Is It Time To Review Stock News? Chubb Limited (NYSE:CB)

Chubb Limited (NYSE:CB) stock observed trading -15.18% off 52-week high price. On the other end, the stock has been noted 11.75% away from low price over the last 52-weeks. The stock disclosed a move of 3.07% away from 50 day moving average and 1.02% away from 200 day moving average. Moving closer, we can see that shares have been trading 4.51% off 20-day moving average. It has market cap of $61222.96M and dividend yield of 2.19%.

Chubb Limited (NYSE:CB) declared net catastrophe loss estimates for the fourth quarter of 2018 of approximately $585 million pre-tax, or $505 million after tax.  These estimates include the previously reported loss estimates related to the California wildfires and Hurricane Michael, which totaled $475 million pre-tax, and $75 million pre-tax related to other worldwide weather events in the fourth quarter, including storms in Australia and Typhoon Trami in Japan.  The balance of approximately $35 million pre-tax is from loss development related to natural catastrophes occurring in the first three quarters of the year.

These estimates are net of reinsurance, include reinstatement premiums and comprise losses generated from the company’s commercial and personal property and casualty insurance businesses as well as its reinsurance operations.

The tax rate on catastrophe losses is impacted by the jurisdiction in which the losses are incurred.  For the quarter, the tax rate on the catastrophe losses is 13.7%.  As a result, the company now expects the core operating effective tax rate for the quarter to be 1.5 to 2.0 percentage points above the high end of the previously announced range.     The USA based company Chubb Limited moved with change of 0.55% to $133.59 with the total traded volume of 2240171 shares in recent session versus to an average volume of 1903.66K. The stock was observed in the 5 days activity at 3.14%. The one month performance of stock was 6.18%. CB’s shares are at 5.08% for the quarter and driving a -9.55% return over the course of the past year and is now at 3.41% since this point in 2018.  Right now the stock beta is 0.88. The average volatility for the week and month was at 1.46% and 2.16% respectively. There are 458.29M shares outstanding and 458.15M shares are floated in market.

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