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The trickle of earnings releases has turned into a torrent.

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Here’s a look at some of the announcements that have poured out in the past week.

Reinsurance

Reinsurance Group of America Inc. (Stock symbol: RGA)

RGA is reporting $170 million in net income for the first quarter on $3.4 billion in revenue, up from $100 million in net income on $3.2 billion in revenue for the first quarter of 2018.

At the company’s U.S. and Latin America unit, group reinsurance business did well, but executives said the individual life unit received more large claims.

Life and Annuity

Prudential Financial Inc. (Stock symbol: PRU)

Prudential is reporting $937 million in net income for the first quarter on $14 billion in revenue, compared with $1.4 billion in net income on $13 billion in revenue for the first quarter of 2018.

In financial reports, Prudential now describes its U.S. life and annuity units as being part of its “U.S. Financial Wellness business.”

The individual annuity unit is reporting $472 million in adjusted operating income before income taxes for the latest quarter on $1.24 billion in revenue, compared with $519 million in operating income on $1.25 billion in revenue for the year-earlier quarter.

Sales of variable annuities increased to $2 billion, from $1.7 billion.

Sales of fixed annuities increased to $298 million, from $30 million.

Annuity sales through insurance agents increased to $680 million, from $525 million.

Annuity sales through independent financial planners increased to $1 billion, from $758 million.

The individual life unit is reporting $105 million in adjusted operating income before income taxes for the latest quarter on $1.5 billion in revenue, compared with $36 million in operating income on $1.4 billion in revenue for the year-earlier quarter.

Sales of individual life increased to $163 million, from $125 million.

Sales of term life fell to $51 million, from $49 million.

Sales of variable life increased to $61 million, from $29 million.

Lincoln National Corp. (Stock symbol: LNC)

Lincoln National, which operates under the name Lincoln Financial, is reporting $252 million in net income for the first quarter on $4 billion in revenue, compared with $367 million in net income on $3.6 billion in revenue for the first quarter of 2018.

Spending on deferrable commissions increased to $132 million, from $105 million.

Spending on non-deferrable commissions fell to $136 million, from $139 million.

The annuities unit is reporting $250 million in income, down from $267 million a year earlier, but total annuity deposits increased 39% over that period, to $3.5 billion.

The company’s annuities unit attracted $492 million in net flows in the latest quarter. In the first quarter of 2018, the annuities unit experienced $606 million in net outflows.

Lincoln Financial’s life unit reported $157 million in operating income, up 9% from the total for the year-earlier quarter.

Life insurance sales increased 10%, to $191 million.

The company also sells disability insurance and other employee benefits.

Dennis Glass, Lincoln Financial’s president, talked about the state of the benefits market during a conference call the company held to go over its earnings release with securities analysts.

“We think the pricing in both employee-paid and voluntary is rational,” Glass said. “We don’t see any irrational pricing.”

Randal Freitag, the head of Lincoln Financial’s individual life business, said the company has felt somewhat underrepresented in the market for indexed universal life (IUL). He said the company added IUL products in February in an effort to improve its position in the IUL market.

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (Stock symbol: AEL)

American Equity Life is reporting a net loss of $30 million for the first quarter on $1 billion in revenue, compared with $141 million in net income on $119 million in revenue for the first quarter of 2018.

The main reason for the increase in revenue is a change in the fair value of derivatives.

Indexed annuity deposits increased to $1.2 billion, from $994 million.

Deposits for fixed-rate annuities with an annual rate re-set feature fell to $127 million, from $273 million.

Deposits for annuities with multi-year rate guarantees increased to $26 million, from $10 million.

Deposits for single-premium immediate annuities fell to $2.1 million, from $11 million.

John Matovina, American Equity Life’s chief executive officer, said in a statement about the results that the market in every distribution channel remains challenging. “However, we remain pleased with our competitive positioning,” he said.

American Equity Life lowered participation rates on S&P 500 annual point-to-point strategies in mid-April, because of the decline in available investment yields, but a number of major competitors made similar cuts, and business activity remains strong, Matovina said.

FBL Financial Group Inc. (Stock symbol: FFG)

FBL is reporting $34 million in net income for the first quarter on $204 million in revenue, up from $24 million in net income on $182 million in revenue for the first quarter of 2018.

At the annuity unit, commissioners, net of deferrals, increased to $514 million, from $504 million.

James Brannen, the company’s chief, said that FBL sales of life insurance have been strong, but that competition from bank certificates of deposit has hurt sales of the company’s indexed annuities.

Unless conditions change, “higher annuity sales will be a challenge, as we intend to maintain our pricing discipline,” Brannen said.

FBL has 1,830 exclusive agents and agency managers, and that’s up a bit from a year ago, Brannen said.

“The environment remains challenging for recruiting and retaining exclusive agents,” Brannen said.

Keeping agents who are in their second through fourth year is especially difficult, he said.

Brannen said that the company has been advertising on television more, and that the new advertising seems to be increasing brand awareness in Iowa Kansas and Nebraska.

