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Industries
Revenues Profits
Rank Company Fortune 500 rank $ millions % change from 2008 $ millions % change from 2008
1 MetLife 51 41,098.0 -25.4 -2,246.0 -170.0
2 Prudential Financial 65 32,688.0 11.7 3,124.0 N.A.
3 AFLAC 130 18,254.4 10.3 1,497.0 19.4
4 Unum Group 235 10,091.0 1.1 852.6 54.1
5 Lincoln National 256 9,071.8 -8.4 -484.7 -950.4
6 Genworth Financial 257 9,069.0 -8.8 -460.0 N.A.
7 Principal Financial 266 8,849.1 -10.9 622.7 35.9
8 Reinsurance Group of America 321 7,066.8 N.A. 407.1 N.A.
9 Pacific Life 401 5,211.0 29.5 434.0 N.A.
10 Conseco 475 4,341.4 3.5 85.7 N.A.
Rank Company Revenues % Assets % Stockholders'
Equity %
1 MetLife -5.5 -0.4 -6.8
2 Prudential Financial 9.6 0.7 12.4
3 AFLAC 8.2 1.8 17.8
4 Unum Group 8.4 1.6 10.0
5 Lincoln National -5.3 -0.3 -4.1
6 Genworth Financial -5.1 -0.4 -3.7
7 Principal Financial 7.0 0.5 7.9
8 Reinsurance Group of America 5.8 1.6 10.5
9 Pacific Life 8.3 0.4 7.1
10 Conseco 2.0 0.3 2.4
Earnings Per Share Total Return to Investors Employees
Rank Company 1999-2009 Annual growth (%) 1999-2009 Annual rate (%) 2009 (%) Number % change from 2008
1 MetLife N.A. N.A. 3.4 54,000 -5.3
2 Prudential Financial N.A. N.A. 66.7 41,943 0.2
3 AFLAC 11.9 8.4 4.8 8,057 -2.2
4 Unum Group N.A. -2.9 7.0 9,700 -1.0
5 Lincoln National N.A. -1.8 34.0 9,539 -14.7
6 Genworth Financial N.A. N.A. 301.1 6,000 0.0
7 Principal Financial N.A. N.A. 8.7 14,487 -10.8
8 Reinsurance Group of America N.A. N.A. N.A. 1,367 N.A.
9 Pacific Life N.A. N.A. N.A. 2,715 -9.9
10 Conseco N.A. N.A. -3.5 3,500 -5.4
Issue date: May 3, 2010.
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