PGR : 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. Brown & Brown (BRO) Beats 4Q Earnings; Revenues in Line - Analyst ...

    January 27, 2015
    Brown & Brown Inc.'s (BRO) adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of 18 cents for fourth-quarter 2014 outperformed the Zacks ...
  3. Progressive Issues 3.70% $400 Million Notes Due 2045 - Analyst ...

    January 26, 2015
    Progressive Corp. (PGR) has recently issued 3.70% senior notes worth $400 million.
  4. Will Progressive Corp (PGR) Beat Q4 Earnings Estimates? - Analyst ...

    January 23, 2015
    We expect Progressive Corp. (PGR) to beat expectations when it reports fourth-quarter 2014 earnings on Jan 28, 2015.
  5. Allied World Closes Buyout of Latin American Underwriters - ...

    January 13, 2015
    Allied World (AWH) closed the buyout of Latin American Underwriters Holdings Ltd.
  6. XL Group Eyes Premiere Spot with Catlin Buyout, Shares Gain - ...

    January 12, 2015
    XL Group (XL) inked a deal to buy Catlin Group Limited for about $4.1 billion.
  7. 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, ...
  8. Progressive Upgraded to Buy on Takeover & Affirmed Ratings - ...

    December 24, 2014
    On Dec 20, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Progressive Corp. (PGR) to a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).
  9. Progressive Ratings Affirmed by Rating Agencies; Shares Rise ...

    December 22, 2014
    Shares of Progressive (PGR) gained about 1.5% in the last two trading sessions following rating affirmations by two major ...
  10. 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. ...
  11. XL Group in Talks to Buy Catlin, Increases Alternative Capital ...

    December 18, 2014
    XL Group plc (XL) is in talk with Catlin Group Ltd. (CGL.L) to acquire the latter and form a combined entity.
  12. Progressive to Insure Home & Auto with ARX Majority Stake - Analyst ...

    December 17, 2014
    Progressive (PGR) inked a deal to buy the majority stake in ARX Holding Corp., the parent company of American Strategic Insurance ...
  13. How To Invest In Insurance Companies

    December 9, 2014
    Knowing the special circumstances that insurance companies operate under helps in evaluating whether or not a listed insurance ...
  14. 4 Companies With Positive Technical Buy Signals

    December 4, 2014
    For these upward trending stocks, a bullish engulfing pattern could mark the end of the pullback and the start of another ...
  15. 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 ...
  16. Hartford's Transformation Continuing To Unlock Value

    July 8, 2013
    Hartford's transformation is going better than expected, and the shares could still be cheap.
  17. Progressive Improving Quality At The Expense Of Growth

    April 11, 2013
    Progressive is still a fine insurance company, but the growth premium seems overdone today.
  18. 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 ...
  19. 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 ...
  20. Progressive Takes One Step Forward, One-Half Back

    April 16, 2012
    Progressive shares have been strong lately, as have shares for many insurers. However, progressive's margins are soft. The ...
  21. Progressive Perking Up

    April 18, 2011
    Progressive's growth trends look to be rebounding again, making the shares worth a closer look.
  22. Progressive Insurance Making Progress

    July 16, 2010
    Progressive stands out for its double-digit premium and investment income growth.
  23. 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.
  24. 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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