Demotech Affirms the Financial Stability Rating® Assigned to Farmers Fire Insurance Company


Columbus, Ohio, October 19, 2018: The Financial Stability Rating® (FSR) of A, Exceptional, assigned to Farmers Fire Insurance Company has been affirmed by Demotech, Inc.  This level of FSR is assigned to insurers who possess exceptional financial stability related to maintaining positive surplus as regards policyholders, liquidity of invested assets, an acceptable level of financial leverage, reasonable loss and loss adjustment expense reserves (L&LAE) and realistic pricing.

FSRs summarize Demotech’s opinion of the financial stability of an insurer regardless of general economic conditions or the phase of the underwriting cycle.  FSRs utilize statutory financial data based on insurance accounting principles prescribed or permitted by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC).  Since 1989, FSRs of A or better have been accepted by the major participants in the secondary mortgage marketplace.

About Farmers Fire Insurance Company

The Farmers Fire Insurance Company was chartered by an act of the legislature of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania on April 6, 1853.  The business of the company was prescribed to be the insurance of the members’ homes, barns and other buildings and their household and personal property against loss or damage by fire.  The organization carried out its business at 53 East Market Street in York for over 126 years before moving to their current location of 2875 Eastern Blvd., York, Pennsylvania.  The Farmers Fire Insurance Company provides Homeowners, Dwelling Fire, Commercial Fire, Commercial Package Policies and Inland Marine coverage throughout the state of Pennsylvania.  Visit www.farmersfire.com for more information.

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.  Demotech’s philosophy is to review and evaluate insurers based on their area of focus and execution of their business model rather than solely on financial size.  Visit www.demotech.com for more information.

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