TITLE

Principal's 4Q Operating Earnings Up 9%

PUB. DATE
February 2006
SOURCE
American Banker;2/8/2006, Vol. 171 Issue 26, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses improved fourth-quarter earnings reported by Principal Financial Group Inc. in Des Moines, Iowa. Operating earnings were up 9.1% from the year earlier. Operating revenues in the quarter were $2.47 billion, up 11.2%. The company's life and health insurance group had operating earnings of $63.2 million, up 19.4%, primarily due to solid growth and improved loss ratios in the health and specialty benefits divisions, the company said on Monday.
ACCESSION #
19723918

 

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