Variable annuity inflow and in-force life insurance were 2 bright spots at Ameriprise Financial Inc. during the second quarter.
Here is a summary of the latest insurance industry earnings news:
Ameriprise Financial Inc., Minneapolis
2 Q 2008 Results
NET INCOME: $210 million
REVENUE: $2 billion
NET REALIZED INVESTMENT CHANGE: $27 million loss
2 Q 2007 Results
NET INCOME: $196 million
REVENUE: $2.2 billion
NET REALIZED INVESTMENT CHANGE: $1.3 million gain
- Ameriprise is increasing its quarterly cash dividend to 17 cents per common share, from 15 cents.
- The company’s variable annuities attracted $800 million more assets than they lost. Fixed annuities experienced $400 million in net asset outflow.
- Life insurance in force increased 5%, to $191 billion.