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What Analysts Are Saying about American International Group
In March 2018, American International Group (AIG) is being tracked by 18 analysts, seven of whom have suggested “holds” on the stock.
AIG Announces Changes in Leadership Positions
On March 1, 2018, American International Group (AIG) announced that changes had been made to its leadership positions.
What to Expect from the Insurance Industry in 2018
Emerging markets such as China provide a great growth opportunity for property and casualty insurers.
AIG Canada Made the Top 100 Employers List
AIG’s Canadian business unit, AIG Canada, announced on February 13, 2018, that it had made the list of Canada’s Top 100 Employers of the younger generation.
How Analysts Are Rating Chubb
Chubb (CB) is tracked by 18 analysts in February 2018. One analyst has recommended a “sell” for the stock, and one has recommended a “hold.”
Understanding Chubb’s Premium Valuations
Chubb’s (CB) PE (price-to-earnings) ratio is 14.37x on an NTM (next 12-month) basis. The average for its competitors was 13.36x.
Here’s What’s behind Chubb’s Net Income in 4Q17
Chubb’s (CB) net income in 4Q17 was $1.5 billion compared to $1.6 billion in 4Q16. It saw a rise in net premiums earned, from $7.1 billion in 4Q16 to $7.2 billion in 4Q17.
How MetLife’s Valuation Compares
Lower valuation multiple MetLife (MET) has a next-12-month price-to-earnings ratio of 11.3x, lower than peers’ average ratio of 15.1x. Peers (XLF) CNO Financial Group (CNO), Reinsurance Group of America (RGA), and Arch Capital Group (ACGL) have ratios of 15.5x, 14.8x, and 14.9x, respectively. The spin-off of BrightHouse Financial (BHF) has led to substantial separation expenses, which […]
Assessing MetLife’s Assets and Liabilities
Total assets Whereas MetLife’s (MET) total assets fell to $720.5 billion at the end of 3Q17 from $898.7 billion at the end of 4Q16, its total investments rose to $445.7 billion from $420.9 billion, mainly due to higher sales of fixed maturity securities. Between the end of 4Q16 and 3Q17, MetLife’s accrued investment income rose from $3.3 […]
Why MetLife May Have Strong Growth Potential
Long-term growth potential MetLife (MET) may have strong long-term growth potential. While the company posted strong numbers in 3Q17, its results were impacted by separation expenses of $1.1 billion related to the BrightHouse Financial (BHF) spin-off. MetLife’s 3Q17 results were boosted by its international businesses, especially the Latin America division. How shareholders could benefit MetLife is focused […]
Total Operating Revenue Rises for MetLife’s US Division
Premiums MetLife’s (MET) US division’s total operating revenue rose from $7.9 billion in 3Q16 to $9.0 billion in 3Q17, mainly due to premiums, which rose to $6.9 billion from $5.9 billion. All of the division’s components saw higher operating revenue in 3Q17. Between 3Q16 and 3Q17, the US division’s net investment income rose to $1.60 billion […]
Why MetLife’s Total Expenses Rose
Expenses rise MetLife’s (MET) expenses comprise policyholder dividends and benefits, interest credited to policyholders’ accounts, and other expenses. The company incurred total expenses of $15.6 billion in 3Q17, compared with $14.6 billion in 3Q16. The rise in total expenses was mainly due to higher policyholder benefit and claim expenses, which rose to $10.6 billion in 3Q17 from […]
How AIG’s Valuation Compares after 3Q17
Discounted valuation American International Group (AIG) has a one-year forward price-to-earnings ratio of 20.4x, whereas its peers’ average ratio is 21.0x. National General Holdings (NGHC), Allstate (ALL), and Arch Capital Group (ACGL) have ratios of 18.8x, 15.1x, and 29.2x, respectively. AIG’s lower valuation is mainly due its significant catastrophe losses of $3 billion in 3Q17 and its […]
The Impact of Hurricanes on AIG’s Personal Insurance Division
Higher losses American International Group’s (AIG) personal insurance division saw catastrophe losses of $297 million in 3Q17, compared with $27 million in 3Q16. The substantial rise in losses was mainly due to windstorm and hailstorm losses, which stood at $206 million in 3Q17 and $26 million in 3Q16. Over the last 12 months, AIG has had a […]
How AIG’s Consumer Insurance Division Performed in 3Q17
Marginal fall American International Group’s (AIG) consumer insurance division’s total operating revenue fell 1% from $6 billion in 3Q16 to $5.9 billion in 3Q17. The marginal fall was mainly due to lower net investment income and premiums. The division’s premiums fell 2% to $3.2 billion in 3Q17 from $3.3 billion in 3Q16. Whereas AIG has a beta of […]
A Look at AIG’s Individual Retirement Business
Assets under administration and premiums American International Group’s (AIG) individual retirement business saw its premiums fall 41% to $22 million in 3Q17 from $37 million in 3Q16. In 3Q17, the division’s assets under administration stood at $147.8 billion, due to positive equity markets and a favorable net flow related to index annuities. Whereas AIG has an enterprise value […]
Analysts’ Views on AIG after Its 3Q17 Earnings Release
Strong “buy” ratings Of the 19 analysts covering American International Group (AIG), two have recommended “sell,” six have recommended “hold,” seven have recommended “strong buy,” and four have recommended “buy.” Peer recommendations Of the 15 analysts covering Arch Capital Group (ACGL), one has recommended “strong sell,” eight have recommended “hold,” four have recommended “strong buy,” and two have recommended […]
AIG’s Commercial Insurance Division Sees Catastrophe Losses
Total operating revenue In 3Q17, American International Group’s (AIG) commercial insurance division’s total operating revenue comprised net investment income and premiums. In 3Q17, AIG’s commercial insurance division’s total operating revenue fell to $4.6 billion from $5.4 billion in 3Q16, a 15% fall. This fall was mainly due to premiums falling 15%, from $4.5 billion in 3Q16 […]
KIE Trades above Its Moving Averages: How Does SPY Compare?
KIE is the most liquid insurance ETF available in the country and is also among the cheapest, with an expense ratio of 0.35%.
KIE Is Trending Upward after Crossing Its Moving Averages
On November 25, 2015, KIE closed at $72.23, above its 100-day, 50-day, and 20-day moving averages of $70.07, $70.06, and $71.73, respectively.
KIE Crossed over Its Moving Averages on November 16, Trending Up
On November 23, shares of KIE closed at $72.38, above its 100-day, 50-day, and 20-day moving averages of $70.07, $70.06, and $71.73, respectively.
Alleghany’s Revenue and Income Fall in 3Q15
After its 3Q15 earnings report, Alleghany fell by 0.29% to close at $501.09 per share as of November 3, 2015.