The latest data on life insurance companies and long-term-care providers

Sep 20, 2015 @ 12:01 am

By InvestmentNews Data

Life insurance companies, ranked by direct premiums

Company2014 direct premiums ($M)Market share
Northwestern Mutual$9,516.46.48%
New York Life$8,185.65.57%
Prudential of America$7,731.15.26%
Lincoln National$6,435.94.38%
Massachusetts Mutual Life $5,586.43.80%
John Hancock$4,708.53.20%
Aegon U.S. Holding $4,381.82.98%
State Farm$4,098.42.79%
Guardian Life$3,519.32.40%
Minnesota Mutual$3,446.92.35%
American International$3,444.02.34%
Pacific Life$2,977.62.03%
Axa Insurance$2,912.41.98%
Sammons Enterprises$2,693.71.83%
ING America Insurance Holdings$2,645.01.80%
Hartford Fire & Casualty$2,638.21.80%
Protective Life Insurance$2,372.81.61%
Nationwide Corp.$2,172.01.48%
Genworth Financial$1,942.41.32%
Cigna Health$1,908.21.30%
UnumProvident Corp.$1,894.91.29%
Liberty National$1,832.91.25%
Principal Financial$1,707.61.16%
Mutual of Omaha$1,663.61.13%

Data as of December 31, 2014. Source: National Association of Insurance Commissioners

Long-term-care carriers

CompanyPolicies - 2014 salesAnnualized premiums ($M) - 2014 salesPolicies - 2014 in-forceAnnualized premiums ($M) - 2014 in-force
Genworth Financial 135,101$89.61,224,839$2,558.0
Northwestern Long Term Care Insurance Co. 22,513 2,3$57.2 2,3214,021 1$523.6 1
Mutual of Omaha 111,867$30.2153,515$326.2
John Hancock Life Insurance 111,235$32.3603,819$1,407.4
Life Secure 28,553$11.136,318$43.8
Transamerica Life Insurance Co. 1,37,465$15.5259,284$476.2
Bankers Life and Casualty 2,36,482$11.5269,700$448.4
Knights of Columbus 15,919$7.843,990$58.6
New York Life Insurance Co. 25,347$15.2138,569$259.6
Thrivent Financial 13,912$9.6124,397$193.7
MedAmerica Insurance Co. 23,516$9.674,814$149.6
Mass Mutual Life 13,395$10.283,116$221.0
Country Life Insurance Co. 12,621$6.319,356$33.9
State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. 21,657$4.7129,810$212.8

As of Dec. 31. 2014. 1 = Issued 2 = Paid 3 = Estimates Source: LifePlans

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