The story of Hippo Holdings (NYSE:HIPO) stock had an inauspicious beginning. The homeowners insurance provider emerged from a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) deal that soured in the eleventh hour. Now, investors are wondering if HIPO stock is worth a buy.
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InvestorPlace’s own Robert Lakin did an excellent job of detailing the less-than-stellar initial public offering (IPO) early last month. It’s a great primer for what happened to the company, which had the backing of the founders of Microsoft’s (NASDAQ:MSFT)....More>>>
No matter how many warnings experts issue regarding penny stocks, people invariably find their way into this speculative arena. And that issue has become even more prominent thanks to mobile trading apps like Robinhood (NASDAQ:HOOD). With the ability to wager on the full spectrum of investment vehicles right at your fingertips, Robinhood is somewhat of a mixed bag.
On the one hand, let’s at least give credit where it’s due. Prior to the novel coronavirus pandemic, financial analysts bemoaned that younger people were investing at a lower rate than prior generations at their....More>>>
Lemonade (NYSE:LMND), the upstart insurance company, faces nothing but further losses as far as the eye can see. That effectively limits any potential upside for LMND stock.
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Although the stock may not drop much as premium growth continues strong, the company’s future losses will keep a lid on the stock’s upside. In short, the company will likely have to grow into its present $4.3 billion market valuation.
Top 10 Insurance Stocks To Watch For 2023: Topdanmark A/S (TOP)
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The health insurance industry more popularly called Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) is in a sweet spot with full backing from the government to the Affordable Care Act. This reform instituted by Barack Obama back in March 2010, has been one of the major growth drivers for the industry, despite bringing in some constraints. Other factors such as aging U.S population, mergers and acquisition, investments in technology et al are expected to drive growth for the HMO players. Companies with the likes of UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH Quick QuoteUNH ) , Anthem Inc. , Humana Inc. (HUM Quick....More>>>
What Happened: Multinational electronics company Xiaomi Corp (OTC:XIACF) is open to expanding its financial services business to include cryptocurrency, but only after it is clear on the regulatory environment.
Manu Kumar Jain, managing director of Xiaomi India, told the Economic Times that the company’s financial services business would only venture into crypto after gaining a better understanding of how to be compliant with local laws in India.
“We will want to wait for all the regulatory things. Of course, crypto is an area, which is extremely interesting,....More>>>