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  • Previous Rank92
  • Revenues ($M)35,239
  • Revenue Percent Change2.1%
  • Profits ($M)2,850
  • Profits Percent Change25%
  • Market Value (as of March 31, 2015)29,637

The largest publicly held personal lines insurer in America has been fending off rivals like Geico and Progressive by focusing on expanding its online insurance business. Through its subsidiary Esurance has yet to turn a profit since it acquired the online insurer for $1 billion back in 2011, its performance is improving. CEO Thomas J. Wilson was able to announce that Esurance’s “combined ratio” improved by a point during 2014, by cutting down on marketing costs and raising premiums.

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Company Info

Thomas J. Wilson
Insurance: Property and Casualty (Stock)
HQ Location
Northbrook, IL
Years on List20

Key Financials (last fiscal year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)35,2392.1%
Profits ($M)2,85025%
Total Stockholder Equity22,304-
Market Value (as of March 31, 2015)29,637-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues8.1%
Profits as % of Assets2.6%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity12.8%

Earnings Per Share (last fiscal year)

Earnings Per Share ($)6.27
EPS % Change (from 2013)30.4%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)31.7%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)3.3%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2014)31.3%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)21.4%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)5.8%