Primerica, Inc. Q4 adjusted earnings Miss Estimates

Primerica, Inc. (PRI) reported a profit for its fourth quarter that advanced from the same period last year.

The company's earnings totaled $100.08 million, or $2.52 per share. This compares with $93.56 million, or $2.24 per share, in last year's fourth quarter.

Excluding items, Primerica, Inc. reported adjusted earnings of $97.34 million or $2.45 per share for the period.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $2.49 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 11.5% to $593.33 million from $531.96 million last year.

Primerica, Inc. earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q4): $97.34 Mln. vs. $92.78 Mln. last year.
-EPS (Q4): $2.45 vs. $2.22 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $2.49
-Revenue (Q4): $593.33 Mln vs. $531.96 Mln last year.

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