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Last $246.19 USD
Change Today -1.28 / -0.52%
Volume 4.8K
NWLI On Other Exchanges
Symbol
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As of 8:10 PM 04/24/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

natl western life ins-cl a (NWLI) Snapshot

Open
$245.15
Previous Close
$247.47
Day High
$246.40
Day Low
$245.15
52 Week High
11/3/14 - $280.02
52 Week Low
05/1/14 - $227.61
Market Cap
895.2M
Average Volume 10 Days
3.3K
EPS TTM
$27.65
Shares Outstanding
3.4M
EX-Date
10/29/14
P/E TM
8.9x
Dividend
$0.36
Dividend Yield
0.15%
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natl western life ins-cl a (NWLI) Details

National Western Life Insurance Company operate as a stock life insurance company in the United States and internationally. The company operates through Domestic Life Insurance, International Life Insurance, Annuities, and All Others segments. It provides life insurance products for the savings and protection needs of approximately 126,700 policyholders; and for the asset accumulation and retirement needs of 139,100 annuity contract holders. The company offers a portfolio of life products, such as universal life insurance, interest-sensitive whole life, and traditional products comprising term insurance coverage; and annuity products, including flexible premium and single premium deferred annuities, equity-indexed annuities, and single premium immediate annuities. It also engages in small real estate, nursing home, and other investment activities. The company markets and distributes its insurance products primarily through independent national marketing organizations. National Western Life Insurance Company was founded in 1956 and is based in Austin, Texas.

264 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/13/15
Founded in 1956

natl western life ins-cl a (NWLI) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Chairman o...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.8M
President, Chief Operating Officer, Director,...
Total Annual Compensation: $775.5K
Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice Presiden...
Total Annual Compensation: $287.9K
Senior Vice President of Mortgage Loan & Real...
Total Annual Compensation: $242.9K
Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $167.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

natl western life ins-cl a (NWLI) Key Developments

National Western Life Insurance Company Announces Amendment and Restatement to its Bylaws

On March 16, 2015, National Western Life Insurance Company, amended and restated the company's Bylaws. The amendments made to the Bylaws consist of various minor revisions made primarily to update and clarify the Bylaws. These amendments include, among other things: changing the term company' to corporation' throughout the document; changing the term stockholder' to shareholder' throughout the document; amending Section 2.02 to provide that the time and date of the annual meeting be determined by the Board of Directors as opposed to being limited to the period between March 31 and July 31; amending Section 2.03 to reduce the number of shares required to call a special meeting from 25% to 10%; amending Section 2.04 to require at least a 30 day notice if the number of authorized shares is to be increased; amending Section 3.03 so that only shareholders are able to remove directors from the Board of Directors; amending Section 3.14 to specify that the Chairman of the Board is not an officer position of the company and is separate from the Chief Executive Officer position; and amending Section 4.01 to include the Chief Executive Officer as an officer position elected by the Board of Directors.

National Western Life Insurance Company Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended Dec. 31, 2014

National Western Life Insurance Company reported consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and year ended Dec. 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported total revenues of $184,315,000 compared to $258,184,000 a year ago. Earnings from operations were $24,955,000 or $7.05 per diluted share compared to $26,897,000 or $7.60 per diluted share a year ago. Net earnings were $27,842,000 compared to $25,249,000 a year ago. Net earnings attributable to Class A shares were $27,318,000 or $7.94 per diluted share compared to $27,054,000 or $7.87 per diluted share a year ago. For the year, the company reported total revenues of $708,780,000 compared to $860,267,000 a year ago. Earnings from operations were $98,045,000 or $27.72 per diluted share compared to $90,622,000 or $25.60 per diluted share a year ago. Net earnings were $105,588,000 compared to $96,247,000 a year ago. Net earnings attributable to Class A shares were $102,602,000 or $29.85 per diluted share compared to $93,524,000 or $27.19 per diluted share a year ago. The company's book value per share increased to $428.01 as of December 31, 2014 from $398.36 at December 31, 2013.

National Western Life Insurance Company Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014

National Western Life Insurance Company announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014. The company reported third quarter 2014 consolidated net earnings of $28.5 million, or $8.05 per diluted Class A common share, compared with consolidated net earnings of $24.8 million, or $7.00 per diluted Class A common share, for the third quarter of 2013. The company reported earnings from operations, excluding net realized gains and losses on investments, of $27.1 million for the three months ended September 30, 2014, or $7.65 per diluted Class A common share, compared to $22.6 million, or $6.40 per diluted Class A common share, in the same period for 2013. Total revenues for the quarter ended September 30, 2014 was $159.621 million compared to $188.192 million in the third quarter of 2013. Net earnings attributable to Class A shares were $27.661 million against $24.081 million a year ago. For the nine months ended September 30, 2014, the Company reported consolidated net earnings of $77.5 million, or $21.91 per diluted Class A common share, compared with $68.4 million, or $19.32 per diluted Class A common shares, a year ago. The Company's book value per share increased to $421.91 as of September 30, 2014 from $416.89 at June 30, 2014. Total revenue was $524.465 million against $602.083 million a year ago. Earnings from operations were $73.089 million or $20.67 per diluted class A share against $63.725 million or $18.00 per diluted class A share a year ago. Net earnings attributable to Class A shares were $75.284 million against $66.470 million a year ago.

 

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