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  • SECOND QUARTER 2016 NON-VARIABLE DEFERRED ANNUITY SALES

    August 26, 2016 by Sheryl J. Moore

    Indexed Annuity
    Wink’s Sales & Market Report, 2nd Quarter 2016 shows sales for the second quarter of 2016 were $15,523 million, compared with sales of $12,261 million for the second quarter of 2015. Second quarter indexed annuity sales were up more than 3.00% when compared to the previous quarter, and up nearly 28.00% when compared with the same period last year.

    Total 2Q2016 indexed annuity sales were $15,523,020,724

    THE TOP TEN INDEXED ANNUITY CARRIERS FOR THE Second QUARTER OF 2016:
    1. Allianz Life
    2. American Equity Companies
    3. AIG
    4. Athene USA
    5. Great American Insurance Group
    6. Midland National Life
    7. Nationwide
    8. Global Atlantic Financial Group
    9. North American Company
    10. Symetra Financial

     

    AVERAGE COMMISSION:
    The average agent commission was 4.61%; down nearly 0.80% as compared to last quarter.

     

    LEADERS BY CHANNEL:
    Bank- Great American Insurance Group
    Career- AIG
    Direct Response- Symetra
    Independent Agent- Allianz Life
    Independent Broker Dealer: Allianz Life
    National Broker Dealer- Global Atlantic Financial Group

     

    TOP SELLING PRODUCTS BY CHANNEL: 
    Overall- Allianz Life Allianz 222 Annuity
    Bank- Great American Assurance Select 7
    Career- Variable Annuity Life Power Index Elite
    Direct Response- Symetra Life Symetra Edge Plus 7
    Independent Agent- Allianz Life Allianz 222 Annuity
    Independent Broker Dealer: Allianz Life Allianz 222 Annuity
    National Broker Dealer- Forethought ForeIncome 7-Year

     

    Fixed Annuity
    Fixed annuity sales for the second quarter of 2016 were $1,674 million, compared with sales of $1,921 million for the second quarter of 2015. Second quarter fixed annuity sales were up over 38.00% when compared with the previous quarter, and down nearly 13.00% as compared to the same period last year.

    Total 2Q2016 fixed annuity sales were $1,674,643,771.

    THE TOP TEN FIXED ANNUITY CARRIERS FOR THE SECOND QUARTER OF 2016:
    1. Jackson National Life
    2. Athene USA
    3. Reliance Standard
    4. Great American Insurance Group
    5. MetLife
    6. Global Atlantic Financial Group
    7. American National
    8. AIG
    9. Integrity Life Insurance Company
    10. Horace Mann Life Insurance Company

     

    AVERAGE COMMISSION:
    The average agent commission was 3.16%; down nearly 0.15% as compared to last quarter.

     

    LEADERS BY CHANNEL:
    Bank- Reliance Standard
    Career- MetLife
    Direct Response- National Life Group
    Independent Agent- Athene USA
    Independent Broker Dealer- MetLife
    National Broker Dealer- MetLife

     

    TOP SELLING PRODUCTS BY CHANNEL:
    Overall- Forethought Life ForeCare Fixed Annuity
    Bank- Great American American Freedom Aspire 7
    Career- New York Life Flex Premium Fixed Annuity
    Direct Response- N/A
    Independent Agent- Jackson National Life MAX One XL
    Independent Broker Dealer: Forethought Life ForeCare Fixed Annuity
    National Broker Dealer- Forethought Life ForeCare Fixed Annuity

     

     

    Multi-Year Guaranteed Annuity
    Multi-year guaranteed annuity (MYGA) sales for the second quarter of 2016 were $9,069 million, compared with sales of $3,921 million for the second quarter of 2015. Second quarter MYGA sales were down more than 16.00% when compared with the previous quarter, and up over 131.00% when compared to the same period last year.

    Total 2Q2016 fixed annuity sales were $9,069,172,475.

    THE TOP TEN MULTI-YEAR GUARANTEED ANNUITY CARRIERS FOR THE SECOND QUARTER OF 2016:
    1. New York Life
    2. AIG
    3. Midland National Life
    4. Global Atlantic Financial Group
    5. American Equity Companies
    6. Symetra Financial
    7. Security Benefit Life
    8. North American Company
    9. Delaware Life
    10. Athene USA

     

    AVERAGE COMMISSION:
    The average agent commission was 1.48%; up more than 0.40% as compared to last quarter.

     

    LEADERS BY CHANNEL:
    Bank- AIG
    Career- New York Life
    Direct Response- N/A
    Independent Agent- North American Company
    Independent Broker Dealer- Midland National Life
    National Broker Dealer- New York Life

     

    TOP SELLING PRODUCTS BY CHANNEL:
    Overall- Forethought Life SecureFore 5 Fixed Annuity
    Bank- Forethought Life SecureFore 5 Fixed Annuity
    Career- Thrivent Financial Security One
    Direct Response- N/A
    Independent Agent- North American Company Guarantee Choice 5-Year
    Independent Broker Dealer: Midland National Life MNL Guarantee Ultimate 5-Year
    National Broker Dealer- Massachusetts Mutual Life Stable Voya 5-Year

     

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