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Rank Company Fortune 1000 rank $ millions % change from 2007 $ millions % change from 2007
1 Berkshire Hathaway 13 107,786.0 -8.8 4,994.0 -62.2
2 Allstate 81 29,394.0 -20.1 -1,679.0 -136.2
3 Liberty Mutual Insurance Group 86 28,855.0 11.1 1,140.0 -24.9
4 Travelers Cos. 99 24,477.0 -5.9 2,924.0 -36.4
5 Nationwide 124 19,848.0 -13.6 -342.0 -117.2
6 Loews 174 14,733.0 -17.8 4,530.0 82.0
7 Chubb 203 13,221.0 -6.3 1,804.0 -35.7
8 United Services Automobile Association 207 12,912.0 -10.4 422.7 -77.2
9 Progressive 209 12,840.1 -12.6 -70.0 -105.9
10 American International Group 245 11,104.0 -89.9 -99,289.0 -1701.4
11 Hartford Financial Services 287 9,219.0 -64.4 -2,749.0 -193.2
12 Assurant 299 8,601.2 1.7 447.8 -31.5
13 American Family Insurance Group 388 6,431.3 -7.7 -297.9 -461.4
14 First American Corp. 398 6,213.8 -24.2 -26.3 N.A.
15 W.R. Berkley 490 4,708.8 -15.2 281.1 -62.2
16 Fidelity National Financial 523 4,329.1 -21.6 -179.0 -237.9
17 American Financial Group 527 4,292.7 -2.5 195.8 -48.9
18 Cincinnati Financial 570 3,824.4 -10.2 428.7 -49.9
19 Old Republic International 651 3,237.7 -20.9 -558.3 -305.0
20 Erie Insurance Group 686 3,001.4 -36.6 69.2 -67.5
21 LandAmerica Financial Group 708 2,876.0 -22.4 -719.7 N.A.
22 Unitrin 715 2,819.7 -9.5 -29.6 -113.6
23 Hanover Insurance Group 725 2,757.1 -1.1 20.6 -91.9
24 FM Global 766 2,545.1 -31.1 -318.0 -134.3
25 Mercury General 800 2,414.2 -24.1 -242.1 -201.8
26 HCC Insurance Holdings 827 2,279.4 -4.6 304.8 -22.9
27 Markel 924 1,898.3 -23.6 -58.8 -114.5
28 Radian Group 959 1,808.0 799.3 -410.6 N.A.
29 MGIC Investment 999 1,721.5 1.7 -518.9 N.A.
Rank Company Revenues % Assets % Stockholders'
Equity %
1 Berkshire Hathaway 4.6 1.9 4.6
2 Allstate -5.7 -1.2 -13.3
3 Liberty Mutual Insurance Group 4.0 1.1 11.2
4 Travelers Cos. 11.9 2.7 11.5
5 Nationwide -1.7 -0.3 -2.6
6 Loews 30.7 6.5 34.5
7 Chubb 13.6 3.7 13.4
8 United Services Automobile Association 3.3 0.6 2.9
9 Progressive -0.5 -0.4 -1.7
10 American International Group -894.2 -11.5 -188.4
11 Hartford Financial Services -29.8 -1.0 -29.7
12 Assurant 5.2 1.8 12.1
13 American Family Insurance Group -4.6 -1.9 -7.2
14 First American Corp. -0.4 -0.3 -1.0
15 W.R. Berkley 6.0 1.7 9.2
16 Fidelity National Financial -4.1 -2.1 -6.4
17 American Financial Group 4.6 0.7 7.9
18 Cincinnati Financial 11.2 3.2 10.3
19 Old Republic International -17.2 -4.2 -14.9
20 Erie Insurance Group 2.3 0.5 1.4
21 LandAmerica Financial Group -25.0 -21.6 -148.3
22 Unitrin -1.0 -0.3 -1.8
23 Hanover Insurance Group 0.7 0.2 1.1
24 FM Global -12.5 -2.8 -6.9
25 Mercury General -10.0 -6.1 -16.2
26 HCC Insurance Holdings 13.4 3.7 11.5
27 Markel -3.1 -0.6 -2.7
28 Radian Group -22.7 -5.1 -20.2
29 MGIC Investment -30.1 -5.7 -21.9
EARNINGS PER SHARE TOTAL RETURN TO INVESTORS EMPLOYEES
Rank Company 1998-2008 Annual growth (%) 1998-2008 Annual rate (%) 2008 (%) Number % change from 2007
1 Berkshire Hathaway 3.6 3.3 -31.8 246,083 5.7
2 Allstate N.A. 0.8 -35.1 38,450 -0.1
3 Liberty Mutual Insurance Group N.A. N.A. N.A. 45,000 12.5
4 Travelers Cos. 31.2 5.6 -13.8 33,000 -0.9
5 Nationwide N.A. N.A. N.A. 34,345 -4.7
6 Loews N.A. 6.7 -43.5 19,100 -12.0
7 Chubb 8.9 6.9 -4.0 10,400 -1.9
8 United Services Automobile Association N.A. N.A. N.A. 21,701 -3.8
9 Progressive N.A. 1.7 -22.1 25,929 -3.4
10 American International Group N.A. -28.7 -97.1 116,000 0.0
11 Hartford Financial Services N.A. -9.6 -80.5 31,000 0.0
12 Assurant N.A. N.A. -54.6 15,092 7.8
13 American Family Insurance Group N.A. N.A. N.A. 8,071 -4.5
14 First American Corp. N.A. 0.8 -12.5 31,411 -15.9
15 W.R. Berkley 17.8 17.7 4.9 5,768 5.0
16 Fidelity National Financial N.A. N.A. 30.1 13,700 -11.6
17 American Financial Group 2.3 -0.1 -19.2 7,300 2.8
18 Cincinnati Financial 7.4 1.5 -22.3 4,179 2.3
19 Old Republic International N.A. 3.5 -18.1 5,600 -1.7
20 Erie Insurance Group N.A. N.A. N.A. 4,200 2.4
21 LandAmerica Financial Group N.A. -46.8 -99.7 2,200 -80.1
22 Unitrin N.A. -2.8 -64.2 7,700 4.1
23 Hanover Insurance Group -19.1 -2.5 -5.1 4,000 2.6
24 FM Global N.A. N.A. N.A. 4,877 3.5
25 Mercury General N.A. 3.8 -3.1 5,000 -3.8
26 HCC Insurance Holdings 10.3 9.9 -4.8 1,864 10.8
27 Markel N.A. 5.1 -39.1 2,000 0.0
28 Radian Group N.A. -16.5 -68.2 835 0.4
29 MGIC Investment N.A. -21.1 -84.4 1,160 -7.2
Issue date: May 4, 2009
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