Why American International Group’s Revenue Fell in 3Q17
Fall in revenue
American International Group (AIG), which released its 3Q17 results earlier this month, saw its revenue fall 9% to $11.8 billion in 3Q17 from $12.9 billion in 3Q16.
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The fall in revenue was mainly due to the company’s other income falling. In 3Q17, the company reported other income of $466 million, compared with $609 million in 3Q16, reflecting a substantial fall of 23%.
Over the last 12 months, AIG has managed to generate a return on assets of -0.37%. Peers (XLF) Prudential Financial (PRU), Chubb Limited (CB), and Allstate (ALL) have returned 0.53%, 2.4%, and 2.5%, respectively.
Investment income falls
AIG’s net realized capital losses rose from $765 million in 3Q16 to $922 million in 3Q17, which impacted the company’s total revenue. Its premiums fell 6% to $8.1 billion in 3Q17 from $8.6 billion in 3Q16, and its policy fees rose 13% to $728 million in 3Q17 from $646 million in 3Q16. AIG’s net investment income fell 10% from $3.8 billion in 3Q16 to $3.4 billion in 3Q17.