Underwriting Gain

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Underwriting Gain

The profit an insurance company generates after paying all claims. That is, the underwriting gain is what is left over after the premiums the company collects are added to its investment income and the amount the company pays for claims on its policies is subtracted. An underwriting gain is also called an underwriting profit.
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39m earlier, whereas for the third quarter the company reported a loss of BD41,000 as against underwriting profit of BD479,000 earlier.
Biger and Kahane derived an equilibrium underwriting profit rates based on the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM).
Average loss ratio for all companies analyzed was 40%, while average underwriting profit ratio is 10%.
PSC (TAKAFUL) has reported a net profit of AED 45 million and an underwriting profit of AED 35 million for the period ended 30 September 2016 achieving strong growth of 53 per cent against a net profit of AED 29 million and 46 per cent against an underwriting profit of AED 24 for the same period last year.
Group underwriting profit rose to GBP220m from GBP41m a year earlier.
Underwriting returns are a function of underwriting profit and loss margins and operating leverage (premiums/equity).
8 million, as well as realising an underwriting profit of Dh15.
Underwriting profit for the six-month period was BD0.
There was 38% growth in underwriting profit from the levels in 2012.
The break-up of Profit and Loss Account of PRCL showed Rs 578 million underwriting profit in nine months ending on Sept 30, 2012 as compared to Rs 283 million during the corresponding period last year.
Interest rates continue to be very low, which puts more pressure on carriers to make an underwriting profit.
Analysis by business advisory firm Deloitte showed that the household insurance market will make an underwriting profit in 2011 following losses in 2010.