Sarfaraz A. Khan
Energy, commodities, macro, long only

HCI: This Stock Is Up +90% YTD, So Why Should You Avoid It?

Fortune Magazine has recently released its list of 100 fastest-growing public companies, which is based on the top and bottom line growth as well as the stock performance of the U.S. listed firms. A small Florida based insurer HCI Group (NYSE:HCI), previously called Homeowners Choice, was able to secure the #13 spot on that list. The company has also joined the S&P Small Cap 600 Index on Friday, in the Property and Casualty Insurance sector, replacing Maidenform Brands (NYSE:MFB) which is being removed. So far this year, HCI Group's shares have been up an impressive +90% and have caught the attention of Jim Cramer, who thinks that you should be buying this stock. However, I believe...

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