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Progressive (NYSE:PGR) Volatility

: 20.86% (As of Today)
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Volatility is a statistical measure of the dispersion of returns for a given security or market index, it shows how the price swings around its mean. The volatility here is measured as the annualized standard deviation between monthly returns from the security over the past year. In most cases, the higher the volatility, the riskier the security.

As of today (2023-02-06), Progressive's Volatility is 20.86%.


Competitive Comparison

For the Insurance - Property & Casualty subindustry, Progressive's Volatility, along with its competitors' market caps and Volatility 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 Volatility Distribution

For the Insurance industry and Financial Services sector, Progressive's Volatility distribution charts can be found below:

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



Progressive  (NYSE:PGR) Volatility Calculation

The annualized volatility is calculated as following:

σA=σM * 12
= 1/(n-1) ∑(Ri - R')^2 * 12

Where: σM is the monthly volatility, n is the number of months in the period, Ri is the security's historical monthly returns and R' is the arithmetic mean of monthly returns.

* 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) Volatility Explanation

Volatility is a statistical measure of the dispersion of returns for a given security or market index. It’s often measured as standard deviation or variance of historical returns over a certain period. The volatility here is measured as the annualized standard deviation between monthly returns from the security over the past year.

Volatility reflects the uncertainty or risk of a security’s value. Generally speaking, a higher volatility suggests a higher risk, because it implies a wider fluctuation around average price. This means the price of the security can change dramatically in either direction within a short period. Conversely, a lower volatility means that the security's price is more steady, which suggests a lower risk.

Another measurement of relative volatility is Beta. Beta is a measure of systematic risk of a security or a portfolio in comparison to the market as a whole. Beta is usually compared to 1. A beta of greater than 1 indicates that the security's price will be more volatile than the market.


Progressive Volatility 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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