Top 10 Insurance Companies By The Metrics

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Here are several helpful breakdowns by Investopedia by Insurance industry category.

Non-health Insurance Companies

Company NameMarket Capitalization
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A)$308 billion
China Life Insurance (LFC)$80 billion
Allianz (AZSEY)$76.8 billion
American International Group (AIG)$72.3 billion
Ping An of China (PNGAY)$65.6 billion
MetLife (MET)$59.4 billion
AXA (AXA)$57.8 billion
AIA Group Hong Kong (AAIGF)$54.4 billion
ING Groep (ING)$54.4 billion
Zurich Insurance (ZURVY)$45.4 Billion

(Source: Thompson Reuters)

Health Insurance and Managed Health Care Companies

Company NameMarket Capitalization
United Healthcare (UNH)$91.8 billion
Wellpoint (WLP)$34.3 billion
Aetna (AET)$29.8 billion
CIGNA Corp. (CI)$26.8 billion
Humana (HUM)$21.1 billion
Centene Corp. (CNC)$5.7 billion
Health Net, Inc. (HNT)$3.9 billion
WellCare Health Plans (WCG)$3.1 billion
Healthspring (HS)$3.7 billion
Molina Healthcare (MOH)$2.4 billion

(Source: Thompson Reuters)

Property & Casualty

CompanyNet Premiums Written
State Farm Group$50.8 billion
Allstate Insurance Group (ALL)$24.8 billion
Liberty Mutual$21.5 billion
Berkshire Hathaway (includes GEICO)$21.4 billion
Travelers Group (TRV)$20.6 billion
American International Group (AIG)$19.7 billion
Nationwide Group$14.5 billion
Progressive Insurance Group (PGR)$14.5 billion
Farmers Insurance Group$14.1 billion
USAA Group$10.7 billion

(Source A.M. Best)

Life Insurance Companies

CompanyTotal Direct PremiumMarket Share
MetLife (MET)$11.5 billion7.98%
Northwestern Mutual$9.4 billion6.55%
Prudential of America (PRU)$8.4 billion5.79%
New York Life$7.8 billion5.42%
Lincoln National$6.1 billion4.27%
MassMutual$5.1 billion3.52%
John Hancock$4.8 billion3.37%
Aegon (AEG)$4.1 billion2.82%
State Farm$4.0 billion2.79%
Guardian Life Insurance Co.$3.4 billion2.34%

(Source: NAIC)


Health Insurance Companies

CompanyTotal Direct PremiumMarket Share
United Healthcare (UNH)$66.8 billion11.70%
Wellpoint Group (WLP)$55.7 billion9.75%
Kaiser Permanente$43.7 billion7.66%
Humana (HUM)$21.7 billion3.81%
Aetna (AET)$21.7 billion3.81%
Health Care Service Corp$14.9 billion2.60%
American Family$11.6 billion2.04%
Highmark$11.4 billion2.01%
Blue Cross/Blue Shield$9.8 billion1.72%
Cigna (CI)$9.6 billion1.69%

(Source: NAIC. Caveat emptor: The sales data on health insurance companies is from 2007, the last year of available data. The Affordable Care Act (aka ‘Obamacare’) may have altered these standings.)


Source: Top 10 Insurance Companies By The Metrics