The latest movements and trends in the market share of the top 10 commercial automobile insurance companies in Massachusetts
As with Agency Checklists’ review of the private passenger auto insurance marketplace, this review is to provide a snapshot of the commercial automobile insurance marketplace in the Commonwealth along with a review of the overall shifts and trends that are happening within it.
All of the data presented here is provided courtesy of the Commonwealth Automobile Reinsurers. CAR is the official statistical agent for motor vehicle insurance in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Graphs from September 2016, 2011 and 2006 show market changes
The following charts list the total market share for the majority of commercial auto insurance writers in Massachusetts, followed by the top ten writers by market share as of December 2016.
They are provided for those interested in comparing today’s market leaders with a similar graph from 2006 to see how the Massachusetts commercial automobile insurance market has shifted over the last ten years.
Safety sits a top the Commercial Auto marketplace
The most interesting take-away from this latest look at the state of the 2016 commercial automobile insurance marketplace in Massachusetts, is that Safety has claimed the number one spot from Commerce.
At the start of 2016, Commerce held the top spot with 15.72% of the market share. By the end of 2016, however, Safety effectively took over the top spot with 14.98% of the marketplace. In comparison, as of December 2016, Commerce claimed 14.80% of the commercial auto insurance market.
Aside from the top two Commercial auto carriers, the following is a list of the total market share of the top 20 carriers.
Please note that while there are more than 20 carriers that write commercial auto in the Commonwealth, this graph has been limited to data for only the top 20.
|5. Liberty Mutual Ins.||39,032,296||4.91%|
|7. Tokio Marine & Nachido||28,680,739||3.61%|
|11. Plymouth Rock||17,970,037||2.26%|
|12. New Hampshire||13,810,420||1.74%|
|13. Selective Insurance||13,713,249||1.72%|
|15. National Grange||12,807,975||1.61%|
|16. Twin City Fire Insurance||12,371,449||1.56%|
|17. Great American||12,303,633||1.55%|
|18. Harleysville Insurance||8,924,162||1.12%|
|19. American Casualty||7,875,169||0.99%|
|20. Argonaut Insurance Company||6,963,523||0.88%|
The Top Ten graphed by market share
Now compare above with the top ten commercial auto insurance companies in Massachusetts a decade ago (2006)