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Last $42.48 USD
Change Today +0.22 / 0.52%
Volume 387.3K
AWH On Other Exchanges
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As of 6:40 PM 08/3/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

allied world assurance co (AWH) Snapshot

Open
$42.47
Previous Close
$42.26
Day High
$42.51
Day Low
$42.10
52 Week High
07/20/15 - $45.05
52 Week Low
08/8/14 - $35.10
Market Cap
3.9B
Average Volume 10 Days
866.5K
EPS TTM
$3.37
Shares Outstanding
90.8M
EX-Date
06/19/15
P/E TM
12.6x
Dividend
$1.04
Dividend Yield
2.20%
Current Stock Chart for ALLIED WORLD ASSURANCE CO (AWH)

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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 North America -Allied World Assu...
Total Annual Compensation: $525.0K
President of Underwriting & Global Risk
Total Annual Compensation: $500.0K
General Counsel and Executive Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $500.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

allied world assurance co (AWH) Key Developments

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2015

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported net premiums written of $603.669 million against $553.924 million a year ago. Net premiums earned were $646.376 million against $537.247 million a year ago. Net investment income was $42.760 million against $36.793 million a year ago. Net realized investment losses were $20.182 million against net realized investment gains of $85.217 million a year ago. Total revenues were $669.878 million against $659.257 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $9.591 million against $158.058 million a year ago. Net income was $9.458 million or $0.10 per diluted share against $151.863 million or $1.52 per diluted share a year ago. Operating income was $25.835 million or $0.27 per diluted share against $76.071 million or $0.76 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $109.826 million against $145.842 million a year ago. Purchase of fixed assets was $9.610 million against $3.265 million a year ago. Annualized return on average equity (ROAE), net income was 1.0% against 16.6% a year ago. Annualized ROAE, operating income was 2.8% against 8.3% a year ago. For the six months, the company reported net premiums written of $1,376.197 million against $1,325.538 million a year ago. Net premiums earned were $1,214.924 million against $1,067.532 million a year ago. Net investment income was $87.311 million against $84.412 million a year ago. Net realized investment gains were $24.843 million against $139.422 million a year ago. Total revenues were $1,328.856 million against $1,291.366 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $140.866 million against $351.603 million a year ago. Net income was $133.814 million or $1.40 per diluted share against $328.835 million or $3.27 per diluted share a year ago. Diluted book value per common share as on June 30, 2015 was $38.75 against $38.27 as of December 31, 2014. Operating income was $117.516 million or $1.23 per diluted share against $205.930 million or $2.05 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $427.402 million against $448.938 million a year ago. Purchase of fixed assets was $17.984 million against $5.601 million a year ago. Annualized return on average equity (ROAE), net income was 7.2% against 18.3% a year ago. Annualized ROAE, operating income was 6.3% against 11.4% a year ago.

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings Appoints Michael Garrison as Senior Vice President of Asia-Pacific for Allied World Global Markets

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG announced that Michael Garrison has been appointed as Senior Vice President of Asia-Pacific for Allied World Global Markets. Mr. Garrison will report to Julian James, President of Allied World Global Markets, and will relocate to Singapore in December. In this role, Mr. Garrison will be responsible for the strategic leadership of the Global Markets insurance operations in Asia-Pacific. He will oversee the implementation of the region's strategic plan and be responsible for the oversight of the company's direct insurance offices in Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, and Australia. Mr. William Cotter, current Executive Vice President of Asia-Pacific, will return to the U.S. to manage the North American Business Development team in Allied World North America. He will relocate to Boston at the end of the year. Prior to joining Allied World, Mr. Garrison was most recently Senior Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer at Starr Companies where he created and developed first-party underwriting platforms for International Onshore Energy, Global Construction, Global Exploration & Production and International General Property.

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG Announces Amendments to the Articles of Incorporation

As previously reported, at the 2015 Annual Shareholder Meeting of Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG the Company's shareholders approved amendments to its Articles of Association to reduce the Company's share capital by cancelling 1,650,696 voting shares held in treasury that were repurchased by the Company under its 2014 share repurchase program. The Company's amended and restated Articles of Association became effective upon registration in the Commercial Register in the Canton of Zug, Switzerland on July 8, 2015.

 

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