News Release

Torchmark Corporation Announces First Quarter 2012 Earnings Release and Conference Call

April 17, 2012

McKinney, Texas

Torchmark Corporation (NYSE: TMK) will release First Quarter 2012 earnings after the market closes on Tuesday, April 24, 2012. At that time a copy of the Company's Q1-2012 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 First Quarter 2012 Earnings Release, you are invited to listen to a conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern (10 a.m. Central)

First Quarter Conference Call
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
11:00 a.m. (Eastern)

Listen live or as a replay at
on the Investor Relations page under "Conference Calls"
Call-In Number: 785-830-7990
(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