Financial Results

P/C Insurers Report Strong First Quarter Underwriting Results

Private U.S. property/casualty insurers’ profitability as measured by their annualized rate of return on average policyholders’ surplus increased to 9.4 percent, the best first-quarter result since 10.8 percent in 2015, according to Verisk (Nasdaq:VRSK), a leading data analytics provider, and the American Property Casualty Insurance Association (APCIA). The industry’s surplus grew a record $37.4 billion in the first quarter of 2019, while net written premiums dropped for the first time since the Great Recession.

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P/C Insurers Report Strong First Quarter Underwriting Results
Private U.S. property/casualty insurers’ profitability as measured by their annualized rate of ...
 
P/C Insurers Report Increase in Net Income in 2018
Private U.S. property/casualty insurers saw their net income after taxes rise to $60 billion in 2018 from $36.1 bil...
 
P/C Insurers Report $4.7B Net Underwriting Gain in Nine-Months 2018
Private U.S. property/casualty insurers reported a $4.7 billion net underwriting gain in nine-months 2018, a sharp ...
 
Property/Casualty Insurance Industry’s Net Income More Than Doubles to $34 Billion in First-Half 2018
Private U.S. property/casualty insurers saw their net income after taxes more than double to $34 billion in first-h...