Everest Re Group Ltd
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.
Everest Re Group’s Revenue and Income Fell in 3Q15
Everest Re Group reported net revenue of $1,375.2 million in 3Q15, a fall of 4.2% when compared to its net revenue of $1,435.8 million in 2Q15.
How Does Everest Re Group Compare to Its Peers?
The price-to-book value ratios of Everest, PartnerRe, RenaissanceRe, Axis Capital, and White Mountains Insurance are 1.03x, 0.94x, 1.13x, 1.03x, and 1.16x.
What Led to Chubb’s Discounted Valuations?
Chubb has been successful in gaining investors’ confidence as the company rewarded shareholders with $667 million in 2Q17 via repurchases and dividends.
Understanding Chubb’s North America Agricultural Insurance Division
Chubb’s North America Agricultural Insurance division generated underwriting income of $116.0 million in 1H17 compared to $67.0 million in 1H16, which implies an increase of 73.1%.
What Happened with Chubb’s Life Insurance Division?
In 1H17, Chubb Limited’s (CB) Life Insurance business reported income of $114.0 million in 1H17 compared to $134.0 million in 1H16, reflecting a 14.9% decline.
Inside Chubb’s Overseas General Insurance Division
Chubb’s Overseas General Insurance Division generates the majority of its net premiums written from Latin America, Europe, and Asia.
Why Chubb’s Personal Insurance Business Saw a Rise in Income
Chubb Limited’s (CB) Personal Property and Casualty business’s underwriting income rose from $138.0 million in 1H16 to $285.0 million in 1H17, reflecting an increase of 106.5%.
Everest Re Group Was the S&P 500’s Top Loser on September 5
On September 5, Everest Re Group fell 6.9% and closed the day at $231.19. Brighthouse Financial fell 5.9% to $54.08 on Tuesday.
Reinsurers See Consistent Growth in Capital
When a large number of claims arises due to a catastrophe loss, insurers face a strain on capital. Then, reinsurers may bear a portion of the burden.