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Chubb (NYSE: CB) reported a 77% drop in its fourth-quarter earnings.

Chubb expects 2013 operating income of $6.40 to $6.80 per share, versus analysts' estimates of $6.26 per share.

Chubb's quarterly profit fell to $102 million, or $0.38 per share, from $452 million, or $1.60 per share, in the year-ago period. Its operating income declined to $0.16 per share versus $1.63 per share.

Net premiums written dropped 1.9% to $2.91 billion. However, analysts were expecting a loss of $0.45 per share.

Chubb shares fell 0.17% to close at $80.31 yesterday.

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