Oct 25 (Reuters) - Selective Insurance Group Inc -:Selective reports strong results for the third quarter of 2017 - net income per diluted share of $0.79; operating income(1) per diluted share of $0.72; dividend increase of 13% to $0.18 per share.Q3 earnings per share $0.79.Q3 earnings per share view $0.62 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Q3 operating earnings per share $0.72.Selective Insurance Group Inc - qtrly gaap combined ratio was 94.3%.Selective Insurance Group Inc - qtrly net premiums written grew 4%.
Selective Insurance Group Inc : Selective reports second quarter 2016 net income per diluted share of $0.74 and operating income per diluted share up 16 pct to $0.72 . Q2 operating earnings per share $0.72 . Q2 earnings per share $0.74 . Q2 earnings per share view $0.59 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S .Expects for full-year 2016 catastrophe losses of 3.5 points.