Why Chubb’s Global Reinsurance Division Income Fell
Division’s income The Global Reinsurance division of Chubb Limited (CB) consists of reinsurance activities as follows: Chubb Tempest Re USA Chubb Tempest Re Canada Chubb Tempest Re Bermuda Chubb Tempest Re International The global reinsurance division reported income of $146 million in 9M17, compared to $338 million in 9M16—a substantial 56.8% decline. The division’s net […]
A Look at the Financials Sector’s Dividend Yield: Part One
Financials and basic materials have dividend yields of 2.5% and 2.4%, respectively.
Ashland Products: Update on the Price Increase
On June 11, Ashland (ASH) announced the price increase for 1-4 butanediol and several derivative products.
What to Expect from Chubb in 4Q17
Chubb Limited (CB) plans to release its 4Q17 earnings report on January 30. The average estimate from Wall Street analysts for earnings per share or EPS in 4Q17 is $2.33.
Ashland Completed HEC Production Expansion in China
On December 3, Ashland (ASH) announced that it completed the expansion of Natrosol HEC (hydroxyethylcellulose) in Nanjing, China.
Ashland Will Increase a Few Product Prices in North America
On September 21, Ashland (ASH) announced that it will increase the prices for its PureRad products. The prices will increase 6%.
Ashland Hikes Purelam Prices: Stock at All-Time High
On July 9, Ashland (ASH) announced a price hike for its Purelam and Purelam Fastcure line of products, effective July 23.
Ashland Announces New Composites Distributor for France
Ashland’s stock price gained 0.4% and closed at $78.00 for the week ended June 22.
Ashland Increases Prices of Structural Adhesives
On June 4, Ashland (ASH) stated that it would increase the prices of Isogrip and Pilogrip, its structural adhesive brands.
How Wall Street Analysts View Chubb Limited
More “strong buy” ratings Chubb Limited (CB) is covered by 19 analysts in January 2018. Nine recommend a “strong buy,” two suggest a “hold,” 1 has given a “strong sell” rating, one suggests a “sell,” and six recommend a “buy” on CB. Of the 19 analysts covering CB in December 2017, one had a “hold” rating, one suggested a […]
Understanding Chubb’s Life Insurance Division
Chubb Limited’s (CB) life insurance division reported net premiums written of $1.58 billion in 9M17, compared to $1.57 billion in 9M16—a marginal 0.6% rise.
Analyzing Chubb’s Overseas General Insurance Division
The Overseas General Insurance division of Chubb Limited (CB) saw a substantial decline in income, from $1.16 billion in 9M16 to $756 million in 9M17.
Chubb’s North America Personal Property and Casualty Division
Chubb Limited’s (CB) North America Personal P&C Insurance division witnessed a significant decline in underwriting income. In 9M17, it generated $53 million, compared to $307 million in 9M16, which reflects an 82.7% fall.
Chubb’s North America Commercial Division’s Income Fell
Chubb Limited’s (CB) North American Commercial Property and Casualty division saw a substantial 17.2% decline in income—mainly because of unfavorable momentum in underwriting income.
Chubb Limited Reported a Marginal Rise in Total Revenues
Chubb Limited (CB) reported a marginal 1.0% year-over-year rise in its total revenues in 3Q17 compared to 3Q16.
Chubb’s Overseas General Insurance Posted a Decline in Income
Chubb reported a net income margin of ~12.4% over the last 12 months.
Chubb Limited Reported a Net Loss in 3Q17
Chubb Limited (CB) reported its 3Q17 earnings on October 26, 2017. The insurance giant reported a loss of $0.13 per share in 3Q17.