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Berkshire Hathaway Posts $43.8 Billion Loss as Stock Holdings Tumble

The slide in U.S. stock prices punished Berkshire Hathaway Inc’s bottom line in the second quarter, as the conglomerate run by billionaire Warren Buffett on Saturday reported a $43.8 billion loss. Berkshire nevertheless generated nearly $9.3 billion of operating profit, …

Net Loss of $343 Million for Liberty Mutual in Q2

Liberty Mutual Holding Co. said it recorded a second quarter net loss of about $343 million compared with net income of nearly $770 million during the same period a year ago. CEO David H. Long said results were affected by …

Allstate ‘Further Accelerating’ Rate Hikes Following Q2 Loss

Allstate Corp. said it is accelerating its plan to increase auto insurance rates as it reported unprofitable results for the second quarter. Allstate booked a net loss of $1.04 billion in the second quarter compared with a net income profit …

Hartford, CNA Post Drops in Q2 Net Income

Second quarter earnings at The Hartford fell to $437 million – about 51% less than the same period a year ago. Hartford said it booked a $485 million before-tax change from net realized gains to net realized losses during Q2. …

Chubb Increases Loss Cost Trends ‘Rather Than Be Lagging and Get Caught’: Greenberg

Chubb CEO Evan Greenberg said the insurer is seeing favorable returns, but additional rate is needed to “keep pace with loss costs, which are hardly benign.” Greenberg said during the July 27 call to discuss second-quarter earnings that Chubb has …

Chubb Q2 Net Income Drops $1 Billion; Books Record Insurance Results

Chubb Ltd. late Tuesday said second quarter net income was about $1.22 billion, more than a 46% fall from $2.27 billion in net income logged during the same period a year ago. The insurer said it lost $565 million after …

Progressive Corp. Records June, Q2 Loss

Progressive Corp. said Friday it recorded a loss of about $543 million for the second quarter 2022 and a loss of $436.7 million in June. Pretax loss on securities in Q2 were about $1.18 billion – $564 million in June. …

U.S. P/C Q1 2022 Underwriting Income Up 5%: AM Best

AM Best reported Friday that first-quarter net underwriting income for the U.S. property/casualty industry rose 4.6% to $3.3 billion. Explaining the result, AM Best said that a 10.5 percent jump in net earned premiums and a 39.7% drop in policyholder …

P/C Industry Posts 2021 Underwriting Loss but Surplus Hits $1 Trillion

Full-year net income for U.S. property/casualty insurers increased slightly to $61.9 billion from $60.3 billion in 2020, but the industry turned in a $3.8 billion underwriting loss in 2021. The P/C industry posted a $5.2 billion underwriting gain in 2020 …

Allstate Q1 Net Income Returns to Black Despite Adverse Auto Results

First quarter 2022 insurance premiums earned grew 6.5% to about $11 billion at Allstate Corp., as net income was $630 million compared with a loss of about $1.4 billion during the first three months of 2021. CEO Tom Wilson said …