What Is the Combined Ratio?
One of the most important metrics to watch at insurances companies, like Markel , Berkshire Hathaway , and Montpelier Re , is the combined ratio. But what exactly is the combined ratio and why is it important?
In this segment of The Motley Fool's financials-focused show, Where the Money Is, banking analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson discuss the metric and its meaning.
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