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Torchmark Corp (NYSE:TMK)
Policy Acquisition Expense
$406 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 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 Mar. 2014 was $105 Mil. Its policy acquisition expense for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was $406 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 Mar. 2014 was 102.488 (Jun. 2013 ) + 98.444 (Sep. 2013 ) + 100.743 (Dec. 2013 ) + 104.733 (Mar. 2014 ) = $406 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 3473503770378416362365385403

Torchmark Corp Quarterly Data

Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14
IS_PolicyAcquisitionExpense 919697949810210298101105
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