NU Online News Service, Oct. 23, 1:08 p.m. – Lincoln National Corp., Fort Wayne, Ind., is reporting $119 million in net income for the third quarter on $1.6 billion in revenue, down from $139 million in net income on $1.7 billion in revenue for the third quarter of 2000.
Operating income, which excludes $24 million in losses on investments that were sold or re-valued during the quarter, fell to $143 million, from $191 million.
Both the net income figure and the operating income figure include $33 million in unusual charges resulting from the Sept. 11 attacks, Lincoln says.
Lincoln says it was especially happy with the performance of its life insurance and annuity units.
Including the effects of investment gains and losses, the life unit generated $76 million in operating income for the quarter on $461 million in revenue, up from $72 million in net income on $453 million in revenue. Operating income was up 5%, and revenue was up 1.6%.