Primerica (NYSE: PRI) is the largest independent financial services organization in North America, serving middle-income households in the U.S., Canada and the territories of Puerto Rico and Guam. Its International Headquarters is located in Duluth, GA. Our distribution model uniquely positions us to reach underserved middle-income consumers in a cost-effective manner and has proven itself in both favorable and challenging economic environments. As of 2017, it reported 126,121 life insurance licensed independent representatives, including over 24,000 additionally-licensed securities representatives.
Primerica's core operations focus on the distribution of term life insurance, which is underwritten by the Company (Primerica Life Insurance Company); mutual funds and annuities through PFS Investments, a Securities and Exchange Commission-registered broker-dealer investment adviser affiliate; as well as other financial products, which are distributed primarily on behalf of third parties. Its product and service offerings are generally intended for middle-income consumers with household incomes of between $30,000 and $100,000 (both USD) per year.
Primerica insured approximately 5 million lives and had over 2 million client investment accounts at December 31, 2017. Primerica stock is included in the S&P MidCap 400 and the Russell 2000 stock indices and is traded on The New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "PRI."