Among the various stocks of the U.S.-listed companies belonging to the Insurance sector or business segment, which ones have been the front-runners in terms of generating the highest returns for the investors? Here is the following list comprising of those top 10 America-listed stocks of the 'Insurance' sector, industry or business segment (or index), which have generated the best returns in terms of price changes between the end of previous year and the date of writing.
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The following list presents stocks of the companies which belong to the broader Insurance sector or the stock market index, their corresponding prices as of given date, and the percentage gains realized: 1) Maiden Holdings, Ltd. (MHLD)
Here's a look at the basic details and how the above mentioned stocks fared during the period:
Maiden Holdings, Ltd., through its subsidiaries, provides reinsurance solutions to regional and specialty insurers in the United States, Europe, and internationally. It operates in two segments, Diver ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Maiden. The Bermuda-headquartered company Maiden Holdings, Ltd. (MHLD) is ranked number one among the best performing stocks of Insurance of 2020. The Finance sector business falls under the Property-Casualty Insurers industrial sub-sector. Since the start of the year 2020, the stock price of Maiden has changed by 232 percent, which is calculated based on the previous year's closing price of $0.75 per share and year-to-date closing price of $2.49 per share as of writing. The market value of the company as indicated by its market-cap changed from $63.46 million to $211.16 million during the same period. Along with Insurance, the company is also in the business of Finance, Property-Casualty Insurers, Financial Services, Reinsurance, Wilshire 5000, among other usual products and services. Maiden continues to be a leading constituent of many major stock market indexes like Wilshire 5000 index, and a few other larger indexes which are part of the stock market.
Goosehead Insurance, Inc. focuses on operating as a holding company for Goosehead Financial, LLC that provides personal lines insurance agency services in the United States. The company operates through two seg ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Goosehead Insurance. Based on the market-cap change from $1.54 billion to $4.61 billion during the given months of the year 2020 and the share price change from $42.4 per share to a price of $124.76 per share as of Dec 31, 2020, Goosehead Insurance, Inc (GSHD) was successful in generating YTD returns of 194.25 percentage. Standing at the number two rank in the top performing list of Insurance stocks, the Westlake, TX-based Goosehead Insurance is categorized as the Financial Services sub-sector business which falls under the larger Finance sector. It is also a part of few famous stock indexes that are used to track the overall performance of the stock market. They include Wilshire 5000 index, Russell 2000 index, and a few more broader-level indexes that are actively tracked in the market.
Kingsway Financial Services Inc., incorporated on September 19, 1989, is a holding company. The Company operates as a merchant bank primarily engaged, through its subsidiaries, in the property and casualty ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Kingsway Financial. During the given months of the year 2020, Kingsway Financial Services, Inc. (KFS) was successful in generating YTD returns of 152.69 percentage which helped it gain the number three spot in the list of the top performing stocks which generated maximum returns during year 2020 till date. As of December of the previous year, the stock of the Canada-based Kingsway Financial closed at a price of $1.86 per share, while it traded at a price of $4.7 per share as of Dec 31, 2020. The company's market cap changed from $40.53 million to $106.74 million during the same period YTD. The company is classified under the Finance industry sector and further specialized as a Property-Casualty Insurers sector business.
Oxbridge Re Holdings Limited, incorporated on April 4, 2013, is a specialty property and casualty reinsurer. The Company provides reinsurance solutions through its subsidiary, Oxbridge Reinsurance Limited. The Company focuses ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Oxbridge Re. Rank number four in the coveted list is held by Oxbridge Re Holdings Limited (OXBR) for being among the top performing stocks of 2020. Headquartered in Cayman Islands, the Finance sector company is categorized under the industrial sub-sector of Property-Casualty Insurers. Since the start of the year 2020, stock of Oxbridge Re has so far gained 149.33 percentage, based on the previous year's closing price of $0.75 per share and year-to-date price of $1.87 per share. During the same period, the market capitalization of the company changed from $4.27 million to $10.72 million.
Kinsale Capital Group, Inc. provides as a casualty and property insurance products in the United States. Its commercial lines offerings include construction, small business, energy, excess casualty, g ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Kinsale Capital. At number five in the list of top stocks stands Kinsale Capital Group, Inc. (KNSL), which saw a change in its stock price from the level of $101.66 apiece during previous year December end to the price of $200.13 per share as of Dec 31, 2020. It translates to a change of 96.86 percentage. The Virginia, VA-headquartered Finance sector company also saw its market value change from $2.25 billion to $4.54 billion. The Property-Casualty Insurers specialist also managed to outperform some of the major stock market indexes of which it is a part of. They include the Wilshire 5000 index, Russell 2000 index, and a handful of other multi-capitalization indexes.
