10 Insurance Stocks Shaken By Catastrophes

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According to Maria Woehr, "Several insurer and reinsurance companies have seen their stock declines, while others have seen share increases since Friday depending in their exposure the earthquake in Japan. Although the full impact of these loses is still unknown, rough estimates by Jefferies International price the insured losses for the industry at $10 billion. Catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide estimates damages could be between $15 billion and $35 billion. ... Here are the ten insurers and reinsurers listed on the NYSE and Nasdaq with exposure to the earthquake in Japan that analysts and investors are watching." Read more here.

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