Financial Results

Property/Casualty Insurance Industry’s Surplus Sets New Record in First-Half 2019 as Stock Market Recovers from Downturn

Private U.S. property/casualty insurers’ surplus reached a new record of $802.2 billion in the first half of 2019, pushed up by insurers’ income and unrealized capital gains, according to Verisk (Nasdaq:VRSK), a leading data analytics provider, and the American Property Casualty Insurance Association (APCIA). The surplus grew $60.1 billion in 2019 as the stock market recovered from a significant downturn at the end of 2018. The prior record, set on September 30, 2018, was $781.6 billion.

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Property/Casualty Insurance Industry’s Surplus Sets New Record in First-Half 2019 as Stock Market Recovers from Downturn
Private U.S. property/casualty insurers’ surplus reached a new record of $802.2 billion in the first half of 2019, ...
 
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 ...