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Progressive Reports October 2017 Results

  

MAYFIELD VILLAGE, OHIO - November 15, 2017 -- The Progressive Corporation (NYSE:PGR) today reported the following results for October 2017:

               
(millions, except per share amounts and ratios; unaudited) October   October   Change
  2017   2016  
               
Net premiums written $ 2,758.2   $ 2,259.2      22 %
Net premiums earned $ 2,587.7   $ 2,232.2      16 %
Net income attributable to Progressive $ 160.1   $ 70.7      126 %
  Per share $ 0.27   $ 0.12     126 %
Total pretax net realized gains (losses) on securities              
  (including net impairment losses) $ 2.2   $ 5.2     (58) %
Combined ratio   92.5     97.1   (4.6) pts.
Average diluted equivalent shares   585.6     583.4      0 %
               

(thousands; unaudited) October   October    
      2017 2016 Change
Policies in Force           
Vehicle businesses:          
 Agency - auto 5,590.0   5,022.7   11 %
 Direct - auto 5,974.7   5,352.5   12 %
   Total personal auto 11,564.7   10,375.2   11 %
   Total special lines 4,385.7   4,282.3   2 %
     Total Personal Lines 15,950.4   14,657.5   9 %
     Total Commercial Lines 643.5   613.1   5 %
Property business 1,409.4   1,188.2   19 %
               




About Progressive
The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies makes it easy to understand, buy and use auto insurance. Progressive offers choices so consumers can reach us whenever, wherever and however it's most convenient - online at progressive.com, by phone at 1-800-PROGRESSIVE, on a mobile device or in-person with a local agent.

Progressive provides insurance for personal and commercial autos and trucks, motorcycles, boats, recreational vehicles, and homes. Home insurance is underwritten by select carriers, including American Strategic Insurance Corp. and subsidiaries (ASI), our majority owned subsidiaries.

Progressive is the fourth largest auto insurer in the country; a leading seller of motorcycle and commercial auto insurance; and through ASI, one of the top 20 homeowners insurance carriers.

Founded in 1937, Progressive continues its long history of offering shopping tools and services that save customers time and money, like Name Your Price®, Snapshot® and Service Centers.

The Common Shares of The Progressive Corporation, the Mayfield Village, Ohio-based holding company, trade publicly at NYSE:PGR.



Company Contact:
Julia Hornack
(440) 395-2164

The Progressive Corporation
6300 Wilson Mills Road
Mayfield Village, Ohio  44143
http://www.progressive.com

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