by Robert Hauver
Have you looked at the Financials sector lately? This sector was beaten down for most of 2016, but has outperformed all others by a wide margin over the past month, rising by 12.46%. Even with that strong comeback, the Financial sector is still down -10.59% in 2016:
We went looking for dividend stocks in the financial sector which have also outperformed, but still represent a good value. We found 2 reinsurance firms which fit the bill – they’re both in the Property & Casualty Insurance sub-industry:
Performance: MHLD rocketed up after the election – rising over 17% in the past month, but is still only up 5.63% in 2016, while DGICA has had a steadier ride, and is up over 20% in 2016.