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Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. (ENH): Today's Featured Insurance Loser

Endurance Specialty Holdings ( ENH) pushed the Insurance industry lower today making it today's featured Insurance loser. The industry as a whole closed the day up 1.5%. By the end of trading, Endurance Specialty Holdings fell 36 cents (-1%) to $34.71 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 794,964 shares of Endurance Specialty Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 397,600 shares. The stock ranged in price between $34.57-$35.40 after having opened the day at $35.38 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $35.07. Other company's within the Insurance industry that declined today were: Kingsway Financial Services Inc ( KFS), down 10.6%, Kingstone Companies Inc ( KINS), down 3.4%, Crawford & Company ( CRD.B), down 3.2%, and CorVel Corporation ( CRVL), down 1.8%.

Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd., through its subsidiaries, engages in underwriting specialty lines of personal and commercial property and casualty insurance and reinsurance worldwide. Endurance Specialty Holdings has a market cap of $1.45 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 23.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

TheStreet Ratings rates Endurance Specialty as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity.

On the positive front, MGIC Investment Corporation ( MTG), up 13.1%, Radian Group Inc ( RDN), up 11.2%, First Acceptance Corporation ( FAC), up 9.5%, and Assured Guaranty ( AGO), up 8.7%, were all gainers within the insurance industry with Berkshire Hathaway Inc ( BRK.B) being today's featured insurance industry winner.

For investors not wanting singular stock exposure, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the insurance industry could consider KBW Insurance ETF ( KIE) while those bearish on the insurance industry could consider Proshares Short Financials ( SEF).

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