAssurance (PRA) Q3 Earnings Beat Estimates, Decrease Y/Y

ProAssurance's (PRA) Q3 earnings gain from higher premiums across all segments

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Zacks Equity Research

Sun Life (SLF) Q3 Earnings Rise on Solid Business, Dividend Up

Sun Life's (SLF) Q3 scores on business growth, lower U.S. tax rate and a favorable investment experience.

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Zacks Equity Research

Manulife Financial (MFC) Q3 Earnings Rise on Business Growth

Solid segmental performances across Asia, United States plus Global Wealth and Asset Management as well as higher APE sales and AUM drive Manulife Financial's (MFC) Q3 performance.

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Zacks Equity Research

Prudential Financial (PRU) Q3 Earnings & Revenues Top, Up Y/Y

Higher revenues, solid performance at International Insurance business line and increased expenses find reflections in Prudential Financial's (PRU) Q3 results.

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Kevin Cook

Bull of the Day: Athene Holding (ATH)

Specializing in retirement products, this insurer is growing sales at 20% and eager to expand its $100 billion portfolio

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Zacks Equity Research

Kemper (KMPR) Q3 Earnings & Revenues Top Estimates, Up Y/Y

Kemper's (KMPR) Q3 rides on strong earnings and double-digit growth in specialty auto business, a consistent stability in life and health results plus solid gains in investment income.

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Zacks Equity Research

Assurant (AIZ) Q3 Earnings Beat Estimates, Revenues Improve

Robust revenues and solid performance at Global Lifestyle, Global Preneed and Global Housing segments drove Assurant's (AIZ) Q3 results.

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Zacks Equity Research

American Equity (AEL) Q3 Earnings Beat Estimates, Surge Y/Y

Higher revenues, better investment results and an increased sales volume find reflections in American Equity's (AEL) Q3 performance.

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Zacks Equity Research

Brighthouse Financial (BHF) Q3 Earnings Top, Revenues Up Y/Y

Brighthouse Financial (BHF) Q3 reflect continued sales growth in annuities and an improvement in net investment income.

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Zacks Equity Research

Why Manulife (MFC) Might Surprise This Earnings Season

Manulife (MFC) is seeing favorable earnings estimate revision activity and has a positive Zacks Earnings ESP heading into earnings season.

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Zacks Equity Research

CNA Financial (CNA) Catches Eye: Stock Jumps 8.5%

CNA Financial (CNA) saw a big move last session, as its shares jumped nearly 9% on the day, amid huge volumes.

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Nilanjan Choudhury

5 Relative Price Strength Stocks to Maximize Your Returns

Want to try an out-of-the-box approach to earn handsome returns? Tap these stocks with explosive relative price strength.

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Zacks Equity Research

What's in Store for FGL Holdings (FG) This Earnings Season?

FGL Holdings' (FG) Q3 is likely to be aided by a compelling portfolio of life and annuity products.

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Zacks Equity Research

Loews (L) Q3 Earnings Miss Estimates, Revenues Rise Y/Y

Loews' (L) Q3 reflects solid outcomes at CNA Financial Boardwalk Pipeline and Loews Hotels, partially offset by soft results at Diamond Offshore and the company's investment portfolio.

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Mark Vickery

Q3 Earnings Soldier On Ahead of Election Day: L, DO, CNA & More

Although we've seen many of the marquee names in the market already report, the overall numbers of companies bringing quarterly figures releases keeps up a rapid pace.

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