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allied world assurance co (AWH) Snapshot

Open
$40.31
Previous Close
$40.62
Day High
$40.73
Day Low
$40.31
52 Week High
02/12/15 - $40.83
52 Week Low
03/3/14 - $32.89
Market Cap
3.9B
Average Volume 10 Days
252.9K
EPS TTM
$4.20
Shares Outstanding
96.0M
EX-Date
12/19/14
P/E TM
9.6x
Dividend
$0.90
Dividend Yield
2.08%
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allied world assurance co (AWH) Details

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG, through its subsidiaries, provides property, casualty, and specialty insurance and reinsurance solutions worldwide. It operates through three segments: North American Insurance, Global Markets Insurance, and Reinsurance. The company offers various general casualty insurance products, including insurance products that insure specialty liability risks comprising professional liability, environmental liability, product liability, healthcare liability, and commercial general liability risks; policies covering directors and officers, employment practices, and fiduciary liability; errors and omissions liability policies for law firms, technology companies, insurance companies, insurance agents and brokers, and municipalities; and primary and excess liability, and other casualty coverages to the healthcare industry, as well as comprehensive insurance to contractors and their employees. Its casualty insurance products also covers complex liability risks in various industries, including construction, real estate, public entities, retailers, manufacturing, transportation, and finance and insurance services. The company also provides property insurance products that focus direct coverage of physical property and business interruption coverage for commercial property risks, as well as inland marine business. In addition, it offers aviation products that cover airline, aerospace, and general aviation classes of business; marine products covering various types of goods in transit; and short- and medium-term trade credit insurance products. Further, the company provides reinsurance products and services for professional liability lines, specialty casualty, property, accident and health, marine, aerospace, and crop risks. Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland.

1,040 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/17/15
Founded in 2001

allied world assurance co (AWH) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President ...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $500.0K
President of Underwriting & Global Risk
Total Annual Compensation: $490.0K
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Total Annual Compensation: $489.4K
Advisor
Total Annual Compensation: $577.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

allied world assurance co (AWH) Key Developments

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2014

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported total revenue of $608,242,000 compared to $639,430,000 a year ago. Net premiums earned were $573,489,000 compared to $524,561,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $136,732,000 compared to $141,355,000 a year ago. Net income was $130,509,000 or $1.33 per diluted share compared to $137,907,000 or $1.34 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Underwriting income was $118,898,000 compared to $41,871,000 a year ago. Operating income was $148,526,000 or $1.51 per diluted share compared to $74,538,000 or $0.72 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Annualized return on average shareholders' equity—net income available to shareholders was 14.0% compared to 15.8% a year ago. Annualized return on average shareholders' equity-operating income available to shareholders was 15.9% compared to 8.6% a year ago. For the year, the company reported total revenue of $2,450,653,000 compared to $2,222,922,000 a year ago. Net premiums earned were $2,182,758,000 compared to $2,005,833,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $520,782,000 compared to $427,660,000 a year ago. Net income was $490,259,000 or $4.92 per diluted share compared to $417,880,000 or $3.98 per diluted share a year ago. Underwriting income was $322,710,000 compared to $277,633,000 a year ago. Operating income was $415,062,000 or $4.17 per diluted share compared to $364,032,000 or $3.47 per diluted share a year ago. Diluted book value per common share was $38.27 compared to $34.20 a year ago. Annualized return on average shareholders' equity - net income available to shareholders was 13.4% compared to 38.27 % a year ago. Annualized return on average shareholders' equity-operating income available to shareholders was 11.4% compared to 38.27 % a year ago. Operating cash flow was $417 million in 2014 compared to $114 million in 2013. This increase was driven by the receipt of funds from prior underwriting years related to participation in the ILS collateralized property catastrophe reinsurance program.

Allied World North America Launches Primary General Liability Coverage for the Canadian Market

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG announced that Allied World North America has launched primary general liability coverage for the Canadian market. The new primary general liability team will provide capacity for a wide range of business classes and will target industries including real estate, retailers, service industries, manufacturers, light/moderate chemical manufacturing and reverse flow business. Gord Kerr, Senior Vice President, Canada Branch Manager, will oversee the team underwriting the product. Mark Bryant, Assistant Vice President, Casualty, will be the day-to-day contact for the team.

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG Appoints Pene Reuben, Assistant Vice President, Marine Liability

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG has appointed Pene Reuben, assistant vice president, Marine Liability, to develop and manage the product line. Prior to joining Allied World, Mr. Reuben was Senior Marine Liability Underwriter at Royal & Sun Alliance and Deputy Underwriter at The Shipowners Mutual.

 

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