Founded in 2011, BRP is a rapidly growing independent insurance distribution firm delivering tailored insurance and risk management insights and solutions that give clients the peace of mind to pursue their purpose, passion and dreams. BRP represents over 400,000 clients across the United States and internationally. BRP is a destination employer supported by an award-winning culture, powered by excepti ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of BRP Group. The Tampa, FL-based Finance sector company BRP Group Inc (BRP) holds the number six spot among the best performing stocks of the Insurance sector. Classified as the Insurance business, the stock price of BRP Group ended the previous year at a price of $16.05 per share while it reached the level of $29.97 apiece as of Dec 31, 2020 translating to a percentage change in stock price of 86.73%. As of writing, the company's market-cap value stands at $3.33 billion. Few leading stock market index includes BRP Group in their constituent list. They include Russell 2000 index, and a few other larger indexes which are part of the stock market.
Lemonade Inc. provides various insurance products to customers in the United States and Europe. Its insurance products cover stolen or damaged property, and ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Lemonade. Lemonade Inc. (LMND) has moved by 76.49 percentage over the given period of 2020-YTD, helping it gain a place at number seven among the top performing stocks. The Financial Services sector company managed to achieve the feat as its stock price changed from $69.41 apiece to the price of $122.5 per share between the end of December of the previous year and Dec 31, 2020. The smart run of the New York, New York-based Insurance Property & Casualty sector company lead to a handsome gain in its marketcap which changed from $0 million to $6.93 billion over the same duration.
Palomar Holdings, Inc. provides specialty property insurance. It offers personal and commercial specialty property insurance products, including residential and commercial earthquake, specialty homeowners, commercial all-risk, Hawaii hurricane, residential flood, inland marine, assumed reinsurance, and real estate investor. The company was formerly known as GC Palomar Holdings. Palomar Holdings, Inc. w ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Palomar. The La Jolla, CA-based Palomar Holdings, Inc. (PLMR) belongs to the Financial Services sector and is categorized as a Insurance company. The stock of Palomar ended the previous year at a price of $50.49 per share. As of Dec 31, 2020, the stock price has reached $88.84 apiece, which indicates a change of 75.96 percent making the company rank among the top performing stocks of the Insurance for the year 2020 till date. At the end of the last year, company's market capitalization stood at $1.19 billion. It has now changed to $2.27 billion as of writing. Palomar continues to be a leading constituent of many major stock market indexes like Russell 2000 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.
National General Holdings Corp., incorporated on October 2, 2009, is a specialty personal lines insurance holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the Company provides a range of insurance products, including personal ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of National General. The number nine spot in the list of top performing stocks of the Insurance sector is taken by National General Holdings Corp (NGHC). The company's stock price changed from $22.1 per share at the end of December of the previous year to the price of $34.18 per share as of writing. Overall, the stock managed to realized price change of 54.66 percent during the given time period. The corresponding change in the market capitalization value of the New York, NY-based Finance sector company was from $2.51 billion to $3.88 billion. Being ranked in the top 10 best performing stocks of the Insurance sector, the company also succeeded in outperforming the returns generated by some of the popular stock market indexes. They include the Wilshire 5000 index, Russell 2000 index, and a handful of other multi-capitalization indexes.
Erie Indemnity Company, incorporated on April 17, 1925, is a management company. The Company serves as the attorney-in-fact for the subscribers (policyholders) at the Erie Insurance Exchange (Exchange). The Exchange ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Erie Indemnity. Erie Indemnity (ERIE) generated percentage returns of 47.95 percent during the 2020 year-to-date. Its returns are based on the share price which moved from $166 per share from the previous year-end to the price of $245.6 per share as of Dec 31, 2020. The company's value, as indicated by the market-cap figure, changed from $7.67 billion to $12.84 billion during the same period. The company is categorized as a Finance speciality business with further classification in the Specialty Insurers sub-category. Based in Pennsylvania, PA, the YTD performance of the Insurance sector also fared better than that of the returns generated by some of the closley tracked stock market indexes. The company is a part of Wilshire 5000 index, and a few other wider multi-cap stock market indexes.This page is updated every week/month. Bookmark this site to track the best performing stocks regularly.