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HCC - HCC Insurance Holdings Inc (NYSE) 4:02 PM ET, 10/22/2014 
 Last: 49.81 Change: -0.05 %Change: -0.10% Volume: 317,551  
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HCC Insurance Holdings Inc (NYSE:HCC)
13403 Northwest Freeway
Houston, TX 77040-6094
Phone: (713) 690-7300
Fax:
http://www.hcch.com
HCC Insurance Holdings Inc was incorporated in the state of Delaware in 1991. The Company provides specialized property and casualty, surety, and group life, accident and health insurance coverages and related agency and reinsurance brokerage services to commercial customers and individuals. It concentrates its activities in selected, narrowly defined, specialty lines of business. The Company has five underwriting segments: U.S. Property & Casualty, Professional Liability, Accident & Health, U.S. Surety & Credit and International. U.S. Property & Casualty segment includes specialty lines of insurance such as aviation, small account errors and omissions liability (E&O), public risk, contingency, disability, title and mortgage reinsurance, residual value, employment practices liability (EPLI), technical property, primary and excess casualty, and brown water marine written in the U.S. The majority of the business is primary coverage, and claims are reported and settled on a short to medium-term basis. Professional Liability segment primarily consists of its directors' and officers' (D&O) liability business. In addition, it write related professional liability and crime business coverages, including large account E&O liability, fiduciary liability, fidelity and bankers blanket bonds, and EPLI for some D&O policyholders. Accident & Health segment includes medical stop-loss, short-term domestic and international medical products, written in the United States. The majority of the business covers groups of employees, and claims are reported and settled quickly. U.S. Surety & Credit segment conducts business through separate specialty surety underwriting operations and credit underwriting operations. International segment includes energy, property treaty, liability, surety, credit, property (direct and facultative), ocean marine, accident and health and other smaller product lines written from operations in the United Kingdom, Spain and Ireland. The Company operates mainly in the United States, the United Kingdom, Spain and Ireland. Some of its operations have a broader international scope. The Company markets its products both directly to customers and through a network of independent and affiliated brokers, producers, agents and third party administrators. Its insurance companies are risk-bearing and focus their underwriting activities on providing insurance and/or reinsurance in the following lines of business: Diversified financial products; Group life, accident and health; Aviation; London market account and other specialty lines. The Company's underwriting agencies underwrite on behalf of its insurance companies and in certain situations for other unaffiliated insurance companies. The agencies specialize in the following types of business: contingency; directors' and officers' liability; individual disability; kidnap and ransom; employment practices liability; errors and omissions liability; public entity; various financial products; short-term medical; fidelity, difference in conditions and other specialty business. The Company's main underwriting agencies are G.B. Kenrick & Associates, HCC Global Financial Products, HCC Indemnity Guaranty Agency, HCC Specialty Underwriters, HCC Medical Insurance Services, LLC, Professional Indemnity Agency and HCC Underwriting Agency, Ltd. Its insurance companies are subject to regulation and supervision by the states and by other jurisdictions in which they do business. Regulation by the states varies, but generally involves regulatory and supervisory powers exercised by a state insurance official.
 Sector:Property & Casualty Insurance 
 Number of Employees:1,933 
 Share Information
 Shares
 Outstanding:
100.0M 
 Market Cap:4.98B 
 Cash Flow (per sh):4.18 
 Book Value:39.14 
 Fundamentals
 EPS:4.16 
 P/E Ratio:11.97 
 Dividend:0.30 
 Yield:2.37 
 Management Effectiveness
 Return on Equity (1 year):10.70 
 Return on Assets (1 year):3.90 
 Return on Investment (1 year):9.00 
 Performance
 52wk High
 (9/2/2014):
50.76 
 52wk Low
 (2/4/2014):
41.19 
 Key Financials
Revenue Total Net Income Earnings/Share EBITDA Long Term Debt 
 2013$2.54B $407.2M $4.04 $598.9M $654.1M 
 2012$2.53B $391.2M $3.83 $580.1M $583.9M 



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