Industrial-Alliance Life Ins

IAG-T

TSE:IAG

38.94
1.82 (4.47%)
Industrial Alliance is a Canadian insurance company with a diversified business ranging from wealth management to group pensions.
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Analysis and Opinions about IAG-T

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BUY WEAKNESS
BUY WEAKNESS
February 13, 2020
Over the last year you have seen a significant growth. It is on his radar screen. The securities side and the banking side are both doing well. He would be interested if it pulled back.
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Over the last year you have seen a significant growth. It is on his radar screen. The securities side and the banking side are both doing well. He would be interested if it pulled back.
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WATCH
February 6, 2020
It has fundamentally traded between two price-to-book break points: 1 times adjusted book and 60% of book. It has traded between these points for a very long time. It is getting up there so don't buck history. Don't bail now but look again at $279.
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It has fundamentally traded between two price-to-book break points: 1 times adjusted book and 60% of book. It has traded between these points for a very long time. It is getting up there so don't buck history. Don't bail now but look again at $279.
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
July 26, 2019
Will do well if interest rates go up. A lifeco that offers financial services. Scores in the top 25% of valuation with decent price momentum and volatility. (Analysts’ price target is $60.89)
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Will do well if interest rates go up. A lifeco that offers financial services. Scores in the top 25% of valuation with decent price momentum and volatility. (Analysts’ price target is $60.89)
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
July 4, 2019
(A Top Pick Jul 25/18, Up 5%) They have been growing their wealth management business. It is cheap and well managed out of Quebec city.
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(A Top Pick Jul 25/18, Up 5%) They have been growing their wealth management business. It is cheap and well managed out of Quebec city.
HOLD
HOLD
June 28, 2019
Pretty significant resistance point right now. Difficult to get above. Don't add to it now, but don't sell either. Looks OK in the short or medium term. If it gets above $54, could get to $57. If it gets down to $50, start reducing your position.
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Pretty significant resistance point right now. Difficult to get above. Don't add to it now, but don't sell either. Looks OK in the short or medium term. If it gets above $54, could get to $57. If it gets down to $50, start reducing your position.
HOLD
HOLD
May 28, 2019
Cheap but for a reason. It is smaller and more regional in Quebec than Manulife. Probably going to stay cheaper.
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Cheap but for a reason. It is smaller and more regional in Quebec than Manulife. Probably going to stay cheaper.
HOLD
HOLD
May 10, 2019
There have been other opportunities that have kept him away. In his to 70% for valuation. Trades at 1.1 book value. The dividend is safe. A good long term hold. Yield 3%.
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There have been other opportunities that have kept him away. In his to 70% for valuation. Trades at 1.1 book value. The dividend is safe. A good long term hold. Yield 3%.
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
August 24, 2018

An unknown insurance company. Undervalued. Has a well positioned distribution network. Trades at a discount to its peers. Gives you insurance exposure in the financial services asset class. Still a growth story. Yield is 3.1% (Analysts' price target is $63.67.)

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An unknown insurance company. Undervalued. Has a well positioned distribution network. Trades at a discount to its peers. Gives you insurance exposure in the financial services asset class. Still a growth story. Yield is 3.1% (Analysts' price target is $63.67.)

TOP PICK
TOP PICK
July 25, 2018

They focus more on personal insurance, but have been consolidating personal investment advisors with the largest network of advisors in Canada now. It trades at 9 times earnings and they are growing the dividend. It is cheaper than a Sunlife or Manulife. Yield 2.9%. (Analysts’ price target is $63.22)

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They focus more on personal insurance, but have been consolidating personal investment advisors with the largest network of advisors in Canada now. It trades at 9 times earnings and they are growing the dividend. It is cheaper than a Sunlife or Manulife. Yield 2.9%. (Analysts’ price target is $63.22)

COMMENT
COMMENT
July 20, 2018

The fact that interest rates have been very low had affected the insurance industry. Not an expensive stock. Trading at 9.5 times earnings. Headwinds against these businesses is where interest rates go. He would look at other players in the industry with much more diversified businesses and better chances of growing.

