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  • Previous Rank
    249
  • Revenues ($M)
    $38,308
  • Revenue Percent Change
    -2.9%
  • Profits ($M)
    $1,006
  • Profits Percent Change
    95.7%
  • Assets ($M)
    $125,592
  • Employees
    50,000

As with its peers, business at the Boston-based property and casualty insurance company sunk considerably in the wake of severe weather and auto collisions and resulting catastrophe claims. The company ended 2016 with revenues of $38.3 billion and profits of $1 billion, a 96% increase over 2015. But its final three months of the year were the opposite, with profits down 65% to $143 million from the same quarter the year before. 2017 hasn’t been much better: Liberty Mutual recorded profits of $351 million in the first quarter, a 13% decrease from the same period in 2016. In May the 104-year-old insurer acquired specialty lines company Ironshore from Fosun International; earlier in the year it acquired Penta Security in Chile, helping it become the largest provider of property and casualty insurance in the country.

Company Information

A mutual company, not a stock company. It is grouped with stock companies because it reports according to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
CEO
David H. Long
Sector
Financials
Industry
Insurance: Property and Casualty (Stock)
HQ Location
Boston, MA
Websitehttp://www.libertymutual.com
Years on Global 500 List23
Employees50,000
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Liberty Mutual Insurance Group Rank History

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Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

($ Millions)% change
Revenues ($M)$38,308-2.9%
Profits ($M)$1,00695.7%
Assets ($M)$125,592-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$20,366-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues2.6%
Profits as % of Assets0.8%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity4.9%