Stephen Simpson, CFA
Long only, growth at reasonable price, value, research analyst

Isn't Torchmark Supposed To Be Defensive?

Life and supplemental health insurance company Torchmark (NYSE:TMK) is unusual in a lot of ways. Not only does the company have a pretty exceptional history of returns on equity, those returns have been remarkably consistent. The company's underwriting risk is low and not many companies can compete in its core ...

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