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The fact that interest rates have been very low had affected the insurance industry. Not an expensive stock. Trading at 9.5 times earnings. Headwinds against these businesses is where interest rates go. He would look at other players in the industry with much more diversified businesses and better chances of growing.

PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
April 5, 2018

(A Top Pick Jan 16/17, Down 0.98%) They have been growing and adding to their business. It is kind of in no man’s land here at present.

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(A Top Pick Jan 16/17, Down 0.98%) They have been growing and adding to their business. It is kind of in no man’s land here at present.

TOP PICK
TOP PICK
March 28, 2018

This is the fourth largest insurer. He thinks they have more than enough adequate capital to pass the required stress tests. It trades at 10 times earnings and has a good platform in life, health and employee insurance. Well-run company out of Quebec City. Yield 2.9%. (Analysts’ price target is $65.11 )

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This is the fourth largest insurer. He thinks they have more than enough adequate capital to pass the required stress tests. It trades at 10 times earnings and has a good platform in life, health and employee insurance. Well-run company out of Quebec City. Yield 2.9%. (Analysts’ price target is $65.11 )

TOP PICK
TOP PICK
January 16, 2017

He believes we are in a rising interest rate environment and you want to own financials in this environment. It qualifies in valuation, price momentum and volatility. He likes MFC-T and it did well as a Top Pick. He likes all three.

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He believes we are in a rising interest rate environment and you want to own financials in this environment. It qualifies in valuation, price momentum and volatility. He likes MFC-T and it did well as a Top Pick. He likes all three.

BUY WEAKNESS
BUY WEAKNESS
December 30, 2016

Doesn’t own any of the insurance companies. They’ve done well in the last little while because of what has happened with interest rates. If we continue to see this kind of interest rate environment, they will continue to do well. You probably want to wait for a pullback before buying.

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Doesn’t own any of the insurance companies. They’ve done well in the last little while because of what has happened with interest rates. If we continue to see this kind of interest rate environment, they will continue to do well. You probably want to wait for a pullback before buying.

HOLD
HOLD
November 8, 2016

He likes the life insurance sector, and this company is part of that. Believes interest rates are going up and this company will probably benefit.

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He likes the life insurance sector, and this company is part of that. Believes interest rates are going up and this company will probably benefit.

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Industrial-Alliance Life Ins(IAG-T) Rating

Ranking : 4 out of 5

Bullish - Buy Signals / Votes : 2

Neutral - Hold Signals / Votes : 3

Bearish - Sell Signals / Votes : 0

Total Signals / Votes : 5

Stockchase rating for Industrial-Alliance Life Ins is calculated according to the stock experts' signals. A high score means experts mostly recommend to buy the stock while a low score means experts mostly recommend to sell the stock.

Industrial-Alliance Life Ins(IAG-T) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Industrial-Alliance Life Ins stock symbol?

Industrial-Alliance Life Ins is a Canadian stock, trading under the symbol IAG-T on the Toronto Stock Exchange (IAG-CT). It is usually referred to as TSX:IAG or IAG-T

Is Industrial-Alliance Life Ins a buy or a sell?

In the last year, 5 stock analysts published opinions about IAG-T. 2 analyst recommended to BUY the stock. 0 analyst recommended to SELL the stock. The latest stock analyst recommendation is BUY on WEAKNESS. Read the latest stock experts' ratings for Industrial-Alliance Life Ins.

Is Industrial-Alliance Life Ins a good investment or a top pick?

Industrial-Alliance Life Ins was recommended as a Top Pick by Bruce Campbell (2) on 2020-02-13. Read the latest stock experts ratings for Industrial-Alliance Life Ins.

Why is Industrial-Alliance Life Ins stock dropping?

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Is Industrial-Alliance Life Ins worth watching?

5 stock analysts on Stockchase covered Industrial-Alliance Life Ins In the last year. It is a trending stock that is worth watching.

What is Industrial-Alliance Life Ins stock price?

On 2020-04-03, Industrial-Alliance Life Ins (IAG-T) stock closed at a price of $38.94.