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Progressive (NYSE:PGR) EBITDA per Share

: $2.42 (TTM As of Sep. 2022)
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Progressive's EBITDA per Share for the three months ended in Sep. 2022 was $0.49. Its EBITDA per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2022 was $2.42.

During the past 12 months, the average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate of Progressive was -70.40% per year. During the past 3 years, the average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate was 9.90% per year. During the past 5 years, the average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate was 27.90% per year. During the past 10 years, the average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate was 16.30% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the EBITDA per Share growth rate using EBITDA per Share data.

The historical rank and industry rank for Progressive's EBITDA per Share or its related term are showing as below:

PGR' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -100   Med: 10   Max: 235.5
Current: 9.9

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate of Progressive was 235.50% per year. The lowest was -100.00% per year. And the median was 10.00% per year.

PGR's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked better than
51.84% of 299 companies
in the Insurance industry
Industry Median: 9.30 vs PGR: 9.90

Progressive's EBITDA for the three months ended in Sep. 2022 was $289 Mil.

During the past 12 months, the average EBITDA Growth Rate of Progressive was -70.40% per year. During the past 3 years, the average EBITDA Growth Rate was 9.90% per year. During the past 5 years, the average EBITDA Growth Rate was 28.00% per year. During the past 10 years, the average EBITDA Growth Rate was 15.70% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the EBITDA Growth Rate using EBITDA data.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average EBITDA Growth Rate of Progressive was 228.90% per year. The lowest was -100.00% per year. And the median was 9.90% per year.


Progressive EBITDA per Share Historical Data

The historical data trend for Progressive's EBITDA per Share can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* Premium members only.

Progressive Annual Data
Trend Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22
EBITDA per Share
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 6.12 9.63 13.14 8.12 1.99

Progressive Quarterly Data
Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22
EBITDA per Share Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 2.30 0.90 -0.83 0.49 1.85

Progressive EBITDA per Share Calculation

EBITDA per Share is the amount of Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization (EBITDA) per outstanding share of the company's stock.

Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization (EBITDA) is what the company earns before it expenses interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization.

Progressive's EBITDA per Share for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as

EBITDA per Share(A: Dec. 2021 )
=EBITDA/Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average)
=4766/587.100
=8.12

Progressive's EBITDA per Share for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2022 is calculated as

EBITDA per Share(Q: Sep. 2022 )
=EBITDA/Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average)
=288.9/587.100
=0.49

EBITDA per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2022 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $2.42

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Progressive  (NYSE:PGR) EBITDA per Share Explanation

EBITDA is a cash flow measure that ignores changes in working capital. EBITDA minus Depreciation, and Amortization (DA) equals EBIT. EBIT is profit before interest and taxes. Of course, Interest and taxes need to be paid.

While depreciation and amortization expenses do not need to be paid in cash, assets - especially tangible assets - do need to be replaced over time. EBITDA is not a measure of profit in any sense. EBITDA is a measure of cash generation by a business where the uses of that cash may be more or less discretionary depending on the nature of the business.

The EBITDA of a TV station is largely discretionary. Owners may use much of the EBITDA generated by a TV station as they see fit. The EBITDA of a railroad is largely non-discretionary. Owners must use much of the EBITDA generated by a railroad to replace the physical assets of the railroad or the business will literally fall apart over time.

EBITDA can be thought of as the cash a business generates that is available to:

Add more inventory
Add more receivables
Replace property, plant, and equipment
Add more property, plant, and equipment
Pay interest
Pay taxes
And finally: pay owners

EBITDA is widely used in financial analysis because Depreciation and Amortization are not present day cash expenses. Depreciation and amortization are the spreading out of the costs of assets over the time in which those assets provide benefits. Today's depreciation and amortization expenses relate to assets bought in the past. The assets being expensed may or may not need to be replaced in the future. And the cost to replace the assets may be more or less than it was in the past. For this reason, the depreciation and amortization expenses a company records in the present year may have no relationship to the actual cash costs needed to maintain its assets in future years.

