The global insurance industry experienced an 88% drop in company filings mentions of COVID-19 in Q3 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Fubon Financial with 58% year-on-year decrease, according to GlobalData’s analysis of over 187 insurance company filings. GlobalData’s Insurance: Filings Trends & Signals Q3 2023 report delves into earnings call transcripts and quarterly reports within the insurance industry, extracting trends, signals, and comparative data to help businesses assess their performance, identify competitive intelligence, evaluate risks, and gain a comprehensive understanding of key industry events. Buy the report here.
Notably, COVID-19 was one of the most frequently referenced themes in Q3 2023, ranking highest in terms of mentions, ahead of cloud and ecommerce, according to GlobalData.
Of the top leading companies in the insurance industry, Fubon Financial had the greatest increase in references for COVID-19 in Q3 2023, compared with the previous quarter. GlobalData identified 27 COVID-19-related sentences in the company's filings - 1% of all sentences - and a decrease of 58% in Q3 2023 compared with Q3 2022. Elevance Health’s mentions of COVID-19 dropped by 67% to 18 and Humana’s by 76% to 16 and Bajaj Finserv’s by 87% to 14 and MetLife’s by 77% to 13.
GlobalData’s Company Filings Analytics also applies sentiment weight to reference sentences, based on whether the sentences are positive, negative, or neutral. Starting at 100 in 2020, an index over 100 is more positive. The overall index for COVID-19 in Q3 2023 was 123.
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