Why Chubb Is Poised to Keep Poppin'


Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, property and casualty insurer has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Chubb and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.


Headquarters (founded)

Warren, N.J. (1882)

Market Cap

$22.7 billion


Property and casualty insurance

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$13.7 billion


Chairman/CEO John Finnegan
CFO Richard Spiro

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)


Cash / Debt

$1.9 billion / $3.6 billion

Dividend Yield



CNA Financial
Travelers Companies

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 95% of the 541 members who have rated Chubb believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last week, one of those Fools, Sweepback, succinctly summed up the Chubb bull case for our community:

Strong management commitment to returning profits to shareholders, through both share buybacks and regular dividend increases. Solid combined ratios and a strong position by specializing in insurance segments with fewer competitors should allow Chubb to be a winner over the long haul.

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