News Release

Torchmark Corporation Announces Third Quarter 2011 Earnings Release and Conference Call

October 24, 2011

McKinney, Texas

Torchmark Corporation (NYSE: TMK) will release Third Quarter 2011 earnings after the market closes on Wednesday, October 26, 2011. At that time a copy of the Company's Q3-2011 earnings press release and any other financial and statistical information about the quarter will be available on the Company's website at on the Investor Relations page. In conjunction with Torchmark's Third Quarter 2011 Earnings Release, you are invited to listen to a conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Thursday, October 27, 2011, at 12:00 p.m. Eastern.

Third Quarter Conference Call
Thursday, October 27, 2011
12:00 p.m. (Eastern)

Listen live and as a replay at
on the Investor Relations page under "Conference Calls"
Call-In Number: 785-830-7989
(Pass Code: Torchmark)

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 is one of the oldest traditional life insurers in the Southeast. United American is a consumer-oriented provider of supplemental life and health insurance.


SOURCE Torchmark Corporation