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UPDATED: Aug 20, 2020

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Company Details
Address: 2801 Highway 280 South
City: Birmingham
State: AL
ZIP Code: 35223
Phone Number: 205-268-1000
AM Best Rating: A+
URL where was collected the AM Best Rating: http://www.ambest.com/ratings/
Lines of Insurance: health, life, disability
States Licensed To Sell Insurance In: AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY
Type of Insurance Company: Stock
Parent Company: Protective Life Corporation
Top executive Contact: John D. Johns
Title of Top executive: Chairman/President/CEO
Ticker Symbol: PL (NYSE)
Assets & Premiums: Parent Company on 2012 Fortune 1000 list and 2012 Forbes Global 2000 list. Premiums and policy fees: $2.981 billionTotal Assets: $6.012 billion
Insurance subsidiaries:
  1. Protective Life and Annuity Insurance Company
  2. West Coast Life Insurance Company
  3. MONY Life Insurance Company
  4. Lyndon Insurance Group, Inc. and Affiliates
Company Rating 1.55 (33 reviews)

Company Overview:


Company History: In 1907 Governor William Dorsey Jelks founded Protective Life Insurance Company. By 1957 the company had almost $1 billion of insurance in force. In 1997 the company acquired West Coast Life; in 2006 the company acquired Chase Insurance Group; and in 2013 the company acquired MONY Life Insurance Company for $1.06 billion. In 2010 Protective Life (parent company) was awarded the Optimas Award from Workforce Management Magazine and honored in the Partnership category by the Virgin HealthMiles employee wellness program. Now Protective Life Insurance Company has over $773.449 billion dollars of life insurance in-force with total revenues of $3.959 billion total annuities of $2.56 million. Subject to stockholder approval, Dai-ichi Life is expected to acquire Protective Life Corporation by the end of 2014.
Principle Sales Methods: Brokers, Dealers, Independent Agents and Career agents

Life Annuity Business: Protective Life Insurance specializes in Term and Permanent Life policies and Annuity plans for individuals and families. The company offers term life, universal life, custom choice, variable, and survivor life insurance.

Health Business: Protective Life Insurance sells Disability and Supplemental Health Insurance policies.

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