A company's depreciation expense depends on both its expectations about the assets it owns and its choice of accounting methods. Two companies owning identical assets may have different depreciation expenses because they have different expectations about the useful lives of those assets and because they make different accounting choices.

Analysts use EBITDA to remove this element of personal choice from a company's accounting statements. The use of EBITDA is an attempt to make the results of different companies more comparable and uniform.


Be Aware

Although depreciation is not a cash cost, it is a real business cost because the company has to pay for the fixed assets when they purchase them. Both Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger hate the idea of EBITDA because in this calculation, depreciation is not counted as an expense.

EBITDA over Revenue is a good metric for comparing the operating efficiencies between companies because EBITDA is less vulnerable to companies' accounting choices. For this reason, EBITDA is used in ranking the Predictability of Companies.


Progressive EBITDA per Share Related Terms

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Progressive (NYSE:PGR) Business Description

Progressive logo
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
6300 Wilson Mills Road, Mayfield Village, OH, USA, 44143
Progressive underwrites private and commercial auto insurance and specialty lines; it has over 20 million personal auto policies in force and is the fourth-largest auto insurer in the United States. Progressive markets its policies through independent insurance agencies in the U.S. and Canada and directly via the internet and telephone. Its premiums are split roughly equally between the agent and the direct channel. The company also offers commercial auto policies and entered homeowners insurance through an acquisition in 2015.
Executives
Pamela Craig director C/O ACCENTURE, 161 N CLARK STREET, CHICAGO IL 60601
Clawson William L. Ii officer: Chief Human Resources Officer C/O THE PROGRESSIVE CORPORATION, 6300 WILSON MILLS ROAD, MAYFIELD VILLAGE OH 44143
Remi Kent officer: Chief Marketing Officer 6300 WILSON MILLS ROAD, MAYFIELD VILLAGE OH 44143
Jonathan S. Bauer officer: Chief Investment Officer 6300 WILSON MILLS ROAD, MAYFIELD VILLAGE OH 44143
Mariann Wojtkun Marshall officer: Chief Accounting Officer C/O THE PROGRESSIVE CORPORATION, 6300 WILSON MILLS RD., MAYFIELD VILLAGE OH 44143
Jan E Tighe director C/O GOLDMAN SACHS & CO. LLC, 200 WEST STREET, NEW YORK NY 10282
Barbara R Snyder director 127 PUBLIC SQUARE, CLEVELAND OH 44114
Andrew J Quigg officer: Chief Strategy Officer C/O THE PROGRESSIVE CORPORATION, 6300 WILSON MILLS ROAD, MAYFIELD VILLAGE OH 44143
Philip Bleser director 8760 CLAY ROAD SUITE 100, HOUSTON TX 77494
Steven Broz officer: Chief Information Officer C/O THE PROGRESSIVE CORPORATION, 6300 WILSON MILLS ROAD, MAYFIELD VILLAGE OH 44143
Lori A Niederst officer: CRM President C/O THE PROGRESSIVE CORPORATION, 6300 WILSON MILLS ROAD, MAYFIELD VILLAGE OH 44143
Karen Bailo officer: Commercial Lines President 6300 WILSON MILLS ROAD, MAYFIELD VILLAGE OH 44143
Daniel P Mascaro officer: Vice Pres, Secretary and CLO C/O THE PROGRESSIVE CORPORATION, 6300 WILSON MILLS ROAD, MAYFIELD VILLAGE OH 44143
John Jo Murphy officer: Claims President C/O THE PROGRESSIVE CORPORATION, 6300 WILSON MILLS ROAD, MAYFIELD VILLAGE OH 44143
Patrick K Callahan officer: Personal Lines President C/O THE PROGRESSIVE CORPORATION, 6300 WILSON MILLS ROAD, MAYFIELD VILLAGE OH 44143

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