ACE : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Progressive Keeps Surprise Streak Alive with Q4 Earnings - Analyst ...

    January 28, 2015
    Progressive Corp.'s (PGR) earnings per share for the fourth quarter of 2014 came in at 60 cents, 40% above the Zacks Consensus ...
  2. ACE Ltd Keeps Earnings Streak Alive on Solid Underwriting - Analyst ...

    January 28, 2015
    ACE Limited (ACE) delivered a positive earnings surprise yet again in fourth-quarter 2014 with operating earnings of $2.47 ...
  3. ACE Ltd Set to Beat on Q4 Earnings as Underwriting Improves - ...

    January 22, 2015
    We expect property and casualty insurer ACE Limited (ACE) to beat expectations when it reports fourth-quarter and full-year ...
  4. Travelers (TRV): Will it Spring a Surprise with Q4 Earnings? ...

    January 20, 2015
    We expect property and casualty insurer The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV) to beat expectations when it reports fourth-quarter ...
  5. AmTrust Financial Acquires Oryx Insurance & TIMS, Shares Up - ...

    January 7, 2015
    AmTrust Financial (AFSI) acquired privately held Oryx Insurance Brokerage, Inc. and TMI Solutions for cash.
  6. HCC Insurance Closes ProAg Buyout, Begins Crop Insurance - Analyst ...

    January 5, 2015
    HCC Insurance (HCC) closed the buyout of Producers Ag Insurance Group, Inc. from CUNA Mutual Group for $105 million in cash, ...
  7. HCI Group Rises on Policy Assumption by P&C Subsidiary - Analyst ...

    December 22, 2014
    Shares of HCI Group, Inc. (HCI) rallied 2.2% in a single trading session to close at $45.97, after the company's subsidiary ...
  8. ACE to Boost Personal Lines for Wealthy with Fireman's Fund - ...

    December 19, 2014
    ACE Limited (ACE) has inked a deal to buy Fireman's Fund, a high net worth personal lines insurance business in the U.S. ...
  9. Unum Group Shares Operational & Capital Plan with Investors - ...

    December 17, 2014
    Unum Group (UNM) reaffirmed its 2014 outlook and unveiled its 2015 outlook at its meeting of investors and analysts.
  10. Insurance Stocks Running Out of Steam - Industry Outlook

    May 8, 2014
    Insurance Stocks Running Out of Steam - Industry Outlook
  11. Arch Capital Is Excellent, But No Bargain

    September 4, 2013
    Strong reserves and excellent underwriting have Arch Capital basically at fair value.
  12. ACE Fortifies Contractors Insurance - Analyst Blog

    July 9, 2013
    Recently, the U.S. based retail facility of ACE Limited, ACE USA introduced new services through its risk management services ...
  13. Sandy to Hurt Insurers' 4Q Margins - Analyst Blog

    November 13, 2012
    While the U.S. property and casualty insurers had reported favorable earnings in the first nine months of 2012, superstorm ...
  14. Allstate Upped to Outperform - Analyst Blog

    October 18, 2012
    We have promoted Allstate Corp. (ALL) with an 'Outperform' recommendation from 'Neutral' based on the significant improvement ...
  15. New Ratings (ACE, AIG, RATE, MM, MOVE, SLW, XRTX, ZMH)

    June 26, 2012
    New York, June 26th ( - Following are some of the new analyst ratings before the market open. Research ...
  16. Everest Re Trying To Balance Risk And Opportunity

    June 15, 2012
    Everest Re falls between stocks like Arch Capital and Allied World, which look fairly priced today and those like ACE and ...
  17. ACE Looks Like A Card Worth Playing In The Insurance Sector

    June 8, 2012
    ACE is leveraging a balanced, less cyclical insurance business model into solid returns.
  18. 4 Stocks Holding Support And Showing Strength

    May 16, 2012
    A contingent of large ($10B+) capitalization stocks still remain above March and April support levels. This is called relative ...
  19. 5 Stocks To Buy For Insurance

    December 29, 2011
    These leading insurers have held up quite well this year, and the outlook over the next few years supports looking at them ...
  20. Berkshire Hathaway Makes An Unusual Bid For Transatlantic

    August 10, 2011
    Berkshire makes an odd bid for an in-play reinsurance giant.
  21. Insurers Hit By Catastrophe Losses

    March 22, 2011
    Insurers have been hit with a series of catastrophe losses related to recent disasters in Japan and the South Pacific.
  22. Arch Capital - A Weak Market Will Take Its Toll Eventually

    July 28, 2010
    Arch Capital continues to manage a soft rate cycle, but eventually it will constrain the company's ability to grow.
  23. Ace Limited Sees Growth In Asia And Latin America

    July 20, 2010
    Ace Limited survived the bear market and recession, and is expanding into higher growth international areas.
  24. Property And Casualty Insurance: Things Could Be Worse

    June 30, 2010
    The property and casualty industry is profitable so far in 2010, but it faces sluggish pricing and declines in premiums.
  25. 4 Stocks You Could Buy Instead Of Apple

    January 27, 2010
    Apple's stock is rocketing skyward, but does that mean you should buy it?
  26. How Comprehensive Is Your Income?

    September 17, 2009
    Comprehensive income is an important part of shareholder equity but is often overlooked.
  27. The Insurance Market Totters Between Hard And Soft

    August 18, 2009
    The insurance industry continues to hover on the brink of a hard market but is still weak as it feels the impact of the recession.
  28. Has The Combined Ratio For P/C Peaked?

    April 15, 2009
    The property and casualty industry combined ratio hit 104.7 in 2008, but recent industry survey and management commentary ...
  29. Business Education Courtesy Of Berkshire's Shareholder Letter

    March 4, 2009
    Warren Buffett's 2008 Berkshire Hathaway 2008 shareholder letter demonstrates how to manage businesses through thick and ...
  30. Markel Posts Rare Drop In Book Value

    November 19, 2008
    Specialty insurer Markel took a hit from hurricanes in the third quarter but has great historical returns.
  31. Global Property Insurers Squeezed By Credit Markets

    June 17, 2008
    XL Capital and ACE Limited are feeling the pinch of tight credit markets. Is this a value trap in the making?
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