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Assurant Is Trading At A Nearly 5-Year Low Valuation Level

Jan. 10, 2023 4:27 AM ETAssurant, Inc. (AIZ) Stock1 Comment
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  • AIZ has posted somewhat disappointing results in the last two quarters, mostly due to a strong dollar and excessive inflation.
  • AIZ is trading at a nearly 5-year low forward price-to-earnings ratio of 10.3.
  • When the current headwinds subside, AIZ will have great upside potential.

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About three months ago, I recommended buying Assurant (NYSE:AIZ) for its attractive valuation. Since then, the stock has declined 14%, primarily due to its disappointing business performance, which was caused by a strong dollar, slightly higher insurance claims

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Assurant sails under the radar of most and the outlook remains mostly favourable.

The stock is very good value based on its risk-adjusted 5y PEGY ratio of 0.53 and therefore a strong buy.

I'm long $AIZ

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