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Progressive (Progressive) Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation : $6,890 Mil (As of Mar. 2024)


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What is Progressive Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation?

Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation is the debt and capital lease obligation due more than 12 months in the future. Progressive's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 was $6,890 Mil.

LT-Debt-to-Total-Asset is a measurement representing the percentage of a corporation's assets that are financed with loans and financial obligations lasting more than one year. The ratio provides a general measure of the financial position of a company, including its ability to meet financial requirements for outstanding loans. It is calculated as a company's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation divides by its Total Assets. Progressive's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 was $6,890 Mil. Progressive's Total Assets for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 was $94,128 Mil. Progressive's LT-Debt-to-Total-Asset for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 was 0.07.

Progressive's LT-Debt-to-Total-Asset declined from Mar. 2023 (0.08) to Mar. 2024 (0.07). It may suggest that Progressive is progressively becoming less dependent on debt to grow their business.


Progressive Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation Historical Data

The historical data trend for Progressive's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation 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 Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation Chart

Progressive Annual Data
Trend Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22 Dec23
Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation
Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 4,407.10 5,396.10 4,898.80 6,388.30 6,888.60

Progressive Quarterly Data
Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23 Mar24
Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation Get a 7-Day Free Trial 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 6,389.30 6,886.50 6,887.60 6,888.60 6,889.70

Progressive Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation Calculation

Long-Term Debt is the debt due more than 12 months in the future. The debt can be owed to banks or bondholders. Some companies issue bonds to investors and pay interest on the bonds.

Long-Term Capital Lease Obligation represents the total liability for long-term leases lasting over one year. It's amount equal to the present value (the principal) at the beginning of the lease term less lease payments during the lease term.

The interest paid on companies' debt is reflected in the income statement as interest expense. If a company has too much debt and it cannot serve the interest payment on the debt or repay the matured debt, the company risks bankruptcy. Peter Lynch famously said: A company that does not have debt cannot go bankrupt.

A company's long term debt may have different dates of maturity and interest rates, depending on the terms.

Usually a company issues long term debt to pay for its capital expenditures. Borrowing allows the company to do things that otherwise cannot be done with only the capital it has. But debt can be risky.


Progressive  (NYSE:PGR) Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation Explanation

LT-Debt-to-Total-Asset is a measurement representing the percentage of a corporation's assets that are financed with loans and financial obligations lasting more than one year. The ratio provides a general measure of the financial position of a company, including its ability to meet financial requirements for outstanding loans. A year-over-year decrease in this metric would suggest the company is progressively becoming less dependent on debt to grow their business.

Progressive's LT-Debt-to-Total-Asset ratio for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 is calculated as:

LT-Debt-to-Total-Asset (Q: Mar. 2024 )=Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation (Q: Mar. 2024 )/Total Assets (Q: Mar. 2024 )
=6889.7/94127.9
=0.07

* 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.

Buffett says that durable competitive advantages carry little to no long-term debt because the company is so profitable that even expansions or acquisitions are self financed.

We are interested in long term debt load for the last ten years. If the ten years of operation show little to no long term debt, then the company has some kind of strong competitive advantage.

Warren Buffett's historic purchases indicate that on any given year, the company should have sufficient yearly net earnings to pay all long term within 3 or 4 year earnings period. (e.g. Coke + Moody's = 1yr)

Companies with enough earning power to pay long term debt in less than 3 or 4 years is a good candidate in our search for long term competitive advantage.

BUT, these companies are targets for leveraged buy outs, which saddles the business with long term debt.

If all else indicates the company has a moat, but it has ton of debt, a leveraged buyout may have created the debt. In these cases the company's bonds offer the better bet, in that the company’s earnings power is focused on paying off the debt and not growth.

Important: little or no long term debt often means a Good Long Term Bet


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6300 Wilson Mills Road, Mayfield Village, OH, USA, 44143
Progressive underwrites private and commercial auto insurance and specialty lines; it has about 18 million personal auto policies in force and is one of the largest auto insurers 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
Susan Patricia Griffith officer: Chief Human Resource, Officer 6300 WILSON MILLS ROAD, MAYFIELD VILLAGE OH 44143
Andrew J Quigg officer: Chief Strategy 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
Daniel P Mascaro officer: Vice Pres, Secretary and CLO C/O THE PROGRESSIVE CORPORATION, 6300 WILSON MILLS ROAD, MAYFIELD VILLAGE OH 44143
Stuart B Burgdoerfer director 6300 WILSON MILLS ROAD, MAYFIELD VILLAGE OH 44143
Jeffrey D Kelly director
John P Sauerland officer: Direct Group, President PROGRESSIVE, 7580 NORTHCLIFF AVE. -- SUITE 1000, BROOKLYN OH 44144
Barbara R Snyder director 127 PUBLIC SQUARE, CLEVELAND OH 44114
Steven Broz officer: Chief Information Officer C/O THE PROGRESSIVE CORPORATION, 6300 WILSON MILLS ROAD, MAYFIELD VILLAGE OH 44143
Danelle Marie Barrett director 50 ENTERPRISE CENTER, KVH INDUSTRIES, INC., MIDDLETOWN RI 02842
Philip Bleser director 8760 CLAY ROAD SUITE 100, HOUSTON TX 77494
Devin C Johnson director 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
Karen Bailo officer: Commercial Lines President 6300 WILSON MILLS ROAD, MAYFIELD VILLAGE OH 44143

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