TAMPA, Fla., April 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRTG) ("Heritage" or the "Company"), a super-regional property and casualty insurance holding company, announced today that it expects to incur approximately $45.0 million of net current accident quarter catastrophe losses and $18.8 million of net current accident quarter other weather losses in first quarter 2022, compared to $15.4 million and $16.1 million, respectively, for the same period in 2021. Total net current accident quarter weather losses were approximately $63.8 million in the first quarter of 2022, compared to $31.4 million in the same period the year prior.
These preliminary, unaudited financial estimates are based on information available to management as of the date of this press release, remain subject to the completion of normal quarter-end accounting procedures and adjustments, and are subject to change. The Company's independent registered public accounting firm has not completed its review of the Company's results for the quarter ended March 31, 2022. During the course of the preparation of our consolidated financial statements and related notes, and completion of the Company's financial close and procedures for the three months ended March 31, 2022, adjustments to the preliminary estimates may be identified, and such adjustments may be material. In addition, other developments may arise between now and the time the financial statements for the three months ended March 31, 2022 are finalized. The Company undertakes no obligation to update the information in this press release in the event facts or circumstances change after the date of this press release.
As previously announced, Heritage is scheduled to report first quarter 2022 financial results after the market closes on Thursday, May 5, 2022, followed by a 9:30 am ET conference call on Friday, May 6, 2022.
Conference Call Details:
Participant Dial-in Numbers Toll Free: 1- 888-346-3095
Participant International Dial In: 1- 412-902-4258
Telephone participants should ask to be joined into the Heritage Insurance Holdings call.
A live audio webcast of the earnings call will be available in the investors section of the company's website. The call will be archived and available for replay.
Financial information, including material announcements about Heritage, is routinely posted on investors.heritagepci.com.
Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. is a super-regional property and casualty insurance holding company. Through its insurance subsidiaries and a large network of experienced agents, the Company writes approximately $1.2 billion of gross personal and commercial residential premium across its multi-state
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Chief Financial Officer
Mike Houston and Jeff Schoenborn
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