Specialty

MetLife Inc. (Stock symbol: MET)

MetLife is reporting $1.3 billion in net income for the first quarter on $16 billion in revenue, up from $1.2 billion in net income on $15 billion in revenue for the first quarter of 2018.

The U.S. group benefits unit is reporting $342 million in adjusted earnings for the latest quarter on $6.1 billion in premiums, fees and other revenues, up from $218 million in adjusted earnings on $5.7 billion in premiums, fees and other revenues for the year-earlier quarter.

Unum Group (Stock symbol: UNM)

Unum is reporting $281 million in net income for the first quarter on $3 billion in revenue, up from $273 million in net income on $2.9 billion in revenue for the first quarter of 2018.

Spending on commissions increased to $290 million, from $282 million.

The Unum US unit is reporting $252 million in adjusted operating income for the latest quarter on $1.7 billion in revenue, up from $244 million in operating income on $1.7 billion in revenue for the year-earlier quarter.

The unit’s spending on commissions increased to $163 million, from $161 million.

Sales of short-term disability jumped 28%, to $21 million, and sales of group long-term disability rose 23%, to $37 million.

Unum US sales of individual disability fell 16%, to $15 million.

The Colonial Life unit is reporting $85 million in adjusted operating income on $457 million in revenue, up from $81 million in operating income on $436 million in revenue.

Commission spending there increased to $94 million, from $90 million.

Colonial Life sales of accident, sickness and disability products rose 8.7%, to $72 million.

The unit’s sales of life insurance fell 7.5%, to $20 million.

Richard McKenney, Unum’s president, talked some about the level of competition in the U.S. market during a conference call the company held to go over its earnings with securities analysts.

“I would say it remains a very competitive market,” McKenney said. “But I would say a rational market, from a pricing point of view.”

Health

Cigna Corp. (Stock symbol: CI)

Cigna is reporting $1.4 billion in net income for the first quarter on $38 billion in revenue, compared with $915 million in net income on $11 billion in revenue for the first quarter of 2018.

The company ended the quarter providing or administering health coverage for 17 million people, or about as many as it was covering a year earlier.

The company now offers major medical coverage through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) public exchange program in Arizona as well as through the ACA exchange programs in Colorado, Illinois, Missouri, North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

The company has acquired the Express Scripts Inc. pharmacy benefits manager (PBM) company. That has increased the number of people served by its pharmacy unit to 75 million, from 8.8 million a year earlier.

The Cigna unit that sells group disability and group life is reporting $84 million in operating income for the latest quarter on $1.3 billion in revenue, compared with $116 million in operating income on $1.3 billion in revenue for the year-earlier quarter.

CVS Health Corp. (Stock symbol: CVS)

CVS is reporting $1.4 billion in net income for the first quarter on $62 billion in revenue, up from $998 million in net income on $46 billion in revenue for the year-earlier quarter.

The company’s health care benefits unit, which now includes Aetna, is reporting $1.2 billion in operating income for the latest quarter on $18 billion in revenue, compared with an operating loss of $138 million on $1.3 billion in revenue for the year-earlier quarter.

The company ended the quarter providing or administering coverage for 23 million people.

Humana Inc. (Stock symbol: HUM)

Humana is reporting $566 million in net income for the first quarter on $16 billion in revenue, up from $491 million in net income on $14 billion in revenue for the first quarter of 2018.

The company ended the quarter providing or administering health coverage for about 12 million people, or about as many people as it was covering a year earlier.

Top executives at many other insurers seem to avoid talking about agents and brokers during the conference calls they hold to go over their earnings releases with securities analysts.

Bruce Broussard, Humana’s president, said he believes Humana’s client retention has been stronger this year partly because of strong relationships with brokers.

WellCare Health Plans Inc. (Stock symbol: WCG)

WellCare is reporting $151 million in net income for the first quarter on $6.8 billion in revenue, up from $102 million in net income on $4.6 billion in revenue for the first quarter of 2018.

The company ended the quarter providing or administering health coverage for 4.1 million people, up from 2.7 million people a year earlier.

Enrollment  in Medicare Advantage plans increased to 558,000, from 506,000.

The company had 7,000 people enrolled in ACA public exchange plans, up from none a year earlier.

The growth was due partly to the acquisition of Meridian Health Plan of Michigan Inc. and Meridian Health Plan of Illinois Inc.

Centene Corp. is now trying to acquire WellCare.

Molina Healthcare Inc. (Stock symbol: MOH)

Molina is reporting $198 million in net income for the first quarter on $4.1 billion in revenue, compared with $107 million in net income on $4.6 billion in revenue for the first quarter of 2018.

The company ended the quarter providing or administering health coverage for 3.4 million people, down from 4.1 million people a year earlier.

Enrollment in ACA public exchange plans fell to 332,000, from 453,000. Average premium revenue per member per month increased to about $394, from about $313.

Enrollment in Medicare special needs plans fell to 41,000, from 44,000.

Resources

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