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Property, Casualty and Direct Insurance in the US: Market Research Report

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Property, Casualty and Direct Insurance Market Research Report | NAICS 52412 | Apr 2016

Saving up: Rising premiums and higher interest rates will improve industry revenue prospects

IBISWorld’s Property, Casualty and Direct Insurance market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$601bn
Annual Growth 11-16
2.7%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
598,765
Businesses
3,232
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the five years to 2016, revenue growth for the Property, Casualty and Direct Insurance industry was stifled due to a soft pricing cycle, historically low-interest rates and volatile equity markets. In the coming years, technological changes, including systems upgrades and the increased use of cloud computing, will enable industry operators to decrease operational expenses and more effectively manage risk. In addition, rising premiums and higher interest rates expected will significantly improve the industry's revenue prospects... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The Property, Casualty and Direct Insurance industry has high barriers to entry. A new entrant must conform to stringent state and federal regulations to establish property and casualty (P&C) and title insurance operations. The P&C and title insurance markets are also highly competitive. Both markets are highly saturated and contain a large number of well-established brands; the title insurance market is especially heavily concentrated, with the top four firms accounting for an estimated 91.9% of the market's revenue. The industry is also highly complex, as some of the nation's largest state markets are also the riskiest with regards to losses (e.g. Florida and California)... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Property, Casualty and Direct Insurance Industry?

Operators in this industry are primarily engaged in underwriting insurance policies that protect individuals, businesses and agencies against losses that occur as a result of property damage, liability or other risks. Industry participants also protect real estate owners or creditors against losses sustained as a result of any title defect to real property. This industry does not include insurance coverage for life, disability, accidental death, dismemberment or health risks.

Industry Products
Private passenger autoCommercial autoHomeowners multiple perilOther liabilityWorkers compensationCommercial multiple perilFire
 
Industry Activities
Directly underwriting automobile insuranceDirectly underwriting homeowners' insuranceDirectly underwriting title insuranceDirectly underwriting workers' compensation insuranceDirectly underwriting medical malpractice insuranceReinsuring policies from other insurance companies


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