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Torchmark Corp (NYSE:TMK)
Policy Acquisition Expense
$414 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2014)

Policy acquisition expense is the expenses incurred by insurance companies in activities such as marketing, advertising, commissions etc. Torchmark Corp's policy acquisition expense for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $104 Mil. Its policy acquisition expense for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $414 Mil.


Definition

Expenses incurred by insurance companies in activities such as marketing, advertising, commissions etc.

Torchmark Corp Policy Acquisition Expense for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 100.743 (Dec. 2013 ) + 104.733 (Mar. 2014 ) + 104.561 (Jun. 2014 ) + 103.834 (Sep. 2014 ) = $414 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Torchmark Corp Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
IS_PolicyAcquisitionExpense 347350377391378416362365385403

Torchmark Corp Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
IS_PolicyAcquisitionExpense 97949810210298101105105104
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