BI’s Article search uses Boolean search capabilities. If you are not familiar with these principles, here are some quick tips.
To search specifically for more than one word, put the search term in quotation marks. For example, “workers compensation”. This will limit your search to that combination of words.
To search for a combination of terms, use quotations and the & symbol. For example, “hurricane” & “loss”.
CHICAGOCNA Financial Corp. reported $1.11 billion in profits for 2006, a 319.7% increase from its 2005 results, according to the company.
Net premiums written for the Chicago-based insurer increased 2.7%, to $7.03 billion. CNA posted a 106% combined ratio for 2006 vs. a 120.9% combined ratio for 2005.
For the fourth quarter, CNA reported $329 million in net income vs. a $217 million loss for the comparable period a year earlier.
It posted $1.69 billion in net premiums written for the fourth quarter, a 1.9% increase. Its combined ratio for the quarter was 111.3% vs. 140.8% for the fourth quarter of 2005.