The Progressive Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides personal and commercial auto insurance, residential property insurance, and other specialty property-casualty insurance and related services primarily in the United States.
Outstanding track record with excellent balance sheet and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has Progressive's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: PGV has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: PGV exceeded the German Insurance industry which returned -6.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PGV underperformed the German Market which returned 8.1% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Progressive's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Progressive undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: PGV (€77) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€115.98)
Significantly Below Fair Value: PGV is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: PGV is poor value based on its PE Ratio (12.1x) compared to the DE Insurance industry average (11x).
PE vs Market: PGV is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.1x) compared to the German market (21.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: PGV's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: PGV is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.3x) compared to the DE Insurance industry average (1x).
How is Progressive forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: PGV's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-12.1% per year).
Earnings vs Market: PGV's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-12.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: PGV's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: PGV's revenue (8.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (5.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: PGV's revenue (8.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: PGV's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (17.5%).
How has Progressive performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: PGV has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: PGV's current net profit margins (10.8%) are higher than last year (9.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PGV's earnings have grown significantly by 29.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: PGV's earnings growth over the past year (35.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (29.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: PGV earnings growth over the past year (35.7%) exceeded the Insurance industry -12.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: PGV's Return on Equity (26.4%) is considered high.
How is Progressive's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PGV's short term assets ($16.6B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($36.7B).
Long Term Liabilities: PGV's short term assets ($16.6B) exceed its long term liabilities ($6.1B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: PGV's debt to equity ratio (31.9%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: PGV's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 35.1% to 31.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: PGV's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (127.2%).
Interest Coverage: PGV's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (28.6x coverage).
What is Progressive current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: PGV's dividend (2.92%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.23%).
High Dividend: PGV's dividend (2.92%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.78%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: PGV's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: PGV's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (35.4%), PGV's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: PGV's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (44.6% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Tricia Griffith (56 yo)
Ms. Susan Patricia Griffith, also known as Tricia, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Progressive Corp. since July 1, 2016. Ms. Griffith serves as Director at Federal Express Corporation ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Tricia's total compensation ($USD14.04M) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD5.24M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Tricia's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|VP & CFO||5.33yrs||US$4.57m||0.075% |
|President of Commercial Lines||5.25yrs||US$2.61m||0.016% |
|President of Personal Lines||5.33yrs||US$3.23m||0.0047% |
|Chief Investment Officer||0.58yr||no data||0.0013% |
|VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Assistant Secretary||1.42yrs||no data||0.0025% |
|Chief Information Officer||4.5yrs||no data||0.0076% |
|Investor Relations Contact||5.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Legal Officer & Secretary||3.42yrs||no data||0.0088% |
|Chief Marketing Officer||9.75yrs||US$2.41m||0.013% |
|Chief Human Resource Officer||3.75yrs||no data||0.0060% |
|President of Claims||5.58yrs||no data||0.010% |
Experienced Management: PGV's management team is considered experienced (4.9 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||2.25yrs||US$265.05k||0.00083% |
|Independent Director||15.83yrs||US$300.04k||0.0032% |
|Independent Director||7.83yrs||US$275.07k||0.011% |
|Independent Director||12.17yrs||US$305.03k||0.0020% |
|Independent Director||24.33yrs||US$290.05k||0.056% |
|Independent Director||10.67yrs||US$275.07k||0.0069% |
|Independent Chairperson||2.25yrs||US$470.03k||0.0027% |
|Independent Director||3yrs||US$280.06k||0.00064% |
|Independent Director||5.83yrs||US$265.01k||0.0020% |
|Independent Director||2.25yrs||US$265.01k||0.0016% |
|Independent Director||1.25yrs||US$265.05k||0.00037% |
Experienced Board: PGV's board of directors are considered experienced (5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: PGV insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
The Progressive Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: The Progressive Corporation
- Ticker: PGV
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1937
- Industry: Property and Casualty Insurance
- Sector: Insurance
- Market Cap: US$53.113b
- Listing Market Cap: US$45.151b
- Shares outstanding: 585.40m
- Website: https://www.progressive.com
Number of Employees
- The Progressive Corporation
- 6300 Wilson Mills Road
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|PGR||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Oct 1972|
|PGV||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Oct 1972|
|PGR *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Shares||MX||MXN||Oct 1972|
|0KOC||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||GB||USD||Oct 1972|
|P1GR34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH 2 REPR 1 SHS UNSPON||BR||BRL||Jan 2020|
The Progressive Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides personal and commercial auto insurance, residential property insurance, and other specialty property-casualty insurance and related services ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/08/10 21:10|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/08/10 00:00|
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