PGR : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Market Primer: Wednesday, October 9: Shutdown Woes Continue, ...

    October 9, 2013
    Concerns in the US and abroad that the stalemate in Congress could cause the US to default on its loans has put the dollar ...
  2. Twitter's Got A Revenue Conundrum

    October 7, 2013
    Twitter's IPO seems assured of being a success. Less convincing is its revenue growth. Advertisers aren't sold on its advertising ...
  3. Progressive Earnings to Beat Again? - Analyst Blog

    July 9, 2013
    We expect auto insurer Progressive Corp. to beat expectations when it reports second-quarter 2013 results on Jul 11.
  4. RNR Estimates Loss from Sandy - Analyst Blog

    December 21, 2012
    RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (RNR) announced its initial estimate of a net negative impact of $130 million on its fourth quarter ...
  5. WRB Gets Rated, Reveals Cat Loss - Analyst Blog

    December 17, 2012
    Late last week, rating agency A.M. Best affirmed the issuer credit ratings ("ICR") and debt ratings of W.R. Berkley Corp. ...
  6. Sandy Won't Help Insurance Pricing - Analyst Blog

    December 17, 2012
    Since most of the property and casualty insurers, adversely affected by the Hurricane Sandy, have provided their initial ...
  7. Hartford's 4Q to be Hit by Sandy - Analyst Blog

    December 12, 2012
    Yesterday, Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. (HIG) disclosed its initial estimate of losses incurred due to Hurricane ...
  8. Cummins and Other NYSE Stocks Making Big Moves on November 19, ...

    November 19, 2012
    The market is on the rise this morning, with the Nasdaq climbing 1.7%, the S&P 500 up 1.5% and the Dow increasing 1.3%. Today, ...
  9. Goldman Sachs Among Financial's Biggest Movers on November 19, ...

    November 19, 2012
    The Nasdaq has moved up 1.7%, the S&P 500 is trading up 1.5% and the Dow has increased 1.3%, marking a bad morning for the ...
  10. 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 ...
  11. PNC Financial and Other Big Movers In Financial on October 12, ...

    October 12, 2012
    This morning's trading has marked a bad day for the market so far. The Nasdaq has decreased 0.2%; the S&P 500 is trading ...
  12. Progressive Corp. (PGR) - Bear of the Day

    September 10, 2012
    We are downgrading Progressive Corp. (PGR) to Underperform from Neutral as the company continues to deliver lower net investment ...
  13. Company News for August 6, 2012 - Corporate Summary

    August 6, 2012
    "    LinkedIn Corporation (NYSE:LNKD) posted second quarter earnings per share of $0.04, missing the Zacks Consensus Estimate ...
  14. Tempest-Tossed Berkley

    July 29, 2011
    Berkley still gets little respect despite proven excellence.
  15. Clues From Earnings Season's Biggest Letdowns So Far

    January 28, 2011
    Though it's still in the early stages, some industry trends are rising from the earnings ashes.
  16. Five Stocks Buying Back Shares

    June 25, 2009
    When companies buy their own stock, it can be an indicator of good things to come. Here are a few to watch.
  17. Allstate's Good Hands Gone Bad?

    June 12, 2009
    Allstate is a mixed bag right now; though they refused TARP money, they have exposure to mortgage-backed securities
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