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PGR

Progressive

$32.48

0.81 (2.56%)

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Progressive upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Citi

Citi analyst James Naklicki upgraded Progressive to Neutral citing the pullback in shares and his belief that 2016 earnings expectations are now at realistic levels. The analyst raised his price target for the stock to $34 from $30.

PGR Progressive
$32.48

0.81 (2.56%)

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08/08/16
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Progressive personal auto seems to be "breaking out," says MKM Partners
MKM Partners analyst Harry Fong says that Progressive's personal auto business "appears to be breaking out," as the company reported that the growth in the number of net premium it wrote accelerated to nearly 12% last quarter. The analyst says he's not concerned by the possibility of the company's combined ratio exceeding 96%, as such an increase would be in-line with its longstanding strategy. He keeps a $40 price target and Buy rating on the shares.
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Progressive, U.S. Silica and Zoetis added to US Focus List at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse added Progressive (PGR), U.S. Silica (SLCA) and Zoetis (ZTS) to the US Focus List and removed Allison Transmission (ALSN) from the US Focus List and Sealed Air (SEE) from the US Focus List and Global Focus List
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Progressive upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at Keefe Bruyette
Keefe Bruyette analyst Meyer Shields upgraded Progressive to Market Perform and raised its price target to $31 from $29. The analyst believes most of the catalysts that led to increased 2016 loss ratios year-over-year have played out and rising rates and seasonality should benefit the company.

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