Torchmark Corporation Declares Dividend
February 27, 2006
Torchmark Corporation (NYSE: TMK) announced today that at its February 22, 2006, meeting, the Torchmark Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $.11 per share on all of the outstanding common stock of the Company held of record as of the close of business of the Company's transfer agent on April 7, 2006. The dividend will be paid on May 1, 2006.
Torchmark Corporation is a holding company specializing in life and supplemental health insurance for "middle income" Americans marketed through multiple distribution channels including direct response, and exclusive and independent agencies. Torchmark has several nationally recognized insurance subsidiaries. Globe Life And Accident is a direct-response provider of life insurance known for its administrative efficiencies. American Income Life provides individual life insurance to labor union members. Liberty National Life, one of the oldest traditional life insurers in the Southeast, is the largest life insurer in its home state of Alabama. United American is a consumer-oriented provider of supplemental health insurance.
SOURCE Torchmark Corporation
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