Financial Services >> Analyst Interviews >> May 11, 2018

A Wide Variation in Performance of Insurance Companies

Shields, Meyer
Meyer Shields is Managing Director at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc., a subsidiary of Stifel Financial Corp. He covers insurance brokers and small- and mid-cap property and casualty insurers. Earlier, he worked at Legg Mason, J.P. Morgan Securities, Inc., and Zurich North America. He ranked fifth among stock pickers in the insurance/nonlife industry in The Wall Street Journal “Best on the Street” analysts survey for 2009. He has a B.S. degree in actuarial science from the University of Toronto and is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society. Profile
TWST: Let’s start with a snapshot of your coverage universe.

Mr. Shields: I cover mostly, but not exclusively, large-cap property and casualty insurance companies and insurance