RenaissanceRe Reports Second Quarter Results

July 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

RenaissanceRe Holdings reported net income available to RenaissanceRe common shareholders of $575.8 million, or $12.63 per diluted common share, in the second quarter of 2020, compared to net income available to RenaissanceRe common shareholders of $367.9 million, or $8.35 per diluted common share, in the second quarter of 2019.

Operating income available to RenaissanceRe common shareholders was $190.1 million, or $4.06 per diluted common share, in the second quarter of 2020, compared to $198.8 million, or $4.47 per diluted common share, in the second quarter of 2019.

The Company reported an annualized return on average common equity of 38.5% and an annualized operating return on average common equity of 12.7% in the second quarter of 2020, compared to 28.9% and 15.6%, respectively, in the second quarter of 2019.

Book value per common share increased $17.12, or 14.6%, to $134.27 in the second quarter of 2020, compared to a 7.3% increase in the second quarter of 2019. Tangible book value per common share plus accumulated dividends increased $18.37, or 16.6%, to $150.09 in the second quarter of 2020, compared to an 8.2% increase in the second quarter of 2019.

Kevin J. O’Donnell, President and Chief Executive Officer of RenaissanceRe, commented: “I am proud of our team’s performance in the second quarter, where we delivered strong financial results and accomplished several strategic goals.

“We demonstrated market leadership in both our Property and Casualty and Specialty segments, constructing a larger and more efficient portfolio through disciplined and focused underwriting.

“While COVID-19 continues to present unprecedented economic and societal challenges, we feel confident with our portfolio and raised over $1 billion of new common equity in anticipation of future opportunities that we believe will deliver long-term value for our shareholders.”

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