Argo Group Reports 2020 Third Quarter Results

Argo Group Reports 2020 Third Quarter Results

Continued Strategic Progress to Focus the Organization and Improve Underwriting Results

  • Strong Underlying Margins: Current accident year, ex-catastrophe loss ratio and combined ratio improved compared to the prior year period.
  • Favorable Market Conditions: Pricing increase above 10% on average across Argo’s business.
  • Establishing Expense Targets: Initiatives under way to remove $100 million of expense from the 2019 total incurred; partially reinvesting in ongoing businesses and operations; targeting a 36% expense ratio by year-end 2022.

Hamilton, Bermuda – November 2, 2020 – Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE: ARGO) (“Argo” or the “Company”) today announced financial results for the three and nine months ended September¬†30, 2020. Argo reported third quarter 2020 net loss attributable to common shareholders of $31.6 million or $(0.91) per diluted common share, compared to a net loss attributable to common shareholders of $25.1 million or $(0.73) per diluted common share for the 2019 third quarter. Operating loss in the third quarter of 2020 was $11.9 million or $(0.34) per diluted common share, compared to an operating loss of $15.2 million or $(0.44) per diluted common share for the 2019 third quarter.

View the 2020 Third Quarter Recap