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Rank Company Fortune 1000 rank $ millions % change from 2007 $ millions % change from 2007
1 MetLife 39 55,085.0 3.6 3,209.0 -25.7
2 Prudential Financial 84 29,275.0 -14.9 -1,073.0 -129.0
3 AFLAC 152 16,554.0 7.5 1,254.0 -23.3
4 Unum Group 270 9,982.3 -5.5 553.2 -18.6
5 Genworth Financial 271 9,948.0 -13.1 -572.0 -146.9
6 Principal Financial 273 9,935.9 -8.9 458.1 -46.8
7 Lincoln National 274 9,905.0 -7.8 57.0 -95.3
8 Conseco 537 4,194.4 -8.3 -1,126.7 N.A.
9 Pacific Life 551 4,023.0 -24.5 -289.0 -144.7
10 Torchmark 643 3,326.9 -4.6 452.3 -14.3
11 Securian Financial Group 729 2,745.6 -3.7 -258.6 -225.2
12 StanCorp Financial 739 2,667.0 -1.6 162.9 -28.4
13 American National Insurance 772 2,526.8 -17.7 -154.0 -164.0
14 Protective Life 776 2,505.6 -17.9 -41.9 -114.5
15 CUNA Mutual Group 792 2,432.6 N.A. -148.9 N.A.
16 Phoenix 863 2,150.9 -16.4 -726.0 -686.0
Rank Company Revenues % Assets % Stockholders'
Equity %
1 MetLife 5.8 0.6 13.5
2 Prudential Financial -3.7 -0.2 -8.0
3 AFLAC 7.6 1.6 18.9
4 Unum Group 5.5 1.1 8.6
5 Genworth Financial -5.7 -0.5 -6.4
6 Principal Financial 4.6 0.4 18.5
7 Lincoln National 0.6 0.0 0.7
8 Conseco -26.9 -3.9 -69.6
9 Pacific Life -7.2 -0.3 -7.1
10 Torchmark 13.6 3.3 20.3
11 Securian Financial Group -9.4 -1.2 -12.6
12 StanCorp Financial 6.1 1.1 11.8
13 American National Insurance -6.1 -0.8 -4.9
14 Protective Life -1.7 -0.1 -5.5
15 CUNA Mutual Group -6.1 -1.1 -12.4
16 Phoenix -33.8 -2.8 -83.9
EARNINGS PER SHARE TOTAL RETURN TO INVESTORS EMPLOYEES
Rank Company 1998-2008 Annual growth (%) 1998-2008 Annual rate (%) 2008 (%) Number % change from 2007
1 MetLife N.A. N.A. -42.0 57,000 16.3
2 Prudential Financial N.A. N.A. -66.8 41,844 2.8
3 AFLAC 11.5 8.7 -25.5 8,242 -1.4
4 Unum Group -1.2 -5.9 -20.6 9,800 1.0
5 Genworth Financial N.A. N.A. -88.4 6,000 -14.3
6 Principal Financial N.A. N.A. -66.4 16,234 -2.1
7 Lincoln National -21.6 -4.6 -66.2 11,182 2.9
8 Conseco N.A. N.A. -58.8 3,700 -6.3
9 Pacific Life N.A. N.A. N.A. 3,013 -0.3
10 Torchmark 11.4 3.4 -25.4 3,605 0.3
11 Securian Financial Group N.A. N.A. N.A. 5,000 0.0
12 StanCorp Financial N.A. N.A. -15.3 3,436 -0.0
13 American National Insurance N.A. 2.2 -37.2 4,528 0.9
14 Protective Life N.A. -7.9 -63.8 2,372 -1.4
15 CUNA Mutual Group N.A. N.A. N.A. 4,461 -10.8
16 Phoenix N.A. N.A. -68.4 1,100 -31.2
Issue date: May 4, 2009
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