Chubb The property and casualty insurance company reported on Jan. 26 fourth-quarter earnings of $452 million, or $1.60 a share, down from year-ago earnings of $620 million, or $2.02 a share. "While the shares trade at a premium to peers, the company's financial strength, highlighted by its consistently strong reserve position justify the premium in our view," Keefe, Bruyette & Woods analysts wrote in a March 8 report. "Together with strong operating franchises, we believe Chubb is well-positioned in a marketplace going through change." Forward Annual Dividend Yield: 2.4% Rated "A- (Buy)" by TheStreet Ratings: The company's fourth-quarter gross profit margin decreased from the prior year. In the fourth quarter, stockholders' net worth was about the same as it was the prior year. TheStreet Ratings' price target is $81.95. The stock closed Monday at $67.77 and has fallen 2.09% year to date.