A Safe 9% Dividend Yield In A Unique Insurance Stock

dividends1Steve Mauzy:  Insurance is a straightforward business. Most insurers earn a profit on premiums collected and investment income earned, less claims paid and business expenses.
NYSE:KIE December 15, 2015 3:52pm

Two ETFs To Watch For A Potential Buy [SPDR S&P Insurance ETF, Guggenheim Solar ETF]

market outlookMorpheus Trading: On the ETF side, we are monitoring the price action in Insurance ETF (NYSEARCA:KIE) for a low risk entry point off the 10-week MA. Note that the price action has tightened up this week (so far).
NYSE:KIE July 24, 2014 4:31pm

Regulatory Letdown? Not For These 3 Insurance ETFs [SPDR S&P Insurance ETF]

insuranceDecentralized regulation and consumer protection – the sustained focus of the U.S. insurance regulatory structure – have kept the industry susceptible to insolvency as evident from the 2008 financial crisis. But no constructive measures have been adopted
NYSE:IAK June 6, 2014 4:32pm

How To Avoid Wall Street Groupthink [SPDR S&P Insurance ETF]

wall-street-etfDavid Trainer:  Brett Arends at MarketWatch published a great article on Thursday that highlighted the worst calls by Wall Street money managers so far in 2014. His article confirmed two of our long-standing arguments, that active management tends to underperform,
NYSE:IEO May 23, 2014 10:37am

Insurance ETFs Crushing Financials On Q1 Earnings [SPDR S&P Insurance ETF, iShares Dow Jones US Insurance Index ETF]

insuranceAfter driving earnings for many quarters, the financial sector has been a major drag on total Q1 earnings growth. This is especially true as financials is the second-worst performing sector this earnings season, trailing autos.
NYSE:IAK May 13, 2014 4:19pm

Are Insurance ETFs Worth A Look? [SPDR S&P Insurance ETF, iShares Dow Jones US Insurance Index ETF]

insuranceTaking many investors and analysts by surprise, interest rates in the U.S. have moved southward this year despite the initiation of QE taper. Persistently soft job growth, housing start as well as the fear
NYSE:IAK March 16, 2014 10:31pm

ETFs To Profit From The Hot Insurance Industry [SPDR S&P Insurance ETF, iShares Dow Jones US Insurance Index ETF]

insuranceAs the Federal Reserve is not expected to stop its economic hand-holding anytime soon, the prolonged low-interest rate environment will continue to hurt the rate-sensitive part of insurers’ business models. However, continued efforts to transform the business model
NYSE:IAK February 10, 2014 6:47pm

3 Sector ETFs That Should Outperform In 2014

etfsNeena Mishra: The Fed finally decided to reduce its monthly bond purchases by $10 billion and the stock market reacted positively to the news as the move was made “in the light of improvement in the economic activity and labor marker conditions”.
NYSE:KIE December 20, 2013 6:06pm

Rising Interest Rate Environment Bullish For Insurance ETFs

insuranceWith QE3 tapering on the table and an improving economic scenario, the insurance industry is performing remarkably well compared to other corners of the financial space. The segment is expected to be the clear beneficiary of a rising interest rate environment.
NYSE:IAK December 18, 2013 2:24pm

A Quick Guide To Investing In Insurance ETFs

insuranceWith QE3 tapering off the table for the time being, the insurance industry – a likely beneficiary of a rising interest rate environment – could see a down phase in the near term as investors foresee a set back in its progression. But the strength that the industry
NYSE:IAK September 30, 2013 5:05pm

These Overlooked Insurance Sector ETFs Could Offer Stellar Returns

insuranceEarnings season so far has been pretty lukewarm to put it mildly. Many key companies such as Coca-Cola, Google, Microsoft, as well as other big names, have missed on earnings or sales, with more than a few warnings about coming quarters too.
NYSE:IAK July 22, 2013 4:25pm

Trouble Ahead for Insurance Stocks

troubleShares of property and casualty insurance stocks have been under pressure for the last few weeks. The industry is in the early stages of what could be a significant decline, following an extended period
NYSE:KIE July 9, 2013 12:59pm

Insurance Stock ETFs For Higher Interest Rates

ratesETF Base: The market has its eyes on Bernanke’s “tapering” of quantitative easing. Should the Fed taper its bond buying, rates will inevitably head higher as the supply of dollars chasing fixed-income investments will dwindle, forcing rates
NYSE:IAK July 8, 2013 4:06pm

5 Insurance ETFs To Protect Your Portfolio

Eric Dutram: Leading up to the Q3 earnings season, investors were quite uncertain about the direction of American stocks to close out the year. A great deal of worry is certainly
NYSE:IAK October 30, 2012 4:27pm

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