Personal lines property and casualty insurer $ALL posted 3Q15 diluted EPS of $1.54 vs. $1.74 per diluted share in 3Q14. YTD, auto rate increased in all three brands, Allstate 3.4%, Esurance 4.1% and Encompass 7.4%. YTD price increases approved for auto insurance were double the average for YTD periods in 2013 and 2014.
$FTR reorganized its business structure with the creation of new consumer and commercial business. The company said that the previous structures were more regionally focused and it had seven regions structure before the reorganization.
$PCLN believes that over the next decade China will continue to be
one of the largest opportunities for travel growth in terms of increasing market
share for the company. $PCLN also sees opportunities to increase domestic market
share in the US.
$PRGO said that in the Consumer Healthcare business, it has been seeing certain pricing pressure. Therefore, across categories $PRGO competes in, it has competitive pricing. The company expects pricing pressure to continue in different segments going forward. But given the growth in new products, $PRGO expects to overcome the pricing challenges.