Growth Analysis of Progressive Corporation (The) (NYSE:PGR)

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Quarterly Sales and EPS Roundup:

Progressive Corporation (The) (PGR) reported sales (ttm) of 24.97 Billion, whereas, 10 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 6814.47 million. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 6987 million and lower end at 6606.96 million while the year ago reported sale was 6321.32 million.

10 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter, analysts estimated mean sale target of 6534.78 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 7003 million and 6187.9 million respectively.

Progressive Corporation (The) (PGR) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending Jul 18 BMO, whereas, 16 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at 0.52. The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 0.58 and lower end at 0.44 while the year ago reported earnings per share was 0.51.

The company has mean EPS estimate of 0.64 reported by 16 number of analyst for the quarter ending Current Qtr.(Sep2017). The analysts estimated mean EPS at 0.64 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 0.73 and 0.56 respectively. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 0.57. EPS long term mean growth rate estimated by 2 analysts is at 18.42%, whereas, the high and low Long term growth rate estimated at 22.93 and 13.92.

Valuation Ratios of Progressive Corporation (The) (PGR) versus the Industry and Sector:

Let’s have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the Progressive Corporation (The) (PGR). These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company.

Progressive Corporation (The) (PGR) currently has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 20.41 while the company’s industry has 12.25 P/E and the sector P/E is 22.54. Similarly, the company’s last 5 years high P/E ratio is 20.14 and low P/E is 12.53, whereas, the industry’s and sector’s  high P/E for the past year is 18.85 and 30.71 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 9.98 for the industry and 11.63 for the Sector.

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, PGR has Beta of 0.85 while its industry and Sector’s beta remains at 1.17 and 1.47 respectively.

Price to Sale ratio of PGR stands at 1.12 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 3.1. Its Price to Cash Flow ratio shows the value of 17.1, whereas, the industry and sector ratio of Price to Cash Flow ticked at 8.94 and 26.98 respectively.

5 Year Growth Rate Analysis:

Growth rates are very important while analyzing the long term growth and valuation of a certain company.

5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the 5 year sales growth of Progressive Corporation (The) (PGR) stands at 8.24 while the industry’s and the sector’s growth for next 5 years ticked at 8.17 and 14.32 respectively. The company’s 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at 2.02 and 22.2.

Progressive Corporation (The) (PGR) Trading Statistics:

The company declined -0.69% and closed its last trading session at $48.04. The market capitalization of the company is at $27.66 Billion. The stock touched 52-week High of $48.04 on 08/09/17 and 52-week Low of $30.54 on 09/15/16. The stock currently has Weekly Volatility of 0.66% and Monthly Volatility of 1.14%. The Beta for the company stands at 0.85 and its Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 0.5.