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  • THIRD QUARTER 2014 INDEXED INSURANCE SALES

    November 19, 2014 by Sheryl J. Moore

     

    Indexed Annuity

    Wink’s Sales & Market Report, 3rd Quarter 2014 shows third quarter 2014 indexed annuity sales were $11,488 million, compared with sales of $10,050 million for the third quarter of 2013. Third quarter indexed annuity sales were down nearly 9.00% when compared to the previous quarter, and up more than 14.00% when compared with the same period last year. Third quarter year-to-date sales are greater than they have been in any full year with the exception of 2013’s record-setting sales.

     

    Total 3Q2014 indexed annuity sales were $11,488,708,943.

     

    The top ten indexed annuity carriers for the Third quarter of 2014:

    1. Allianz Life
    2. American Equity Companies
    3. Security Benefit Life
    4. Great American Insurance Group
    5. Athene USA
    6. Fidelity & Guaranty Life
    7. Symetra Financial
    8. Midland National Life
    9. EquiTrust
    10. American General Life Companies

     

    Average Commission:

    The average agent commission was 6.04%; up slightly from last quarter’s average. This is the third consecutive increase in the average commission paid to the sales agent, after two years of declines.

     

    Leaders by Channel:

    Agency- Allianz Life

    Bank- Great American Insurance Group

    Wirehouse- Voya Financial

    Career- American General Life Companies

     

    Indexed Life

    Indexed life sales for the third quarter of 2014 were $372 million, compared with sales of $314 million for the third quarter of 2013. Third quarter indexed life sales were up more than 4% when compared with the previous quarter, and up nearly 19% as compared to the same period last year.

     

    Total 3Q2014 indexed life sales were $372,833,600.

     

    The top ten indexed life carriers for the Third quarter of 2014:

    1. Pacific Life Companies
    2. Aegon
    3. National Life Group (NL/LSW)
    4. Minnesota Life
    5. Zurich American Life (est)
    6. Allianz Life
    7. Lincoln National Life
    8. AXA US
    9. Nationwide Financial
    10. Voya Financial

     

    Average Target Premium:

    The average target premium paid was $6,490, an increase of nearly 7% as compared to last quarter.

     

    Leaders by Channel:

    Agency- Pacific Life Companies

    Bank- Pacific Life Companies

    Wirehouse- Aegon

    Career- AXA US

    Originally Posted on November 19, 2014 by Sheryl J. Moore.

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