The A.M. Best Company publishes books and magazines with ratings of, reports on and news about insurance companies. Probably the most popular A.M. Best publications are the Best's Insurance Reports, which provide profiles of insurance companies. The Reports are published in three series: "Life-Health / United States," "Property-Casualty / United States" and "International."
A.M. Best publications can be purchased on the A.M. Best web site (www.ambest.com), with free registration. And you don't have to buy a whole book -- you can buy individual reports, ratings and news stories using a credit card number. For historical data or special orders, contact the Best's Custom Data Services (908-439-2200 ext. 5383).
Best Reports are also available on Lexis (COMPNY;AMBEST).