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Formerly known as Homeowners Choice, HCI provides property and casualty insurance to Floridians. In 2012, the sixth straight year the company turned a profit, gross revenue from insurance premiums grew to $232 million, a 62% jump over 2011. The number of insurance policies on HCIâÄôs books has grown from 65,000 in 2010 to 150,000 in 2012. HCIâÄôs growth has continued in 2013, with earnings at $82.5 million in the first quarter. HCI customers have also been filing fewer and less severe claims, helping the company keep costs down. --C.G.