NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Insurance stocks have rocketed 13% in the past month, more than twice the pace of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The following five insurers have significantly, and consistently, outperformed their peers.
4. MetLife ( MET), based in New York, is the largest U.S. life insurer with substantial annuity and property and casualty interests.
3. Ambac Financial Group ( ABK) is a New York-based bond insurer regulated by Wisconsin insurance authority.
2. Conseco ( CNO) is an Indiana-based life and health insurer.
1. American International Group ( AIG) is a New York-based multiline insurer.