COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sentry Insurance a Mutual Company has been awarded a 2013 Stakeholder Team Accomplishment Recognition™ (STAR) award from Demotech, Inc. for its operating results in 2012, as verified in its June 30, 2013 statutory quarterly statement. A total of 2,736 Property and Casualty carriers were reviewed, with only 44, or 1.6 percent, meeting each of Demotech's objective criteria. Sentry Insurance a Mutual Company was one of only twocarriers in the Near Nationalcompany classification to earn a 2013 STAR award.
Demotech developed Stakeholder Team Accomplishment Recognition™ to identify and recognize insurers that were able to satisfy all stakeholders, not just a single segment of interested parties. To earn a 2013 STAR Award, Sentry Insurance a Mutual Company had to demonstrate that:
employees and producers benefited from a combined compensation level above the median within the Company's Classification System category
claimants benefited as measured by an accident year 2012 loss and loss adjustment expense ratio above the median within the Company's Classification System category
regulators and consumers benefited from a strong balance sheet and relative financial stability
reinsurers benefited due to the relative stability between the Company's net and ceded loss and loss adjustment expense ratios
overall profitability was in the top third of its Company Classification System category based upon return on net admitted assets
June 30, 2013 operating results confirmed that the reported year-end 2012 results were realistic and reasonable, particularly as to the verification of our loss and loss adjustment expense reserve criterion.
About Sentry Insurance a Mutual Company
Sentry Insurance was founded in 1904 by members of the Wisconsin Retail Hardware Association to provide quality insurance for its members. Throughout its 120-year history, they've protected businesses, families and individuals with strength, protection and vigilance. Sentry is one of the largest and strongest mutual insurance companies in the United States. Sentry provides the coverage policyholders need, and the service they expect.
About Demotech, Inc.
Demotech, Inc. is a financial analysis firm specializing in evaluating the financial stability of regional and specialty insurers. Since 1985, Demotech has served the insurance industry by assigning accurate, reliable and proven Financial Stability Ratings® (FSRs) for Property & Casualty insurers and Title underwriters. FSRs are a leading indicator of financial stability, providing an objective baseline of the future solvency of an insurer, regardless of financial size. Visit www.demotech.com for more information.