The Progressive Corporation, an insurance holding company, provides personal and commercial auto, personal residential and commercial property, general liability, and other specialty property-casualty insurance products and related services in the United States. More Details
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: PGR is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: PGR's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: PGR underperformed the US Insurance industry which returned 35.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PGR underperformed the US Market which returned 55.3% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Progressive's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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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: PGR ($95.68) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($124.87)
Significantly Below Fair Value: PGR is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: PGR is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.9x) compared to the US Insurance industry average (14.2x).
PE vs Market: PGR is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.9x) compared to the US market (22.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: PGR's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: PGR is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.4x) compared to the US Insurance industry average (1.1x).
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: PGR's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-11.4% per year).
Earnings vs Market: PGR's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-11.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: PGR's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: PGR's revenue (7.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: PGR's revenue (7.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: PGR's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (16.5%).
How has Progressive performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: PGR has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: PGR's current net profit margins (13.3%) are higher than last year (10.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PGR's earnings have grown significantly by 34.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: PGR's earnings growth over the past year (44.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (34.3% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: PGR earnings growth over the past year (44.1%) exceeded the Insurance industry -9.8%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: PGR's Return on Equity (33.5%) is considered high.
How is Progressive's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PGR's short term assets ($18.1B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($30.8B).
Long Term Liabilities: PGR's short term assets ($18.1B) exceed its long term liabilities ($16.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: PGR's debt to equity ratio (31.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: PGR's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 34.9% to 31.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: PGR's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (128%).
Interest Coverage: PGR's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (34.1x coverage).
What is Progressive current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: PGR's dividend (5.12%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.27%).
High Dividend: PGR's dividend (5.12%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.5%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: PGR's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: PGR's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (50.5%), PGR's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: PGR's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (44.1% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Tricia Griffith (56 yo)
Ms. Susan Patricia Griffith, also known as Tricia, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Progressive Corp. since July 1, 2016. Ms. Griffith serves as Director at Federal Express Corporation...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Tricia's total compensation ($USD15.22M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD10.94M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Tricia's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: PGR's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.2 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: PGR's board of directors are considered experienced (5.6 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: PGR 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: PGR
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1937
- Industry: Property and Casualty Insurance
- Sector: Insurance
- Market Cap: US$55.987b
- Shares outstanding: 585.15m
- Website: https://www.progressive.com
Number of Employees
- The Progressive Corporation
- 6300 Wilson Mills Road
- United States
The Progressive Corporation, an insurance holding company, provides personal and commercial auto, personal residential and commercial property, general liability, and other specialty property-casualty insu...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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