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Progressive (NYSE:PGR) Net-Net Working Capital

: $0.68 (As of Sep. 2022)
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In calculating the Net-Net Working Capital (NNWC), Benjamin Graham assumed that a company's accounts receivable is only worth 75% its value, its inventory is only worth 50% of its value, but its liabilities have to be paid in full. In addition, Graham believed that preferred stock belongs on the liability side of the balance sheet, not as part of capital and surplus. This is a conservative way of estimating the company's value.

Progressive's net-net working capital per share for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2022 was $0.68.

The industry rank for Progressive's Net-Net Working Capital or its related term are showing as below:

PGR's Price-to-Net-Net-Working-Capital is ranked worse than
98.28% of 58 companies
in the Insurance industry
Industry Median: 3.55 vs PGR: 37.45

Progressive Net-Net Working Capital Historical Data

The historical data trend for Progressive's Net-Net Working Capital 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.

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Progressive Annual Data
Trend Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22
Net-Net Working Capital
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -2.40 2.68 6.30 4.10 3.64

Progressive Quarterly Data
Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22
Net-Net Working Capital 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 4.10 2.40 3.00 0.68 3.64

Competitive Comparison

For the Insurance - Property & Casualty subindustry, Progressive's Net-Net Working Capital, along with its competitors' market caps and Net-Net Working Capital data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Progressive Net-Net Working Capital Distribution

For the Insurance industry and Financial Services sector, Progressive's Net-Net Working Capital distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Progressive's Net-Net Working Capital falls in comparison to its industry or sector. The grey bar indicates the Net-Net Working Capital's extreme value range as defined by GuruFocus.



Progressive Net-Net Working Capital Calculation

Progressive's Net-Net Working Capital (NNWC) per share for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as

Net-Net Working Capital Per Share(A: Dec. 2021 )
=(Cash And Cash Equivalents**+0.75 * Accounts Receivable+0.5 * Total Inventories-Total Liabilities
-Preferred Stock-Minority Interest)/Shares Outstanding (EOP)
=(45002.8+0.75 * 14380+0.5 * 0-52900.7
-493.9-0)/584.4
=4.10

Progressive's Net-Net Working Capital (NNWC) per share for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2022 is calculated as

Net-Net Working Capital Per Share(Q: Sep. 2022 )
=(Cash And Cash Equivalents**+0.75 * Accounts Receivable+0.5 * Total Inventories-Total Liabilities
-Preferred Stock-Minority Interest)/Shares Outstanding (EOP)
=(48761.6+0.75 * 17174.5+0.5 * 0-60748
-493.9-0)/585.07
=0.68

* 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.

** Note that the Cash And Cash Equivalents here include cash, cash equivalents and short-term investments.

In calculating the Net-Net Working Capital (NNWC), Benjamin Graham assumed that a company's accounts receivable is only worth 75% its value, its inventory is only worth 50% of its value, but its liabilities have to be paid in full.

In addition, Graham believed that preferred stock belongs on the liability side of the balance sheet, not as part of capital and surplus. In "Security Analysis", preferred stock is dubbed "an imperfect creditorship position" that is best placed on the balance sheet alongside funded debt.

This is a conservative way of estimating the company's value.


Progressive  (NYSE:PGR) Net-Net Working Capital Explanation

One research study, covering the years 1970 through 1983 showed that portfolios picked at the beginning of each year, and held for one year, returned 29.4 percent, on average, over the 13-year period, compared to 11.5 percent for the S&P 500 Index. Other studies of Graham's strategy produced similar results.

Benjamin Graham looked for companies whose market values were less than two-thirds of their net-net value. They are collected under our Net-Net screener. GuruFocus also publishes a monthly Net-Net newsletter.


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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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